Should I collar my cat?

Should I collar my cat?

Dear Ms. Kitty, I see posters for missing cats and worry about losing mine. My Lucy is an indoor cat, but she gets curious about the outdoors. I sometimes leave her care to my neighbor, and I always worry she will slip out the door. Would it be smart to put a collar...

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Helping elder parents keep their cats

Helping elder parents keep their cats

Dear Ms. Kitty, My mom is 80 and she lives alone with her two cats. I live out of state and worry that she can't care for them adequately, but I can only visit a few times a year. She doesn't want to give them up as they give her lots of company. Do you have any...

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12 tips for getting your cat in a carrier

12 tips for getting your cat in a carrier

Dear Ms. Kitty, This year, I'm resolving to take my cats to their veterinarian for their yearly checkups, even though they get so scared it breaks my heart to do so. Is there anything I can do to make it easier on them…and me? You're not alone being stressed on Vet...

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Ask Ms Kitty Articles

Ask Ms Kitty Articles

Along with our Ask Ms Kitty Helpline, we offer articles to help you solve your cat or kitten's problems (and help your cat or kitten solve their people problems too)! Check out our recent articles here: Raising happy kittens: myth & truth Courage for your Cowardly...

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Cat boarding or cat sitting?

Cat boarding or cat sitting?

Life can get very scary for cats when their family suddenly disappears. Cats are creatures of habit, so keeping their environment as familiar as possible is the best way to have happy cats while you are away…and possibly give them a little vacation too! Everything...

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Fear Free Handling

Fear Free Handling

Coming to a shelter is probably one of the scariest things that can happen to a cat, even at our kind and gentle Haven! They have been stripped of everything they know and love and find themselves lost in the unfamiliar. Imagine bringing your own sweet cat to a...

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