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  1. 6 Amazing Cat Rescue Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

    With kitten season in full force, too many people come across abandoned pregnant cats and orphaned kittens, sometimes even newborns. The...
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  2. Living In Japan? Here's How You Can Help Feral "nora Neko" Cats In Your Area

    Caring for Stray And Feral Cats in JapanTheCatSite member and moderator @Norachan wrote this article about how to help stray and feral cats in...
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  3. Rspca Top 17 Animal Rescues Of 2017

    Not all of these are cats but they're all fascinating rescue stories! Reprinted with permission from the RSPCA - The Royal Society for the...
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  4. Rescuing Cats In Saudi Arabia - Lauren's Story

    Rescuing Cats In Saudi Arabia - Lauren's StoryCat rescue can sometimes be life changing. Literally. 34-year-old Lauren Braithwaite was hit by the...
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  5. Trapping Feral Cats In Japan

    Trapping Feral Cats In Japan - A Rescuer's StoryLongtime member and moderator of TheCatSite, Norachan is a British expat who lives in rural Japan....
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  6. How To Help An Abused Cat Recover

    How To Help An Abused Cat RecoverHelping a formerly abused cat to regain his or her trust in humans and become a happy pet cat is a challenging -...
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  7. Should You Try And Tame A Feral Cat?

    Should You Try And Tame A Feral Cat?Many cat lovers care for feral cats by providing food, water, shelter and medical care. But should more be...
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  8. 9 Ways To Help Feral Cats During Hot Summer Months

    9 Ways To Help Feral Cats During Hot Summer MonthsThe life of homeless feral cats is always hard, but even more so during harsh weather. In many...
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  9. Quiz: What Do You Know About Feral Cats?

    How well do you know feral cats? For many, they are invisible felines. For some, they are beloved kitties who appreciate the care and love their...
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  10. A Feral Cat Or A Stray Cat? How To Tell The Difference

    A Feral Cat Or A Stray Cat? How To Tell The DifferenceThere's an unfamiliar cat visiting your backyard. Maybe this kitty hides away under your...
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  11. 7 Inspurrational Quotes For Proud Lovers Of Feral Cats

    We love our cats and think the world of them. We do everything we can to provide them with quality food, veterinary care, warm places to nap and...
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  12. Are You An Expert On Newborn Kitten Rescue?

    Whether a mother cat gave birth in your home or you came across orphaned kittens under your porch - you never know when and where you may be faced...
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  13. I Found Abandoned Kittens - What Should I Do?

    Veterans of the Pregnant Cat & Kitten Care forum are familiar with springtime posts that read - "I came across 4 kittens hiding under my front...
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  14. Weighing Newborn Kittens (and How This Could Save Their Lives)

    As every rescuer knows, you must carefully monitor the progress of tiny newborn kittens. Weighing the kittens is an imperative preventive measure...
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  15. 9 Practical Ways For You To Help Feral Cats

    Anyone can help feral cats! Yes, even you! You don't even have to have a feral cat in your area in order to act today. Read on for some effective...
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  16. Why You Should Not Surrender Senior Cats To Shelters

    Thinking of surrendering your cat to a shelter? Think that your cat would be better off in a different home where she won't be alone all day long?...
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  17. How To Help Feral Cats Stay Safe & Warm During Winter

    The needs of stray or feral cats, whether one or a colony, are the same—shelter, food, water and safety. For those taking care of a cat who just...
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  18. Kitten Season In The Uk

    Kitten Season is almost upon us in the UK as well, with some already seeing cute little bundles of fur being born and looked after by their Mums....
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  19. Twelve Heartwarming Cat Rescue Stories Shared By Our Members

    We are fortunate to have cat lovers from across the globe share successful rescue stories here on the forums. Here's a small selection, based on a...
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  20. Volunteering At The Animal Shelter

    There are a number of reasons to volunteer at the local animal shelter, but people find ways to talk themselves out of it. Reasons include: It...
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  21. Adopting A Stray Cat

    Why Adopt a Stray Cat?A stray or abandoned cat is in danger from predators, cars, stray dogs and unfortunately, people. Food can be hard to come...
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  22. How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Shelter Cat?

    The rates to adopt a shelter cat can vary widely, depending on how much care the cat has needed and what tests are done before he’s ready for...
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  23. A Cat Called Dustbin

    During October 2012 we held a writing contest focusing on feral cats as a theme. This is the winning story, submitted by our member jiskefet. A...
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  24. 10 Facts You Should Know About Feral Cats

    [ATTACH]Here at TheCatSite.com, we have a special place in our hearts and on our website for these special, and often misunderstood, felines....
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  25. Everything You Need To Know About Tnr (trap-neuter-release)

    TNR stands for Trap, Neuter and Release. These three words describe the recommended protocol for managing a colony of feral cats. Let us walk you...
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  26. Handling Feral Cats

    So - You Have a Wild Kitty Trapped.. What Now?For whatever reason, you suddenly find yourself with this wild, spitting, hissing feral. She is...
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  27. Hand Rearing Kittens: What You Need To Know To Save A Newborn's Life

    Hand Rearing Kittens: What You Need To Know To Save A Newborn's LifeDo you have a newborn kitten that you're trying to rescue? Maybe more than...
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  28. Saving Feral Cats

    As one of the most adaptable mammals on earth, the domestic cat can revert to his wild state and form social colonies to live in. Many...
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  29. "kittens To Good Homes" - How To Find A Good Forever Home For Your Kittens

    Over the years of dealing with cats I have come across too many cat owners who would still let their cat reproduce. "At least one litter… and I...
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  30. Feral Cats - The Invisible Felines

    For many people, feral cats are invisible, transparent as glass; going unnoticed in their daily struggle to survive, surrounded by folks who don't...
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  31. Vanishing Act - The Story Of Jace

    Jace, a cross-breed Maine Coon is the focus of this story. Rescued and adopted off the street by a first-time cat owner, who then allowed a vet to...
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  32. Tnr And The Law: What Feral Caretakers Need To Know

    Feral cat colony caretakers face many challenges: trapping for spay/neuter, paying for veterinary and food expenses, attempting to socialize the...
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  33. Feral Cats Deserve A Chance

    Hines Hospital is a sprawling medical complex on the outskirts of Chicago. At one time, the grounds hosted a racecar track and an airstrip....
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