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Cat Behavior: Scratching
Adopting the Cat into the Best Home Possible
The stray cat you are trying to place in a home deserves one that is loving, compassionate, and safe. To make that a reality, follow these important steps in the adoption process.
If you've found a friendly stray cat, and have looked for her previous home without success, you can try to find her a new forever family. But if you feel like you don’t have the capacity to foster her while you try to find adopters, don’t take her to the shelter. She is much safer outside than going into the shelter, where she could be killed. Fostering is rewarding and fun, and if you want to take it on, that’s fantastic! Follow these steps to help get your foster kitty adopted.
How to Find a Stray Cat’s Home
Want to know where to take stray cats when you find them? Follow these Alley Cat Allies tips to help you find a stray cat's home.
It’s important to know that if you don’t feel like you have the time and resources to take in a friendly cat, that’s OK. In that case, though, it really is best to leave her where she is after Trap-Neuter-Return.
How to Help Friendly, Socialized Cats
When you’re performing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) in any community, you will not only encounter feral cats (meaning not socialized to people), but also friendly cats. Since being trapped is a scary experience for any kitty, it may be difficult to tell the difference between a feral cat and a stray cat.