Category Archives: Cat Rescue

Feline Fun Friday – Cats for Prisoners

We’ve all heard about programs where prisoners are paired with dogs that need homes. There are programs for inmates involving horses and even a program in at least one facility in Massachusetts where prisoners help rehabilitate wildlife. But did you … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Cats Who Come Home For the Holidays

I told you about the sweet mackerel tabby that had found his way to our house big time recently. I mean, he was all over us and even sneaked inside a time or two when we were coming or going. … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Mermaid Cat That Tried to Fly

Or was her leap off the Mopac Bridge in Austin, TX an accident. The poor thing evidently had been running on hot pavement for a while as her paws were burned when they recued her. Did she find herself amidst … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. Here’s a site that offers support and information about the senior pet. For example, did you realize that a dog and a cat are considered seniors between 7 and 10 years old? It’s … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When Cats Begin to Overrun a Community

Many cities and rural areas have similar problems and community leaders find a variety of ways to handle them. Cats become homeless. They band together where they find opportunities for food and water and shelter. When no one pays any … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Houses for Cats

Cats have good instincts for the most part—and those who live in the elements must develop excellent instincts or they won’t survive the seasons, the storms, the drought, and the lack of food. In our world there are many homeless, … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday — Senior Cats for Senior Citizens

I saw a bit on the news recently about a cat shelter that had a program for seniors—senior citizens and senior cats. I did some checking and discovered that there are programs throughout the states where shelters pair older cats … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – New Strategy for Unwanted Cats—Let Them Go

Many cities throughout the US have adopted a new program called SNR (Shelter, Neuter, Release). Instead of keeping stray and surrendered cats in shelters or euthanizing them, agencies in CA, MI, CO, FL and other states are returning them to … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It’s Olivia’s Birthday Week

Olivia turns one year old Saturday—May 1 (or there abouts)—so I thought I’d dedicate this week’s blog posts to her. We lost our precious tabby, Lily, at eleven years old during the year of the pandemic. (Just when we thought … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Let’s Explore New Pet Adoption Statistics

There is something you can do to help abandoned animals and to protect our cats and dogs in the future. In fact, you may be surprised how many people are already helping and how. During my recent research journeys I … Continue reading

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