Category Archives: Cat Rescue

Paws Up for Wednesday – Support Your Local Cat Shelter

Monday we discussed what you can do to protect the feral cats and homeless neighborhood cats. If you aren’t aware of needy cats in your area, and you’d like to help cats, consider reaching out to one or more local … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – The Million Cat Challenge

Monday, we discussed the effect the pandemic had on the feral cat (and house cat) population. It was dire. Have you heard of the million cat challenge launched in 2014? This was an attempt to save a million cats in … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday—How the Pandemic Has Affected the World’s Cat Population

Humans weren’t the only affected during the events of 2020-2021. Animals were too. I found an interesting study showing how our household cats were affected during this time—what they were up against and how this changed their behavior. Interesting study. … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Let’s Honor the Hard-Working Cat Rescue Angels

A few days ago I received the winter edition of Paws for the News, a beautifully done newsletter put out by RESQCATS of Santa Barbara. I have to admit this is not the only newsletter I receive from cat rescue … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Oh, the Difference a Cat Can Make

Have you ever invited a cat in or brought one home from a shelter or rescued one from a box of kittens in front of a grocery store and realized later that it was meant to be? How often have … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Cats in Shelters

When’s the last time you visited an animal shelter or a cattery? I’ve done so many times over my life. I’ve visited, I’ve volunteered, I’ve socialized, I’ve adopted. I think most of us have. Last week I visited our local … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Woman Returns to her Greek Roots to Save Cats

I was touched by this story on many levels and I think you will be, too. It’s the story of a little girl who had many friends—almost all of them with fur. She spent her childhood loving and caring for … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday — Too Many Kittens.

After I posted my blog about the plight of the feral cat in Flatbush (and other places) and the importance of spaying/neutering our cats, a reader/friend sent me a note, She has been feeding feral cats in her yard for … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Time to Share Your Cat Stories

Wednesday I shared a story about the struggles and successes of street cats in New York. I think most of us have stories of helping feral or street cats—strays—whatever you want to call them. I’d love to share some of … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Bans on Pet Store Pet Sales   

In 2017 California became the first state to ban the sale of puppies and kittens in pet stores except for possibly those animals from shelters and rescue facilities. This move was designed to encourage rescue and adoption. By then, some … Continue reading

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