June is Adopt-A-Cat Month

June holds a special place in my animal-loving heart. Our first three pets found us in the month of June. We celebrated Olive’s Gotcha Day on June 7th, and Dexter’s Gotcha Day is today! And while he’s not a cat, Eddie’s 15th Gotcha Day comes later this month on June 22nd. I like to say that Sophie ruined our June pet streak by showing up in November.

The cats have their party hats on!

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GetYourPet.com – A New Way to Adopt

Since starting Three Chatty Cats a couple of years ago, I’ve had several people reach out to me asking if I could help rehome a pet. A few times, people thought I was a rescue group. And other times, people just thought I’d be a good resource. I wish I’d known at those times about GetYourPet.com – a new website that offers home-to-home pet adoptions, bypassing the shelter altogether.

Anything that can help shelters, whether indirectly or directly, is a good thing in my book. GetYourPet.com does both, by not adding to already crowded shelters and also by donating a portion of their profits. Continue reading “GetYourPet.com – A New Way to Adopt”

CatCafé Lounge: LA’s First Nonprofit Cat Café

This past weekend I attended a sneak peek event at CatCafé Lounge, which is the first nonprofit cat café in Los Angeles! I had a fantastic time and think that the lounge is a great place for adoptable kitties to hang out while they wait for their forever homes.

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Remember Me Thursday is Three Weeks Away #RememberMeThursday

Last year we helped shine a light on pets waiting for their forever homes in shelters by participating in Remember Me Thursday. This year the special day to remember shelter pets is September 28th, 2017.

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5 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Cat

Making the decision to adopt a cat is the beginning of an exciting journey. And for each adopter, the journey is a little different. Today in our Adoption Tails Series, we will see how one adopter turned to searching online for her perfect furry friend – and searched specifically for an adult cat.

But before we get to Karen’s adoption story, here are some reasons to consider adopting an adult cat.

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