Picture Purr-fect Presents & Other Holiday Safety Tips

The festive season is a busy time for everyone, please take a few moments to ensure that your holiday celebrations are safe for your beloved feline family members. No Kissing Under The Mistletoe: Popular plants like poinsettias, mistletoe and holly are extremely toxic if ingested by your cat, and can cause anything from gastrointestinal upset to cardiac problems to comas to death. If you cannot avoid having them in your home, please make sure you keep them far out of reach. As well, remember to avoid using chemicals in the water under a… Read More

Cat Safety: Lilies Are Toxic

Please remember that lilies are highly toxic to cats. If a cat ingests even a small amount, it can do severe damage to their kidneys.  If you are bringing a festive Easter lily or Spring bouquet that includes lilies into your home, please ensure the flowers are placed where your cat cannot nibble on them. Click for more information on Toxic Plants To Cats.

Winter Cat Shelters

“… every cat requires and deserves shelter. Cats are not wild animals. They cannot dig dens as most non-climbing wild animals do. They do not shelter in tree holes, as most climbing wild animals do. They will not share ground dens with other species, as many wild animals do. Cats cannot build their own shelter, therefore it must be provided for them. In our opinion, there is absolutely no exception to this.” – American Cat Project The cats at the Corsetti Colony montiored by Toronto Cat Rescue volunteers would agree with the… Read More

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