Introducing The South Bay Kitten Project

Introducing The South Bay Kitten Project

Cat Blog Articles, Meet Our Pets, News & Happenings
The South Bay Kitten Project: A collaboration of Town Cats and San Jose Animal Care Services We are pleased to introduce our new collaboration with San Jose Animal Care Services- The South Bay Kitten Project. This year, Town Cats is collaborating with San Jose to save more kittens!  We anticipate over 1500 kittens to pass through the South Bay Kitten Project this year, five times more than Town Cats did in 2017.  As we strive to be the cat experts of Santa Clara County, we realize we can make an even bigger impact on the cats and kittens in the community if we work together, supporting each other and sharing our valuable talent and resources.  We are so excited for this partnership!  So far, we have over 200 kittens in…
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Litter box Problems 101

Litter box Problems 101

Cat Blog Articles
Vet's Corner with Dr. Tiva Litter box Problems 101 Accidents happen, but some cats like to make it a habit of going outside the litter box. This is most often due to a behavioral problem, not a medical one. Many cats are sensitive to either the social climate of the house or have an issue with the litter box itself. Cats with a social issue will often pee or poop in the middle of an important space, such as a bed, couch, or blanket. This is a stress response as the cats feel threatened in their home. This can be due to fighting with other pets, children, and/or other disruptions in the home. Cats with litter box-related issues tend to hide their pee in a corner, behind furniture, in closets,…
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Honoring Rosi’s Legacy: Featuring Rosi’s Legacy Cats — Can You Be A Hero?

Honoring Rosi’s Legacy: Featuring Rosi’s Legacy Cats — Can You Be A Hero?

All Posts, Current "Mews", News & Happenings
In 1997 Rosi Mirko founded Town Cats, an adoption center and sanctuary for cats, with the support of her husband Albert. Her goal to alleviate the suffering of stray, abandoned, unwanted and feral cats while also serving as an advocate for all cats in Santa Clara County is the foundation of Town Cats's mission. Rosi's incredible work for the community and for Town Cats is forever remembered through her love and passion for saving cat's lives. Rosi's long term Legacy Cats have been at the shelter for years, some a decade, awaiting their forever homes. Below are are all that remain of Rosi's long term Legacy Cats. They are in need of special forever homes from heroes in our community who can carry on Rosi's legacy. Please consider being a…
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Top 5 Fun Toys To Get Your Kitten Just In Time For The Holidays!

Top 5 Fun Toys To Get Your Kitten Just In Time For The Holidays!

Cat Blog Articles, Current "Mews", Holiday
It’s that time of year again! Cat owners like you love spoiling your pets every day of the year; but you know that the holidays are extra special, especially when everyone comes together and gives their loved ones presents! Finding the purrfect holiday gift for your cat is as easy as following our list of Top 5 Holiday Toys! 1. Tower of Tracks | Under $12 For a gift that will paw-sitively amaze, Pestages’ Tower of Tracks is an interactive cat toy that will keep your feline friend active. They’ll try all day to swat the spinning, brightly-colored ball from the track. Whether you have just one or several cats, this is a toy every kitty can enjoy at once. 2. Beaver Refillable Catnip Toy | Under $7 This catnip…
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Seasonal Safety Advocacy

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You love your cat and want to keep her safe all year long. Staying safe each season while enjoying the celebrations and festivities that come along with them, is an important task for every cat guardian. We’ve compiled some tips to help you keep your cat safe every season of the year.   Spring • Summer • Autumn • Winter     Spring     Easter Treats and Decorations Keep cats away from chocolate and lilies which are both toxic and can be fatal if ingested by cats. Some cats like to nibble on plastic Easter basket grass which can cause intestinal blockages so keep cats away from it. Spring Cleaning Almost all household cleaners, including natural ones, contain chemicals that can be dangerous to cats. Read and follow label instructions…
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