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Shelter feed links:
(It's in French, but you can tell where to click to help the animals.)


Always remember to check with your local shelter to see what they need. Your donation will go directly to the animals, as a rule, in sharp contrast to some of the large national groups, whose donation income goes toward large administrative salaries and other expenses, not always for animals. But to be sure, be prepared to check out the shelter. Not all of them are as honorable as they proclaim.
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Cat News
Unseen TS Eliot cat poem recovered. 
This is the cutest cat video:
New T-shirt now available!
I may get the hang of this yet. I took another class on how to make and sell t-shirts, and this is my first project! As it says on the site, the proceeds go toward supporting the cats here in my shelter. And the shirts are not only fun to wear, but they make great gifts for the holidays. 
Nov. 7, 2015
Holidays and Observances for November
* National Pet Awareness Month
* National Senior Pet Month
* Pet Diabetes Month
* Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Sponsored by Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) and the Animal Cancer Foundation
* First full week of Nov: National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, by The Humane Society of the United States.

* Nov. 17: National Black Cat Day.

And for those of you who also have or are interested in dogs, watch for the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving (Nov. 26):

* National Dog Show. Always broadcast in the US on Thanksgiving, this event is held at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania and is hosted by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia. Sanctioned by the American Kennel Club, the event features 2,000 dogs.

Web stories you might enjoy

This cat got lucky when a woman on vacation in Cyprus found him living in dire circumstances and took action!
According to a new study, it seems cats are quite capable of interpreting our emotions. This isn't unique to dogs. 
I'm always amazed at the amount of research it takes to prove the most obvious things. And while I agree with these conclusions, it's a little far-fetched to rely on findings when only 12 cats were involved in the study.
This video shows a cat helping its owner by grabbing wires with its paw!
This study suggests your cat may be just as neurotic as you are!
Here is a fun slideshow of kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs.