cats

Barbara Lucas / 89.1 WEMU

Many of our most cherished North American songbirds are in trouble.  It’s primarily due to habitat loss—whether through development, agriculture, or climate change.  But, cats and glass, i.e. collisions with buildings, are also huge problems for birds.  Although there are definite challenges to reducing these threats, there also are solutions. 


Humane Society of Huron Valley

The Humane Society of Huron Valley has rescued 21 cats from a property in Ypsilanti Township.

Humane Society of Huron Valley

There's been an increase recently in the number of cats with Feline Leukemia Virus, which weakens their immune system and often causes cancer.

Because of the increase, the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor is taking in more cats with the disease and is looking for homes for them instead of having them euthanized.

I spoke with the society's marketing director Wendy Welch about what they're doing to help cats suffering from the disease.

Cats Make Spring a Busy Time for Humane Society

Apr 3, 2013

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is almost always a busy place, but things really pick up in the spring.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.