MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter: Cat Enrichment

What was the money or product used for?

The money was used to purchase Comfort Zone diffusers and scratchers that attach to cat-kennel doors, allowing cats to scratch while in their kennels:
Comfort Zone Cat Calming Diffuser Kits: $213.27
Comfort Zone Cat Calming Diffuser Single Kit: $21.69
Stretch and Scratch Pads (50): $295.80
Total: $537.76

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

This grant will help keep the cats at MCPAWS more content, relaxed, and stress-free while they wait to find homes. This grant has provided comfort to the cats in our care, which will help them be more social and healthy, and will ultimately help them find homes.

How many pets did this grant help?

320

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Oscar is a feisty 5-month-old kitten who was found abandoned in a trashcan when she was just a few weeks old. She was brought to MCPAWS by a good Samaritan and was soon placed in a loving foster home, where she regained her strength. Today she is a little firecracker who loves to play and wrestle with other kittens. While she is in her kennel, her favorite thing to do is to scratch on her Stretch and Scratch cat scratcher! These scratchers help Oscar stay busy while she waits to find a forever home. Thank you, Petfinder Foundation, for providing enrichment to cats and kittens like Oscar! Meet her: http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/42674021/

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