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A small black kitten being held up

CALLING ALL CAT LOVERS! JUNE IS “ADOPT-A-CAT” MONTH

By | Client Education, News/ Events

 Looking to adopt a cat this month?

 

1. Check state shelters and rescue groups.  Pinal County Animal Control is a great place to adopt a cat or kitten.

2. Consider adopting an older cat. An adult cat is usually already socialized and trained and just need a loving home to live out the rest of their lives

3. Prepare everyone in the house- both two-legged and four-legged -for the new addition. Try to get as much history and information as possible about the cat you are considering to make sure the newcomer is a good fit for your household.

4. Stock up on supplies you will need before the cat arrives. This includes bedding, food and water bowls, toys (appropriate for safety and age) and litter boxes.

5. Consider the expenses involved, both short and long term costs. This includes medical exams vaccines, spaying or neutering, a microchip, and ID tags, as well as food and bedding.

A beautiful striped cat up for adoption.

Dionne is a year old cat up for adoption at Pinal County Animal Control

6. “Cat-astrophe” proof your home. No poisonous house plants, no string, ribbon, tinsel or small objects within reach! Get a cat tower or a scratching post for cats to use it instead of your leather furniture!

7. Socialize your cat or kitten once they have become accustomed to your home and family. You want to live with a social cat not a wildcat or a scaredy-cat.  Socialize your kitten with this information: Socialize Your Kitten.

 

 

If you can’t adopt here are some ways to still get your “Cat Fix”

 

1. Donate supplies and goods to your local animal rescue or shelter. Food, blankets, litter and litter boxes, cat toys, towers and kennels are always welcome. You can drop these at Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic, if more convenient, and we will see that they get to Animal Control.

2. Spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram. Social media can reach many more potential cat adopters

3. Help out a stray cat or kitten. Even if you can’t catch it, you can leave water and shade on your patio.

4. Volunteer at your local humane society, animal shelter or rescue organization.

Cute cat up for adoption

This year and half old cat is up for adoption at Pinal County Animal Control

 

Adopting a new cat or kitten means not only did you save one life but you opened up a space at a shelter for another cat looking for a home! For more links on adopting a cat this month please click here: American Humane Society-Adopt a cat month.

 

Your Pets Can Be “Santa Paws” and “Santa Claws”

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Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic is holding their annual Pinal County Holiday Shelter Drive to support Pinal County Animal Care and Control, a caring, compassionate shelter for lost and homeless pets. Their staff works tirelessly all year round in an effort to make a difference in the lives of the animals they care for. Now, during the holiday season, your pet can help a homeless cat or dog too, by donating the following items to their less fortunate four-legged friends:

  •             Canned dog and cat food
  •             Cat litter
  •             Pet beds of all sizes for both dogs and cats
  •             “Off the floor” small pet beds made with PVC pipe or similarand mesh, cleanable bed mats.
  •             Blankets
  •             Gift certificates in any amount for Walmart or Sam’s Club  (to buy food and supplies for the animals).

From now through January, bring one or more of the items listed above to Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic during regular business hours. We’ll thank your pet with a little gift. You can also have your pet’s picture taken with Santa Claus.

Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic is located at 270 E Hunt Hwy, suite 4, at the corner of Bella Vista and Hunt Highway

Hours:           

Monday           8 am to 5 pm

Tuesday           8 am to 5 pm

Wednesday     4 pm to 8 pm

Thursday         8 am to 5 pm

Friday              8 am to 5 pm

For more information call 480-987-4555 or visit our website at www.santanvalleyvets.com

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270 East Hunt Hwy, Ste. #4
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
480-987-4555