Absolutely! How else do you expect your kitty to stay healthy? One might argue that diet is the best way to keep a cat healthy. But it should not be the only way. Even with proper diet but without physical exercise, cats may be at risk to develop several illnesses. Any cat owner or anyone who has been with cats for too long knows that there is one thing that they love the most and they are good at – sleep! They need to offset the time they spent lounging around with physical exertion to stay healthy. Here are several reasons why cats need to exercise. Continue reading
While anyone who's been around cats knows how much fun and joy they can bring to our lives, more and more research now indicates they also make us much more healthy than we ever thought possible. With scientists working everyday to make one discovery after another, cat owners can now use science to prove what they knew all along - that their furry feline friends can help them feel better physically, emotionally, and even spiritually. Continue reading
Thanks to a commercial loan from our friends at Community Bank, we will be closing on a new facility in Richland at the end of this month and will begin renovations in January as funding allows. This new location will allow us to perform twice as many spay/neuter surgeries- more than 10,000 each year! If you would like to learn more about our campaign, please click here. If you are interested in a tour of our new space, please let me know! We are so thankful for your support and partnership as we continue our journey to end the homelessness and euthanasia of dogs and cats in our community.
We are so excited that the Northside Sun took the time to speak with our Founder and President, Elaine, about the work that we do. You can click here to read the full article. Continue reading
Can you imagine not being able to accept a gift from your dying father because you wouldn’t be able to afford to properly care for it? That’s exactly what Jennifer was facing. But she knew that Mississippi Spay and Neuter would be there for her. You see, Jennifer previously adopted two cats and had them fixed spayed and neutered at Mississippi Spay and Neuter, keeping them from adding to the unwanted pet population and giving them a loving home and family. She is a hero in her own right! “Without access to affordable services at Mississippi Spay and Neuter, I would not have been able to have the surgeries done.” Continue reading
At the Big Fix, we are equipped for spay/neuter surgery only. As with any surgery, anesthesia comes with risks. Continue reading
Each year, Northshore Elementary School's 5th-grade venture students start their own "businesses" and sell their wares at an annual Venture Market. Continue reading
Miss Edna had become very ill and was quickly overwhelmed by a surprise litter of puppies. The puppies were able to dig under the fence in the backyard and get into the road. Edna's brother built them a small pen to keep them safe temporarily.As part of our Operation: Doggie Freedom program, we were able to help Scooter, Skeeter and Ringo make good use of their backyard by securing the bottom of the fence and ground with chicken wire to prevent digging. The three pups are scheduled to be fixed at our Big Fix Clinic, and we are so thankful to our supporters for helping us give them a better life! Continue reading