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  • Declawing of cats is mutilation, unethical, unnecessary and inhumane.
    Why most rescues, many veterinarians, and some cities and states are pushing for it to be banned.

  https://pawproject.org/about-declawing/faqs/

 

  • EASTER LILIES and the Lilly Family are EXTREMELY TOXIC TO CATS!

  https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/pet-safety-tips/are-lilies-poisonous-to-cats/

 

  • Products in the  “SOL” FAMILY are TOXIC TO CATS!

    What is in Lysol that is toxic to cats?
    Phenol is especially toxic to cats as their unique physiology makes their livers ill-equipped to clear it from their system. In addition to cleaners like Lysol, many essential oils such as thyme and tea-tree oils contain dangerous amounts of this chemical compound.
    https://pets.thenest.com/phenol-cats-5429.html

     

  • Cat Proof Your Home: Keeping Felines Happy & Safe

  https://iheartcats.com/cat-proof-your-home-keeping-felines-happy-safe/?iid=BottomRelatedPosts

  • How to Introduce a Dog to a Cat Household

  https://www.iandloveandyou.com/blog/2020/introducing-dogs-to-cats?  utm_campaign=Iheartcat%20Introducing%20Pets&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Iheartcat&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJhbmltYWxsb3ZlcnN1c2FuQ GdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIm16S242OSJ9

 

  • We’re Feeding Cats Wrong — Ditch the Cat Food Bowls and Change the Schedules

 https://www.catster.com/cat-food/were-feeding-cats-wrong-ditch-the-cat-food-bowl-and-change-the-schedule?  utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=Catster%20Ful%20List&utm_campaign=ED20200517-Catser

  • Coping With the Loss of a Pet

  https://www.vetsecure.com/jordanlakeah.com/articles/302

 Book –Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die by Jon Katz

  • Debunking Internet Rumors: Is Swiffer® Wetjet® Safe for Pets?

   https://www.aspca.org/news/debunking-internet-rumors-swiffer-wetjet-safe-pets

 

  • In today’s busy society, cats are much safer being indoor only. If you have a screened porch, cats can enjoy the best of both worlds by getting fresh air while still being safe from cars, other critters, fleas, ticks, and diseases or just chasing after something and getting lost. If you don’t have a screened porch, how about building a catio

  https://www.humanesociety.org/news/catios-great-outdoors

  Man Builds Elaborate Outdoor Play Land For His Rescue Cats:
https://blog.theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com/man-builds-catio-for-rescue- 

  • How about installing some indoor shelving for your cats to climb on? What cat wouldn’t love this! 

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