Single Kitten Syndrome
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by Grace
3M ago
Home at Last Rescue has a two kitten rule for good reason. Single kittens living alone often have issues. Though it’s not a recognized medical condition, “single kitten syndrome” is an anecdotal grouping of behaviors that can be detrimental to both a cat and their pet parents. In fact, it’s the main reason that many… Read More »Single Kitten Syndrome ..read more
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Hulk
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by Grace
1y ago
February 3 was a very sad day for us. We had to say goodbye to our favourite boy, Hulk. Hulk has been with us since the beginning. Our very first foster. For those of you who have followed his journey from the beginning, you will remember that Hulk lived a rough life outside before he… Read More »Hulk ..read more
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Male or Female Cat?
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by Grace
1y ago
Both these kittens are adorable. Can you tell if the cat is male or female? I cannot. One of the first questions the rescue is often asked is whether the cat/kitten is male or female and many are adamant it must be one or the other. So, are male and female cats very different or… Read More »Male or Female Cat ..read more
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Keeping your cat indoors
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by Grace
1y ago
This article refers to Hamilton, ON bylaws as they relate to keeping cats indoors. Other cities also have rules about keeping cats indoors. From City of Hamilton Animal Services City By-Laws The City of Hamilton has a cat at large bylaw which does NOT allow cats to roam off the property of the owner unrestrained.… Read More »Keeping your cat indoors ..read more
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All About Fostering
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by Grace
1y ago
To foster a cat is, quite simply, to save that cat’s life. The Cat Network From Jackson Galaxy, cat expert. I’ve been working with and for cats for 30 years, but fostering was never something I did consistently. Maybe I felt I was too busy, didn’t have the bandwidth to commit…or maybe I was just… Read More »All About Fostering ..read more
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Summer Dangers for Cats
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by Grace
1y ago
The Rescue strongly believes that our adopted cats and kittens should live indoors. Especially in summertime, some owners might interpret “indoors” to include areas like apartment balconies. Balconies are very dangerous places for a your cat. This articles covers several threats that are more common in summer. Tilt & Turn Windows Tilt & Turn Windows… Read More »Summer Dangers for Cats ..read more
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My Cat Is Shedding!
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by Grace
1y ago
Unless you have a hairless cat, come springtime, your kitty will be shedding. Some breeds like Norwegian Forest and Maine Coon cats can shed huge amounts as they develop very heavy winter coats. This article, Spring Shedding: What to Do When Your Cat Loses its Winter Coat, offers some tips and tricks. Shedding is Normal… Read More »My Cat Is Shedding ..read more
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Lipton
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by Grace
1y ago
We can’t stress enough how important it is to spay and neuter your pets. Kitten season is fast approaching and soon we will be inundated with pregnant cats and orphan kittens. In fact, we already have our first pregnant cat of the season. March 12, 2022: Meet Lipton. This beautiful girl is only two-years-old and… Read More »Lipton ..read more
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Litterboxes
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by Grace
1y ago
Pam Johnson-Bennett is well known and offers good information on many topics of cat care. Her article on Litter Box Reminders is short but is worth a read whether you are buying your first litterbox or have lots of experience with cats and litterboxes.  Prices for litterboxes range from a few dollars to $200! A… Read More »Litterboxes ..read more
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Avery Update
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by Grace
1y ago
Sometimes cats taken into the Rescue are healthy and well, and sometimes there are surprises and concerns. These can get costly, quickly, so we very much appreciate the donations and support of our followers. Here is Avery’s story to-date. Chiropractic Help After several tests and diagnostics, we are happy to report that Avery does not… Read More »Avery Update ..read more
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