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Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
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Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
Bonfrancesco presentation hpm 354
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How to care for stray cats

How to care for stray cats

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  • 1. Stray Kittens How to care for them Donna Bonfrancesco HPM 354
  • 2. Stray Kittens Poe & Eli: Found April 2012
  • 3. Stray Kitten Check List • 10 things you should do if you find stray kittens
  • 4. #1. Where’s Mom?• Is Mom Hiding?• Watch Kittens from a Distance
  • 5. If Mom Returns…
  • 6. • Contact local humane society http://www.humanesociety.org/ http://www.aspca.org/ • Ask how to trap a feral cat family
  • 7. #2. If Mom Doesn’t Return...
  • 8. …Catch the Kittens• Lure them with food• Place them in cat carrier
  • 9. #3. Take Kittens to VetThe vet will tell you:• Their age• What kind of food to buy• How often to feed them• If they are sick – If sick, quarantine from healthy cats
  • 10. #4. Keep them Warm• Hot water bottle wrapped in a towel• Heating pad• Space heater
  • 11. #5. Make Kitties Feel at Home • Bedding – Small box with blanket
  • 12. #6. Feed Them• Too young for kitten food?• Use soft kitten food when possible
  • 13. #7. Show them the Litter Box• Use smaller container for litter box • Too young? – Sometimes they need help
  • 14. #8. Check for Fleas • Use flea comb • Never use flea medicine, shampoo or powder on a kitten
  • 15. #9. Get them Vaccinated• Kittens begin vaccines 6 to 8 weeks of age• Vaccines every 4 weeks• Total of 3 sets
  • 16. #10. Spay and Neuter• In seven years, one female cat and her offspring can produce an incredible 370,000 kittens!
  • 17. YES! I’m talking to YOU
  • 18. 1. Find the Mother Okay… well if THIS is the mother then RUN!
  • 19. 1. Find the Mother This mother is way less threatening!
  • 20. 2. Capture the kittens (and the mother if possible)
  • 21. 3. Take them to the Vet
  • 22. 4. Keep them warm
  • 23. 5. Love them
  • 24. 6. Feed them
  • 25. 7. Teach them
  • 26. 8. Don’t let something feed on them
  • 27. 9. Get them vaccinated
  • 28. 10.Don’t let them reproduce
  • 29. Find them a Home…… and Good Luck Parting with Them!
  • 30. The Strays: Eli and PoeClick here to see my two rescued kitties:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ySGWOYDEQs
  • 31. Created by Donna Bonfrancesco for the sole purpose of the HPM 354 class assignment.Photos courtesy of ThinkStock Photos should not be copied

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