The Feline Fix by Five Initiative is designed to help veterinarians educate their clients on the medical, behavioral and community benefits of early spay/neuter Continue reading Feline Fix by Five: Veterinarians Update Best Practices for Spay/Neuter
September is Happy Cat Month, a great time to focus on what makes your cat happy Cats: feed them, love them, take them to the veterinarian. But when was the last time you thought about whether your cat is happy? Jane Brunt, DVM, Executive Director of the CATalyst Council says one of the keys to … Continue reading Happiness is Key to Cat Health
The CATalyst Council celebrates national Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, featuring information and resources to help increase awareness of the importance of routine veterinary care, share tips for practitioners and clients on how to make a trip to the clinic more pleasant and encourage cat owners to make appointments for their feline family members to be seen by a veterinarian. Continue reading August 22 is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
Denise Lauffer is a guardian angel to the homeless and discarded cats of Highbridge Park. She learned that the place was a “dumping ground” for the area’s unwanted dogs, cats, and other animals, yet nobody seemed to care. She stepped up to help them entirely on her own, and has gone to great lengths to personally … Continue reading December CATalysta: Denise Lauffer
Edward James (Ed) Powers III March 15, 1962 – October 28, 2016 Ed’s kind, gentle and deliberate leadership leaves a legacy of compassion in the animal welfare community. CATalyst Council recognizes his service on our board and his commitment to animal health and welfare with this 2008 interview of Ed by his daughter, Kristen Powers: … Continue reading Remembering our CATalysta: Edward James (Ed) Powers III
October is the month of crisp autumn weather, beautiful leaves, and Halloween frights – and what’s the scariest fright of all? Cats being unprotected! Ack! That’s why October is the purrfect time to encourage discussion surrounding animal protection and safety. All cats need protection, and this month we are focusing on not only helping our cats at home but … Continue reading Cats on Streets: It’s Feral Cat Day!
October is the month of crisp autumn weather, beautiful leaves, and Halloween frights – and what’s the scariest fright of all? Cats being unprotected! Ack! That’s why October is the purrfect time to encourage discussion surrounding animal protection and safety. All cats need protection, and this month we are focusing on not only helping our cats at home but … Continue reading National Animal Safety and Protection Month: Cats at Home!
Featured CATalystas: Michael Leung & Melony Lee A CATalysta is a person or organization that celebrates and champions the cat! Who would be more fitting to talk to during National Animal Safety and Protection Month than the founders of the safest pet company? As we promote the conversation surrounding pet safety and encourage each other … Continue reading October CATalystas: Michael Leung & Melony Lee
Happy Cat Month Recap: During Happy Healthy Cat Week, we talked about improving your cat’s happiness through health by scheduling preventive care wellness visits with the veterinarian, finding a cat friendly practice, looking at pet health insurance options and preventive care wellness plans, and providing cat carrier tips to make the trip go smoothly. The … Continue reading Happy Valued Cat
September is Happy Cat Month! Happy Cat Month is an event created by the CATalyst Council to improve cat wellness by focusing on happiness. Scientific studies have shown that happy cats are healthier cats. As a follow up to National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day in August, Happy Cat Month’s first week highlights … Continue reading Happy Safe Cat