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Shelter Cats

Delta

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Seven month old Delta is a shy tiger girl. She needed a shelter mentor and she found one in Cat Room #5 at PAWS.
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Shelter Cats

The Valerian Effect

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Recently we won a generous selection of Valerian stuffed toys by entering a contest held by the charming and stunning kitty blogger, Cathy Keisha. They were made by the Bavarian Cat Toy company.
What’s in valerian, you might ask?
Wikipedia‘s answer: “Actinidine is a pyridine derivative found in the essential oil of valerian root and silver vine. Actinidine is a cat attractant, with effects like those of nepetalactone, the active compound found in catnip.”
Or, if you ask Miss Piggy at PAWS, it’s pure stinky bliss.
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Shelter Cats

Meow-Wow

eMeowPlease meet Meow-Wow, but be very gentle and quiet. He is shy when first meeting new people. Rub his head, scratch his back, and he’s a purring happy cat.
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Sunny Sunday

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The snow had stopped falling and it was time for staff and volunteers to slip slide up the driveway into PAWS. Mimi was waiting, basking in the warm sun.
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Lucy

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When she first came to stay at PAWS, Lucy had a hard time adjusting to the shelter. With all the unfamiliar sounds, smells, and people, who could blame her?
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Shelter Cats

Bagheera

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We didn’t see much of Bagheera the first few weeks after he was left at PAWS by his owners. After a while he got used to the new sounds, smells, feline roommates, and people. When he emerged from his carpeted cubby we discovered that he’s a shy but very friendly boy who craves attention and affection.
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