Common Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

cat near houseplant on floor at home

Houseplants are a great way to decorate and bring fresh oxygen into your space, but if you have pets, you must be cautious about which greenery you choose to bring into your home. Cats are prone to mischief and love to investigate their surroundings thoroughly. There are quite a few houseplants that could put your… Read more »

Simple Ways to Enrich the Life of a Shelter Cat

Animal shelter worker holding a cat’s paw to socialize them

At its most basic level, enrichment is a means for meeting the emotional and mental health needs of animals in your care. There are many tools and techniques you can use to enrich the experience for cats in your facility, and the good news is that many of them are not costly to implement. Your… Read more »

How to Name Your Cat

New calico kitten sitting and waiting to be named

When choosing the perfect name for your furry friend, the options can feel overwhelming and endless. It’s important to narrow down your choices by considering the many factors that go into naming a pet. You want to pick something that all family members agree on and won’t require extensive explanations when you refer to your… Read more »

How to Create a Happy Environment for Your Cat

Black and white cat drinks fresh water from an electric drinking fountain.

Cats are very particular creatures. They can be rather fussy regarding their living conditions and are highly sensitive to change or lack of environmental enrichment. Failing to fulfill their instinctual needs can result in a stressed and anxious cat, which manifests in over-grooming, inappropriate elimination, aggression, isolation, and changes in eating habits.  Here are a… Read more »

Winter Cat Care Tips

Orange house cat enjoying a stroll through the winter snow

There is a ton of information on keeping our canine friends safe for winter walks and activities, but what about our cats? Felines need just as much care and attention during the colder months as their four-legged counterparts.  Here are some top tips for keeping your cat happy and comfortable this winter season. Keep Them… Read more »

When You Donate to Animal Shelters, Where Does Your Money Go?

Animal Shelter volunteers taking care of animals

Our hearts break when we hear that defenseless animals have been abandoned or given up. We want to help in any way we can, whether volunteering at a shelter or writing out a quick check. Shelters rely on the kindness and compassion of humans to keep their animals safe and thriving. Supporting your local shelter… Read more »