If you've ever been around a cat - you know they can be very lovey dovey, or very ... get away from me.
So when it comes to shelter cats, that can be an issue. Because at an animal shelter you want every animal to show off their best selves when people come to see what animals are available to adopt...
I just read a rather sobering statistic from the ASPCA's website about animals and shelters. It seems that over seven and a half million companion animals enter animal shelters every year. Of those, 3.9 million are cats, and 3.4 million are dogs. Of those 7.6 million animals, 2.7 million (1.2 million dogs, and 1.4 million cats) are euthanized. If those numbers are disturbing to you, know that you
Spring and summer at Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS) has been very, very busy. So much so, that I got a note this morning from our friend KD Urbellis, marketing and public relations specialist at WCAS, telling me that they're "bursting at the seams!"