If You Find Kittens On Their Own

Categories: Cats

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!

Categories: Cats, Humane Education

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

Categories: Cats, Clinic

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!

Categories: Cats, Clinic

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

Press Release – FREE Spay/Neuter for Cats

Categories: Cats, Clinic

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

4,322 Reasons to Celebrate

As we near the end of January, I’m reflecting on the challenges, changes, and accomplishments Napa Humane saw in 2017. Some were big and some were chaotic (and some were both!), but we couldn’t have made it through the year without your support, engagement, and dedication to animals in our community. Thanks to you, weKeep Reading

The Purrfect Pick-me-up

Dear Friends, We hope the New Year is off to a great start for each and every one of you! Today, January 8, marks the three-month anniversary of the Atlas Fire, and we wanted to share another incredible story of survival and heroism in the face of the flames. If you could use a moodKeep Reading

Winter Tips For Pets

Categories: Cats, Dogs, FAQ, Humane Education

Brrr – it’s cold outside! The following tips will help you protect your pets as the temperature drops. Pets should not be kept outside during the cold months. However, if you absolutely must leave them outdoors for a limited amount of time, create a shelter for them to retreat to. It should be dry, clean,Keep Reading

A Heartwarming Tail for the Holidays

Dear Friends, Are you ready for an amazing animal story that will fill your hearts right up? Meet Meghan Lucas, a vet tech who lives in Wooden Valley. Like many of us, she was evacuated from her home during the October wildfires. When she and her boyfriend returned a few days later to their badlyKeep Reading

Keep Your Fur Babies Safe This Holiday

Categories: Cats, Dogs, FAQ, Humane Education

Nobody wants to spend the holidays at the vet’s! Keep your holidays merry and bright with these five tips to protect your furry loved ones from the risks of the season. Beware of Plants. Mistletoe berries and poinsettia leaves, stems & flowers can be poisonous to pets. Keep these firmly out of reach in yourKeep Reading

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