Care For Community Cats

  • What is a “Cat Colony”?
    A colony of cats is a group of feral or free-roaming cats that share a territory. This territory is usually focused on a source of food and water. If you are feeding a group or colony of cats then you are considered their colony caretaker – thank you! Despite the “stand-offish” nature of many feral … Read more
  • Stray H.E.L.P. Hosts Screening of “The Cat Rescuers” Documentary on June 3
    Stray H.E.L.P. is so pleased to be hosting this screening of the riveting documentary film “The Cat Rescuers” on Monday, June 3. Showings are at 2:00pm and 7:15pm at the Downing Film Center at 19 Front Street in Newburgh. Come get an inside peek at what we, along with so many other rescue organizations, do … Read more
  • Why are cat paw pads different colors?
    You might not have ever thought about what color your cat’s paw pads are, or why. The color of the pads generally coordinates with your kitty’s fur color, which makes sense. But sometimes, the paw pad color will match the nose. White cats usually have pink pads, and the same goes for ginger cats. Black … Read more