Cat and Dog Tips for New and Existing Pet Owners
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Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants for Cats – Read Article
Foods your Cat Should Never Eat – Read Article
4 Ways your New Cat Could End Up Homeless – Read Article
9 Ways to Welcome Home your New Cat – Read Article
Cat Grooming Tips – Read Article
Socializing very Shy or Fearful Cats – Read Article
BE THEIR VOICE
The Field Service department investigates claims of suspected animal abuse or negligent treatment all around the city. We are committed to ensuring that owners are aware of, and in full compliance with their legal obligations for the animals in their care (found in the Illinois Humane Care for Animals Act). Even more than that, we are committed to providing information, education and resources to those owners, in order to raise the standards of care for these animals, to a significantly higher level than those legal minimums.
Additional Tips for your Furry Love Ones
Cat Adoption Checklist
Congratulations on adopting a cat! You are embarking on a wonderful and rewarding relationship. Because adopting a new cat comes with a lot of change for both cat and cat parent, here is a compiled checklist to help make the transition as smooth as possible.
Welcome Home Kitty!
Congratulations! You have just begun a relationship that’s bound to be filled with fun and affection. By starting off on the right foot, you can cut short that rocky adjustment period most new relationships go through. See these 9 helpful ways to welcome your new cat into the family.
Most Toxic foods for cats
It’s not surprising to see a cat stealing bites from someone’s plate. While this practice may be cute, it can also be dangerous. There are foods that can harm or even be deadly to your cat. See the most dangerous foods for cats, and always consult with your veterinarian about your cat’s nutritional needs.
Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants
More than 700 plants have been identified as producing physiologically active or toxic substances in sufficient amounts to cause harmful effects in animals.If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian or our 24-hour emergency poison hotline directly at 1-888-426-4435. Animal Poison Control
Should I let my Cat Outside?
When humans domesticated cats, we took on the responsibility for their health and welfare. Part of that responsibility is to keep cats safe and in good health. For those holdouts for letting cats roam free, consider these top reasons to keep cats indoors. See reasons
Tips for a Healthy Cat
As a pet owner, you’re the first point of contact for your cat when they are feeling ill. So it’s good to have a thorough understanding of what a healthy cat looks and feels like. Here’s some information to recognize the signs of a healthy cat and what might require a trip to the vets.See tips