5 benefits of portals for shelter cats

January 9, 2018

Portals aren’t just for sci-fi movies. They can be the greatest things for cats since the discovery of catnip. Portals are small passageways that convert single-compartment shelter cat housing to double-compartment housing. Here are five not-so-secret reasons why you should give portals a try in your shelter: 1. Portals allows shelters to better meet each […]

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The Hole Truth Webinar: Your 30-minute guide to getting shelter cats portalized

January 2, 2018

It may be hard to believe a solution as simple as a hole in the shelter cat cage wall has been called “the smartest thing we’ve done in the last decade,” but it’s true: Sometimes the simple answer is the solution that works. We think of it like this: Cats often get sick when they’re […]

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Portalmania: A New Year means a new chance to make shelter cats happy

December 29, 2017

As we approach Portalmania Eve… wait. What do you mean, “What’s Portalmania?” Portalmania is what 2018 will be all about it! It’s what all the cool kids are doing and what all the cool cats want. It’s everything! Still not sure? They stay tuned, because we’ve got a great New Year in store for you […]

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Power Tool: Miami-Dade Animal Services’ game-changing, lifesaving electronic surgery list

December 11, 2017

Wish you had a feline lifesaving power tool? Miami-Dade Animal Services does! This innovative Challenger is using (free!) technology to fast track cats at intake. Miami-Dade Animal Services is a busy place. The Florida Challenger receives about 50-80 animals daily, achieving a live release rate of over 90 percent for dogs and around 89 percent […]

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#ICYMI: Preventing upper respiratory infections in shelter cats

November 28, 2017

Can you prevent URI in shelter cats? UW/UC Davis Shelter Medicine Fellow and shelter veterinarian Dr. Ann Enright and Dr. Cynthia Karsten of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program say yes, and recently gave a free Million Cat webinar sharing the secret. If you attended the webinar when it was live, you may have […]

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Shelter tames chaos, saves lives with Kitten Council

November 14, 2017

For a while, Million Cat Challenge shelter Humane Society Silicon Valley was a bit of a victim of its own success. “As we got better at saving lives, we saw a pattern I think a lot of shelters face,” said Chief of Shelter Medicine Dr. Cristie Kamiya. “We had recruited lots of foster homes to […]

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