Will they ahve something in print for those of us who cannot go to this?  Would 
like to take to local no kill shelter.  they ahve a problem with housing.  I 
know they ar short on funds, but constructive critismnever hurts.

---- Natalie > wrote: > If anyone is interested, let me know, and I will send 
the entire page, how to register, with info privately; it’s too large to send 
to this group! > > > > My new email address is: atia....@gmail.com > > > > > > 
> > Fixing the Feline Housing Crisis: How Shelter Housing Can Make Cats Sick – 
And What You Can Do About It > > It's a feline housing revolution – and it’s 
helping stop shelter cat upper respiratory infections in their tracks! > > > 
Image removed by sender. large_box_bottom.gif > > > Image removed by sender. 
spacer.gif > > > Cats are extremely sensitive to noise, crowding, and stress – 
three things that are in abundant supply in many animal shelters. These adverse 
conditions often lead to illness in sheltered cats, particularly the most 
common of all feline shelter diseases, upper respiratory infection (URI). > The 
good news is that with a “feline wellness renovation project” – decreasing 
crowding and reducing stress – you can drastically cut the incidence of feline 
URI in your shelter's cat population. > Maddie's InstituteSM is pleased to 
announce the second in a two-part series on feline URI in shelters: Fixing the 
Feline Housing Crisis: How Shelter Housing Can Make Cats Sick - And What You 
Can Do About It. Join us for this free webcast on Thursday, October 25, at 9 PM 
Eastern, presented by Dr. Sandra Newbury of the Koret Shelter Medicine Program 
at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. > > Attendees will learn: > > * 
How to understand the natural behavior of cats > * How to set up shelter 
housing to reduce stress > * The importance of giving cats a place to hide when 
stressed or fearful > * The impact of housing cats near dogs > * How 
improvements in noise levels, light cycles, and enrichment can benefit cats > * 
Temperature, air quality and ventilation requirements for URI prevention > * 
How to understand exposure risks > * How to set up separation and isolation for 
sick cats > > Individuals attending the live webcast will be entered in a door 
prize drawing for one of ten copies of Maddie's® Animal Shelter Infection 
Control Manual! > Fixing the Feline Housing Crisis: How Shelter Housing Can 
Make Cats Sick - And What You Can Do About It, is part of an ongoing series of 
educational programs from Maddie's Institute, a program of Maddie's Fund®, the 
nation's leading funder of shelter medicine education. Maddie's Institute 
brings cutting edge shelter medicine information from universities and animal 
welfare leaders to shelter veterinarians, managers and staff as well as private 
practice veterinarians, rescue groups and community members to increase the 
lifesaving of homeless dogs and cats community-wide. > > _____ > > Presenter: 
Sandra Newbury, DVM > > > > > > >

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