November is Adopt a Senior Cat Month (ASPCA) and Pet Cancer and Diabetes Awareness Month. Okay the last two are important but not much fun. Let’s do fun cat stuff in November.
November 1st is all Saints Day – did you know there was one Saint who has the honorable title of The Patron Saint of Cats and Cat Lovers (that’s us). Show your love for St. Gertrude of Niv... Read more
National Animal Safety and Protection Month National – by PALS
Its mission is to observe and promote the appropriate ways to protect and care for domestic and wild animals and help people strengthen their skills for staying safe around animals. It is important that anyone who owns an animal keeps their cats' health up to date and that his or her surroundings are in a safe environment.
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Happy Cat Month is dedicated to finding ways to keep our feline friends happy, healthy and purring all year long. The CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released a list of the top 10 ways cat owners can keep their pets happy:
Visit the veterinarian. This won’t make Fluffy happy but it' needs to b... Read more
In the summer, Sirius, the dog star, rises and sets with the sun. The ancients named this period of time, dog days after the dog star. Today, dog days occur during the period between July 3 and August 11. Okay, so maybe cats shouldn’t be connected to hot and muggy stretches of weather.
So other than hot and humid weather, August is usually a pretty uneventful month. There are no ... Read more
July’s news if for Cat Pet Sitters and Cat owner alike. I live in Florida, so July is a Hurricane Month for sure. The county that I live in, Hillsborough County, has a total of 4 hurricane pet shelters. We now have a shelter in each county quadrant. Even though hurricanes may not be your state’s summer adventure, you should still know where your pet friendly shelters are for when &ldquo... Read more
American Humane's Adopt-a-Cat Month® - Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, older cats and everything in between. And the shelter staff are ready to help you adopt your very first cat — or ... Read more
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Chip Your Pet Month – And no, I don’t mean feed your pet chips and dip. Microchipping your pet helps your pet find his way home to you if he ever becomes lost or separated from his family. Most veterinarians offer the procedure and it’s completed in just a few minutes. The chip is places just under the skin and can be read by a special scanner (kind of like the handhel... Read more
The entire month of April is dedicated to The Prevention of Animal Cruelty (ASPCA) & National Pet First Aid Awareness.
April 16th – Easter Sunday but forget the Easter Bunny – change things up with the Easter Cat. He may prefer napping than delivering candy and eggs but who needs more candy. You might want to help him along in this new identity by getting him an Easter ... Read more
MARCH 3RD – What If Cats Had Opposable Thumbs Day – Imagine a world where our favorite furry companions had thumbs. Opposable ones… Thumbs that allowed them to open their own tins of food, easily steal your possessions and generally make them more trouble than they already are. What kind of world would that be?
MARCH 5th – 11th / Professional Pet Sitters Week – There... Read more