Friday, April 21, 2017

Ways to help reduce the stray cat population

Spay or neuter your cat.
Start a catch-and-release spay/neuter program for stray/feral cats.
Keep you cat indoors.
Always have physical identification (collar/tag/tattoo) on your cat at all times.
License and microchip your cats.
Volunteer with shelters and rescues
Report stray cats to local animal control, shelters and rescues.
Donate to shelters and rescues.
Foster or adopt shelter cats.
Give a home to a barn cat.
Do not support "backyard" breeders. Don't shop, adopt.
Do not feed or leave out trash for stray cats can get into.
Deter cats from your home and garden with natural deterrents like lavender, citrus, citronella, peppermint, rue, cinnamon and rosemary
Spread the word about ways to reduce stray cat populations.
If you have any other humane ways that you know of to help reduce the stray cat population feel free to leave comment.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Need help paying for your pet's care?

Here are some options if you need help paying for your pets care.

1. Ask family and friends
2. Ask local animal shelters/rescues\
3. Ask local veterinarian clinics.
5. Harley's Hope Foundation
7. Breed-specific rescues
8. Brown Dog Foundation
9. Disease-specific groups
10. The Pet Fund  
11. Banfield Charitable Trust
12. Meals on Wheels
13. The Onyx and Breezy Foundation
14. Go Fund Me
15. Most crowdfunding platforms
16. Comment if you know of any other options!