Before you rehome your cat, or take it to the shelter, consider the U.S. numbers:
There are 88 million pet cats (vs. 75m dogs) +40 million homeless cats
10 million cats are surrendered to shelters annually
75% of these will never be adopted; the vast majority are euthanized
Clearly we are facing a cat crisis in the U.S.
*According to the ASPCA's National Rehoming Survey, pet problems are the most common reason owners rehome a pet.
Before you give up on your cat, try a behavior consultation!
are the #1 cause of death
in cats in the U.S.*
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Cat Behavior Solutions is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization saving lives through innovation and ingenuity.
This site, and the work of CBS is dedicated to reducing cat shelter surrender by correcting and preventing behavior issues in the home.
CBS' resources include: Cat Talk Radio's weekly behavior advice/education podcast, an information rich blog and social media, virtual and in-home consultations, educational seminars and speaking engagements.
Our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.
With better understanding of the domestic cat (Felis catus) owners will be able to provide the environment and stimulation their cats need, thereby eliminating and preventing unwanted behaviors.
Cat Behavior Solutions Mission:
Through behavior education and training, we hope to reduce the number of cats coming in to shelters
Teach people how to modify unwanted behavior in cats (and to understand what's instinctive/unchangeable)
Help people understand what to expect from cats so they choose the best cat for them
Help people understand why their cat behaves as it does
INCREASE LIFE QUALITY
Improve the quality of life for cats and the people cohabiting with them
Offer counseling solutions, products, enrichment toys, services, etc.
Between people and their cats
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