June doesn’t just kick off the summer season. It’s also Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, which brings attention to the fact that millions of felines are in need of loving forever homes. Here’s what you should know about this special month and how you can help.
When picking a shelter cat, you need to do a bit of prep work to ensure that you are making the right choice for you and your family. Here are some things you should do when choosing a shelter cat to adopt into your family.
National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day happens on April 30th. It’s a day to get the word out about animals in shelters waiting for forever homes, and–hopefully–it’s a day for people to bring home new, furry family members. Here’s what you should know!
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. Make sure you take some time to review the rescue organization you want to adopt from.
“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.
November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and you may want to celebrate by adopting a senior cat. But it’s also natural to have some doubts about what you’re getting into, isn’t it?
November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month–a month dedicated to helping older pets find loving forever homes. If you care about sweet senior animals, help spread the word this month.
October 27th is Make A Difference Day, so step up and help out your local shelter with these five easy ways to increase cats’ chances of getting adopted.
National Feral Cat Day examines the role unsocialized felines play in everyday life and helps to dispel some of their misconceptions.
To celebrate Ask A Stupid Question Day, we answer some questions that new cat parents might be secretly wondering but are afraid to ask.
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.
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.
How much does the average cat-owner really know about his feline friend? Check out these amazing cat factoids and see for yourself…
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.
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.
June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. It comes off the back of kitten season — which is that time of year when our feline friends get a little amorous and find themselves popping out furballs all over the place.
If you’re a mom, do motherly duties, or care for somone in a montherly way, regardless of gender or species, this is for you! Happy Mother's Day to all!
But what if you find yourself in a situation where maybe personal medical or financial issues mean that you can no longer properly take care of your cat? What if you find yourself in a position where you have to move overseas to a country where bringing your feline along is not an option?
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!
Honest question: Are we ever really prepared to deal with that moment when our kittens turn into cats?
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.”