Posts tagged "microchipping cats"

Are Cats in Need of a Makeover?

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Cats are like the Rodney Dangerfield of pets – they get no respect. More cats are relinquished to shelters than dogs. Cats are less than half as likely to receive annual medical care than dogs….Pet owners (on average) aren’t willing to spend as much on cat care (compared to dog care)….and sometimes when people get... Read more »

Pet Identification: Preventing Lost Pets, Finding Lost Pets: HouseSmarts TV

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Saving pets’ lives, recovering and identifying lost pets – on HouseSmarts TV  (with Lou Mandredini) -  the best sure fire way to do this is to microchip. Mysteriously, most pet owners don’t, especially true for cats. Yet, a surprising number of pets are lost at least once in a lifetime. Everyone thinks, ‘it won’t happen to... Read more »

Cats Don't Always Land on their Feet

Cats Don't Always Land on their Feet
Here’s what can happen if you leave your window open a crack, your pet can fall out. Really, it happens. It happened to Brittney Kirk in Boston. Her cat tumbled out the window and fell 19 stories. She  landed on a patch of grass, and somehow incurred only minor injuries. Dazed and confused the cat... Read more »

CATalyst Council: 10 Tips To Make Cats Happy for Happy Cat Month

CATalyst Council: 10 Tips To Make Cats Happy for Happy Cat Month
In honor of Happy Cat Month, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released a list of the Top 10 ways cat owners can keep their pets happy: 1.        Visit the veterinarian. Healthy cats are happy cats. While some owners may dread a... Read more »

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

During June’s Adopt-a-Cat Month, Leading National Animal Organizations Say Two Feline Friends Are Better Than One ——- American Humane Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, CATalyst Council, and Petfinder Offer Top 10 Checklist for Cat Parents and Parents-To-Be   WASHINGTON, D.C. - Millions of Americans will heed the national call to visit their local shelter or... Read more »

CATegorical Care: Free Cat Health and Welfare Guidebook

Hot off the press – created to support Adopt-A-Cat month from American Humane and the CATalyst Council: CATegorical Care: An Owner’s guide to America’s #1 Companion. This is a FREE guide (click above link to download) with the latest information on cat health and welfare meant for both novice and experienced cat owners. Here are... Read more »

Do They Really Want to Kill Cats In Evanston?

Evanston wanted to deal with feral cats by rounding them up, then killing them. For centuries feral cats have been associated with people, and this same method (capturing and killing) didn’t work in ancient Rome any more than it works in American cities today. That’s because officials never catch them all. Cats literally reproduce like... Read more »

Top-10 Resolutions for Pets for 2010

More than resolutions, this might be better described as a Top-10 wish list of my hopes and dreams for pets for 2010:(May you and your entire family enjoy a healthy and safe New Year!)

Microchipping Pets Saves Lives

Shelters and animal rescuers have said for years that pets scanned for microchips will more likely be recovered. Now, Dr. Linda Lord is using science to document if microchipping matters. Not a huge surprise, microchipping saves lives! When it comes to microchipping, increasingly people are microchipping dogs – but cats get the short end of... Read more »
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