This festive time of year can be both stressful and fun for humans, and the same can be true for pets. Here are a few tips on how to include your cat in the fun of Thanksgiving without stressing them out! [Read more…]
Halloween is fast approaching, and there are signs of it everywhere you go. That’s because it is a fun autumn holiday full of tricks and treats. However, your cat may not be fair as well during the Halloween season. Here are some Halloween safety tips to get through the spooky season. [Read more…]
Cats may love to bask in the sunlight on a window sill, but there may be some precautions to take during the summertime, especially in summer heat. When the temperature soars, your cat is at risk of experiencing similar reactions as a human would, including dehydration and heatstroke. These are both severe conditions that can cause illness or death. That is why it is crucial to make sure your cat stays cool during hot temperatures during the summer. [Read more…]
What is fostering?
Fostering an animal entails working with a shelter or adoption program to provide a temporary home environment for an animal in need or to relieve pressure on an overburdened system. It provides a bridge, between the impersonal and sometimes scary shelter, and a forever home with the right family or individual pet parent. When deciding whether or not fostering is right for you, it’s important to understand why there’s a need, what special needs different types of foster cats might have, and the practical realities you need to be prepared to work with. [Read more…]