Why Spay and Neuter Your Cat

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)

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10 Pet Safety Tips for Autumn

By Jordan Walker Jordan loves pets and animals. He contributes regularly to Coops And Cages and other blogs where he shares his passion and vast knowledge about our furry friends. Here, he tips off owners of some pet dangers that come with the advent of autumn. Now that autumn is well underway, the weather is cooler, holidays wait around every corner, and the natural

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Adopt a Senior Pet Month is Here!

(All pets pictured above are available for adoption and are classified as “seniors”) By Nomi Berger  Psst! Spread the word. Now is the time. Time to brighten the darkening days of November. Time to warm the cooling nights of November. Time to think snuggles and slippers and cookies and cuddles. Want a hint? There’s nothing more satisfying, more contenting or more comforting than curling

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Have a Howl This Hallowe’en!

By Nomi Berger Is it the sudden appearance of a smiling pumpkin on every porch that elicits that first startled “ah” of recognition? Is it the toffee-toned moon split by a band of black clouds that causes that first, shivery chill of remembrance? Is it the lengthening shadow that you yourself cast on the sidewalk that resets your mindset to recall? Opt for any

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OCTOBER IS ADOPT-A-DOG MONTH

By Nomi Berger For decades now, designated months have been devoted to an increasing number of awareness-raising issues. And for more than a decade, raising awareness about the crucial issue of animal adoption has been no different. Their designated month is October. So with that in mind, we wanted to take time to remind our supporters of the vital, life-affirming roles dogs play in

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Adopt a Senior Pet Month

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

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September Adoptions!

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

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