Adoption

  • Tips For Leaving Your Cat Home Alone

    Tips For Leaving Your Cat Home Alone

    It's true - cats do get separation anxiety, and it can manifest itself via a variety of symptoms, including going outside the litter box, vomiting, and more.

  • Cat Breeds: Effects On Personality, Behavior, And Health

    Cat Breeds: Effects On Personality, Behavior, And Health

    All cats are unique. Individual personality traits are displayed within a particular breed depending on how the cat is raised and his early socialization.

  • Is Your House Cat-Proofed?

    Is Your House Cat-Proofed?

    Your new cat or kitten's homecoming experience can set the tone for how well, or poorly, she adjusts to her new surroundings. Taking the time to cat-proof your home will help ensure a low-stress, crisis-free transition.

  • Senior Cats: What To Expect

    Senior Cats: What To Expect

    Cats change as they grow older: they slow down and they aren't as agile. Here are some steps you can take to ease the transition for your cat to its golden years.

  • Kittens vs. Cats: How To Choose

    Kittens vs. Cats: How To Choose

    If you are in the market for a feline companion, you have a lot of choices to make. One of the most important is whether to get a kitten or adult cat.

  • Changing Your Life For Your Cats

    Changing Your Life For Your Cats

    Bringing a living, breathing animal into your home isn't like adding a new throw pillow for the couch or sofa; it requires patience and even a lifestyle change.

  • Cats And Kids: Keeping Both Safe

    Cats And Kids: Keeping Both Safe

    Children become more responsible around age 9 to 12, which is an ideal time to get a cat. These tips provide guidelines so that your child and cat can co-exist safely.

  • Did You Know? Amazing Cat Facts

    Did You Know? Amazing Cat Facts

    How much does the average cat-owner really know about his feline friend? Check out these amazing cat factoids and see for yourself...

  • ID Tags, Microchips, And Your Cat’s Safety

    ID Tags, Microchips, And Your Cat’s Safety

    This tiny chip, implanted (safely and painlessly) between your cat's shoulders, remains with the animal his entire life. Consider it a valuable back-up plan should your cat's tags become removed or the collar lost.

  • Advantages to adopting a senior cat

    Advantages to adopting a senior cat

    Looking to add a feline to the family, but think that kittens are too much work? Consider a senior cat instead with the top three advantages of these older felines.

  • High school student includes family pet in yearbook photo

    High school student includes family pet in yearbook photo

    He thought they’d say no, but New York high school senior Draven Rodriguez was allowed to have a picture of him holding his adopted feline in the annual yearbook.

  • Cat training

    Cat training

    Yes, you can train your cat

  • Fostering: Love. Learn. Let Go. Repeat.

    Fostering: Love. Learn. Let Go. Repeat.

    Editorial: A seasoned animal advocate who fostered 66 dogs and cats over the years relays her experience with her current foster, a Doberman named Zoom.

  • When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten

    When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten

    That scraggy, skinny dog or cat who wanders around your neighborhood may not be a stray, but a household pet who may have run away from home and become lost.

  • Houston’s dirty, furry secret

    Houston’s dirty, furry secret

    It’s the largest city in the Lone Star State, and Houston’s stray dog and cat population is out of control; meet one of several groups trying to make a difference.

  • Managing Cat Allergens In The Home

    Managing Cat Allergens In The Home

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

  • “No public adoptions”

    “No public adoptions”

    Your kids have been begging you for a puppy for months. You finally relent. You pile everyone in the car, head to the local animal shelter, and get ready to choose the furry face who is going to turn your world upside down. But when you arrive to a chorus of barking dogs in chain-link […]

  • Eight cats for Father’s Day

    Eight cats for Father’s Day

    Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16, and it’s a time to celebrate our parents and grandparents. Instead of getting your pop a gift he’ll never use (let’s face it, he’s probably got enough neckties, and Old Spice is so dated), how about considering adopting any of these eight felines looking for a home? If not, […]

  • Announcing the next generation of Save a Dog and Save a Cat

    Announcing the next generation of Save a Dog and Save a Cat

    The Save a Dog and Save a Cat applications were launched in 2009 with the goal of leveraging the power of social media to increase the exposure for shelter dogs and cats with the hope of finding them new homes. The good news is that according to the 2011-2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey (American […]

  • Dog lover meets cat: A sort of fairy tale

    Dog lover meets cat: A sort of fairy tale

    Once upon a DogTime, we adopted a cat. DogTimer Simon got the idea from his wife, Michelle, who volunteers at their local animal shelter. There’s an older male who’s been there many months, Michelle told Simon. A friendly, unassuming, long-overlooked cat and wouldn’t it be nice for the crew at DogTime to provide him a […]

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