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Meet Our Supervisors: The Cats of the Cat Connection

Cats are more popular than ever, so it’s no surprise that cat-related businesses, gimmicks and new products have flooded the marketplace. But with so many choices, it’s difficult to know you’re choosing the very best for your cat. So what makes the Cat Connection unique? Behind every human employee at the Cat Connection, you’ll find a cat. In fact, you’ll find around 50 of them!  Combined, the staff of the Cat Connection cares for more than 50 felines,…

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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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Midnight (now Muffin) Update – New Paw Coming Soon!

OnThe Cat Connection is pleased to update y’all on Midnight, the three-pawed kitten in need of a prosthetic limb. To date, the cat community has generously contributed $1,700 to Midnight’s prosthetic fund, enough to start him on his journey to four paws. We are so grateful for the support of our friends as Midnight heals. New paw coming soon! Unfortunately, due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the mold for Midnight’s prosthetic was delayed on its way…

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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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Midnight the Kitten: Four Paws for the Holidays

Meet Midnight: The Three-Pawed Kitten Who Needs Your Help As many of you know, the Cat Connection has a long history of working with local Dallas-Fort Worth animal shelters to foster cats in need of homes. It’s a wonderful arrangement: the cats get a break from the shelter and are exposed to many potential adopters; the shelter gets a brief reprieve from the cost of caring for the cats, as the Cat Connection provides food,…

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Dallas Cat Café: Who is special guest Sauerkraut Kitty?

As all you Dallas Cat People know by now, The Cat Connection is pleased to host the Dallas Cat Café on Saturday, April 9th, from 11 AM – 4 PM at The Cat Connection, 14233 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX, 75244. Come enjoy Lovecup Coffee and hang out with adoptable cats and kittens, compliments of Farmers Branch Animal Services. We hope to see you all there doing what Cat People do best: talking about cats while surrounded by cats. We’re especially pleased…

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