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A Guide to Fostering Cats in Perth

A Guide to Fostering Cats in Perth

Are you thinking of fostering cats? Do you live in Perth or in other parts of Western Australia? If you answered YES to both questions, you’ve come to the right place! This handy Waldo’s Friends compilation is all you need to get started. It gives a rundown of animal rescue groups you can assist, online… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Cats in Perth

A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Perth

A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Perth

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to foster dogs? We’re here to break it down for you. Essentially, it involves helping an animal rescue shelter by offering foster care to a dog or any other animal in their care while they find it a forever home. Doing this helps the shelter lighten their load… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Perth

Are orchids poisonous to cats?

Are Orchids Poisonous to Cats?

No, orchids are not poisonous to cats. Orchids are plants that belong to the Orchidaceae family. Currently, there are about 28,000 accepted species, making it one of the largest flowering plant families. Orchids are easily recognized because of the unique appearance of their flowers. They have three sepals, three petals, and a three-chambered ovary. According… Continue reading Are Orchids Poisonous to Cats?

Are tulips toxic to cats?

Are Tulips Toxic to Cats?

Yes, tulips are toxic to cats. Belonging to the Liliaceae family, tulips are flowers known for having bulb-shaped petals. They come in a wide range of colours such as pink, red, yellow, and even white. They were originally cultivated in East Asia, and later on became popular in Europe. At present, the Netherlands is known… Continue reading Are Tulips Toxic to Cats?

are succulents poisonous to cats

Are Succulents Poisonous to Cats?

Some succulent varieties are poisonous to cats.  Succulents are ornamental plants known for having thick, fleshy, and swollen parts that store water. This allows them to thrive in dry environments. To date, there are about 10,000 known types of succulents, and 60 plant families that have them. All cacti are considered succulents. However, not all… Continue reading Are Succulents Poisonous to Cats?

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Are Snake Plants Toxic to Cats?

Yes, snake plants are mildly toxic to cats.  Snake plants are ornamental evergreen perennials that belong to the Asparagaceae family. Until 2017, its scientific name was Sansevieria trifasciata, but was later reclassified to Dracaena trifasciata. This popular succulent is known for having many other names. This includes Saint George’s sword, mother-in-law’s tongue, golden bird’s nest,… Continue reading Are Snake Plants Toxic to Cats?

How to cat-proof your indoor plants: 15 things you can do today

How to Cat-proof Your Indoor Plants: 15 Things You Can Do Today

Adopting a cat is a fascinating and magical journey for any new cat parent. Until, that is, you realise that your precious new kitten loves to destroy every beloved indoor plant in your house. Without the right checks and balances to cat-proof your indoor plants,  you’re inviting daily dramas of torn leaves, nibbled stems, and… Continue reading How to Cat-proof Your Indoor Plants: 15 Things You Can Do Today

A Guide to Fostering Cats in Adelaide

Volunteering for rescues is a great way to show your support for animal welfare. You can do it in so many ways, from leaving a bequest and donating as a company to cleaning kennels and finding pet adopters. Fostering is another unique opportunity for animal lovers to help rescue groups. It leaves a strong and… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Cats in Adelaide

A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Adelaide

Do you have an affinity for rescue dogs but, for one reason or another, cannot adopt them? There’s another meaningful way you can help local animal rescues, and it’s through fostering! As a foster carer for dogs, you get to rehabilitate, train, and care for the canine wards in your home until they’re ready to… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Adelaide

A Guide to Fostering Cats in Brisbane

No-kill animal shelters and rescue groups are always in need of passionate volunteers who can share their time, energy, and resources. Various skills and talents (such as taking amazing paw-traits or kickstarting fundraisers) serve different purposes, but together, they all add up in making a rescue run smoothly and successfully.  If you want to volunteer… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Cats in Brisbane

A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Brisbane

Rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome—these are the three Rs of animal rescue. Fostering is a key component of the second R as volunteers take in dogs, cats, and other types of animals that need extra support. Aside from the safe space they provide, the love and attention given by foster parents help the rescues become physically,… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Dogs in Brisbane

A Guide to Fostering Cats in Canberra

Animal rescues work hand in hand with volunteers to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome all kinds of animals. These willing volunteers help out in various ways, from spreading the word about the “no kill movement” to finding the best paw-rents to adopt their lovable rescues. Becoming a pet foster carer is another way to assist local… Continue reading A Guide to Fostering Cats in Canberra