Pet Behavior

WEDNESDAY 6/20/18 – MASS ANIMAL FUND VOUCHER DAY – FREE S/N- SPACE STILL AVAILABLE!

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Our next MA Animal Fund voucher day is scheduled for Wednesday June 20th 2018 – details below! Questions? Contact sterlingshelterclinic@gmail.com Is the cost of spay/neuter surgery a financial hardship for you or your family? Our on-site vet clinic will be hosting the next MASS ANIMAL FUND day on Wednesday June 20th 2018 here at the clinic www.sterlingshelterclinic.org  for questions/or to schedule your appointment email sterlingshelterclinic@gmail.com  or call 978-422-8449 The Mass Animal Fund dedicates a significant portion of its funds to helping low-income residents who receive assistance through state programs (TAFDC, SSI, VS, SNAP, WIC, etc.) obtain spay/neuter surgery for companion animals…

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GREAT INFORMATION ABOUT DECLAWING CATS – SUGGESTIONS – OPTIONS – AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has revised its previous 2015 position statement on declawing to strongly OPPOSE DECLAWING CATS as an elective procedure. Do you really KNOW what is involved with declawing a cat?  Great info for CLAW COUNSELING: Helping cat owners live alongside cats with claws If your not familiar with NAIL CAPS for cats (and even dogs) click here for a list of all sorts of options, brands, sizes, colors and pricing. There are countless options out there these days – From metallic colors, solid, neon, GLOW IN THE DARK to french manicure style…your pet/s can…

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Felines In Desperate Need….Donate to Help?

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Our shelter kitties are in desperate need of CAT LITTER…. we have a transport coming this weekend from our partner shelter in NJ – 30+ kittens….boy is it a lot of litter box cleaning to do…. If you’d like to help by donating NON clumping cat litter you can even do it from your laptop, computer or phone just by going to our Amazon Wish list…. 

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Feline Behavior Problems: House Soiling and Many Other Behavior/Medical Issues to be Aware of…

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House soiling is the most common behavior problem reported by cat owners. The solution to your cat’s problem will depend on the underlying causes of their behavior. It is also one of the most common reasons for a pet owner to surrender their cat to our shelter. Why do cats eliminate outside the litter box? Your cat may have litter box trouble for any number of reasons, including medical problems, an aversion to the litter box, or a preference for urinating or defecating in places outside the box. Medical Problems Any medical condition that interferes with a cat’s normal urination…

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