Adoptable Cat Blueberry by T & Z Pawtraits

Adoptable cat Blueberry posted on our Facebook page, "What do you mean, the people who walked by my cage today all decided not to adopt me? That's awfully silly of them! Don't they know what a nice cat I am? That's humans for you, I guess." It's true, Blueberry, not everyone is ready to adopt when they come to visit the shelter! There are other ways to show support for our adoptable animals, though. T & Z Pawtraits saw Blueberry's plight, and created this pawtrait just…

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A Day in the Life of a Shelter Worker – River

It’s 6:55 AM. I’m unlocking the staff door at the SPCA. I can hear the dogs in Canine Intake barking already - “Let us out! Feed us! We can hear you out there, human!” I imagine them saying to me. I’ve already been up since 5 this morning. I fed my cat and my dogs, and took the dogs for a quick walk. I’ve gone to the barn where my horses live, fed them breakfast, filled their water, cleaned their stalls, and put fly spray…

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T & Z Pawtraits helps shelter cats by making beautiful art!

Our Facebook follower and supporter, T & Z Pawtraits, has made this gorgeous coloring page: Do you recognize the cat in the image? It's adoptable cat Simon! He has been featured here on the 4-Paw Post before: Pet of the Week: Simon. To help Simon get adopted, T & Z Pawtraits is offering this coloring page for free download here. You can color in your very own Simon! In fact, our staff couldn't resist: Please help us find Simon a home by coloring him and posting him on Facebook…

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Success Story: George (now Sam)

George arrived with scrapes on his head, but the friendliest attitude. We took care of his injuries, and thanks to his wonderful personality, George found a home very quickly. George’s new family wanted to be sure that their current cat, Kitty, would accept George into the household. Luckily, in cases like this, we can send a cat home for something called a “foster-to-adopt.” This is a foster period that’s just long enough to confirm that everyone’s going to settle into the new routine. Part way…

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Questions From You: What’s the longest stay for a cat at the SPCA?

This article is part of a series we’re calling Questions From You. You send us questions, and we post the answers right here on the 4-Paw Post! If you have a question and would like to have it considered for Questions From You, send an email to spcahc.development@gmail.com with the subject line “Questions From You.” Now, on to today’s question! Today’s question comes from a young volunteer. “What is the longest stay for a cat at the SPCA?” As you may know, the SPCA of…

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