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Help save lives this winter! - You can make a difference in an animal’s life by volunteering one day, one week, one month or permanently. Volunteers needed to help with Trap Neuter and Return in three locations. Please help stop kittens needing to freeze to death this winter. Trap Neuter and Return can prevent cats from living the hard outside life … Continue reading "Help save lives this winter!"
Keep your black cat safe this Halloween - Halloween is coming! Black cats are often targets for abuse during this superstitious time. Please help your beautiful black feline friends stay safe by keeping them indoors.
Halloween pet costumes are here! - Kitty Connection has costumes for cats and dogs available for $3-$10 at our 6 Cudworth St., Medford location.
Please give these special cats a home! - Animals who are older, shyer, or have special needs tend to have a harder time getting adopted. Please consider these overlooked cats and dogs who want nothing more than a forever home of their own.  
October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month - In celebration of National Pit Bull Awareness Month, consider adopting one of our wonderful pit/pit mix dogs: American Pit Bull Terriers are affectionate, loyal and happy dogs with loads of energy and a natural eagerness to please their guardians. This breed has sadly gotten a bad reputation in the media due to owners who raise … Continue reading "October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month"
Purina One Dry Dog Food Recall - Nestlé Purina Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food Bags Due to a Potential Health Risk
Recall affects Iams, Eukanuba pet foods - The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date in association with … Continue reading "Recall affects Iams, Eukanuba pet foods"
Discounted pit bull adoptions - From August 13-18, we will be offering reduced adoption donations for pit bulls: Peanut $200 Patrick (11 months) $300 Interested adopters must have submitted an application by 5 pm on Sunday, August 18 and have a meet-and-greet scheduled.
Cat allergy research offers hope of possible cure - British scientists say they have discovered how cats trigger allergies in people, raising hopes for a possible cure to the feline-caused affliction. Researchers at the University of Cambridge say they have found a protein in cat dander — or dead skin cells — that interacts with a chemical in the human body to cause allergy symptoms, which can range from itching and sneezing to asthma attacks.
We have been waiting! - We have a number of cats who have been waiting for FUR-ever homes for a while. Won’t you take a chance on these sweet, lovable fuzzy faces?
Show your support for Kitty Connection! - Magic 106.7 and Country 102.5 are encouraging listeners to support local rescue groups by visiting http://www.magic1067.com/canine to tell them which group they support. All entries from June 19th through July 3rd will be counted and Canine Company will donate $1,000 the rescue group with the most votes! There will also be a 2nd place donation … Continue reading "Show your support for Kitty Connection!"
Natura recalls pet food after positive salmonella test - Recall affects several Natura Pet Products items
Parvovirus outbreak in Worcester area - Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources’ Division of Animal Health are alerting dog owners of two significant Canine parvovirus outbreaks affecting northern Berkshire County and Worcester County. Dozens of dogs have been affected in these two areas, and several have died or had to be euthanized due to severe illness caused by the … Continue reading "Parvovirus outbreak in Worcester area"
Saturday, June 8 Boston Adoption Event - Kitty Connection will be showing cats available for adoption on Saturday, June 8 from 10-2 at the Keeping Kids Safe project.
Kitty Connection hosts book signing event May 18 - Kitty Connection is hosting a book signing and reading event at Bestsellers Café on May 18, 2013, Saturday from 3:00-4:30. Bestsellers Café is located in downtown Medford at 24 High Street. The book is “Girl On A Leash: The Healing Power of Dogs,” written by Charlestown resident and local author Betty King. To celebrate 9 … Continue reading "Kitty Connection hosts book signing event May 18"
Natura Dry Pet Foods Recall - Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its March 29, 2013 recall of dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Grant Aids Kitty Connection’s Trap/Neuter/Return Efforts - April 1, 2013: We are excited to announce that Kitty Connection has been chosen to receive a mentoring grant from Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS), administered through the PetSmart Charities. This grant will allow us to to trap, neuter, and return outside roaming cats in the cities of Medford and Everett. Read more about … Continue reading "Grant Aids Kitty Connection’s Trap/Neuter/Return Efforts"
Feral orange and white Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Available to Income-Eligible Medford and Everett Residents - As part of Kitty Connection’s MRFRS mentoring grant, we will provide low-cost spay/neuter for owned cats to income-eligible Medford and Everett residents. For $50, we will have your cat spayed or neutered, examined by a vet, and vaccinated. We will pick up your cat and return it to you. Individuals must preregister and prepay. Please … Continue reading "Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Available to Income-Eligible Medford and Everett Residents"
Foster homes needed for mother cats and kittens - Kitty Connection is seeking foster homes for mother cats and kittens. Kitten season generally runs from March to October, each and every year. We are seeking people who live close to the Medford area (Medford, Malden, Everett, Revere, Somerville, Cambridge, Arlington, Charlestown, Belmont, Watertown, Newton, etc.), have a spare room, time, and love to share … Continue reading "Foster homes needed for mother cats and kittens"