Category Archives: Animal Shelters

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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GOOD MORNING – WITH CATS!

  Tinkerbelle meows around my ankles, telling me it’s time to eat. “Coffee first,” I say. “Right meow!” says she, golden eyes blinking eagerly. Tink is joined by Little, the two black females ganging up on me. Shy Big Red … Continue reading

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CAT’S PAW: COAXING THE 2ND DRAFT

CAT’S PAW, Book 3 of the Crazy Cat Lady mystery series is happening fast. Well, not that fast – I’m only on the 2nd draft. But I have a launch date in August, so I’m on it. Let’s see where … Continue reading

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Reblogged from The Creative Cat: Adopting Pets as Gifts: An Animal’s Love is the Gift

I was taught as a shelter volunteer to discourage people from giving pets as gifts. Adopting a pet is a very personal thing, and success depends on both the human-animal bond and the environment available for the pet. Choosing a needy … Continue reading

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Mews: Cat Burned In Fire – Offers Support & Snuggles To Other Animals At Veterinary Hospital – reblogged

I have followed Russell’s story from its agonizing beginning when the red tabby was severely burned in a house fire. Russell’s spirit shines through the hideous burns, now nearly healed. This story tells how Russell is taking the love on … Continue reading

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CATS IN JAIL: an article

Here is an interesting article from knowyourcat.info. Cats in jail Many people know how calming it can be to have a cat around. Yes, it can be infuriating as well, but there’s definitely feel-good factor that goes with having a … Continue reading

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SAVE A CAT – SAVE THE WORLD

  Somewhere in another world, loving people are taking cats for walks in the dry, red sun of a high desert canyon. They are preparing food in small dishes with cat figures on them. They are petting and grooming and … Continue reading

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