Adopt an adult or senior cat!

Everyone wants kittens. And no wonder. They are cute, full of energy, and fun to watch play and play with. During “kitten season” (which runs longer in temperate places like Los Angeles), adult cats in the shelters are often overlooked. Even cats who are still fairly young themselves tend to lose out to kittens, and that’s a shame. […]

By | 2017-04-20T13:09:19+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Cat Behavior, Perry's Place|

No Cats Under the Bed: Socializing a Shy or Fearful Cat

For a shy or under-socialized cat, the world can be a scary place. If a cat feels threatened by the world around them (even if these threats are imagined), they can quickly withdraw from social activities and spend all day hiding under the bed or in a closet. What we want is for these cats to gain confidence and claim (or reclaim) ownership of their indoor territory. Working with a shy/fearful cat takes time and patience, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T13:20:02+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Cat Behavior|