The Maui News: Maui Humane Society plans to implement an island-wide “Community Cat Count” this month as an effort to better understand and manage the cat population of roughly 40,000 as humanely as possible.
Due to a generous donor and volunteer, Madeline Callahan, Maui Humane Society is offering FREE spay and neuter services for ALL CATS during the month of July! That includes all owned cats or community cats! Book an appointment for owned or community cats at mauihumanesociety.org
Under state law, abandoning an animal, including by trapping and relocating the animal, is a crime punishable by up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine, said Emily Drose, community cat coordinator for the Maui Humane Society. The Maui Humane Society can provide resources as to how to keep cats off your property without harming them.
One of the fastest ways to train an animal is with “clicker training.” This type of positive reinforcement training involves using a marker sound, in this case a “click,” to communicate that an animal is doing something you want her to do.
What better time to explore new ways to bond with your cat? These simple training steps from The Jackson Galaxy Project’s Cat Pawsitive Program can help you build a deeper connection with your cat while doing something cool to keep boredom at bay.
The first step in creating harmony between your new cat and the existing cats in your household is to pick the best possible new cat for your household and lifestyle. All cats are individuals, and some may merge into your household better than others.
Methods on how to recognize stress in your new cat; ways to integrate your new cat into your house, and life as smoothly as possible.
How do you provide enrichment for your cat? There are a number of ways, such as giving her a variety of toys, providing perches, training and playing games with your cat, and much more.
Enrichment is an important part of a cat's basic needs. It can decrease/prevent undesirable behaviors, support mental health, and lower rates of stress and illness. Our Enrichment Rainbow has activities the whole family will enjoy, no matter your time restraints,...