Tagged with cat

Adoption fees reduced during Cat-a-Palooza!

Ayla, a beautiful all-white, five-year-old cat, was found abandoned – after someone had shot her. Expo, a petite tortoiseshell, was found scared and soaking wet, up a tree at a construction site. Cici was abandoned and lived under a house deck during some cold winters. These are just some of the homeless cats featured in … Continue reading

‘Tis a busy time for animal encounters

Here in the Columbia River Gorge, as elsewhere, volunteers are very busy right now retrieving abandoned or injured wildlife, as well as homeless cats and kittens. Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue in Hood River, Ore., and Gorge Kitten Project in Lyle, Wash., are currently up to their eyeballs in homeless kittens and pregnant cats. These volunteers … Continue reading

Wildlife Rehabilitators conference great experience: Cat Rescue seeks volunteers: Wildlife Watch link added

Wildlife Rehabilitators conference great experience Along with my friends from Rowena Wildlife Clinic, I recently attended the annual National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association conference. It was held this year in Portland, a short drive from the Columbia River Gorge, and too good an opportunity to pass up. It was an amazing experience, not only from an … Continue reading

Homeless-cat study sets off firestorm

In some circles, Trap-Neuter-Return is controversial, even though it’s endorsed by the Humane Society, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and many other animal protection organizations. Trap-Neuter-Return is the method of humanely trapping free-roaming cats, spaying/neutering them, vaccinating them for rabies and returning them to … Continue reading