Town Cats Adoption & Adoptaversary Updates

Town Cats Adoption & Adoptaversary Updates

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April Adoptaversary Updates! April 2016 Michelle & John R. with Ray Ray and Scooter: “Everything is going well.  Scooter and Ray-Ray have trained us well.  They are very sweet boys and love to be involved in everything we do. When we walked into the Town Cats room, Scooter immediately rubbed against John’s leg. I love to say that he chose John.  When I said that we really wanted a bonded pair or littermates, we were happy to find out that Scooter had a brother. We are so happy that they have become a part of our lives.” Martha P. with Tinkerbell: “Tinkerbell grew up to be a beautiful big girl, with a hearty appetite.  She has a sweet, shy disposition.  She loves to sit in laps when not chasing her…
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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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February Adoptaversaries!

February Adoptaversaries!

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February Adoptaversaries   These are several adoptaversaries for the month of February! Thanks to our case managers, the stories of our lovely felines keep coming in. These are February's Adoptaversaries! February 2017 Updates Itohan Ellis with Loki: "Thank you so much for getting in touch and checking in on Loki - it's truly heartwarming. Loki is doing extremely well. She's 200% part of the family and knows it! She loves the girls and shows it.  Her personality is quite unique - she'll often lie on her back with legs splayed out and snooze, she considers mice friends and playmates, she likes to climb into bed with you and somehow ends up sleeping on your head... the list goes on.  Basically, we love her to bits and couldn't imagine being without her." …
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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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Looking Back At Kitten Season 2020

Looking Back At Kitten Season 2020

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  Looking Back At Kitten Season 2020 Written By Town Cats   Every year at Town Cats, we encounter numerous cats and kittens needing our help. Especially in the spring and summer months, during what is referred to as “kitten season.” Kitten season begins when the weather warms up, and non-sterilized cats begin to reproduce. One female cat can produce an average of 21 kittens per year! This is why it’s so important to spay and neuter our pets as well as ferals in the community. Many of these kittens are born outside and found by good samaritans. Typically, when a feral mom cat is around, her kittens will be left with her until they are old enough to be weaned. Once they’re not reliant on her for nourishment, the…
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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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