Volunteer of the Month: Jamie G

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Volunteer of the Month: Jamie G

Many of Cat Town’s volunteers have been with the organization for years, and we are so thankful for their hard work and dedication. One such volunteer is Jamie G., who also volunteers with Oakland Animal Services (OAS) where most of the Cat Town cats come from, giving him a unique perspective on the incredible progress under socialized cats make before being adopted. 

Check out my recent interview with superstar volunteer, Jamie G. below!

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National Feral Cat Day: The Importance of TNR

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National Feral Cat Day: The Importance of TNR

Here in Oakland, feral or community cats are a well known fixture. This is true in communities across America. In fact, there are believed to be more than 50 million feral cats in the United States today.

Feral and free-roaming cats have co-existed with humans for thousands of years. But today, those cats quickly out-breed their environment causing frustration to residents of the community as well as unhealthy living conditions for the cats. 

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Debunking Myths About Black Cats: Pt. 3

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Debunking Myths About Black Cats: Pt. 3

With the popularity of social media in recent years, it’s understandable people want to capture special moments of themselves with their pet and share them with friends and family. While it’s true a few extra considerations are needed when photographing black cats, it isn’t impossible to get a good photo of one - even when using your phone’s camera. There are just a few things you need to keep in mind:

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