So you want to Declaw your cat?

When someone wants to adopt a cat – one of the first thoughts that goes though their mind to stop them is this: “they will scratch up my furniture!” So the most common thing that most cat owners will do is to declaw their cats. However, many people in this country are not educated on […]


This post is going to be a bit different then the topics that I have previously tackled.  I want to cover the facts and statistics regarding Breed-Specific Legislation.  As a warning: this post is long, and the information provided herein will primarily be targeted to Price George’s County, Maryland. Breed-Specific Legislation is something that has […]

TNR – Why it’s important

Let me start off first with what TNR is: Trap, Neuter, Return:  More commonly referred to as TNR is a humane and safe way to help control feral cat populations in neighborhood communities.  The feral cats are trapped in a crate and picked up (normally by a rescue or other organization).  The cat is then taken to […]

“Don’t Shop – Adopt!”

In the rescue community – one of the biggest tag lines is “Don’t Shop – Adopt”  A lot of the times you will hear people who are huge rescue advocates tell their friends who are looking at getting a pet to go to a shelter and adopt. There are many arguments that people give as […]