Tag: long-term care

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FIV Cats Make Great Family Members

For decades, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) positive cats basically faced two fates: euthanasia, or a lifetime without a forever home. Due in part to a lack of conclusive studies on the virus, and made all the worse by the stigma associated with other immunodeficiency viruses, the public had long been convinced that FIV+ cats could only live with other FIV+ cats, which made placing these cats into homes nearly impossible. Fortunately, recent veterinary studies, a growing…

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Surrender Yourself, Not the Cat: An Interview with Cat Behaviorist Daniel “DQ” Quagliozzi of Go, Cat, Go

Daniel “DQ” Quagliozzi is the cat behavior guru behind Go, Cat, Go – San Francisco’s leading in-home resource for cat behavior advice. With more than a decade of experience working with cats in shelters and in homes, DQ’s custom designed Action Plans save cat lives, educate frustrated cat guardians and restore peace in homes. Go, Cat, Go is all about the cat, teaching clients to see the world through their cat’s eyes to arrive at a…

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Updates! Midnight the Three-Pawed Kitten

Wow. Just wow. Yet again, you all prove that the cat community is a kind and compassionate one. Just two days ago, the Cat Connection posted a plea for funds to help provide a series of prosthetic paws to Midnight the three-pawed kitten. Well, in less than 48 hours, you all donated $1,109 via Midnight’s GoFundMe campaign! Let that sink in. $1,109. WOW! $1,109 is more than one third of our goal of $3,100! With…

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Reality check: Making Arrangements for your Pets for After you are Gone (this just got real)

As many of you know, the Cat Connection is currently trying to find suitable homes for more than 25 feral and semi-feral cats. These cats were cared for by a long-time customer of the store, who literally opened her door up to a large feral population of needy cats around her home. Unfortunately, due to a recent accident, she is no longer able to look after her feline charges. At present, all 25 cats are being held…

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