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Before Rehoming Your Cat

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Before Rehoming Your Cat Try... Local: Pet Resource Centers, County of Santa Barbara Find-a-Veterinarian, County of Santa Barbara C.A.R.E.4Paws C.A.R.E.4Paws promotes responsible pet ownership and...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Rehoming Your Cat

Re-Homing Your Cat If you’ve arrived at the difficult decision to rehoming your cat, you can increase your success in finding just the right home, without surrendering your pet to an animal shelter....

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Rehoming A Cat: Matchmaking

Be a Confident Matchmaker A Potential Adopter: Great! You’ve found an interested party. When someone responds to your flyer, you  have an opportunity to interview him or her. Do an initial interview...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV): What You Need to Know Before Adopting Feline leukemia virus, also known as “FeLV,” is the cause of a variety of diseases. As a retrovirus, it replicates itself inside...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Covid-19 Response

Social Distancing is Better with a Cat! We are open for Remote Adoptions! As our community confronts a serious public health threat, we also recognize the psychological and emotional impact of...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) What is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus? Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is a virus that affects the immune system of cats over time. FIV typically has a long...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

Why Spay & Neuter

Why Spay or Neuter Your Cat Unwanted animals have become a very real concern in Santa Barbara.  As pet lovers, it is our responsibility to understand the impact of the decisions we make for our...

Before Rehoming Your Cat

New Kittens

Bringing Home a New Kitten The first few days of your new kitten's life with you should be quiet days. Most likely it has just had surgery and now needs to familiarize itself with a totally new...