At school, were you always the last kid left standing in line when sports teams were chosen? For some people, this lack of sporting ability as a child means we are familiar with the feeling of being invisible. And this is sad. But not as sad as being the last cat at the rescue shelter, the unadoptable cat that no-one shows any interest in, the cat who is passed over time … [Read more...] about Why Some Cats are Invisible: Adopting the Unadoptable Cats
In our cat rescue articles we discuss how you can make a difference by adopting older or so-called unadoptable cats, the importance of fostering cats, and ways you can help your local cat shelter.
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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 are lucky enough to find foster homes, or be … [Read more...] about How to Use Social Media Effectively to Help Pets in Need
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 work that they do. So let’s look … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter
Cat rescue organisations are always looking for compassionate volunteers to provide temporary foster care to cats. What is Involved With Fostering Cats? Cat foster carers work with their local rescue organisations by looking after cats in their own home before they’re re-homed, and the reasons for cats needing to be fostered can vary. Foster carers look after young kittens … [Read more...] about You Can Make a Difference by Fostering Cats
Whilst kittens are infinitely cute and adorable, there are definite advantages to adopting an older cat. If you’re considering adding a new feline to your family, here are our top five reasons why you should adopt an older cat. What you see is what you get When you adopt a kitten, they are still growing and their personality is still developing. When you adopt an older … [Read more...] about Five Reasons to Adopt an Older Cat
Christmas is a time of presents and giving gifts, and what better gift to give, than one that makes a real difference. Here are five ways that you can help cats in need and embrace the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. Foster a cat or kitten in your own home Cat rescue organisations are always looking for foster carers, especially during peak periods such as kitten … [Read more...] about 5 Ways You Can Give to Cats in Need This Christmas