WCFA’S featured pet is Honey. Honey is a very pretty 7 year old tabby. She is very gentle and would do best in a quiet home as an only cat or with another very gentle cat. Once Honey feels secure in her surroundings she is very loving and sweet.
If you are interested in any of our pets, please go to www.wecareforanimals.org where you can see all of our adoptable pets and you can complete an adoption application. For more information call us at 702-346-3326 (voicemail), call Karen at 435-862-9574 or Linda at 702-376-1642. Next pet adoption is January 26, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at 150 North Yucca, Suite 1,Mesquite. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/wecareforanimalsmesquitenv. Please call us to schedule a visit with our pets at a mutually convenient time.
Other Available Pets:
Cats do not enjoy being confined in a cage. The cats we have for adoption show best in a home environment. If you see a cat you like, to truly see his or her personality, you should ask us to arrange a time, at your convenience, to meet the cat in his/her foster home. Some of our sweetest cats can come across as cranky or withdrawn when they are placed in the crate for viewing. Please give these felines a chance by meeting them “outside the cage”. Taking one of these felines for a sleep over is another way to get to know them better before adopting. Ask us about our sleep over policy.
Lincoln is a handsome Maine Coon, about 4 years old. He is an affectionate and mellow cat. Lincoln has been around well behaved children and other cats and does well with both. He is current on vaccines and neutered and will be micro chipped right away. Lincoln and his roommate, Sammie, were turned in to us because their family could no longer care for them.
Sammie is a handsome long-haired, black cat. He is about 2 1/2 years old. Sammie is a gentle cat and gets along well with other cats and well behaved children. He has been neutered and is current on vaccines and micro chipped. He was turned over to us because his family could no longer care for him.
Bello is a Lhasa Apso with perhaps some Maltese, about 20 months of age and weighs 15 lbs. Bello is an active dog, very smart and needs daily walks. He does pretty well on leash and he rides well in a car. He can be reactive when meeting other dogs on leash. Bello is house trained. Bello will do best in a quiet home where his person is home most of the time. He likes to attach to one person so we feel an adult home with one person works best. Please, no children. Bello has done well in his foster homes with other dogs. However, he may be best as the only dog or with a larger playful dog. Bello needs a dedicated dog owner willing to work with him to make him the best dog he can be. With a person he doesn’t know, it may take time for him to be comfortable with that person. Once he is comfortable with you, he should do just fine.
WCFA offers a wonderful low-cost/free opportunity to spay/neuter your pets to prevent accidental litters and keep your pet happy and healthy. We will always alter feral cats to be released back in their environment. Our target areas are Mesquite, Bunkerville and the Arizona Strip. Spay/Neuter Assistance Applications are available at Mesquite Veterinary Clinic located at 371 Riverside Road and Virgin Valley Veterinary Hospital at 660 Hardy Way. You may also call WCFA at 702-346-3326 to leave a message or visit wecareforanimals.org to contact us by email. Half of all litters born in the U.S. are accidents that overburden shelters and rescues.
6 Tips to Control Litter Box Odor
By Jane Harrell
Litter box odor can be the toughest part of living with a cat. Even if it doesn’t bother you, having friends over who “smell cat” is embarrassing. On the other hand, having friends over who remark about seeing, but not smelling, your cat feels great.
Here are some simple steps you can take to fight the stink and keep you and your cat happy:
- Scoop the box daily or more.Old urine and feces might not be as pungent to you as the fresh stuff, but the longer it sits there, the more likely it is the smell will invade the rest of your house. Scoop your litter box early and often to cut down the odor.
- Replace the litter twice a week.Even if you scoop every time your cat uses the litter box, you’re bound to miss some. And even a tiny bit gets stinky over time. To combat this, regularly dump out the litter, wash the box with soap and warm water (not ammonia-based cleaners — ammonia can make the smell worse), dry it and put fresh litter in.
- Replace the litter box once a year.Over time, your cat’s claws and your scooper can make small grooves in the bottom and sides of your litter box. These grooves are harder to sterilize and can hold onto odor. Avoid this by donating your used litter box to a shelter or rescue group yearly and treating your cat to a new box.
- Try litter deodorizers.Using a little baking soda or deodorizer in your litter box can go a long way to a fresher house. However, many cats will stop using heavily-scented litter boxes, so make sure to use a deodorizer that both you and your cat will like (or one that’s unscented). Sprinkle a little bit of the deodorizer over the litter every time you scoop the litter box.
- Find a brand of litter that smells best to you (and your cat).Try using a different litter in each litter box in your home and seeing (a) which litter your cat prefers and (b) which litter controls the odor the best. You might just find that you and your cat have a litter preference in common.
- Keep the litter box in a well-ventilated area.One of the biggest mistakes cat parents can make is putting the litter box in a tiny, dark and hidden space. This just allows the odor to concentrate. Plus, if it’s unpleasant for your cat to use, he’ll be more likely to find somewhere else to go — perhaps in the center of your bed. Keep your litter box in a well-ventilated spot where the scent can easily disperse and there’s enough light and room for your cat to get in, move around and come out comfortably.