Category Archives: Homeless Cats

Mindful Monday – Winter Housing for Feral Cats

 I read this week that if you’re preparing houses for feral cats this winter—in particular where it freezes—you should not use blankets in the house. Use straw instead. Evidently blankets tend to freeze in icy temps, defeating your efforts to … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Feral Cats in Your Neighborhood –What You Can Do?

A feral cat is a cat without a home—one that was born into or has returned to a wild state. There are also domesticated cats that have lost their way or been abandoned. These cats might be called strays. Homeless … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – A Cat Café Adventure and More Cats Doing Interesting Things

Yesterday I visited our county’s first and only cat café. As you know, I’ve written about cat cafés and I visited one in Houston when I attended the Cat Writers Association conference in June. It’s interesting how cat cafés in … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Aleppo’s Homeless Cats

Have you read about Mohammed Alaa Aijaleel, the cat man of Aleppo? His world revolves around the many cats left homeless in the war-torn city. He has built a shelter and he cares for numbers of cats. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats On the Prowl

There are reported to be 60 million homeless cats in the United States alone. These are feral cats—born to a feral female—and domestic cats gone wild or roaming free after being abandoned or dumped. While there are numerous organizations and … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How the Cat Grows

A few days ago I felt someone staring at me. I looked up and, of course, it was Lily. She’d crawled into the tunnel in the cat tree and peered out at me as if in some sort of Zen … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Young People Who Help Cats

I love stories of people helping cats. When the helper is young, even more so. There’s the story of Robbie, an Eagle Scout in Norfolk, Virginia, who did something to protect the many feral cats that were taking over the … Continue reading

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