Social media is a powerful tool for rescue organisations, and used effectively it can make a real difference to cats and dogs in need. Facebook and Twitter posts allow shelters to share photos and news of adoptable pets and reach a worldwide audience. There are numerous stories of cats and dogs that are successfully rescued and […]
Animal shelters do such awesome work in the never ending task that is caring for cats in need. It’s a difficult job, and not one that everyone is emotionally equipped to deal with — we sincerely applaud those that work and volunteer at animal shelters. More than admiration though, these organisations need real, practical support for the good […]
January 24th is Change a Pet’s Life Day, which started in 2009 to raise awareness about homeless and unwanted pets and to spread the word about animal adoption. In celebration of this day, I’ve invited a few of my cat blogging friends to share their stories about how they’ve made a difference and changed a pet’s life forever. […]
Today we talk with Michael Greenblatt from New Jersey, USA about his best feline friend and workout partner, Roadrunner – the famous long distance running cat. How old is Roadrunner? Roadrunner is six years old and will turn seven on 30 April, 2015. How long have you had Roadrunner and what’s her background? Roadrunner was […]
As we countdown to Christmas, we’d like to spread a little Christmas cheer by sharing three uplifting Adoption Stories from PetSmart Charities. Meet Minnie, Winston and Burt… Minnie While every adopted pet has a life story prior to finding their forever home, Minnie’s is especially heart wrenching. A PetSmart Charities adoption partner received a call […]
Cat rescue organisations are always looking for compassionate volunteers to provide temporary foster care to cats. Shelters and cat rescue organisations do a fantastic job in taking in cats that have been mistreated, abandoned and are without a home, and they work hard to re-home them with loving families. Unfortunately shelters are often overcrowded, and […]
This week Carol shares the miraculous story of her cat, ‘Frosty the Frozen Kitten’– who defied the odds and survived being frozen solid. How old is Frosty and where was she adopted from? Frosty is approximately 7 months old, she was found frozen nearly solid on 30 December, 2013 inside my friend James’ grandfather’s barn. […]
Whilst kittens are infinitely cute and adorable…there are definite advantages to adopting an older cat. If you’re considering adding a furry feline to your family, here are five reasons to consider adopting an adult cat.
This week we talk to Alana Grelyak and Crepes, otherwise known as the ‘Cat in the Fridge’ from the YouTube movie “Catalogue”. Alana also blogs about Crepes and her entertaining antics and profiles special needs adoption rescues to help special needs kitties get adopted. Make sure you check out their web series CHATastrophe on YouTube
This week we talk to Emily Hall, about her very special, happy-go-lucky cat Sophie who has cerebellar hypoplasia, or what is commonly known as ‘wobbly cat’ syndrome. You can see Sophie in action on her You Tube video – she’s a perfect example of the lesson that with perseverance and determination, you can accomplish anything.