Tuesday, June 1, 2010

June Is "Adopt-A-Cat-Month"

There is nothing like loving a cat, there is nothing like being LOVED by a cat. The silky softness of it's fur between your fingers, the motorboat rumblings of a contented purr, the comedic cat calisthenics, the nuzzling nose bump "kisses", the feathery feel of it's boa-like tail swishing by your neck....there is nothing more soothing, more comforting or rewarding, especially if the cat you are loving is a rescue or shelter cat.

Cats seem to know when they have been rescued and they will live out every bit of their nine lives in gratitude, exalting your noble act and bestowing daily affection on you that cannot be compared.

American Humane and CATalyst Council Inc. have teamed up to sponsor "Adopt-A-Cat-Month. According to American Humane "approximately 4 million cats end up in shelters every year, including thousands born every spring and summer during "kitten season". "Your local shelter is brimming with cats of every breed, age and personality just waiting for a loving home. Whether you prefer young and frisky or mature and mellow, you're sure to find the perfect cat companion during Adopt-A-Cat Month!"







Jane Brunt, DVM and Executive Director of the CATalyst Council discusses why cats are America's #1 pet and how important it is to take care of them.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzkx0ve-IT8


For more information on what you can do to help, there are countless resources on both www.catalystcouncil.org and http://www.americanhumane.org/protecting-animals/special-events/adopt-a-cat-month/

Please adopt a shelter cat, the love, enjoyment, fun, comfort and satisfaction will last you all of your nine lives!




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7 comments:

  1. What an excellent thing you're doing for the less fortunate kitties out there. We send you lots of purrs.

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  2. thank you but it isn't me who deserves the "thank you" but the organizations that are involved in "Adopt-A-Cat-Month"!!! Thanks for reading and commenting you know I appreciate it!

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  3. Thanks for sharing those links. The work that you're doing is really amazing. You're wonderful, Caren.

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  4. This is great. I hope you guys promote it, so that we can save tons of kitties. http://www.cat-toure.com

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  5. Priscilla thank you but it isn't me! It is the two organizations who are promoting it with a bevy of information who should be commended, not me, but thank you!

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  6. Elyse thanks so very much for taking the time to read and comment, I so appreciate it!!!!

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  7. Hi Caren, I brush Eva everyday just in case the hair gets matted easily and by doing this, it saves me from having the future trouble.

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