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Changing Perspective, feline friendly handling: a kind approach

  • Tails from the city adoption and activity center 23130 Lorain Road North Olmsted, OH, 44070 United States (map)

The benefits of low stress and fear free handling are vital for anyone who works with animals. These techniques can help reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in animals thus making the shelter or home an overall less stressful and happier place for animals, visitors, employees, and volunteers. When an animal’s fear and anxiety is reduced, there is a lower likelihood of bites, scratches, and other injuries to caregivers, animals will be more adoptable and more likely to stay in long-term, loving homes.

Tabitha Kucera, level 3 fear free and low stress handling certified registered veterinary technician, certified cat behavior consultant and KPA-CTP will be presenting on the 

• The effects of fear, anxiety, and stress in cats
• Identify signs of fear, anxiety, and stress in cats
• Understand the potential consequences of force-based handling techniques on cats and humans
• Learn basic handling techniques to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress for cats in veterinary clinics, shelters, and at home

$5 per person. Payable at the door or via pre-registration. 

To register please call us at 440-525-6577 or email at

Earlier Event: February 15
Friends for life: Caring for senior felines
Later Event: April 13
Catsbury Convention