Rescue, Explained by Ashley Owen Hill

RESCUE EXPLAINED……… The neglect changes you.The abuse hardens you.The suffering breaks you. The ignorance angers you.The indifference disturbs you.The injustice destroys you. On a daily basis…your faith will be tested.Your heart will be wounded….Your soul will be altered. On a weekly basis…you’ll question yourself.You’ll question your strength.You’ll question the world. On a monthly basis…you’ll fall down.You’ll […]

May is National Chip Your Pet Month

Testing a chip on a kitten

May is National Chip Your Pet Month, which is an important reminder to have your pets microchipped if you haven’t already. How Microchips Work Microchips are small implants that are placed just under your pet’s skin- typically between the shoulders blades. Microchips are tiny- about the size of a grain of rice. These implants contain […]

National Pet Foster Care Month

Three kittens on bed

In May we celebrate National Pet Foster Care Month! You’ve probably seen the phrase.“Adopt, Don’t Shop” on our website and social media. Why is adopting so important and how does fostering help? Adopting saves the lives of animals that would otherwise be killed in shelters or die on the street. We transport many of our […]

National Therapy Animal Day

Elderly woman with cat in lap

You’ve heard our motto, “We Rescue Pets to Rescue People”. What better day than today, National Therapy Animal Day to explore what that means to us, our adoptive families and our community.  National Therapy Animal Day was created by Pet Partners (a National leader in demonstrating and promoting the health and wellness benefits of animal-assisted therapy, […]

National Siamese Cat Day

Siamese Cat

Why are Siamese Cats so popular? At Rock n’ Rescue, the list of adopters for these special felines is long! And the reason is clear to anyone who has experience with Siamese cats. Siamese cats originally came from Thailand, known as Siam, thus their name. Original Siamese were known for their almond shaped blue eyes […]

March is Adopt a Guinea Pig Month!

Guinea Pig - brown

Did you know that besides cats and dogs, Rock N’ Rescue has small animal adoptables like Guinea Pigs too?!   Well, this month to celebrate we are featuring several of these fuzzy cuties!  Sadly, so many of them are abandoned at shelters, as they are easy to purchase, and the commitment is longer (4-8 yrs) vs […]

Meet Scrunchie, our Himalayan Hero

Have you ever wondered about why certain cat breeds look so much alike?  Well, some breeds are actually blends of 2 – hence, the similarity.  Recently, Rock n’ Rescue rescued a Himalayan cat named Scrunchie from the Animal Care Center in NYC.  After several months of medical treatment, we began to see her personality and beauty come through.  We […]

DIY Cat Toys

Playtime with your cat is very important because it will keep them happy and strengthen your relationship with them. In order to have playtime, you need toys! Toys are important so that your cat does not try to play with items it is not supposed to, like shoes, socks, or furniture. Here are some simple […]

Why Cats Knead

Arguably one of the cutest things cats and kittens do is “knead” their paws on soft objects, including pillows, blankets, and even their owners! It’s also known as “making biscuits.” If you are a new cat owner, this adorable action may come as a surprise to you, yet having fostered many cats and kittens myself, […]

The Beauty of Bonded Cats

The concept of bonded cats means that the two cats have a special relationship and should remain together, for their physical and emotional well-being. The bond formed between the two cats is significant. Take Gigi and Gamble, for example, sisters who have a clear bond. They have become dependent upon each other, and to ensure their happiness […]