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Home Forever Home Dogs Cats She’s more than your cat. She’s a member of your family. You won’t leave her with just anyone. When you’re away, you want someone to care for your cat as well as you do. The first step in searching for the right caregiver is to ask your veterinarian, friends and family for referrals. Their honest …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Like us, cats have their own unique personalities, and they’re often particular about their likes and dislikes. So when it comes to meeting your family, it’s important to let them do it at their own pace, and give them their own space to get comfortable. Here are some tips to making these introductions as smooth …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Bringing home a new cat or kitten is such a fun time—the playing, the purring, the litter box training…wait. OK, so litter box training is not exactly fun, but it’s important and usually pretty easy. Before you bring home your new cat, you will need to do a few easy things in advance: Purchase one …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats No Time to Volunteer? No Problem! You can make more Happy Tails happen, even if you can’t volunteer. Donations from generous pet parents like you help support the important, life-saving work of shelters and rescue groups. You can donate many things to an adoption organization besides your time, such as money, supplies or even publicity. …

  Download Transcript Cats have an inherent need to scratch, usually to mark their territory. Knowing this is natural, it’s best to provide your cat with scratching toys from the day you bring her home. This can help deter her from claiming your favorite belongings.   Why do cats scratch? For the Predator, claws hold the prey while the mighty …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Have you chosen a veterinarian for your new cat yet? If not, it’s best to find one now, before your cat has a medical concern. Your veterinarian is your partner in keeping your cat healthy, so choose one that suits both you and your cat. Start by determining what’s important to you in a veterinary …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Not using the litter box is one of the most common reasons why owners return their cats to shelters. And tragically, about a third of the cats that are surrendered to shelters each year are euthanized, according to the ASPCA. We want to help you fix the underlying issue to help ensure you and your …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats You and your cat have gotten to know each other pretty well by now, and hopefully you’ve had one vet trip together just to get her overall health checked. But what if she’s not feeling well? Will you recognize the signs? The better you know your cat, the more likely you’ll notice when something is …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats As your cat grows and changes, her nutritional needs change, too. How do you know when to switch your cat’s food? Let our feline nutrition experts help you decide when and how to make the switch. Switching from a Kitten to Adult Formula Is your kitten approaching adult size? It happens in the blink of …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Take a look at the food you’ve chosen for your cat. Odds are you’ll find “complete and balanced” written somewhere on the bag. That means the food contains all of the nutrients (and in the right amount) that your cat needs for good health. But what exactly makes the food complete and balanced, and why …