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Introducing Kitty to Your Home

Introducing Kitty to Your Home

Introducing Kitty to Your Home

You are excited to bring home your new furry friend. The carrier is opened, and kitty races for the nearest place to hide, often under a bed where you cannot reach them.

Patience! Some cats adapt quickly to their new home but it is far more common for the cat or kitten to hide initially. As great as your new home is, this is a major adjustment for kitty, who may have had a not-so-good experience in a previous home. Read More →

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Canned Food versus Kibble: The Great Debate

Canned Food versus Kibble: The Great Debate

“Won’t canned food make my cat fat?”
“Isn’t dry food higher in protein?”
“My cat drinks plenty of water so why should I give canned food?
“Isn’t kibble the best for keeping my cat’s teeth clean?”

These are just some of the questions that cat owners ask when trying to decide what to feed their beloved feline. These questions come from both novice adopters as well as experienced cat owners. There are many misconceptions about canned food and its importance in a cat’s everyday diet. Let’s look at some of the myths about canned food. Read More →

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The Two Kitten Rule

The Two Kitten Rule

The Two Kitten Rule

Visitors to our shelters are immediately drawn to kittens and their antics, and who can blame them! There’s no doubt kittens are adorable—they’re playful, lovable and oh-so-much fun. However, what people sometimes tend to forget is that kittens are also come with quite a bit more ‘work’ than an older cat. Read More →

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Pet Photos With Santa

Pet Photos with Santa – A Fundraiser for Ninth Life Cat Rescue

Where: Pet Valu Oakville at Dorval Crossing

Address: 280 North Service Road West, Oakville

Dates: Saturday December 9 – Sunday December 10, and Saturday December 16 – Sunday December 17

Time: 12 Noon to 4pm

Cost: Minimum Donation $10 Read More →

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Cats and The Holidays: What You Need to Know

Cats and The Holidays: What You Need to Know

Cats and The Holidays:
What You Need to Know

The holidays are fast approaching – decorations are going up, treats are being baked and gifts are being bought. In all the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to forget that some of this holiday cheer can actually be hazardous to our furry friends.

If you’ve got a kitten or cat at home, or are considering making an adoption this holiday season, don’t fret! We’ve listed everything you need to know about your cat and the holidays. Read More →

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