Thoughts on how to keep cats safe and happy
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Dr Arnja Dale, Chief Scientific Officer at the SPCA, is a leader in animal welfare science - as well as having three cats and a dog in her own home. Here she is in a recent video, talking about how to keep your stay-at-home cat safe and happy. And we have to agree...
As you know, businesses throughout New Zealand have been required to close to the public during this period. There are, however, a number of services that we are continuing to offer.
SPCA has been working flat out to desex more than 80 animals a day over the past year, which is the most desexing SPCA has done since recording the figures.
Many of us will have experienced that super friendly cat who seems to love being stroked one minute, only to bite or swipe at us the next. It might be easy at this point to blame it on the cat, but what’s likely happening here is that we’re just not stroking them right.
Many people think that keeping a cat contained (not letting it roam beyond their own property) will make the cat unhappy. But experts say that’s untrue.
It was an early start yesterday for the two-hour drive from Auckland through typical winter fog to Hamilton. All worthwhile though, to be part of another very well-organised and well-attended Hamilton Cat Club show.
What a nice show! The Oriental Shorthair Cat Association show yesterday in Kumeu was very well-run and had so many beautiful cats, I really struggled to vote for the Public Choice winner. [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" size="full"...
Thanks to NZCF and the Patches and Pointed Cat Club for today's National Cat Show in Tauranga. We also enjoy seeing the beautiful cats, and we were pleased to talk with so many people interested in ways of keeping their cats safely at home. 15 June...
We’re delighted to hear that Wilbur the roaming cat was found – 25km from his home in Cambridge – after he showed up at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton. But it seems that Wilbur’s safe return to his owner, after 16 days away from home, owes an awful lot to good luck.