When it comes to companion animals, cats and dogs are like comparing apples and oranges. Generally speaking, dogs are known for wanting to please and being eager to receive attention. It’s a running joke that dogs have masters and cats have slaves. Generally speaking, cats are known for their independent nature and devil-may-care attitude! They … [Read more...] about How to Socialize a Cat
Thinking about adopting an older cat? Deciding to adopt an older cat is a big step. Even though your prospective new family member may be older, it still is a lifetime commitment. All family members must be on board with this decision. Adopting an older cat should never be done spur of the moment or taken lightly. You want this to be a mutually … [Read more...] about Adopting an Older Cat
Just in time to help celebrate GOCR's fifth anniversary of helping older cats find new beginnings, we have just finalized our 100th adoption! We couldn't be more happy for Lucy B and her new mom. Sweet, petite, 14 year old Lucy B made her most recent foster home her forever home, officially. It took Lucy a little time to feel safe after the … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Lucy B, Golden Oldies’ 100th adoption!
Smokey, formerly Panchito, has finally found his place in the world! Smokey first came to us in January 2020. He was adopted in April. It did not work out, and he came back to us in November. He then was adopted on February 20th of this year. And this handsome gray boy now knows he has his forever home. His adopter tells us he has become a … [Read more...] about Smokey home at last!
Rusty and Marilyn were always meant to be. The two came into each other’s lives in February 2019, when 84-year-old Marilyn became a foster mom to Rusty, a beautiful but timid rust-colored kitty. A year later, the two were still together. By that time, Marilyn had fallen in love with Rusty. And Rusty, who came to us at 12 years old … [Read more...] about It’s Official! Marilyn and Rusty tie the knot