Due to abuse, neglect and abandonment, there are many unfortunate stray dogs and cats just left outside to fend for themselves. If you run across one, what are you to do? Here are some thoughts on helping cats. All my life, my pets have been strays found on the street. I cannot take anymore pets now, as I reached my limit of three, but have researched the issue, in case I run across a stray and need to help it.Avoid going to shelters, because they are overcrowded and the pet may be put to death quickly if it is not claimed. I know this firsthand, when I took a cat in, thinking I was helping it, but when calling a few days later, they said it had been put to sleep due to not being claimed. They said this was normal procedure. I was heartbroken. This happened fifteen years ago, and I still kick myself for that situation. There are “no-kill” agencies, but use even those as an absolute last resort.Try using the site, Petfinder.com to find a foster home for the cat. It is a large site of many, many rescue agencies, who work hard to find homes for… Read full this story
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