Fostering A Shelter Cat: Expectations VS. Reality

Have you been holding off on fostering a shelter a cat because you're unsure of what to expect? Or maybe you've heard a lot of negative opinions from those around you? Feeling skeptical about trying something new is completely natural and it's actually a good thing that you're not jumping [...]

Is It a Feral or Stray Cat? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

  Like pet cats, ferals and strays fall under the category of domestic cats. However, despite their similarities, there’s a big difference between the two. While feral cats are perfectly content living outdoors separate from humans, stray cats often crave human company and in most cases, are either lost or [...]

7 Ways to Help End Animal Homelessness

  Did you know that there are about 70 million stray animals living in the streets of America? Out of this 70 million, only 6.5 million dogs and cats enter shelters each year and only 3.2 million of them go into homes—it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Fortunately, while it’s not an easy [...]

5 things volunteers do that help your local animal shelter to get to no kill

You can get your local animal shelter to be no-kill.  Here's how. In animal shelters, the term “no-kill” is often given to organizations with a live outcome rate of 90%+. This means that 90% of the animals entering their facility are not euthanized unless the animal is in untreatable pain [...]

4 animal volunteer jobs to fuel your passion to be a veterinarian

Want to be a veterinarian?  Here's how to get a taste through volunteering. Are you considering a career in veterinary medicine? Do you know a child or teen that has a passion for animals and might be interested in exploring their future career options? Have you considered how their volunteering [...]