Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Blessings
to you and your furry family!

Thank you for adopting
rescue kitties and
giving them a second chance at
having a safelovingforever home



Saturday, December 13, 2014

December Cat Adoption Update

Greetings!  We've been so fortunate to have so many beautiful kitties available for adoption, and it's been an extremely busy time for us. As we're sure you know, being in the mad holiday rush yourselves. However, we wanted to show you some of our kitties:


Meet Bob! 


Meet Lucy...has been adopted!
Meet Marla!
Meet Spark!
Meet Tom!

Meet Whiskers!
There are many more rescue kitties that want a second chance at having a safe, loving, forever home...for the holidays.  If you see a kitty you would like to share your home and life with, please contact us.


Saturday, December 6, 2014

December Cat Adoption Event

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Today is our December Cat Adoption Event
...we hope you will join us!


Gizmo Update...


In just one day, my whole world changed!

Paula, at Feral Paws Rescue Group told me that my picture was posted at social media (since I'm a cat, I don't know what that means, but I think it is something special). Anyway, a few hours later a very important lady talked to Paula about viewing me. An appointment was made and next thing I know, I'm adopted. 

It seems this lady is a doctor who works with abused children, and was looking for a therapy cat to help the children feel more secure during sessions with the doctor. I love kids! Perfect fit for all of us. And although my previous owner didn't want me, I can now help children my special kind kitty-love. I guess life works out in mysterious ways. One day I had a home, next I didn't, then I was set up at a shelter who took me to a pet store for an adoption event (where it seems nobody wanted me), then I went back to the shelter (who labeled me un-adoptable because nobody picked me at the shelter adoption event). I'm a good kitty, and it wasn't my fault people chose to pass me by. But then fate stepped in and the shelter contacted Paula at Feral Paws Rescue Group and I was made December Cat of the Month. Next thing I know is that Paula brings a lady to see me at FPRG Adoption Center, and I'm adopted! Now I'll have a very important role in helping kids feel secure and loved...by me. 


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Thursday, December 4, 2014

December 2014: Cat of the Month!


 My Story:
Meet Gizmo!
I am a large kitty, approximately 14 lbs.
I am a male, short-haired kitty.
I am a shelter kitty: owner surrender,
no reason given :-(
Everybody who meets me
loves the way I snuggle,
and I love it when I hear them say
"He's so beautiful"
"He's such a sweetheart"
Will you consider giving me a 
safe and loving forever home?

If you are interested in Gizmo,


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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Animal Shelter Behavioral Differences

Applied Animal Behaviour Science Home

Behavioral differences between owner surrender and stray domestic cats after entering an animal shelter:

ABSTRACT: Animals entering a shelter environment may behave differently upon arrival depending upon their previous experiences and life history. To examine this, 86 domestic cats were scored using a seven-level behavioral measure for the first 3 days upon entering an animal shelter. Data were then grouped according to cats surrendered by their owner (OS) or found stray (S). Results indicate that OS cats showed the greatest behavioral measures of stress and arousal compared to S cats. Of the cats that were euthanized due to illness or disease, the mean behavioral stress rating was significantly higher in the OS group versus the S group. Examining archival data from 260 shelter cats that developed an upper respiratory infection (URI), the OS cats became ill significantly sooner than the S cats. These findings suggest that OS cats experience greater behavioral stress after entering a shelter environment, which may subsequently influence their health and well being.


Happy Thanksgiving!

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Winter Weather Tips!

Keep Your Pets Safe This Winter!

Alley Cat Allies:

ASPCA

 Humane Society of United States

Remember, if you're cold
so are they!

November Cat Adoption Event

We would like to thank everybody for attending and submitting adoption papers at our November Cat Adoption Event which was held at our Cat Adoption Center in Fresno, CA


These are some of our beautiful kitties:
All are fully vetted by our Rescue Veterinarian.
 Austin, 3 yr old male

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Meet Kevin - 20 years old
He runs free inside our Senior Cat Room
at our Adoption Center.
He's very healthy + lovable!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Fall: Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

Keeping Thanksgiving Happy: 10 Pet Safety Tips
Thanksgiving is such a wonderful and meaningful holiday. Families and friends excitedly gather to show their gratitude for all they are so fortunate to have. Ovens are working overtime and delicious holiday aromas fill the air. 
During this happy time of family, food and giving, people tend to become overly generous with their pets. This means that dogs and cats will get a lot of table food scraps. Sometimes, however, too many treats can lead to injury or illness for our pets.
North Shore Animal League America would like to offer some important tips to help keep your pets safe this holiday – and to keep the “Happy” in Thanksgiving!

