Community cats--unowned stray and/or feral cats that live outdoors--are common in all types of neighborhoods. Many kindhearted people who live in these communities provide food and shelter for the homeless cats in their area. The hot summer months can be as hard on these kitties as cold winters. Alley Cat Allies has prepared a … Continue reading Summer Safety Tips for Community Cat Caregivers
Does your cat go crazy for catnip? Approximately 70-80% of cats are affected by catnip to some degree. What is it about this plant that provokes such a strong reaction in cats? Here’s a quick look at the science of catnip. Catnip, also called catmint, is a member of the mint family. The scientific name … Continue reading The Science Behind Why Cats Love Catnip
Has spending more time at home with your pet led to an increase in cute and funny cat videos on your phone? Now you can share your videos with the world and contribute to a great cause, by submitting them to the Quarantine Cat Film Festival. Starting on June 19th, you can watch the winning … Continue reading Submit Your Videos to the Quarantine Cat Film Festival!
A tiny stray kitten was taken in by the family of Pax, a sweet senior Labrador Retriever. Pax quickly became the kitten’s (now named Polly) protector and best friend. The pair formed a strong bond with each other. Pax shows endless patience with Polly’s rambunctious antics, as you can see in this adorable video: Can’t … Continue reading Watch What Happens When a 13 Year Old Lab Adopts a Stray Kitten!
The World Health Organization has announced that it plans to examine the transmission of the novel coronavirus between humans and pets. This has been prompted by a scientific study which found that among domestic animals, cats and ferrets can become infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Researchers in China have been identifying … Continue reading WHO Looks at Coronavirus in Pets