Not sure what you want to get or give for Christmas? Have you ever considered making a donation to a charitable cause? This type of gift is one that will keep on giving.
Donating to feline research studies is among one of many ways to donate this Holiday season. Cats are plagued with several deadly diseases but with ongoing research and studies scientists have made huge strides to find cures for those diseases like chronic kidney disease, feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), diabetes, cancer, and more. Do some research and find the right program or organization for you and then you will be able to make a donation in the honor of your cat or a cat you know! What a great way to honor your furry friends.
The Winn Feline Foundation: is the only non-profit funding cat health studies worldwide. This organization oversees special funds like the Ricky Fund for research in HCM, the Bria Fund for FIP, and the Speckles Foundation for Abdominal Cancer Campaign. The WFF makes sure the money donated to those foundations stay there and goes to good use. This foundation also has a general research fund that they go through research proposals sent in to them and fund the best or most beneficial health studies on the issues. The foundations under the WFF umbrella are all great ways to donate and were created by cat enthusiasts and lovers. These foundations provide the needed research to enable us to help our cats live a long and healthy life.
Humane societies: Check your local areas for humane societies or animal controls that may need monetary donations as well as volunteers this holiday season.
No matter how you donate you can be proud of your kind gift and have peace knowing it is benefiting animals all over the world each day!