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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 animal welfare in Santa Barbara County. We create awareness through...

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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. It’s in their best interest for you to find their new home without...

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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 over the phone before meeting in  person. By doing so, you can...

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Before Rehoming Your Cat

You’ve just found a litter of kittens, NOW WHAT?

You’ve just found a litter of kittens, NOW WHAT? You're likely to hear them before you see them. The sound of tiny kittens mewing. They appear alone, defenseless and in danger. The mama cat is nowhere in sight. Each Spring as the weather warms up, unspayed female cats...

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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 pets. Cats are 45 times more prolific than humans.  If we were to spay 44...

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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 environment, complete with new sounds, smells, perhaps children and a...

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