You can probably predict that a cat in fear may hide, or freeze in place, or run away or lose their appetite. But think about the last time you were intensely afraid. Did you snap at or become short with someone? Did you tip toe or walk quietly to not draw attention to yourself? These are instinctual behaviors, and cats have them, too.
It’s the moment every pet parent dreads and no pet parent escapes. Sooner or later, you will have to be the voice for your kitty and you will have to decide when and how to let your furry friend go. Read More
Anyone who has ever lived with a cat knows they tend to hold grudges. So when it comes to giving a cat medication, the process needs to be as easy and non-traumatic as possible — for both the feline AND the human. FUR lead volunteer Syd shares her tips and tricks for medicating our loveable but persnickety furballs.
I get it. I squee whenever I see a kitten, with their big heads and little bodies and curious, adventurous spirits. But many older folks find having a kitten in the household causes more stress than expected. That’s why it’s especially important to carefully consider what type of cat is right for you at this stage of your life.
FUR volunteer Cheryl Buchignani processes the sorrow of losing Tula, the elderly, rescued cat she fostered. After only 6 weeks in Cheryl’s home, Tula had to be euthanized. Cheryl notes, “Whether they are with us for 6 weeks or 16 years, these little beings touch us in ways that are hard to express.”