Here's what you’ll need to know to keep your companion feline happy and healthy.

BACKGROUND


Cats were domesticated sometime between 4,000 and 8,000 years ago, in Africa and the Middle East. Small wild cats started hanging out where humans stored their grain. When humans saw cats up close and personal, they began to admire felines for their beauty and grace.  There are many different breeds of cats--from the hairless Sphynx and the fluffy Persian to the silvery spotted Egyptian Mau. But the most popular felines of all are non-pedigree—that includes brown tabbies, black-and-orange tortoiseshells, all-black cats with long hair, striped cats with white socks and everything in between.

Declawing

Thinking about Declawing?  Think Again!

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Introducing a New Cat

Some cats are very social and they enjoy living with other cats, while others prefer to be solitary. If you are integrating a new cat into your home, be prepared to take time.  The best advice is to introduce the cats gradually and be patient! 

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Health & Veterinary

Your cat should see the veterinarian at least once a year for an examination and annual shots, and immediately if she is sick or injured.  

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Behavior Counseling

Scratching, Declawing, Litter box issues and tips to deal with this issues. 

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General Care

General cat care topics such as cost, supplies, feeding, grooming, housing, litter boxes, and scratching are covered here. 

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Feral Cat Facts

What is a Feral Cat?

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Basic Cat Care (ASPCA)

Here's what you’ll need to know to keep your companion feline happy and healthy.

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Feline First Aid

Cats are curious animals!  They like to explore and can sometimes cause mischief.  There are many common household medications, plants, foods, and more than can pose a serious threat to your cats health if they are ingested.

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I Can't Keep My Cat

We understand that some owners have to re-home their pets due to unexpected circumstances and we hope that the information provided below will help you to find a suitable new home for your cat.  It is important to start looking for a new home as soon as possible—it can take weeks or months to find an appropriate home for your cat....

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I Found a Stray Cat

Kindred Kitties gets requests on a daily basis to help local stray kitties, but the stray and feral population in our area is simply too large for us to be able to help with every single request.  The number of kitties we are able to help is directly based on the limited number of foster homes we have at any given time and typically, they a

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