Who gets to be well?
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:33 pm
Hello Friends, Have you ever had to choose between your pet’s health and your own? This torturous decision is a reality for hundreds of Napa County residents who don’t have enough money to properly safeguard both. That’s why Napa Humane hosts free Wellness Clinics – giving underprivileged families the chance to have their furry lovedKeep Reading
Can We Get to Wellness Clinic 2.0?
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:18 pm
We’re proud that our Wellness Clinics are able to cover the full cost of preventative care and basic ear, eye and skin conditions for most pets. But there are always a few animals who come in with bigger problems…a rotten tooth that needs to be pulled, a dead limb that should be amputated, an eyeKeep Reading
Dr. Caitlin Underhill – Longtime Napa Humane Volunteer
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:00 pm
I was four years old when I told my family I was going to be a vet. They knew in their hearts that this would indeed be my career… I was crazy about every animal! My passion led me to volunteer at the Napa County Animal Shelter as a middle school student, walking dogs toKeep Reading
If You Find Kittens On Their Own
by Wendi Piscia | May 4th, 2018 | 3:44 pm
Did you stumble across a litter of kittens born outside? Check out these essential tips on how to maximize their chances for survival, and how to tell if they’ve been abandoned. Kittens should ideally stay with their mothers until they are eating solid food, which tends to happen at 4-6 weeks old. If you findKeep Reading
Help the Homeless Kitties!
by Wendi Piscia | May 4th, 2018 | 3:40 pm
Many of the kittens piling into the shelter right now are very young, and need special care the shelter isn’t equipped to offer on the necessary scale. Open your heart and home as a temporary foster parent to these sweet little furballs! And maybe, ask whether your family is ready to grow…there are hundreds ofKeep Reading
Do A Good Deed for Mom
by Wendi Piscia | May 4th, 2018 | 3:37 pm
Mother’s Day typically is right around the peak of kitten season, as the Napa County Animal Shelter starts to burst at the seams with orphaned and abandoned kittens. Why not make a donation in Mom’s honor to help prevent this needless suffering? We’re currently able to offer free spay/neuter surgeries for community cats because ofKeep Reading
Kitten Season is here!
by Wendi Piscia | May 4th, 2018 | 3:30 pm
Dear Friends, As impossibly adorable as “kitten season” sounds, this is actually the toughest time of year for animal welfare groups. This is when most unaltered cats are having their litters…whether they’re wanted or not. Every year around this time, local shelters are pushed beyond their limits by a flood of baby kitties in needKeep Reading
10 Tips for a Safer Spring
by Wendi Piscia | April 10th, 2018 | 10:59 am
Springtime, here we come! The following tips will help keep pets safe as the sunny season shifts into high gear. Check the screens…. There’s nothing like opening the windows and letting that fresh spring air in! But before you do, make sure all window screens are properly fitted. Both cats and dogs have been knownKeep Reading
Big Picture Thinking…
by Wendi Piscia | February 14th, 2018 | 5:59 am
The CDC estimates that half of all children in the United States will be bitten by a dog before age 12. A dog with a history of biting tends to get pushed out of the family and onto the unwanted list. It’s notoriously hard to re-home these animals, and many risk being euthanized. A biteKeep Reading
Press Release – FREE Spay/Neuter for Cats
by Wendi Piscia | February 2nd, 2018 | 2:54 pm
Napa Humane Partners with Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch To Provide Free Spay/Neuter Surgery for Cats Non-profits pool resources to address “kitten season” and overcrowded shelters NAPA, CALIFORNIA. January 26, 2018. Napa Humane has joined forces with Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch (JARR) to provide FREE spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 200 cats this February, to reduce theKeep Reading
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