Chicagoland Cat Sitter's July rescue of the month is Lando! Lando is currently at Tree House for Animals in their Bucktown location. Lando is a very sweet cat who is about 4 years old. Lando came to the Tree House through a local TNR rescue. He can be shy and scared to approach people, but he will easily give into pets on his face and head. He definitely has no complaints about being held and getting love and attention. Lando is a little nervous in the over-stimulating shelt
You love your cat more than anything, but you can't understand why pieces of your furniture have become destroyed due to your cat's incessant scratching. Scratching is a natural, instinctual behavior in cats that serves several important purposes. Cats scratch in order to mark their territory with their scent and shed old cuticle tissue from their claws. The most obvious function of a cat's claws is for defense. Many people opt to declaw cats because they are inside animals.
Tiny and playful Caddie Woodlawn will always be a kitten! After losing her home due to circumstances out of her control, Caddie has been a bit frightened by the shelter atmosphere, but when she’s introduced to a human her pretty green eyes light up. She loves nothing more than bonding, and purrs nonstop when petted and given attention. Little Caddie is ready for a home that will give her the love she needs! Caddie is currenty at the Tree House Humane Society in Bucktown. She
Originally from Europe and Asia, minty, lemony catnip has long been associated with cats. Research shows that cats big and small adore this member of the mint family. Catnip's allure is in it's oil, nepetalactone, which is found in catnip's leaves, stems, and seeds. Whether your kitty's response is aggressive playfulness or mellow and calm relaxation, once the pleasure passes it will be about two hours before a cat can respond again to catnip. Because cats respond to catnip,
Companion felines have unique personalities, and some are more outgoing than others. If a cat is calm and friendly with his/her family, but not with others, it is because he/she didn't have enough experience meeting new people as a kitten. A cat must have frequent opportunities to meet new people, especially between the ages of 2-7 weeks. The best way to make sure your kitten is social is to give him or her lots of chances to meet new people of different ages, sizes, and gend
Chicagoland Cat Sitters' cat of the month for April is Stormborn. She is currently staying at Tree House Humane Society for cats. Stormborn was found in Bronzeville, locked inside a metal file container in the snow. She was named after the powerful and strong character, Daenerys Targaryen Stormborn, on Game of Thrones. She is energetic and playful, and also a loveable lapcat. Stormborn fought to live and now has a perfect chance for a good home! #saveapet #treehousehumanesoci
Have you ever wondered why your cat is meowing? Yes, a cat's meow is its way of communicating, but cats meow for many different reasons like; Saying hello, asking for things and to tell their owner when something is wrong. Kittens meow to their mother to let her know that they are either hungry or cold, but once they grow older, they will no longer meow to other cats. Adult cats do not meow to fellow adult cats, only humans. The most common reason for meowing are: