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  • Store Product

    Catios – they’re the cat’s meow! Brochure: 500 Brochures

    Catios: They’re the cat’s meow! introduces people to catios, enclosed outdoor cat patios that provide enrichment for your cat while keeping him and his bird friends safe.

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    Catios – they’re the cat’s meow! Brochure: 100 Brochures

    Catios: They’re the cat’s meow! introduces people to catios, enclosed outdoor cat patios that provide enrichment for your cat while keeping him and his bird friends safe.

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  • Blog Post

    The changing world of pet transport

    Supply, demand and the changing world of pet transport

    A couple of weeks ago, the Humane Society of the United States, along with our partner in pet transport, Humane Society of Tulsa, loaded 173 pets on a large cargo plane heading to our shelter and rescue partners in Oregon and Washington state from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The cost of the plane was just under $35,000. Did you ever think transports like this would become the norm? I sure didn’t. To figure out how we got here, we need to go back a bit in time.

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