Category Archives: People Helping Animals

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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Thoughts for Thursday – Do You Know a Feral Cat You Can Help?

Not every kitten is born into the folds of a loving human family nor will they all eventually be adopted by people who care. Some kittens grow up knowing only fear, starvation, illness and discomfort. Many of them die young. … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – National Change a Pet’s Life Day

That’s right. Today is National Change a Pet’s Life Day, presumably established by an animal advocate group. I think most of us agree that every day should be focused on changing an abused or abandoned pet’s life. If we see … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday — National Cat Day, October 29

Some of us celebrate cats every day of the year. Our cats demand that we do, right? We take care of and spoil our one, two, or a handful of cats. As with every worthwhile endeavor, there are a few … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Feeding Feral Cats

There are a lot of people worldwide helping to take care of the overflow of cats—those cats that nobody wants. And it’s sad to think that so many of these throw-away cats were, themselves, pets or came from a line … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Saving Cats: It’s All in Your Perspective

A family member just returned from a Mediterranean cruise. She commented on how many cats she saw in Greece. She said they were wandering around the cities, hanging out in the shops and there were water bowls everywhere for them. … Continue reading

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Kittens and Puppies—Too Cute–Too Vulnerable

Did any of you watch the Puppy Bowl and the half-time show featuring cats in Animal Planet yesterday? Cute. What wonderful, healthy animals they showed, albeit, many of the puppies (and probably kittens) came from neglectful situations. We should be … Continue reading

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Unique Volunteer Opportunities for Shelter Pets

There are a lot of people volunteering on behalf of animals and some of them are more creative than others. Most, for example, donate funds or give some of their time caring for and/or socializing cats and dogs at shelters … Continue reading

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True Stories of Rescued Kitties

Catscapades, the book, is in production. There were a few problems this week. The file we sent to the printer wasn’t set just right. Twice, we had to go back to the drawing board. (We’re just grateful that 360 Digital … Continue reading

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All for Animals Founder Helps Shelter

Karen Stevens of Santa Barbara, California does a lot for animals. First of all, she has been involved for many years in cat rescue. She founded an International organization called All For Animals http://www.allforanimals.com. She had a spot on local … Continue reading

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