Just a few Emotional Valentine Cards today to share with you. Timmy the Indoor Cat is staying with us for a few days so she wanted to come on the blog and say hello and Happy Valentines to you all. She loves being an indoor cat and has never been outside. She wants to tell you all about being an indoor only cat and I want to give a Valentine to each of my readers.
Having an indoor cat is so easy and fun and it so much better for the birds and it is better for the cat also according to the vets. The domestic cat was introduced by us but we have done nothing to control them so now we have too many and some have gone feral. This is very devastating to the bird population.
A recent study found that the impact of free ranging cats on wildlife causes "substantially greater wildlife mortality than previously thought".
Cats are a non-native invasive species and they found that most of the birds killed by them were robins, chickadees and finches but I think they are not selective to these species.
It is an emotionally charged issue as people love their furry feline pets but a little education on how to have fun with an indoor cat can't hurt. The vet food is much better for your cat than eating unknown items outside, getting sick and in contact with diseases.
They now have such advanced litter boxes that you do not even have to do much cleaning....the one Timmy uses is a Bionaire odor-fighting litter box that is great and we use a dust free litter; you can get an apartment dust free litter from Purina called Maxx Scoop that is a good product and lasts a long time. And our Canadian vet food is great.
I hope I help convince some cat owners to try keeping their cats as indoor cats only.
These beautiful Valentine frames I found as a free gift on Jill Wellington's Site This is Life, check her out as she gives tips also.
Here are some of the birds Timmy watches out of the window but since she is a house indoor cat she does not eat them.
Little hummers on my deck that Timmy watches.
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I want to list all these memes for this part of the week so others can join them and I can pick a few to link up to. E for Emotions for ABC Wednesday...sorry I am so late for each meme or carnival. I am doing too many things this week.
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Video Info: A video of Portland Island, B.C. where they do many studies on song birds.