These articles are designed to address many of the questions you may have about how to care for your new cat.
Click here for a printable version of the "Your New Cat" booklet.
Preparing your Home & Supplies
The Ride Home
The First Two Weeks
Introduction to Resident Pets
Children and Cats
Keeping Your Cat Indoors
Understanding Body Language
Scratching / Declawing
Playing, Biting, Sleeping and Relaxing
Litter Box Training
Feline Upper Respiratory Infections
Other Health Concerns and Medical Treatment
Feline Leukemia Virus
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
Feline Infectious Peritonitis
The Hinsdale Humane Society is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and adoption of homeless animals. We advocate education and public service to encourage the compassionate treatment of animals and to prevent their suffering and neglect. We are a voice for companion animals who are dependent on people for their care and believe they are entitled to our respect and protection.