9 tips to get long-stay shelter cats adopted

April 13, 2017

Do your long-term cats have an negative features that are holding them back, or any positive features that could be highlighted? Here are nine proven tips from Million Cat Challenge co-founder Dr. Julie Levy of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida: 1)      Move to the most desirable housing space in the shelter […]


Shelter launches adoption program for FeLV-positive cats – and they all go home!

October 25, 2016

Can animal shelters find homes for cats who test positive for feline leukemia (FeLV)? That was the question at Chicago’s Tree House Humane Society. Here’s what happened when they decided to try, told by their director of veterinary services, Dr. Emily Swiniarski. Our adoptions department has never considered FeLV-positive cats for adoption before. They were […]