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Your Teal Cat Dollars At Work

I received the best email from the San Francisco SPCA yesterday and I wanted to share it with everyone so that you can see how much your support is helping. I hope it gives you as many warm fuzzies as it did me. Laura Gretch is the Community Cares manager at the SFSCPA, and she wrote: “I can’t thank you enough for all you’ve done for the Community Cats Program and for the SF SPCA. We’re so thankful, and humbled that you picked us for... Read More

How Cats And (My New Obsession) Pinterest Meet

I’m a bit of a social-media nerd — it’s my job, in fact. That’s why I tend to be an early adopter for new networks, and I manage profiles on several at a time. My latest social-media obsession is Pinterest, a fast-growing site that’s based on sharing images. It’s a great way to discover on the web — just pick a topic and go! Read More  Read More

Teal Cats Available Now! Welcome Litter No. 2

UPDATE: We are sold out! Thank you all! New campaign to come in January! The new litter is here for campaign number two! We’re back with a few changes but the same mission…to raise money for feral cats! This time, funds are going to Alley Cat Allies, read more about the new campaign here. So the things that are different: You can now choose what size you’d kitty you’d like. Trinket (around 2 inches), Mantle (3 to 7 inches)... Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Declaw Your Cat

Not long ago, I visited family for dinner. Pretty much as soon as I was in their home, I beelined for their cat — Hope was a new addition to the household and I hadn’t yet met her. She’s fluffy and black and white, and very compact and pretty. She’s also, as I was informed, newly declawed: “You should do it to your cats too!” Finding this out kind of put a damper on the dinner for me. Read More  Read More

DIY Embroidered Buttons!

Meet Meowmy, the cutest cat around! Stitch him up, and sew crafty cat lady buttons to your sweater or use a safety pin to pin him anywhere. Materials you’ll need: Template printout Medium Weight Fabric Water-soluble Pen Scissors Embroidery Hoop Maxant 7/8 inch (2.2 cm) Buttons to Cover Needle & Thread 1. Print out the above button pattern. 2. Use a bright window to backlight the pattern and trace onto your fabric with water-soluble pen. 3.... Read More

Four Tips For Socializing Feral Kittens

It is inevitable that you will find kittens while participating in Trap-Neuter-Return. What will you do with these kittens? Will you release them after surgery, or will you socialize them and adopt them out? It takes a lot of patience and total commitment to socialize feral kittens. The process can take 2 to 6 weeks, or even longer for older or more skittish kittens. Kittens under 10 weeks of age are ideal for socialization. Kittens over 12 weeks... Read More