Posts tagged "adopt a cat month"

Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy

Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy
FELINE FRENZY! It’s crazy – wacky, cats are (sadly) everywhere at shelters and available for adoption. To celebrate Adopt-A-Cat Month, a coalition of Chicago animal shelters are coming together to offer feline bargains. If you can’t find a cat at these places, you won’t ever find a cat. On June 22 and June 23, cats... Read more »

Cats Everywhere, Pets-A-Palooza! & Dining with Fido: Steve Dale's Pet World

Cats Everywhere, Pets-A-Palooza! & Dining with Fido: Steve Dale's Pet World
Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio on Saturday, June 8 features cats, cats, cats to start – beginning with Jenny Schlueter Schleeter of Tree House Humane Society at 1:05 p.m. CDT. She’ll talk about how Tree House deals with feral or community cats, a unique plan that includes trap, neuter, return as well as... Read more »

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association
Cats don’t have much a chance of making it out of animal shelters, which is why the American Humane Association created Adopt-A-Cat Month several years ago. June was chosen because throughout much of the country – this begins “kitten season.” Although cats have often been referred to as America’s “Most Popular Pet,” they receive less veterinary care,... Read more »
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Adopt A Cat Month Reader Questions: Declaw Issue; No Walkers for Cats; Kittens and Birds

Adopt A Cat Month Reader Questions: Declaw Issue; No Walkers for Cats; Kittens and Birds
Continuing to celebrate  that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column (from my national newspaper column)  is devoted to cat questions. Q: I don’t believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the shelter contract specifies that we never declaw.... Read more »

June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month

June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month
There’s no question that Americans love pets. There are more pets than children. Most homes have a pet, including about 40 million homes with at least one cat, adding up to over 86 million pet cats, according to the American Pet Products Association. Also, polls suggest that over 90 percent of pet owners consider their... Read more »

Cat Guys Are Cool: But Don't Hit the Birdie

It’s ok to be a cat guy. As American Humane Association’s Adopt A Cat Month winds down, and the CATalyst Council, which officially supports cat guys. They are the coolest guys, I think. But then I would. I am one and I am proud. There ought to be a Cat Pride Parade, I think. (thanks... Read more »
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Real Men Love Cats

Purrfect for American Humane Association’s Adopt A Cat Month, and also this video depicts why the CATalyst Council was formed in the first place….All about elevating the status of cats….And nothing wrong with guys loving cats. Clearly: Real Mean Love Cats Too! 

Cats Rule, Even on Take Your Dog to Work Day

Cat Stanley June 23 is Take Your Dog to Work Day. That’s fine, but as Cat Stanley, the official “spokes cat” for the non-profit CATalyst Council points, out, this comes during American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Cat month! What nerve! How can the dogs have the audacity do that? So, Cat Stanley decided cats should celebrate too!... Read more »

When Adopting Cats, Consider Two

Here are two questions/answers which appear in my Tribune Media Services syndicated columns, both tying into the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Cat Month.       Q: I’m thinking of adopting a new cat. I’ve had cats all my life, and this is my first period being ‘catless.’ In the past, cats have just showed up at my... Read more »
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Cat Curfew Down Under

Are cats being maligned, or is this fair and square? What do you think? Cats in several suburbs of Sydney, Australia will be ordered to curl up inside from dusk to dawn under a curfew that hopes to curb overnight attacks on native and typically endangered wildlife. The move in by was inspired after deputy... Read more »
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