Is Cat Wine Safe?

Is Cat Wine Safe?

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Is Cat Wine Safe? Written by Caitlyn Conville Want to get your cat something special to celebrate their birthday or adoption? Or are you just ‘feline’ in the mood for a drink and want some company? Cat wine is a beverage designed specifically for cats and is one of the more amusing trends in the cat-loving, wine-drinking community. But before you ‘purr’ kitty a glass, read on to see if cat wine is the right choice for your furry companion. Most importantly, cat wine does not contain any alcohol or grapes. Alcohol is extremely dangerous for any pet, as are grapes and raisins. Cat wine is generally made of catnip, beet juice, and natural preservatives. Apollo Peak, located in Golden, Colorado, produces the most well-known brand of cat wine. The company…
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March Adoptaversaries!

March Adoptaversaries!

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March Adoptaversaries! Gathered by Denali R. March 2016 Adoptaversaries! Beth Johnson with Kimba: "We are all so glad we brought this baby into our home. He's headbutting my leg right now as I type. We renamed him Kimba (after the white lion in the anime series). He's a little rough around the edges, but when you start off in life as he did, it's no surprise the world is still a little scary. He went from bitey and scratchy to purring and cuddly. He talks all the time. He's just wonderful, and we adore him. You can see more pics of him on my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/planetary_pan/ plus all our other cats, including our tortie, who also came from Town Cats. Her original name was Sabrina, but we call her Chessy.…
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Random Acts of Kitty Kindness

Random Acts of Kitty Kindness

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Random Acts of Kitty Kindness Written by Caitlyn Conville   This Spring, we should strive to do more good deeds and in general, just be kinder to ourselves, to the planet, to one another… and that includes our more cuddly companions! Here are seven actions - one for every day of the week - that the felines in your community will surely appreciate.   Spread awareness! It’s as easy as signing a petition or sharing a post on social media about a cat who is looking to be adopted. You can also take a little extra time to educate others. Create flyers that detail warning signs of animal abuse and resources on how to report it, the importance of spaying and neutering your pets, or remind your neighborhood to check…
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Bonding With Your New Adult Cat

Bonding With Your New Adult Cat

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Bonding With Your New Adult Cat By Hayley Shucker So, you did something very special during the holiday season—you’ve adopted a furry friend! First of all,  congratulations and thank you for adopting—it saves lives! If your new friend is an adult cat, she (or he) will need special attention when coming to their forever home. If you are a novice cat owner, here are some tips to help you bond with the new addition to your family. She might be scared and hide for a few days. Even if she was friendly and begging for your affection at the adoption center, that attitude can change when you get home with her. Two things, in particular, can trigger your cat to run and hide: the car ride home and odors in…
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How to Have a Cat-Safe Christmas

How to Have a Cat-Safe Christmas

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How to Have a Cat-Safe Christmas  Top 5 tips to make your home a feline-friendly festive delight  By Reanne Rodrigues ♪ Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, your ornaments are history ♪  With wide eyes and a puffed-up tail, Chester pulled his ears back and made a dash for my newly decorated Christmas tree—swatting the ornaments, sliding down the tree skirt, and chewing ribbons off neatly wrapped gifts, as I watched in horror.  Chester is my cat, and after many a Christmas calamity, I’ve learned the importance of cat-proofing the winter wonderland that is my home—or at least trying to. Here are my top five-holiday decor do’s and don’ts so you, too, can make your home a feline-friendly festive delight: Artificial Christmas trees are safer. It’s no secret that cats love…
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Volunteers Move Us Forward

Volunteers Move Us Forward

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Volunteers Move Us Forward Written by Jose Parra At Town Cats, we operate cohesively as a team to effectively handle the day to day and prepare for the long term. Our tight-knit staff and board of directors work our magic to keep Town Cats ahead of the game and keep us agile at what we do best. Giving Tuesday allows us to fundraise for the future but prepare for tomorrow. However, It always benefits the cats of a shelter for a little extra attention and care, for a fully enriched life to express themselves as they would naturally. Volunteers do this beautifully in their separate ways, and we are incredibly thankful for their time! But in which methods do our exceptional volunteers assist us, you may ask? On-site at Town…
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