Common Foods Harmful To Your Pet

Written by Michele Webb

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Feral Cats - Society's Problem Children

Written by Cris Mandelin-Wood

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or discarded like disposable lighters. Similar to any wayward teenager of a family, special measures and tolerances have to be adopted in order to getrepparttar loved ones through a difficult time in their lives and bring them back intorepparttar 143803 fold of family unity. Cats are a bit different in that they are wayward children for life, however, they can be conditioned to accept a house-bound lifestyle. Having them spayed or neutered (we're talking about cats now - not teenagers) will help temper their wanderlust a little, and there are some great outdoor "playpens" and containment systems designed just forrepparttar 143804 benefit of felines. Some cats can even be leash trained for nightly walks, however, that may not be particularly healthy for you orrepparttar 143805 cat if there are too many unleashed dogs inrepparttar 143806 neighborhood.

Do what you can to help alleviaterepparttar 143807 problem of cats turning feral. The animal welfare organizations and volunteers are doing what they can to deal withrepparttar 143808 current populations by using TNR, rescuing and adopting of cats. Butrepparttar 143809 flow of new, fertile domestic cats intorepparttar 143810 feral communities must be stopped atrepparttar 143811 family, neighborhood and regional level. This is accomplished through public awareness campaigns, teaching school children about responsible pet ownership, social pressure and individual involvement.

It's a long uphill road, yet it can be accomplished, one or two kitties at a time.

Watch for: Feral Cat: A Pet of a Different Color

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