All-New Caturdays Help Us Get a Jump On Kitten Season
by Lisa Alexander | February 25th, 2020 | 1:35 pm
Have you been loving the recent spring weather? Our local un-spayed cats have, and many of them are already in heat! Since rising temperatures are the cue, an early spring means early kitten season, too. Once they’re in heat, female cats continue to go into heat until they get pregnant – or spayed. Fortunately, weKeep Reading
Free Rabies Shots at Napa Humane for World Rabies Day, September 27
by Wendi Piscia | September 17th, 2019 | 11:46 am
In honor of World Rabies Day, Napa Humane is offering free rabies vaccinations for Napa County’s dogs and cats on Friday, Sep. 27, 2019, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. But Napa Humane does much more than just protect pets on World Rabies Day. For more than a decade, Napa Humane has offered a drop-in,Keep Reading
June Wellness Clinic Takes the Sting Out of Summer
by Lisa Alexander | June 26th, 2019 | 11:41 am
Summer isn’t all fun and games for pets without access to regular veterinary care. Hot spots, foxtails, and ear infections make for a mighty uncomfortable season, and can become serious health risks if left untreated. At our June 23 Wellness Clinic, we helped 105 four-legged patients get back on the road to health and signedKeep Reading
Why Spay/Neuter? Cinnamon.
by Wendi Piscia | May 29th, 2019 | 1:58 pm
Picture a fluffy, adorable kitten with calico markings and bright green eyes: this is Cinnamon. Cinnamon was found outside, hungry and alone when she was about three months old. Her rescuer, luckily, had a co-worker who couldn’t resist an impossibly cute (and free) ball of fur, and Cinnamon began a new life as an outdoorKeep Reading
FREE CHIPS at Napa Humane Friday April 19!
by Wendi Piscia | April 15th, 2019 | 10:19 am
Free microchips, that is. What better way to celebrate National Pet ID Week? All Napa County dogs, cats and rabbits can get free microchipping and chip registration on Friday, April 19 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at our Clinic (3265 California Boulevard in Napa). Low-cost vaccinations will also be available, as usual. Why shouldKeep Reading
Happy Birthday, Internship Program!
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:50 am
Napa Humane’s internship program for Napa County high school students turns the big ONE this year! When a New Tech High student interested in veterinary medicine reached out to us about an internship in early 2018, we thought – what a perfect addition to our humane education programs! Napa Humane interns complete 60 hours inKeep Reading
Huge Strides for Wellness
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:25 am
Napa Humane’s latest wellness clinic on March 3 saw a record-breaking 163 pets! More than 80% were from Napa County, with 15% from our neighbors in Solano County. We are proud to report that we scheduled approximately 60 animals for spay/neuter appointments during the weeks following the wellness clinic. Our four volunteer doctors, including Dr.Keep Reading
Working Behind the Scenes on Adoptions
by Wendi Piscia | February 22nd, 2019 | 4:01 pm
Many people don’t know that Napa Humane spends more than a third of our annual budget helping local animal adoption groups. By subsidizing the true cost of spay/neuter surgeries for the Napa County Shelter, Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch and others, we ensure they can keep adoption fees low, and the number of adoptions high! We’reKeep Reading
New Year, New Inspiration!
by Wendi Piscia | January 11th, 2019 | 2:07 pm
Dear Friends, A New Year is a chance to revisit the WHYs behind our daily actions. Why are we at Napa Humane here doing this work together? The answers always leave me inspired. So that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups everyKeep Reading
Lea and the Black Cat Colony
by Lisa Alexander | January 10th, 2019 | 4:15 pm
Life in the wild is never easy, especially when you are competing for food resources and trying to stay alive amidst foxes, coyotes, hawks, and various other wild critters. The “black cat colony” at Napa Valley PSI has been in existence for at least 3 years, under the leadership of the big gnarled tomcat namedKeep Reading