Category: Cat

What are we going to do with these cats?! Case studies in difficult-to-home shelter cats: Craisin

By Cheryl Kolus, DVM, KPA-CTP

Her big green eyes sucked me in the moment I saw them. They had the potential to be so beautiful, but right now they were filled to the brim with fear. And they wouldn’t change much for a good 10 weeks. Craisin came to our Colorado limited-admission, adoption-guarantee cat shelter from South Dakota. A well-meaning woman had taken in Craisin’s pregnant mother and kept her and the resulting kittens in a backyard shed, safe from her dog, who didn’t like cats.

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Rebecca Park Scholarship Winning Essay

Twice a year, IAABC holds a contest for a Rebecca Park Scholarship, which grants the winner a free place on the IAABC Animal Behavior Consulting: Principles & Practice online course. The following essay was the winning entry for Spring’s scholarship, and was written by Allison Hunter-Frederick.

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