There are many reasons why someone surrenders a cat to a shelter. Litter box issues is one of them. Inappropriate litter box use usually means the cat is not using the litter box. They may eliminate nearby or use the litter for urination but defecation or vice versa. Then there are cats like this week’s shelter #AdorableAdoptables Bobby who likes
I always open the door to the shelter NEWROCHELLEHUMANESOCIETY.org with equal parts, hope, excitement and worry. Who got adopted. Who isn’t feeling well. Who is in the mood for cuddles or bullying and a million other possibilities. Today we have the HAPPIEST Happy Tails ending. Remember Ivan? ADOPTED! What a long journey to find his forever home. It’s the
Next week is proving to be kitty hashtag heaven. #CatVidFest on August 14th celebrates the best in cat videos. It’s the third year of the Internet Cat Video Festival held at the Walker Center in Minneapolis with a special appearance this year by Lil BUB and her dude, Mike Bridavsky. You can also meet the awesome Lil BUB in Chicago on Sept.
Our weekly shelter feature is Kenai, a Snowshoe cat available at the the New Rochelle Humane Society
This a special birthday edition of Notes from a Shelter. Birthday gifts are nice but my wish is a forever home for every shelter cat. It’s not that far fetched. Think about it. The U.S. population in 2013 was approximately 316,128,839 adults. Even after eliminating children and any unsuitable candidates, it’s a huge number. According to ASPCA stats, Approximately 3.4 million are
Meet the #adorableadoptables feline odd couple.
[Tweet “Look who got adopted! #AdorableAdoptables #Cats Eva a torbie lady needs a home #NYC area”]Time heals many wounds and it has for the 60+ cats rescued from a hoarder in my neighborhood a month ago. Every time I visit them at the New Rochelle Humane Society I marvel at the progress. Cats who shrunk back in their cages are
If only all adoptions were this easy. Remember Pearce the handsome ginger mancat from my post on Saturday? ADOPTED. I was ready to post a new “adorable adoptables” graphic for a cat named Tommy but decided to visit the shelter first. It was late and I don’t usually go on Mondays.
We’re excited to announce our new weekly shelter adoption feature “Adorable Adoptables”. These are the cats I’m working with at the New Rochelle Humane Society including many recently rescued from a horrific hoarding incident near me. To see all the posts about these cats plus hoarding, behavior and adoption tips, check out our new category SHELTER CATS in our footer