By Nomi Berger For centuries, black cats were revered. Then, in the blink of a great, green eye, their fortunes were reversed. What changed history’s good luck charm into a symbol of all things bad? Is it similar to a child’s game of broken telephone, where the message mouthed at the beginning is mangled at the end? Or is it more a case of
By Nomi Berger A cat-proofed home is a cat-safe home whether your new pet is a newborn kitten or a fully- grown cat. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be especially attentive to the sensibilities of former “outside” cats, who may never have walked on wooden floors,
Congratulations to Rootbeer, Genny, Oscar, Rhudee and Ranger! We are so thrilled that you all found homes. Enjoy the new year, and your new lives! <> <> <> Thank you to everyone who supported TAGS throughout 2014. Our fundraisers, outreach events and social media campaigns would not have been successful without you! Thank you for helping us find homes for so many deserving pets.
Once upon a time, in a town not so far away, a cat wandered into the right garden at the right time. The cat was thin, unhealthy, and evidently, homeless. But things were about to look up, way up. (Before you continue, be sure to read about the first part of her journey in A Tale About Hope.) <> <> <> Now that you are
Congratulations to Hope, Samantha and Zoe! They were all adopted in November. > We are very happy for Hope, as she was our only senior adopted during Adopt a Senior Pet Month. (Bonus: Read A Tale About Hope and Hope’s Happily Ever After.) > We are thrilled for Samantha, who has overcome a lot of obstacles to get her where she is today. > We
By Nomi Berger The problem of cat overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every cat owner in every community, town and city in the country. Those conscientious owners who act responsibly by spaying and neutering their cherished family pets. Spaying (ovariohysterectomy)
Congratulations to Ruby, Wilson, Meeko and Gunner on a job well done! They worked their magic and got adopted in October! <> <> <> They leave behind several adoptable friends, so if you are interested in adding a cat or dog to your family, visit our adoptable pets page. P.S. November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Be part of it by submitting an
Kitty got comfy in one of the beds during a recent Pet Valu shift. Kitty is one of several felines we have up for adoption. <> <> <> This is a blog hop. Click here to check out the other participating blogs.
The TAGS adoption process takes a couple of weeks. First, you submit your application, and then, upon approval, you will have your “Meet and Greet,” hopefully within that week. Next comes the Home Visit, where TAGS volunteers interview you in your home, and then, presuming everyone would like to continue with the application, you will have a 1-2 week “Extended Visit.” This stage is
September was an AMAZING month for adoptions! 10 pets found homes this month and we are thrilled for all of them. Congratulations… ZOEY! This 1.5 year old Retriever/Labrador mix was rescued when TAGS pulled her from a high-kill shelter in Quebec. She is an affectionate sweetie who loves to play. MEGAN! Megan is a playful 3-year-old Hound mix who gets along very well with