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The Best Enrichment For Orphan Kittens

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There is a ton of enrichment options that are available to animal shelters since animal sheltering has evolved significantly since its infancy. I usually recommend cat toys for caged cats, vertical space, hiding spots, and socialization. You can read my entire guide on shelter cage enrichment by clicking here

50 Ways to Prevent Upper Respiratory Infection in Shelter Cats

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Preventing upper respiratory infection is an important goal to have at all times as a single case of upper respiratory infection could cause havoc in the shelter. All it takes for upper respiratory to spread is one cat which can then spread the disease like wildfire. I have included

Working With Cats That Hide in Their Litter Box

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You will notice that cats tend to gravitate toward the litter box on their first day at the animal shelter and sometimes beyond the first week. Cats that hide in the litter box tend to do so because the litter box contains their own scent which is comforting for

Violation #3: Using the Wrong Hand Sanitizer

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One of the most common mistakes made in the animal shelter environment is that the wrong type or concentration of hand sanitizer is used. Improper usage, improper concentration available to staff, or inadequate usage of hand sanitizer can all lead to a significant spike in disease spread. All hand sanitizer

Diagnosing And Treating Upper Respiratory Infection in Shelter Cats

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Upper respiratory infection is a very contagious and potentially deadly disease in cats due to the symptoms it can cause and at the rate it can spread from cat to cat. Each cat responds to this disease in a different way. Some cats may go downhill fast and completely refuse
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