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
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!
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
How does a woman from Queens who has two pairs of two littermates rescued from different New York City communities wind up spending her day managing the calendar and communications of the hospitality industry’s most famous cat? During a visit to New York City to celebrate National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day, we were … Continue reading Happy Cat Month’s CATalysta: Alice deAlmeida
There are two common roadblocks stopping people from taking their cats to the vet: The assumption that cats are too self-reliant to need wellness exams Cats’ aversion to carriers The first step is getting rid of the dangerous mindset that cats don’t need your help. They do! Because cats tend to hide their ailments when … Continue reading National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day!
As Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week approaches, CATalyst Council would like to acknowledge the incredible individuals who devote their lives to the welfare of animals as well as their communities at large. Animal Care and Control personnel work tirelessly both professionally and personally to protect animals in need, enforce necessary Animal Control laws, and … Continue reading Extraordinary Animal Control Officers: Dan DeSousa
Though this time of year can be fun and festive (and stressful!), there are also many hidden dangers for our feline friends. Continue reading Hidden Holiday Dangers