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  1. The Roman Cat Colony Of Torre Argentina

    The Roman Cat Colony Of Torre Argentina

    What do Roman ruins and feral cats have in common? They’re both considered part of Rome’s rich heritage. Cats were long prized in Rome for their ability to keep the rodent population in check, and were considered sacred animals, associated with liberty and divinity. Cats often traveled with...
  2. Catnapped Feral Cat Colony Finds Its Way Home

    Catnapped Feral Cat Colony Finds Its Way Home

    Do you believe in miracles? Read the story of how a colony of cats beat the odds, survived being catnapped and all made it home in time for Christmas. For a lot of us, caring for the feral cats in our neighborhood is as important as caring for the pets that share our homes. Even though these...
  3. 6 Amazing Cat Rescue Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

    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 unexpected rescue mission can be overwhelming. There's so much to do, and there's often a steep learning curve, too. Fortunately, many rescuers end up in our...
  4. Living In Japan? Here's How You Can Help Feral "nora Neko" Cats In Your Area

    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 Japan, where she currently lives with her husband and 22 cats. I come from a family of animal lovers. Growing up in the UK we always had pets, usually...
  5. Rspca Top 17 Animal Rescues Of 2017

    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 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the UK Animals really do the funniest things - and the RSPCA is often called in to help them when they get themselves a...
  6. Rescuing Cats In Saudi Arabia - Lauren's Story

    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 cat love bug while spending a year in a foreign country. Her newfound passion for felines has kept her there for three additional years and beyond...
  7. Trapping Feral Cats In Japan

    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. In this article she shares with us her adventures in trapping feral cats in a nearby village. Bringing together cat lovers from different cultures...
  8. How To Help An Abused Cat Recover

    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 - yet immensely rewarding - project. We've put together this guide that will show you how to recognize the symptoms of abuse and how to help an abused...
  9. Should You Try And Tame A Feral Cat?

    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 done? Should feral cats be socialized with humans so that they can be adopted into loving homes as affectionate pets? Is that even possible? Let's take a...
  10. 9 Ways To Help Feral Cats During Hot Summer Months

    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 areas, summertime brings new challenges in the form of fewer water sources as well as intense heat. You can help make life just a little bit easier for...
  11. Quiz: What Do You Know About Feral Cats?

    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 providers offer. Let's see where you stand. Take the quiz to find out how you measure up in your knowledge of feral cats. 284933
  12. A Feral Cat Or A Stray Cat? How To Tell The Difference

    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 porch, only coming out to eat the cat food you're leaving out? Or maybe he or she meows at you from afar or even approaches you? What should you do...
  13. 7 Inspurrational Quotes For Proud Lovers Of Feral Cats

    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 our everlasting love and admiration. There are cats out there - biologically identical to our precious kitties - who are not pampered pets. They...
  14. Are You An Expert On Newborn Kitten Rescue?

    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 with the challenge of rescuing newborn kittens. Take this quiz to see how much you know about this lifesaving topic and please share it so others can...
  15. I Found Abandoned Kittens - What Should I Do?

    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 porch!" "Last night, I found these three kittens." "We found two kittens that are about 1 day old." Come kitten season, cat lovers across the globe are...
  16. Weighing Newborn Kittens (and How This Could Save Their Lives)

    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 in making sure all kittens thrive and make it to adulthood. Kittens grow fast during those first few weeks, doubling their own body weight every few...
  17. 9 Practical Ways For You To Help Feral Cats

    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 ways in which you can help feral cats - the last one will probably take you by surprise! What Are Feral Cats?Feral cats are domestic cats born into...
  18. Why You Should Not Surrender Senior Cats To Shelters

    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? Feel like you can't figure out how to feed a cat on a budget? Can't afford veterinary care? Having a baby and think that babies and cats don't mix...
  19. How To Help Feral Cats Stay Safe & Warm During Winter

    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 won’t or can’t make himself come into the house, here are some tips for making the cold weather a bit easier. Preparing a Shelter for Feral CatsA...
  20. Kitten Season In The Uk

    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. Sadly some of these little darlings won't have such an easy life and will end up either as a stray/feral or in a shelter where they will either be...
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