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Neko Flies Ultimate Cat Wand For Cat Enrichment

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Animal shelter supervisors have to be careful when selecting interactive toys because they have to meet several strict criteria in order for them to be considered. I have listed the minimum criteria for what a good interactive toy should meet. Toys that do not meet the guidelines below must be disposable due

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

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

Cost Effective Toys for Shelter Cats

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There are many toys that you can purchase or make for shelter cats that are inexpensive and provide endless amounts of fun. The best cat toys are cheap, durable or disposable, and captures the interest of the cat quickly. Commercial cat toys that can be left out for cats

Stress Is the Silent Killer of Cats in the Shelter

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Stress is referred to as the silent killer by shelter workers and kennel managers. There are countless variables that are involved in making sure that a cat is healthy and stress-free. Shelter workers have to be properly trained so that they can recognize signs of stress and depression in
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