Pet Care

  • Advantages of Spay/Neuter
    On the Third Thursday of every month, Stray H.E.L.P. collaborates with T.A.R.A. (The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc) to provide low-cost spay and neuter services for the cats of Dutchess County and beyond. Advantages of Spay/Neuter Spaying and neutering your cat eliminates: Millions of unwanted abused or abandoned cats entering shelters every year and millions getting killed for lack of… Read more: Advantages of Spay/Neuter
  • Welcoming Home Your New Best Friend
    Before bringing your new cat home, please take a moment to read this information. Most importantly, remember that while you’re adding only one “something new” to your life, everything for kitty will be new. This can be confusing and scary, so please be patient and compassionate. Preparing Supplies for the Big Day Litter and litter… Read more: Welcoming Home Your New Best Friend
  • Tips for Bringing Home Lost Cats
    Aside from worrying pet parents sick, we understand how risky it is for cats to be outside. Here is a list of things you can do to help bring Cat back home safely: Notify! Notify the agency where you adopted Cat right away so they can help you get word out to the community. If… Read more: Tips for Bringing Home Lost Cats
  • Veterinary Care for Cats
    All Cats Need Regular Veterinary Care: Some cat owners believe visits to the vet aren’t necessary for their cat especially if the cat remains indoors. However, regular visits to the vet are a must for many important reasons: Spay and Neuter First and foremost, your female cat needs to be spayed and your male cat… Read more: Veterinary Care for Cats
  • Tips For A Successful Vet Visit For You And Your Cat
    A visit to the vet can be stressful for a cat and therefore for the owner. The solution is to prepare: Your cat’s carrier should be a familiar and happy place. Let your cat adjust to the carrier positively and gradually, from as young an age as possible. Locate the carrier (door open or off)… Read more: Tips For A Successful Vet Visit For You And Your Cat