Library of Helpful Information

HHPR handouts

Your New Cat
Your New Kitten
The Truth About Declawing

Declawing (Onychectomy)

Position statement of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
Position statement from the ASPCA

Cat Behavior and Tips on how to resolve problems

Pam Johnson-Bennett
Jackson Galaxy
HAVE A STRESSED OUT CAT (we gathered up some info on a few products you might want to try)

Cat Health

My Pet Needs That – a site with articles and reviews of products for pets.
Cats with Kidney Disease – Everything you need to know to help your kitty with kidney “failure” live longer.
Cats with Diabetes – info from Best Friends
Hyperthyroidism in cats

Articles about adopting the older cat

Victoria Lynn blog
Nine Reasons to Adopt a Senior Cat (Cat World)

Losing a pet

When a Pet Dies – Helping Children
End of Life Care – (ASPCA)

Helping a grieving pet

Do pets grieve? Yes, they do. Pets rely on consistency in their environment. Any change can cause an upset. But when something drastically changes like a death of a human or animal companion, a child leaving for college, a divorce or even relocation to a new home, pets need time to adjust. Pet Angel Memorial Center has compiled some helpful information in this article on PetGrief.

Orphan kittens

What to do if you find kittens. KittenOutdoors_poster-2019 (PDF) poster.

Alley Cat Allies has extensive information about what to do if you find kittens, how to care for them, stages of development and more.

Winter Cat Shelters

ACA-winter-shelter (PDF) How to build a winter shelter.
Alley Cat Allies gallery of ideas
Humane Society of the United States


The Spruce Pets section has an enormous library of information on all aspects of cats: health, behavior, basic care, life stages, nutrition and more. Some of them are linked below.

Our Best Ideas  Advice on Living with Cats
How to Introduce Your New Cat to Other Cats
How to Introduce Your New Dog to Your Resident Cat
How to Manage Your Cat’s Claws
How to Play with Your Cat
Litter box Maintenance
Declawing and Humane Alternatives

About Feral Cats

Alley Cat Allies
Humane Society of the United States

About Pet Health Insurance

PetPlace offers an overview of pet insurance.

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