Category Archives: Animal Shelters

MIRACLE MONDAY *****ADOPTED!*****

Do you want to make a miracle? Adopt a shelter cat and you will instantly become that kitty’s miracle-worker. MUFFIN   *****ADOPTED!***** Update April 5, 2018: After more than a month and a half at OHS, Muffin went home today to … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Cat, by Mary Nielsen

When Mary Nielsen approached me with “10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Cat”, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Then she told me she had created the infographic to motivate more people to adopt cats instead of buying them, … Continue reading

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CAT ADVOCATE, a poem

There is a fine line between life and death in the cat world. Homeless or rescue, feral or lost or found. It all has to do with having an advocate, someone who speaks for you. Someone who doesn’t speak in … Continue reading

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COMING SOON! the Fantastic Feline Heroes Bundle, Heroic tales for cat lovers everywhere

Author Bonnie Elizabeth decided to take a chance on a multi-author multi-genre bundle of cat stories, and the result looks to be fantastic! The 11 tales included in the Fantastic Feline Heroes bundle feature cats in their hero guise as … Continue reading

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THE ENIGMA OF THE DIABETIC CAT

You finally found the perfect cat! Sweet, tolerant, friendly, loving, impeccable litterbox habits, doesn’t scratch the furniture or jump on counters. Then you read the note on the front of the kennel: This cat is diabetic. Medical conference required. What … Continue reading

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REMEMBER ME THURSDAY, TODAY’S THE DAY!

“Shine a light on orphan pets waiting for forever homes.” Unwanted. Stray. Abused. Neglected. In line for euthanasia. Can we replace those words with: Forever home. Soulmate. Best friend. Loved. Protected. I am so privileged to live in a community … Continue reading

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Remember Me Thursday, Shine a light on orphan pets waiting for forever homes

Remember Me Thursday® is a global awareness campaign uniting individuals and pet adoption organizations around the world as an unstoppable, integrated voice for orphan pets to live in forever homes, not die waiting for them. On September 28, 2017, the entire … Continue reading

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BLACK CAT APPRECIATION DAY, by Little, a black cat

  Some call me shadowcat; others, chat noir; and still others, little panther. (Little Panther was actually my name when I first came to my forever home, but Mom began calling me Little and it stuck.) Any way you look at … Continue reading

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ADOPTING A SENIOR CAT

  As a shelter volunteer, I hear many reasons why people don’t want to adopt a senior* cat. Expensive medical bills are a valid concern, as is knowing the pain of loss will come sooner with an older cat, but … Continue reading

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Lynley Cannon’s FRIDAY FELINE FACTS & FANCIES

  Lynley Cannon, star of the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, is often referred to as a crazy cat lady herself, but when it comes to the feline species, she knows her stuff. Check here each Friday for instructive … Continue reading

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