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Kenneling

How to Choose a Good Cat Sitter

If you're going on vacation, you be debating whether to hire a cat sitter or bring your pet to a kennel. While it may seem strange to have someone come into your home when you are gone, allowing your pet to stay at home will ensure that it is in a familiar environment. Sometimes, the stress of the kennel can lead to a health issues. When hiring a cat sitter, your best bet is to go with a reputable company. Be sure to ask about previous experience, and always check references....(more)

5 Soft Cat Carrier Options

Whether you're taking your kitty to the vet or transporting her to a kenneling facility while you go on vacation, you'll need some kind of carrier. While hard carriers can be sturdier, soft cat carriers are more comfortable for some kitties. There are many soft options on the market, and it can be difficult to choose between them. Here are five good options to look into....(more)

Eight Great Cat Houses

A cat house is a great means for your pet to play and remain entertained and stimulated. It's also a useful place for them to scratch and claw and thus reduce the need to do that around your home to your expensive items. These kitty paradises are a little bit on the large side, but generally they're worth the extra space and every penny. The following eight are all fantastic choices that you and your pet will both love....(more)

Flying with Your Cat in a Kennel

You may think that taking your cat on an airplane may be a difficult experience. As long as you are properly prepared, though, this may not be the case. You should choose the correct airline. Prepare yourself and your cat for the flight. The process will be smooth if you follow some good advice....(more)

Halloween Safety Tips for Cats

Keep your cats safe from Halloween hazards...(more)

Best Cat Toys

The best cat toys mimic a cat's hunt and prey instinct....(more)

5 Home Objects That Make Great Cat Toys

Many common household objects make wonderful cat toys....(more)

Rescue

Alley Cat Allies First National Conference Provides Information to Save Community Cats

Alley Cat Allies is a national organization dedicated to protecting and saving community cats....(more)

How To Help Homeless Cats

Even if you can't adopt a cat, there are many ways to help homeless cats....(more)

How to Protect Your Cat from Becoming a Lost and Found Pet

One of the biggest aspects of feline rescue is caring for lost and found cats. In fact, the majority of felines that come into the care of animal rescue organizations are pets that have escaped. Finding former owners and rehoming pets whose owners cannot be located is a daunting task. However, dedicated rescuers do this on a daily basis, often on a shoestring budget. It cannot be stressed enough that although these wonderful individuals are happy to put in the effort, pet owners also play a huge part in successfully locating an endangered pet. Understanding the dynamics behind pet loss and what to do when it happens can help pet owners increase their chances for successfully recovering their beloved feline....(more)

Ingrid King is the award-winning author of Buckley's Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher and Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living, Feline Style. She is a former veterinary hospital manager turned writer. Her popular blog, The Conscious Cat, is a comprehensive resource for conscious living, health, and happiness for cats... Read More

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