Tag Archives: New Rochelle Humane Society

Revisiting A Cat Hoarder Rescue One Year Later

Layla Morgan Wilde/ May 20, 2015/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cats, Shelter Cats/ 31 comments

A year ago a local news story changed my life. The details of 69 cats rescued from hoarder hell prompted swift action. Nothing drives me crazier than seeing the suffering of animals but I dreaded going to shelter to help. I’m used to working with small groups or one cat at a time, not hundreds. But this was one time writing a

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7 Easy Ways To Make a Difference For Shelter Pets

Layla Morgan Wilde/ March 18, 2015/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cats, Shelter Cats/ 12 comments

Good news! Finally, the last of Nou Nou’s siblings, Uma was moved from a cage to the big cage-free room at the New Rochelle Humane Society. She’s understandably nervous having lived in a cage since being rescued from a hoarder last June. I’m optimistic she will blossom and be adoptable soon. Nou Nou has turned into quite the princess and

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Kitten Found 2,300 Miles from Home & Caturday Recap

Layla Morgan Wilde/ November 22, 2014/ Book Reviews/giveaways/ Q + A, Cat Astrology, Cat Saturday, Cats, Contests & Giveaways, Holistic cat care, Shelter Cats/ 12 comments

TOP Breaking Cat News How a microchip saved a kitten who mysteriously traveled 3,000 Miles. If you think indoor-only cats don’t need to be micro-chipped, this story from the Portland Press Herald may convince you. On Halloween, a kitten named Spice darted out the door in New Mexico only to be found 10 days later in Portland, Maine. Our Caturday Recap

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A Purrfect Ginger and Cream #AdorableAdoptable

Layla Morgan Wilde/ October 8, 2014/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cats, Feline Fine Art/ 12 comments

Our shelter volunteer feature is short and sweet this week. First a HAPPY dance! Kenai, the Snowshoe rescued from a hoarder was ADOPTED! What would you name this young ginger and cream boy? October is a time of pumpkins and spice and all things nice like this sweet ginger and cream boy. I’ve never met an ginger or orange cat

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Vet 101: Why Declawing Cats is the Unkindest Cut

Layla Morgan Wilde/ June 12, 2014/ Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Holistic cat care, Shelter Cats, Vet 101/ 25 comments

We’re passionately against declawing of cats and happy to announce the Paw Project, a nonprofit animal advocacy organization’s new 57 minute documentary, titled “The Paw Project,” is now available on Netflix. The dramatic film aims to educate the public about the harmful consequences of feline declawing. The Paw Project movie trailer can be viewed at http://www.pawprojectmovie.com/. For more information, please visit http://www.PawProject.org   Our

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#AdoptMarco Top Tuxedo Cat & #AdorableAdoptables

Layla Morgan Wilde/ June 10, 2014/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holistic cat care, Layla Morgan Wilde, Shelter Cats, Vet 101/ 16 comments

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

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Help Name These Cats & Shelter Update

Layla Morgan Wilde/ June 5, 2014/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Shelter Cats/ 31 comments

When it rains it pours and it’s raining cats at my local shelter. When I last updated about the hoarder rescue they were getting down to under 50 cats but the other day someone dumped 15 more cats at the New Rochelle Humane. They were unsocialized, in rough shape with lots of eye infections. The entire shelter staff and volunteers

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