Whether you own one cat or several, are thinking of adopting, or would like to get involved in reducing your community’s feral cat population, we’ve put together a few helpful links for you.
Emergency Medical Info
If you suspect that your pet has been poisoned call the 24/7 ASPCA Poison Control Center Hotline immediately (888) 426-4435. A fee may be applied. For more info check out their ASPCA Animal Poison Control page.
6 Holiday Foods Your Pets Should Never Eat
Check out vetSTREETS’s guide to holiday foods that can be harmful to our furry friends. Click HERE to read all about them!
Alley Cat Allies Winter Weather Tips
Alley Cat Allies has a great guide for helping strays and ferals during these cold winter months. Check it out HERE!
Reduced Price Spay/Neuter Services
The New Rochelle Humane Society offers greatly reduced spay/neuter certificates that are honored by a number of Westchester-based veterinarians. Find out more about it here – New Rochelle Humane Society
The SPCA of Westchester includes the Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic, which provides reduced-cost surgery and vaccinations and has helped to dramatically reduce the pet overpopulation problem in our area. Find out more about it here – Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic
Upstate Spay and Neuter Services provides mobile, low cost, high quality, spay and neuter clinics several times a week at various locations in Ulster, Greene, and Dutchess counties. Check out their calendar HERE!
Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) Info
The SPCA of Westchester offers a Trap/Neuter/Release Feral Cat Program. According to their website, just 2 cats can produce 80,000 over the course of 10 years. Find out more about their program here – SPCA of Westchester – TNR Program
For an entire website dedicated to TNR check out Neighborhood Cats at http://www.neighborhoodcats.org/
Halloween Safety Guide
As you’re probably aware, Halloween offers substantial challenges to pet owners. Strange noises, sights, and smells can make Halloween a stressful night for your pet. To help with this, Protect America, a national home security company, has created a Halloween safety guide for pet parents. Download your copy HERE!