P.U.R.R West Virginia is a no kill, all volunteer, cat only shelter/rescue that is saving lives and making the world a more humane place; one kitty at a time. We pride ourselves on having well adjusted, socialized kitties that are ready for a place in your heart and home.
Our non-profit organization is run entirely by donations.  We are not state or government funded.

Articles and Links

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Rescued is My Favorite Breed

TNR and Spay / Neuter

Alley Cat Allies:  Information about TNR, feral colonies and other programs to promote a better life for cats Locate low cost spay and neutering

Feral Cats and Kittens

Get Informed: Discover the Truth about Feral Cats



The Joys of Fostering!
[Foster] Pets Add Life - An FAQ style article on fostering cats
Pet Care in Condos and Apartments

Allergies and Health

National Council for Aging Care's guide on Pets for Seniors
The truth behind the Toxoplasmosis (toxoplasma gondii) hype
How To Live With Pet Allergies Without Giving Up Your Pet
Tips on living with cat allergies
8 Things you should do when you think you are allergic to cats
Your Heart and a Pet Cat
Fertility and your Cat
Pregnancy, Babies, and Your Cat
Pregnant Women: Don’t Get Rid of Your Cats!
5 Reasons Cats are Given Up for Adoption (NOTE: Giving your pet to animal control or the pound is NOT giving it up for adoption, in most cases unfortunately it is the equivalent of signing a death sentence.)

Flea and Parasite Control

Flea Control
Fleas - the most common parasites found on cats and dogs.  Control them.

Training Your Cat

Training a cat to walk on a leash
Cat Spraying: Feline Marking Behavior

Memorializations and Grief Coping

Memorializing your Cat - Suggestions on ways to memorialize your beloved cat.  You can follow the fifth suggestion and visit our In Memorium page here
How to Cope With Grief When A Cat Dies - 5 Useful Resources
Choosing a Cat: Making a Good Match

Domestic Violence and Pets

Help protect pets from domestic violence

Most links posted above will take you to websites outside of the control of P.U.R.R. West Virginia.  P.U.R.R. West Virginia is not responsible for the content of these sites.  Please visit the links at your own risk.  If you are concerned about the advice or recommendations given on any site, please speak with your local veterinarian or animal trainer.

While we make every effort to maintain a list of current links, sometimes content has been moved / removed.  If you find this is the case, please contact us at webmaster@purrwv.org.

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