Cat Safety & Recovery Tips

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Tips for Fourth of July Cat Safety

With so many animals going missing or ending up at shelters around the 4th of July, please follow these tips to keep all your pets safe: If your pet has a fear of or aversion to loud noises: Something as simple as turning on some soft music and moving your pet into an interior room with no windows can be helpful. An anxiety vest may work in some cases—if you don’t have one, try a snugly fitting t-shirt.  If you and your … [Read more...]

Outdoor Cat Tips

If you have feral cats you've been feeding, or a stray cat that's adopted you, these tips will be helpful to keep your outdoor cats warm in winter. Even though the Ventura County winters are a lot milder than other parts of the state and country, in the winter temperatures can get low enough that you'll want to do a few easy things to keep your outdoor cats safe from the cold. Shelter Me Inc. - How to care for outdoor cats and barn cats … [Read more...]

Finding Newly Adopted and Indoor-Only Cats

The Good News Is: Your Cat is probably Not "Lost", Your Cat is Hiding! If your newly adopted or indoor-only cat has escaped outside - your cat is probably not lost at all. Your cat is most likely hiding close by. Depending on the terrain, your cat is probably closer than you think. That's because cats are territorial and your cat's territory is inside your home (or their previous home). Once a cat is thrust into unfamiliar territory, most cats … [Read more...]