29 03, 2020

FIV+ Kitties

2020-03-29T20:50:34+00:00March 29th, 2020|Animal Advocacy, Animal Rescue, Cat Behavior, Cat Training|

I’ve long wanted to write about FIV+ cats. Many people may not know what FIV+ means. A FIV+ kitty is a cat who has Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. This virus is specific to cats. It is similar to HIV in humans. FIV does not frequently make a cat sick. Some cats will live their full life [...]

7 12, 2017

Feral or Stray Cat – What’s in a Label?

2018-02-18T17:11:16+00:00December 7th, 2017|Animal Advocacy, Animal Behavior, Animal Rescue, Cat Behavior, Pets, Sheltering|

There is often confusion in the use of the words feral and stray. It is important to know or be cognizant of the differences, since 'feral cat' is a label that is frequently misused and overused. The label can have dangerous consequences for cats since most shelters will kill ‘feral’ cats or people will assume the cats [...]