Tag: Cat

Gifts That Give Back

Tis the Season to support the animals! If you have pet lovers in your circle of family and friends, consider giving gifts that give back to the animals of the VBSPCA.  Make a donation to the VBSPCA Miracle… Read More

Why Senior Pets Make Great Companions

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month, which offers a great opportunity to shed light on why senior pets make GREAT pets. If you are considering adopting a furry family member, here are some reasons to consider… Read More

What You Should Know When Adopting an FIV Positive Cat

Are FIV cats unadoptable? Historically, FIV- positive cats have often been considered un-adoptable, and are euthanized in many shelters. However, new research has shown that FIV-positive cats are in fact very adoptable, and can live the same lifespan… Read More

Cat Carrier Training Tips

There is nothing more frustrating than getting your cat inside their carrier and your furry friend sneaks its way out while you are closing it up. If you want to put your cat in its carrier without a… Read More

Baby, It’s Cold Outside — Tips to Keep Your Four-Legged Friends Safe During The Winter

Although the winter months mean playing in the snow, ice skating, and hot chocolate, this time of year can also present some dangerous situations for our four-legged friends. Just like humans, pets can easily be affected by the… Read More

Cat Body Language Basics

Cats are amazing animals and great companions, but sometimes it can be difficult to figure out what your cat is trying to tell you if you don’t know what you’re looking for! The good news is that cats… Read More

Feces, Urine, and Litter Oh My — A Guide to Litterbox Issues

Litter box issues can be one of the most trying times for cat owners. However, there is always a cause, and many times issues can be easily fixed with a little bit of patience and dedication.  Before you… Read More

Questions That You Should Be Asking When You Adopt

You did it! You decided to save a life and adopt. You’re now at your local shelter — with no idea where to start. Adopting from a shelter is a great decision and one that saves thousands of… Read More

October Volunteer Spotlight

In which area of the VBSPCA do you volunteer? I started out cleaning the boxes in the cattery, and eventually I started cleaning the colonies which is what I enjoy the most. Why did you choose to volunteer… Read More

VBSPCA Shares Why Black Cats Are Pawsome

One of the most popular symbols of Halloween is the black cat. However, besides being associated with all things spooky, black cats are also connected to bad luck. “They’re absolutely gorgeous creatures and the fact that we have… Read More