Cat Safety & Recovery Tips

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Crash Course in Finding a Lost Cat

This "Crash Course" was created by the Community Cat Coalition to provide a brief overview of the steps needed to recover your lost cat. When your cat is lost, nothing is more precious than time. Print and use this guide to find your cat, and be sure to avoid the three biggest mistakes people make when their cat is lost: Waiting a few days to being the search in the hopes that the cat will just come home. Focusing on just one or two recovery … [Read more...]

How to Get a Cat out of a Tree

From wikiHow: It is usually easy for cats to climb up trees, but getting down may be a different story. Their claws are great for helping them climb up, but not so great at helping them climb down. A cat stuck in a tree may get scared and sometimes the more you try to talk it down, the more scared it becomes. In order to get a cat calmed down and down from a tree safely you can try a variety of … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Cats & Dogs Summer Safe

This is from an email received from - thank you to these folks for the following valuable tips! Summer is here! And your pets cannot be more excited. Here are a few quick tips to help keep your pet safe this summer. 1. Do not leave your pet alone in your car – vehicles heat up quickly in the sun, and animals left in them can succumb to heat stroke within minutes. Heat stroke is life threatening for both dogs and cats. Signs to … [Read more...]

Coyote Expert Offers Advice

Applies to both cats & dogs! From an interview with Carol Cartaino, author of The Myths and Truths About Coyotes: What You Need to Know About America's Most Misunderstood Predator, with Catnip Magazine, by Dusty Rainbolt: Q: As humans encroach into coyote territory, you'd think coyotes would be struggling for food. Why is that not true anymore? Cartaino: Coyotes have successfully adapted to suburban living because they have so many food … [Read more...]