At least here (Eugene) our Craigslist Kitten went down a little this week, although our s/n focus neighborhood, Springfield continued to rise. Nationally, quite a few areas went down this week, so at least their peaks didn’t go any higher. … Continue reading
The more I look at, the more convinced I am that we’re in for a cat population explosion all over the US. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfect_storm “A “perfect storm” is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances will … Continue reading
During the coldest nights of winter, I run a space heater so my bedroom is a lot warmer than the rest of the house, and my 3 cats are almost always together in the bed. During the hottest days of … Continue reading
I’m seeing a shocking jump in my Craigslist Kitten Index (CLKI) almost everywhere. So far, I’m seeing confirmation from shelter stats that there’s a population explosion going on, I’m assuming from the record warm winter we just went through. I … Continue reading
My Twitter friend @Caretaker_Cat asked me to make this. Not being familiar with the tv show, I probably can’t appreciate it fully, but I had fun making it.
No One Knows. There are people out there who say they do, but they don’t really. I went to a volunteer orientation at my local shelter, and read through their web page first. So when the instructor said there were … Continue reading
While limiting intake, increasing adoptions, or Shelter-Neuter-Return can improve a shelter’s Live Release Rate, they can result in putting the burden of killing on neighboring shelters. Opening a s/n clinic, however, benefits the neighbors as well, as happened when the … Continue reading
I’ve updated my Utah spreadsheet, although data is only available Jan-Jul 2013 (and I’m assuming that’s the first half of the year, 1/1/13-6/30/13) so I projected. http://www.spayship.com/data.html
In case anyone wants to know. Education 1980, B. A. in Computer Science from the State University of New York University at Buffalo, cum laude Work History 1980-1982, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD. … Continue reading
How can you estimate the number of cats in your area? I looked into formulae for this and found 11 for owned cats and 3 for feral cats. Most are based on the number of households, some on the number … Continue reading
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