What You Need To Know About Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Just a few weeks ago, CATS Cradle Shelter rescued a kitten from a hay feeder; a kitten they named Hal and placed in foster care. He is estimated to be about eight weeks old. Unfortunately, he has recently tested positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), though CATS Cradle is holding out hope that it was…
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Pet Precautions For The 4th Of July

Independence Day is generally seen as a fun event for all involved, with barbecues, bonfires, and fireworks. But this holiday isn’t for everybody—especially not animals. The loud noises, flashing lights, and smell of sulfur can be terrifying for cats and dogs; and every year, hundreds of pets are either lost or injured due to 4th…
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The Life And Times Of Yellow Ribbon Dogs

For many animal lovers, the first impulse when they see a dog is to walk up and pet it—sometimes without the consent of the owner. The problem with that is not every dog is receptive to attention from a stranger, or even from other dogs. There can be many reasons for this. Sometimes a dog…
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