Homes sought for feral cats
The Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) is hoping Glengarrians in more rural settings might be willing to provide a home to feral cats.
“If you have a barn, stable, auto repair shop, wood working shop, winery, brewery greenhouse garden centre, storage facilities or warehouse, a natural mouser and working whisker cat could be perfect for you,” says Bruce Roney, President and CEO of the Ottawa Humane Society. “It’s a win-win situation because not only will cats find a safe place to live a happy life, but these cats will also help those who could benefit from having a working cat. And, all cats are vaccinated, microchipped, spayed or neutered and tested for feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV).”
Owners of working whiskers cats are expected to provide all the necessary care to keep the animals happy and healthy, including fresh food and water daily. Owners must also be willing to continue veterinary care as required and provide shelter from the weather at all times, with insulation and heat during the cold months.
For more information on this program, call the OHS at (613) 725-3166, ext. 258.