Category Archives: Cat Rescue

Newsday Tuesday – Folks Who Foster Felines

Our local humane society has put out a call for foster families for cats. I did some research and discovered that this is happening all over the US. Some people, who are staying home during the pandemic, are also enjoying … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Curbside Pet Adoption

 I’m reading that some shelters are virtually empty because there are so many people wanting to give a pet a home even in these uncertain times—or maybe because of them. Other shelters have emptied out—the animals being taken in by … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Kitten Season: How Will You Help This Year?

2020 is a year like no other. We’ve all had to change our way of doing just about everything. Our priorities have changed, our social life, the way we relate to our own pets and others, our daily activities, even … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Meet a Real Cat Detective

It’s common to see “lost cat” posters stapled or nailed to trees, fences, and telephone poles in neighborhoods throughout your community. Cats, even those who are accustomed to being outside, sometimes get lost. Things happen. They wander too far, explore … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Should Seniors Adopt a Pet?

Since I’m now a senior…who am I kidding? I’ve been considered a senior for quite a while now. Well, because I am, this question has serious meaning for me. I dread the idea of someday being without a cat. It … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Line Between Cat Hoarder and Cat Rescuer

Each year 25,000 animals are caught up in hoarding cases in this country. Over 3,500 animal hoarders are investigated annually. Sadly, 70 percent of the cats rescued in hoarding situations are euthanized because of physical, emotional, and/or social damage or … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Are Cat Cafés Passé

Around 2014 we began hearing and reading about cat cafés. I’ve visited a couple of them, you probably have too. And you’ve read about cat cafés here in this blog. I wondered if they’re still popular or if they’ve gone … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When it Involves Cats, See Something—Say Something

Have you ever known someone or knew of someone who kept more cats than seemed logical or healthy? Maybe you’re aware of someone who attracts feral cats to the neighborhood by feeding them. I was once aware of a house … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – The Saga of a Garage Cat

I trapped my first cat last week and it was a bittersweet moment. I first caught a glimpse of him (or her) darting from our bird feeder into the garage. I thought it was Annie, a neighborhood kitten, but something … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – How Many Cats are Too Many?

I believe we all have our cat limit—the number of cats we can successfully embrace on our property, in our home, or in our hearts. I know people who have upwards of twenty cats and take excellent care of them. … Continue reading

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