1. Fatty Foods:  Too many fatty, rich, or unfamiliar foods can give your pet pancreatitis or gastroenteritis; two medical conditions that can be very painful and even life-threatening.
2. Diet and Exercise:  Maintain your pet's regular meal and exercise schedule and avoid too many holiday leftovers. A disruption in his dietary routine can cause stomach upset, diarrhea and/or vomiting.
3. Bones:  Make no bones about it. Certain bones can lacerate or obstruct your pets' insides. Save the bones for the broth - not your dog.
4. Onions:  Onions and onion powder, widely found in stuffing and used as a general seasoning, will destroy your dog or cat's red blood cells, which can lead to anemia.
5. Grapes and Raisins:  Grapes and raisins contain a toxin that can cause kidney damage to both dogs and cats.
6. Chocolate:  Chocolate can actually be fatal to your dog or cat; so all those sweets must be kept well out of reach.
7. Food Wrappings:  Aluminum foil, wax paper and other food wrappings can cause intestinal obstruction. Make sure to place these items securely in the garbage.
8. Fresh Water:  Make sure your pet always has fresh water. When there are more people in the house, there's more chance to bump into the water bowl leaving your pet dry.
9. Quiet Time:  Make sure your pet has a quiet retreat should the holiday festivities be too much for him. Watch his behavior to make sure he is not stressed.
10. Garbage:  Keep an eye on the garbage and keep it securely fastened! If your dog gets into it, he may think he's hit the jackpot, but all he'll be winning is health problems from something as simple as gastric disturbance, vomiting and diarrhea to the worst-case scenario - death.

via North Shore Animal League.org:
http://www.animalleague.org/expert-advice/health/articles/seasonal/thanksgiving-tips.html 


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

November 2014: Cat of the Month!

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My Story:
Meet Sassy!

I am a one-year-old spayed, female kitty.
I'm super friendly and
I love human attention and like other cats.
I have also been around dogs, and like them, too.
I will do well with other animals, or by myself.
I'm quiet and casual in temperament.
I've a small body type, with beautiful blue eyes.
I've been vetted by FPRG rescue Vet:
chipped + up-to-date with shots.
I was rescued from Lancaster Shelter in So. CA.
It would be my Thanksgiving wish to be
part of a loving, safe home.
Truly... a home for the holidays!

Contact Us:  click here


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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014

National Feral Cat Day!

We're celebrating National Feral Cat Day!
No matter who the cat is,
or where the cat lives,
they ALL deserve our love and protection.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Protected Feral Cats!

Would like to share with you all. Coming back from Oregon into California at the boarder check point. There was a rest stop right after entering California I stopped at. I was amazing there was a big sign posted at the rest stop that was very clean and well taken care of. The Sign read " Please don't feed our Feral Cats or pet them or scare them. We take care of them here at the rest stop So please don't hurt our cats" I seen several of the kitties just sitting around the office area of the rest stop watching humans moving around, I thought that was amazing and so cool to see For Feral cats normally don't get this kind of care in area's like this. 

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Saturday, October 4, 2014

October 2014: Cat of the Month!


My Story:
Meet Sasha!

I am a rescue kitty from CCSPCA
I'm 3 years old and healthy.
My owner surrendered me because
she was moving and couldn't take me with her.
I am very sweet and get along with other cats.
Will you adopt me and give me a forever home?
I will love you forever! I promise!!

Contact Us:  click here


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October Adoption Event!

http://www.feralpawsrescuegroup.org/contact-us

Contact Us:  click here 

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Gracie


Hello, my name is Gracie.
I'm 8 years old,
and I am a rescue kitty
from Fresno Animal Control.
I'm looking for a new home.
I'm a good, sweet kitty.

If you're interested in adopting Gracie,
please, contact us

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