Tag: pet overpopulation
Off To a Great Start!
by Wendi Piscia | May 2nd, 2022 | 11:48 am
Napa Humane exists so that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups every day. So that preventable diseases don’t steal the lives of young animals, or threaten our human neighbors. So that pets lost in disasters (or just because a gate got leftKeep Reading
Meet Kathy Plowman, Animal Welfare Warrior
by Lisa Alexander | November 18th, 2021 | 4:41 pm
What do you do if there is no low-cost spay/neuter clinic in your area? If you are Kathy Plowman, Lake County animal advocate, you bring as many dogs and cats to the nearest available clinic as possible – even if that means a 3+ hour round trip. Kathy’s interest in spay/neuter started when she noticedKeep Reading
by Lisa Alexander | September 3rd, 2020 | 11:08 am
The coronavirus pandemic forced Napa Humane’s spay/neuter Clinic to “paws” operations temporarily in March this year, just as cats were starting to go into heat. We resumed surgeries for the shelter and local rescue groups in mid-May (and for the public in June), but just those few short months without our low-cost spay/neuter services resultedKeep Reading
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
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