Looking to Adopt a Cat? Now Is a Great Time!

Looking to adopt a cat? Pet rescue shelters have plenty!What’s not to love about cats? They’re sweet, affectionate, independent, and entertaining. Just as the old saying goes, “a house is not a home without a cat”. The good news is that there’s never been a better time to adopt a cat. June is Adopt a Shelter Cat month, and we’re pleased to bring more attention to the goal of finding homes for felines in need.

Make a Difference

Aside from giving a deserving cat a home, when you adopt a cat you make a huge difference in the shelter crisis. Around the country, numbers of homeless animals are skyrocketing, but when you bring one home, provide great care, and spay/neuter them, you are contributing to the system’s success (and freeing up one more bed for another cat). Continue…

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Feline Feud: Aggression Between Cats

Fighting catsDisputes between cats are not so uncommon. Our feline companions still possess the cat-like need for established territories, not unlike their wild cat cousins. Combine this fact with a myriad of socialization and personality challenges, and aggression between cats becomes a matter of concern.

If your feline friends aren’t being so friendly with each other, there are ways to alleviate some of the friction and encourage a more civil cat cohabitation.

Triggers that Prompt Aggression Between Cats

Fighting among cats in a shared household is not only stressful, it can be dangerous and leave your pets vulnerable to serious wounds and infections when there is no intervention. Continue…

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