Welcome to Pet Parade 270 and, after last week’s fantastic Husky spotlight, today we have a feline focus for Global Cat Day on 16th of October.
This is a day close to our hearts and our popular interview series shows the range of cat, dog and other pet friends we meet worldwide. So join us with our friends Bionic Basil and Barking from the Bayou as we march in the Pet Parade on Global Cat Day.
Sienna says welcome, and Don’t Let the Pet Parade Pass You By.
Global Cat Day News
“Misinformation kills millions of cats each year. Many animal shelters are not the salvation we might hope and imagine they are. While some are implementing new humane and non-lethal policies, others continue with outdated practices that harm cats. Many leaders in animal protection, with the support of elected officials, are forging a new path and demanding change.” Global Cat Day
Here are some ‘Did You Knows’ About Cats:
Some cats live inside but the inside cat is a fairly new concept. Only since the arrival of cat litter in 1947.
Some cats live outside. They live and thrive outside BUT this does NOT mean an abandoned family pet will cope. They do not, they suffer.
People want non-lethal programs for cats. Including low-cost spay/neuter, Trap-Neuter-Return, foster and adoption services.
So of course you will understand why today’s Featured Blog is:
Alley Cat Allies and every shelter cat needs our knowledge to be up to date and believable so the Pet Parade urges you all to check out Alley Cat Allies site Global Cat Day.
It is up to us all as pet lovers to get involved and advocate for cats. We need to challenge the ‘status quo’. Somwhere Utah still has gas chambers for animals, and New York’s ACC is seen as a killing machine. You can read a whole bunch of cat stories here thanks to Alley Cat Allies. They are lovely.
Thanks for joining us on the Pet Parade and now, go and hop some more. You will discover new friends and some fantastic posts.
Have a good week!
Marjorie and the