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Conquering Panleuk: A Tale of Hope and Survival for Shelter Cats

Conquering Panleuk: A Tale of Hope and Survival for Shelter Cats

By Beth Dokolasa In the realm of feline health, panleukopenia, commonly known as panleuk, has long been a significant health challenge, especially for young kittens and unvaccinated cats. As a highly contagious and often fatal disease, panleuk…
Cat Microchips 101: A Guide to Keeping Your Feline Friend Safe

Cat Microchips 101: A Guide to Keeping Your Feline Friend Safe

By 24PetWatch A single scan of a microchip can save a cat’s life and reunite him or her with their owner! If you find a stray cat, bring it to a vet to see if it has a chip and reunite them with their owner (you can also look up chips from any…
How to Care for Local Feral Cats in Your Community in Winter

How to Care for Local Feral Cats in Your Community in Winter

By Beth Dokolasa We frequently receive questions from concerned animal lovers about caring for local feral cats, especially as temperatures drop. A feral cat is an outdoor cat raised without human interaction or one who may have been abandoned…
Cat Behavior and Litter Box Management Tips

Cat Behavior and Litter Box Management Tips

By Beth Dokolasa Welcoming a new cat into your home is an exciting and happy time, but it’s also normal for the cat to have an adjustment period as they get used to their new surroundings. One aspect that can significantly impact a cat’s well-…
FeLV in Cats: What You Need to Know

FeLV in Cats: What You Need to Know

Looking for information on FIV? Read our companion blog post here! A feline leukemia virus, also known as FeLV, diagnosis used to be a literal death sentence for a cat. Even just 10 years ago, many shelters required euthanasia for all cats tha…
FIV in Cats: What You Need to Know

FIV in Cats: What You Need to Know

Looking for information on FeLV? Read our companion blog post here! Perhaps you’re considering adopting a new kitty companion, but the catch is, the one who caught your eye has FIV. Or maybe your existing pet was just diagnosed and you’re wond…
Debunking Common Black Cat Myths

Debunking Common Black Cat Myths

It’s time to call in the Mythbusters, because we’re here to debunk many common misconceptions about the largely misunderstood black cat. Despite the vast array of colors and patterns in house cats, actually, cats are born with only two colors …
Celebrate the Black Cats

Celebrate the Black Cats

By Kathy McChesney, board member I sit here now admiring the beauty of my latest “rescue” cat. Panther is one of our favorite cats, and he is solid black. Three of our cats are black, and they are all beautiful, delightful family members. K…
How to Take Great Photos of Your Black Cats

How to Take Great Photos of Your Black Cats

You may have heard black cats referred to as “voids” because of their ability to blend into dark backgrounds, with just eyes staring back at you. The sad reality is that in today’s social media-driven age, some people are hesitant to adopt black …
The Rabies Vaccine for Cats: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Rabies Vaccine for Cats: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

By Beth Dokolasa September 28 is World Rabies Day, serving as an important reminder that although rabies is 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable through proper administration of the rabies vaccine. What is Rabies? Rabies is a viral di…