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Ask Crystal: Dogs Chasing Cats

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  My dog is a sweet dog but she wants to corner my cats. She is 8 and the cats will not come around her.  Sincerely,  Cat Chaser    […]

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Foster Friday: A Bond like No Other!

Foster Friday: A Bond like No Other! Happy Foster Friday! Little Peanut was barely a pound when she was brought into Henderson County by a Good Samaritan. Covered in fleas and with a wound on her neck, little Peanut’s sweet personality still shone through strongly. Peanut is what we call a “babycat” because she’s an […]

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Blessing of the Pets Continues as a Drive-Thru

The 12th Annual Blessing of the Pets at Mills River Presbyterian Church will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2020, with a  “drive thru” ceremony that offers a safe, socially-distant blessing for their pets. The event will take place rain or shine. From 10am to noon, Rev. Merri Alexander and members of Mills River Presbyterian Church will […]

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Meet Rose!

Today’s Featured Pet is Rose! No one is as sweet as Rose! This little kitty is soooo perfectly petite and scoop-able, we know you will find her irresistible. Her life prior to arriving with us is a bit of a mystery but she loves people so much we know she had to have had a […]

Ask Crystal: Biting Kitty

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  l actually have many questions…Currently, one of my young cats who is about 1 year old, wants to bite on the back of the necks of basically all the […]

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Foster Friday: Buddha’s Personality Shines Thanks to his Foster

Foster Friday: Fosters Help Personalities Shine! Happy Foster Friday! We’re so happy that sweet Buddha was adopted last week after a couple week vacation in foster care! His foster Jennifer made sure to give us lots of great updates about how Buddha acclimated to her home and cats, details that are so helpful for an […]

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Meet Pants!

Today’s Featured Pet is Pants! Pants…has…no pants. This funny looking kitty had some trauma when she first arrived so she wasn’t in the best shape. Pants is now on the up an up (and slowly growing her hair back)! She is the life of the party and really is a busy kitty! Pants knows what […]

Ask Crystal: Chewy 101

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  I have 9-week old puppy who is so gorgeous. But he wants to chew everything in my living room. I don’t want to keep him in the kitchen […]

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Foster Friday: Meet Pants

Foster Friday: Meet Pants Happy Foster Friday! Do you have a vacant inn and a need for some kitty love? Meet Pants! Pants is a 2-year old sweet & petite housepanther that’s in need of a foster home. This little lady was brought into the county shelter in pretty rough shape after getting accosted by […]

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Pet Food is a Lifeline

Blue Ridge Humane Society operates a pet food assistance program as part of our Community Outreach. Partnered with local food banks the program provided over 19,000 lbs of pet food in 2019 for distribution to pet owners in addition to their usual staples. With the program already in place it was no surprise to see […]