Listed below are web addresses of organizations that may be of interest to you. These links are provided for your convenience only and should not be seen as an endorsement by the Nine Lives Foundation.
The Nine Lives Foundation has no control over the websites listed and is not responsible for their content.
The Humane Society of Silicon Valley has created a wealth of Pet Behavior Information which can help solve most common behavior problems. If you need further advice, you can enroll in one of their training classes or take advantage of their free Ask the Behaviorist service.
Living with Cat Allergies - Need help with your Cat Allergies? Learn how to live with cats and breathe easier.
Is Your Cat Allergic? - You can help stop the itching, licking and biting that drives your cat crazy.
Mar Vista Medical Info Center - Website has medical information on feline illnesses, details of the physical signs of illness along with diagnoses and treatment and therapy.
Tatoo-A-Pet - national registry for tattooing pets. 99% of tattooed dogs and 50% cats are recovered when lost. It is a federal offense for a laboratory to accept or test a tattooed animal. Call 1-800-TATTOOS (828-8667) for a tattoo agent closest to you.
Plants that are toxic to cats - is a list of common houseplants that can be harmful or fatal depending on the quantity swallowed.
Feral Cat Information
PHS/SPCA - offers County residents a feral cat package with two goals in mind: to make using their services, including our Spay/Neuter Clinic, easy and to continue offering discounted services to people who need assistance with feral cats in San Mateo County. They encourage TTVAR (trap, test, vaccinate, alter, return) where caretakers are willing and able to provide ongoing care for ferals. They offer trap rentals ($50 deposit and $1/day rental fee) through our Front Office.
The Homeless Cat Network (HCN) - provides advice, assistance and mentoring to individuals, public agencies and businesses. They offer training in humane trapping, socialization, foster care, colony management and adoption procedures.
Alley Cat Allies - A national feral cat network, founded in 1990 that's a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization promoting non-lethal control for feral cat colonies and humane methods to reduce the population of feral cats.
FCCC Humane Trap Rental - an organization that provides good info on what traps to use and how to go about trapping feral cats.
Cat Related Links
IGive.com - (A Monetary Donation the the Nine Lives Foundation can be made through this web site)
Estate Planning for Pets - Answers frequently asked questions about Pet Trusts
The Virtual Pet Cemetery - An award-winning online cemetery for pets. This site offers some wonderful tributes to pets... a very unique cyber graveyard for critters!
Pet Loss - A site dedicated to pet loss grief support.
Honoring Your Pet's Memory - The death of an animal friend can be one of life's most difficult experiences. More than just a pet, she was your playmate and trusted confidante. He was your child and faithful pal. That's why, in addition to handling the necessary arrangements following your pet's death, you may want to offer a lasting tribute to such a special friend.
Other Adoption Sites
Project Purr - A non-profit, rescue organization providing adoption and relocation services for abandoned domestic and feral cats and kittens in Santa Cruz County California.
The Cat House on the Kings - California's largest no-cage, no-kill lifetime cat sanctuary and adoption center.
Best Friends - is working with you and with humane groups all across the country to bring about a time when homeless, unwanted animals are no longer being destroyed in shelters, and when every healthy dog or cat can be guaranteed a good life in a caring home.
Adopt A Pet - (formerly 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com). We are North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website and list 100,000 pets across 6,000 shelters all over the U.S. and Canada.
Pet Health Supplies
Petmedstore.com is Pet Medication and Pet Health product store offering Prescription and Non-Prescription Pet Medications and flea control products. Very helpful staff and great customer service.
Hills Science Diet, Pet Food - Hill's Science Diet Shelter Nutrition Partnership feeds our shelter cats.