Including our pets in our holiday celebrations is something many of us like to do. Whether you're staying home or hitting the road, a little planning can help to make the holiday safe and happy for everyone!
Some folks may be hesitant to adopt an older pet, but the advantages usually outweigh the disadvantages. Often the adoption fee is reduced for senior pets, making them a smart choice for adoption. In return, the human gets a healthy, loving pet, a companion and a new best friend!
Rabies has almost been eliminated in the United States - almost, but not entirely. Every year there are still one or two human deaths from the disease, and several thousand cases of rabies in animals reported.
Usually the spay-neuter message is aimed at people who need to have their pets surgically altered. But often the cats that we see clearly do not have owners. Volunteers and organizations are using an approach that solves several issues at the same time.
What does freedom mean for our pets? Even for humans, freedom does not mean we can do whatever we want whenever we want. For the animals that share our lives, we can give them freedom to enjoy their lives in safety and comfort, as our best friends and loyal companions. And that's something worth celebrating!
More cats and kittens are surrendered to animal shelters during June than during any other month of the year. Whether you want a kitten or an older cat, you'll find lots to choose from right now at your local animal shelter.
Thinking about getting a cat as a pet? You need to stop by the cat show, where you can see beautiful representatives of many different breeds and talk to their owners to find out which one would be best for you!