Choosing A Shelter Cat
When it comes to adopting cats, the trouble usually isn’t unruly behavior or poor health. Most of the time, the biggest problem these felines have is that they need a home.
Top 10 Things Every Responsible Rescue Should Offer
Bringing home a pet from an ethical rescue is a great way to start a relationship with the animal that’s sure to be rewarding for many years.
Why Do I Feel Anxious About Adopting A Senior Cat?
If you've been thinking about adopting a senior cat, congratulations. You're considering doing one of the most virtuous things in the whole cat universe by giving an elderly feline the relaxing resting days they thoroughly deserve.
Dear Kitten: I’m Not Ready To Accept That You’re Almost A Cat
Honest question: Are we ever really prepared to deal with that moment when our kittens turn into cats?
Having Cats May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease
“Several studies showed that pets decreased the body’s reaction to stress, with a decrease in heart rate, blood pressure and adrenaline-like hormone release when a pet is present as opposed to when a pet is not present,” Dr. Levine explains.
Special Needs Cat Of The Week: Melon
When Melon's eye surgery heals properly, he'll end up looking like a cat who's constantly squinting. While that process takes place, he's starting his search for a forever home -- ideally with a family who can appreciate all of his "little quirks."
How To Figure Out A Shelter Cat’s Age
Millions of animals are in shelters, but how are their ages determined when they first enter the facility? Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM, gives an answer.
National Feral Cat Day: What You Need To Know
Occasional uproar erupts over feral cat colonies, especially from the bird-loving community, but groups of unsocialized felines actually benefit society.
9 Reasons You’ll Love The Kawaii Kitty Cafe
Cat cafes are everywhere these days. That's cool and everything -- after all, more cats and more coffee is clearly a very good thing for everyone concerned -- but most of the places seem to stick to a cookie cutter formula when it comes to the way they're designed.
Pet Store Tricks Customers Into Adopting Shelter Pets
A pet store in Brazil tricked its customers by replacing the purebreds puppies and kittens for sale with shelter puppies and kittens which are free of charge.
Does Your Older Cat Really Want A Younger Companion?
If it turns out that the only one who will benefit from a new kitten is you, then think long and hard before bringing one into your home.
Toddler Amputee Adopts And Bonds With 3-Legged Kitten
A two-year-old whose arm was amputated due to a rare form of cancer found a friend in a kitten whose leg had to be removed after an injury.
Some Of LA’s Meanest Shelter Cats Are Getting A Second Chance
Kaplan has since found jobs for over 500 cats, in places like police stations, schools, churches and even homes, where the felines are often reported to have become domesticated and friendly after a period of time.
Rescued Puppy & Kitten Are Best Friends [VIDEO]
Ruggles is a tiny shih-tzu who was rescued from a puppy mill bust. His kitten friend named Chompers was found alone under a porch when she was only two days old.
June Is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month
f you can’t adopt a cat, please consider fostering or donating to your local shelter, rescue group, or other organization so they can buy much-needed food or supplies.
June Is Adopt-A-Cat Month
As spring brings “kitten season,” shelters and rescues fill with unwanted felines who need to be adopted; humans are encouraged to add a four-legged to their family.
Every Office Needs A Kitty Kondo: Check Out A Cat At The Cat Library
Homeless cats and kittens are coming to an office near you! Cat libraries are a way you can check a cat out, have some funy kitty time, and adopt if you want...at work!
NYPD Rescues Kitten From Subway Tracks
NYPD officers saved one of this cat’s nine lives.
Buying Is Not Rescue
Some think buying a puppy or kitten from a pet store is the same as rescuing it; it isn’t – in fact, doing so merely perpetuates a cycle of mill breeding and misery.
He Made A Career Photographing Homeless & Special Needs Animals: Meet The Furrtographer
It all started in 2005 when he adopted a blind cat. Now, photographing homeless and special needs pets is his passion and has turned into his career as well.