October 21: Cures4Cats

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Join the Cat Fanciers’ Association and the Winn Feline Foundation as we celebrate Cures4Cats Day.

Cats provide their people with companionship and love, and as 92% of surveyed cat owners agree, feline health plays a significant role in their overall well-being. Winn Feline Foundation has established October 21 as the inaugural Cures4Cats day to emphasize the importance of feline health. This annual day of awareness is dedicated to highlighting Winn-funded research, the critical need for evidence-based medicine, early-stage biomedical research, and health answers for cats.

“Our mission at the Cat Fanciers’ Association has always been promoting the health and welfare of all cats,” said Mark Hannon, CFA President. “We applaud and support the efforts of the Winn Feline Foundation in their promotion of Cures4Cats Day. Their continued efforts have built a strong foundation for improving and managing cat health.”

Winn Feline Foundation has been on the leading-edge of feline health research since 1968 and Cures4Cats Day encourages cat lovers to support their efforts. As Winn embarks on its next 50 years they aim to deliver even more critical advances in cat health.

 

 

Cat Fanciers Make Funds Available

The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) earmarked $8,000 for cats and their owners affected by recent hurricanes.

“Relief efforts will be centralized through our respective regional directors,” Mark Hannon, president of CFA said. “The board voted to immediately allocate $4,000 to the CFA geographic regions that include the states of Florida, Louisiana and Texas. An additional $2,000 will be distributed to the CFA’s Breeder Assistance.” The Breeder Assistance Program was created for breeders seeking help in situations out of their control, including acts of nature that result in temporary loss of homes.

According to Hannon, the remaining $2,000 will be held for future relief as needs are identified.

CFA has a long history of proactively supporting and assisting cat owners and breeders in times of disaster.

Contact your regional director, the Breed Assistance Program or the CFA Central Office by visiting http://www.cfa.org for more information.