Happy Tails Tuesday- June

Happy Tails Tuesday- June

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For today's happy tale, we have quite a story.  June is a very special cat; she was brought to us a little over two years ago as a kitten. After she was adopted, she began to have seizures, which her adopter could not manage. June was brought back to Town Cats just a few weeks after being adopted. At the shelter, June was going through medical evaluations and tests; despite everything, she was still not thriving. That's when she met Carmel, who was visiting the shelter to inquire about fostering another cat. Carmel was a great friend, foster, and supporter of Town Cats, so shelter staff asked if she would be able to foster June instead of the cat she was initially there to meet. Carmel agreed, and that was…
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The Importance of Spay and Neuter

The Importance of Spay and Neuter

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This kitten season, we had a massive amount of kittens and mothers come through our shelter. We have found homes for over 200 of those kittens, and many of their mothers have also found forever homes. There have been Mama Soup and her kittens, The Bobs Burger Crew, Stranger Things Babies, and Sweet Pea with her veggie kittens, just to name a few. One thing all these cats have in common is that the mothers (quite obviously) were not spayed and ended up with a litter of kittens. An unhealthy pattern is forming, and that pattern is that every year, kitten season gets more hectic, increasing the number of cats and kittens coming through our doors. This is why at Town Cats we make sure that all of our cats…
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Check the Chip

Check the Chip

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Today is check the chip day! Microchipping is a common practice and an essential step in adopting and owning a pet. What is a microchip? A microchip is an electronic chip implanted under the skin of the neck of your pet. The chip has a unique identification number that can be read when the chip is scanned. The microchip is connected to a database that contains medical details, the owner's contact details, and other information about your pet. Why Microchip? According to the ASPCA, microchips paired with visible ID tags are the most reliable way to locate a lost pet. While a collar can fall off or break, a microchip is implanted under your pet's skin. Once it is registered, the information stays with your pet forever! Every cat that…
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