Resolving cat behavior issues to keep cats in their homes
Advising pet owners on cat behavior issues can mean the difference between a cat keeping or losing his home. The Guide to Cat Behavior Counseling was developed to help address pet homelessness at its roots — to keep more cats in their homes. This guide provides comprehensive information, giving you the confidence to advise cat owners when they call prepared to give up their pet for a behavior issue.
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It was finally spring, the weather was warm and my Japanese cherry tree was in bloom—a perfect day to sit on the back porch of my D.C. rowhouse and relax. As soon as I opened the door, my cats swarmed out onto the second floor retreat. Mr. Meowgi, a former feral kitten, slunk between the balusters until almost his entire body was hanging off the porch, contemplating the distance to the ground. His partner in crime, Morrissey, sat on the railings masterminding his leap onto the nearby cherry tree (a maneuver he’s executed once before).
For decades, The HSUS and Animal Sheltering have worked hard to bring you the latest information, newest approaches, best practices and more from our field. With the launch of our newly improved site, animalsheltering.org, we’re thrilled to share a number of new features to help you in your quest to save lives and keep pets with their families.