Monthly Archives: May 2013

Oh Papa

by Starlee Kine When Oh Papa was first listed on Petfinder by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, he was called Red. It’s funny to think of him having that name, even for only a few days. Every once in … Continue reading

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What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find a Newborn Kitten

by Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative During high kitten season in the spring and summer, it’s not unusual to discover a nest of unattended kittens or a single kitten seemingly abandoned by the mother. You want to help, right? … Continue reading

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The Best Age for Taming Feral Kittens

by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative Taming, or “socialization,” is needed when kittens have had no positive interaction with humans and are so frightened or aggressive that they cannot be handled at all, or at least not safely. If … Continue reading

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