What should I do if I have a small apartment with a cat?
Assume when you move into a small space with a cat that you’ll need to be sweeping/vacuuming much more often. You can also regularly brush your cat with a deshedding tool or get hold of a pet hair remover glove and pat down your cat frequently.
Where can I find a home for a stray kitten?
There are many ways to find the stray kitten a home — check out bestfriends.org for a guide of best practices. Unless, of course, he or she is already home. Kittens are, after all, irresistible!
What should I do if I find an orphaned kitten?
Helping orphaned kittens will first require some detective work. One of the biggest mistakes people make when finding stray kittens is taking them away from their mother. Neonatal kittens are still nursing and need to be fed frequently, so they should be kept with their mother, if possible. Are the kittens sleeping comfortably?
How to keep cats happy in small spaces?
Having moved a bunch of different times with my husband and our pet cat, Avery, I’ve learned a thing or two, not just about making moves easy on cats, but also about how to make do and keep kitties happy in small spaces.
What’s the punishment for leaving kittens on the road?
In New York State it is punishable by up to a $1,000 fine or a year in prison. However, it’s hard to catch someone who merely slows down and tosses a cat alongside a country road or leaves a box of kittens at a campground.
Where can I find abandoned cats and kittens?
However, it’s hard to catch someone who merely slows down and tosses a cat alongside a country road or leaves a box of kittens at a campground. If you wander outside one day with your morning coffee and are greeted by the forlorn mews of an abandoned cat or kittens, you might be tempted to hope they will just “go away.”
What should I do if I find a kitten on the street?
First Steps Prepare for bottle-feeding and proper care before you take the kittens off the street. If you feel you must take the kittens in, wrap the carrier or container you will transport them in in a towel for warmth, but make sure you leave air holes uncovered so the kittens won’t suffocate. Check to see if the kittens are warm.
What should I do if my cat won’t leave the House?
Stop free-feeding your cat, or at least be mindful only to feed a healthy amount per day. (Yes, cats do overeat. You can consult your vet about how many calories your cat should be eating in a day.) Have a cat who won’t stand for an empty food dish?