Poisonous plants: Protecting your pet


ASPCA Poison Center 24x7x365 888-426-4435 (A consultation fee may apply) This lists linked below contain plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Please note that the information contained in our plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the […]

I’m Adopting a Cat. Now What?

Sara Kent, Director, Shelter Outreach, Petfinder Be prepared should be your mantra when bringing a new pet into your home. Cats are particularly sensitive to new surroundings and some may hide under a bed or in a closet for days or even weeks. You can avoid pitfalls with your new critter and help him or her […]

What Does It Mean to Foster a Cat?

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By Jane Harrell Originally at the PetFinder blog. What does fostering a cat involve? hen you foster, you agree to take a homeless cat into your home and give him or her love, care and attention, either for a predetermined period of time or until the cat is adopted. Why do adoption groups need foster […]

New Cat? Know the Rule of Three!

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Originally at the Dane County Humane Society New Cat? Set Realistic Expectations! You can expect that it will take your cat some time to get used to the new routines and environment. The ‘Rule of Three’ means that you can gauge the time it might take for your cat to fully acclimate to his home […]