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Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Medford, MA Tuesday, April 14, 2009 This time last year, we were just figuring out how to run a barn cat program. The following video is about saving the Gardner cats, our very first foray into finding barn homes for cats that were considered ‘unadoptable.’ It was an eye-opening experience. Now, we have 51 placements under our belt […]

Barn Cat Journeys

Barn Cat Journeys

This pony and cat are featured in the Barn Cat Journeys video. Photo by Brian Ciavola **********************************************************************************************

2 Moms & 3 sons adopt 15 yr old cats (VIDEO)

2 Moms & 3 sons adopt 15 yr old cats (VIDEO)

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

There was a story in the New York Times on January 1st about cloning pets. (“Beloved Pets Everlasting?” by Eric Konigsberg) One of the pet owners waxed poetically about the desirability of enjoying their dog for the equivalent of a human lifetime, as opposed to a dog lifetime. Hmmmm. Personally, I have a hard time […]

Ricky Ferreira visits Dotty Luff, Cat Lady of Highwood Condo

[flv:http://www.sheltermeinc.org/blog/Ricky.flv 460 260] Ricky joined Shelter Me to produce a series of programs about animal rescue.  For the first installment in his new series, “CATASTROPHES,” he visits Dotty Luff and meets the half dozen cats that she and Purr-fect Cat Shelter and the Animal Control Officer of Franklin look after.  The cats’ feeding station is […]

Our Favorite Animal Behavioralist: Nicholas Dodman

Our Favorite Animal Behavioralist: Nicholas Dodman

An Interview with Dr. Nicholas Dodman, BVMS, MRCVS, one of the great animal behavioralists, about his new book. If you have ever wondered, as we have done, how to select a dog that matches your personal lifestyle and personality, this is superb reading. [flv:http://www.sheltermeinc.org/blog/ndintw.flv 460 260] Here is another one that comes very highly recommended…

A note from Morene about Woody the barn cat

A note from Morene about Woody the barn cat

  Sara and Woody visiting with Corey Woody is now 13 1/2 years old, and we have been privileged to have him as a barn cat for the last 7 1/2 years.Our former neighbor was moving to Georgia.She was going to put Woody down because he had always been their outdoor cat and she couldn’t […]

How To Foster Feral Cats by the fabulous Judy C

How To Foster Feral Cats by the fabulous Judy C

The Ahaaa! Moment Containment Checking the Kittens Cleaning the Cage (while cats are in it)

We found Dutchess and Cindy in a shed…

We found Dutchess and Cindy in a shed…

Dutchess was only about 9 months old herself when she and her kitten were found in a shed.

Cat Volunteerism by Rebecca C

Yesterday morning during cat volunteerism, I had an incident with a cat named Alfredo. I had literally just come in and was unlocking all of the cages and when I got to Alfredo’s cage and opened it a crack to pet him, all I saw was a black blur as he shot out of the […]