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Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

14 Oct

A new study from PetSmart Charities found that two-thirds of those surveyed said they would adopt a pet rather than purchase one from a pet store or breed.

via Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?.

Make Mine Chocolate

23 Feb

Sometimes people think this would be a great time to introduce a rabbit into the household.

via tails from the foster kittens..: Make Mine Chocolate.

Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat

28 Feb

“Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and City Council President Darlene Harris today kicked off a free spay and neuter program that’s intended to reach 3,000 dogs and cats this year.”

via Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat.

Give Back With Imperial Cat

27 Dec

 

Give Back With Imperial Cat « The Creative Cat.

A reader passed along this wonderful donation opportunity to cats in shelters–$25.00 will send 20 cardboard cat scratchers to the shelter of your choice!

Season of Suppers, Helping Pet Owners in Need to Feed Their Best Friends | Steve Dale’s Pet World

30 Nov

There’s a belief among some that pets are a luxury item, therefore low-income people should not get pets. This notion infuriates Borden. “I’ve seen firsthand how having a companion who loves you unconditionally makes such an enormous difference,” she comments, the emotion in her voice palpable.

via Season of Suppers, Helping Pet Owners in Need to Feed Their Best Friends | Steve Dale’s Pet World.

Help bring some joy to shelter animals this holiday season | The Conscious Cat

30 Nov

With your help, Santa Paws wants to make sure they get the love, attention and gifts that our pets are so fortunate to get, at the holidays, and every day.

via Help bring some joy to shelter animals this holiday season | The Conscious Cat.

Pet Hoarders: How Many Cats Are Too Many?

30 Nov

Both women reeked so badly of cat urine, I couldn’t even close the exam door due to my eyes burning from the ammonia smell. When I asked these women some questions about the cat’s environment, they couldn’t answer how many cats they had. I asked, “10? 20? 60? 100?” Their reply? “Over 100.”

via Pet Hoarders: How Many Cats Are Too Many? | petMD.

Controlling Feral Cat Populations | petMD

10 Nov

 

GonaCon has been used to control populations of wild mammals like white-tailed deer, wild horses, bison, elk, ground squirrels, and prairie dogs.

via Controlling Feral Cat Populations | petMD.

Animal Friends Waives Cat Adoption Donations in Emergency Adoption Effort

9 Nov

Recent large-scale rescues have left the shelter desperate for kennel space. Now, in an effort to find loving homes for cats and empty cages for incoming rescued cats, Animal Friends is waiving adoption donations for all felines age 2 and up.

via Animal Friends: Email – Release: Animal Friends Waives Cat Adoption Donations in Emergency Adoption Effort.

Deputies forced to shoot escaped exotic animals in Ohio – CNN.com

19 Oct

 

 

Zanesville Mayor Howard Zwelling said he received calls from people who were concerned that the animals had been killed. He said authorities were trying to use tranquilizers whenever possible to save their lives.

via Deputies forced to shoot escaped exotic animals in Ohio – CNN.com.

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