Hard-working Cats - Michigan Humane Society

Hard-working Cats

Hire a Hard-working Kitty (or two) for your barn, warehouse or business!

November 5, 2015

Do you need a consistent, reliable pest control and prevention solution at your barn, warehouse or place of business? Protect your product, supply chain, and property from pests with a hard-working cat, such as a barn cat, warehouse cat, or a friendly store cat!

 

The hard-working cat. The original and best pest management solution.

Here at MHS, we often have cats available for adoption who are not comfortable or happy living inside a traditional “home.”  Some of these cats have a history of living successfully outdoors, others may be feral, and some are simply ill-suited to being house cats.

 

Hard-working Cats Protect Your Property:

Not only do you benefit from their terrific work ethic, but you will have the satisfaction of giving an animal a second chance! If you operate a barn or business, they can help control pests and deter other feral/wild animals from taking up residence on your property! Safely and reliably protect your barn or business from other feral animals and pests.

 

Caring For A Hard-working Cat is Easy (and pays big dividends)!

Their Salary Requirements Are:

  • Fresh food and water daily
  • 24/7 access to shelter from the elements (a barn, warehouse, outbuilding, shed, tack room, loft)
  • Vaccinations and vet care when needed

 

Preparing For Your Hard-working Cat:

We recommend you give your cat 1-2 weeks to adjust to their new place of work before setting them free. You can set up a temporary “condo” for your new cat in any quiet place, away from loud machinery, dogs or high traffic. A basic dog crate or wire cage can serve as a place for your new cat to settle in and get to know his/her surroundings.  Set-up your condo in the same room/place where the kitty will be fed and watered going forward. During the first 1-2 weeks, your cat will learn this is where he/she will have their daily needs met. After 1-2 weeks, simply open the door and walk away.   All you will need is:

  • Litterbox
  • Dry food & water daily
  • Bedding (towels, cat bed or blanket)
  • Hiding place

 

Are You Ready to “Hire” (Adopt)?

Blair

Blair
Beautiful baby Blair!

The adoption fee is $20.00 and includes age appropriate vaccinations, sterilization, microchip, preventative dewormer and a feline leukemia test! 

Fill out our online application to be added to our waiting list. We will call you when a Hard-working Cat becomes available!

You can also download our Hard-working Cat Application in advance and visit our shelter any time during business hours to meet our available felines!

 

 

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