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Give Miami Day 2023 is Coming November 16

Give Miami Day – Early Giving begins Monday 11/13!

We can already feel the buzz and excitement with just a few days left until the start of this year’s Give Miami Day Early Giving period, set to begin this Sunday night at midnight! This year’s Early Giving period will take place during the three days leading up to Give Miami Day, from November 13 at 12 a.m. through November 15 at 11:59 p.m. until the start of Give Miami Day on November 16 at 12 a.m.

View Our #GiveMiamiDay page and donate at:

This year we are asking for donations to support equipment improvements to our Meow Mobile Spay/Neuter Program including:

  • Microscope stand
  • Replacement washer/dryer
  • Traps/carriers/transfer cages

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

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Meow Mobile Low Cost Spay/Neuter Schedule Extended Through March 5, 2023

The Meow Mobile low cost spay/neuter surgery center schedule through March 5, 2023 has been posted.

Click here to view the entire schedule

The Miami Meow Mobile provides low cost spay & neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and basic wellness care to cats and kittens in Miami-Dade county. It is a fully equipped surgery center on wheels, ready to provide the safest possible sterilization procedures for our feline friends.

The clinic is owned and operated by The Cat Network, Inc., a 501(c)3 Florida not-for-profit corporation dedicated to humanely reducing cat overpopulation by educating the public about the need to sterilize their pets and strays; providing access to low-cost spay & neuter services for cats; helping members in their efforts to place adoptable cats in loving homes; and advocating non-lethal population control and humane public policy.

A reservation is required in advance to bring cats to the Meow Mobile. To make an appointment, view the schedule, and send us an e-mail at


Once you have made your appointment you need to fill out and print the “Cat Intake Form.” This is a fill-able form which means you can fill it out on your computer and then print it. If you are unable to manage this, you may print it and then fill it out— being very careful to print NEATLY. Please fill out one form per cat.


Those who have complied with instructions by showing up for their appointments with this form properly and completely filled out will be given priority and served first.

We appreciate your cooperation!

Also, please keep the following options in mind:

  • You can purchase and use Cat Network certificates and go to one of our participating vets.
  • You can go to Miami-Dade Animal Services/Doral or to Miami-Dade Animal Services clinic in Homestead for free spay/neutering.

Check in for all spay days events begin at 8:00 a.m. All feral cats must be brought in traps to be spayed or neutered. Events are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Appointments are also required for all services such as vaccine, nail trim, and microchip. Please note: KITTENS MUST BE EIGHT WEEKS OR OLDER TO BE TESTED.

We reserve the right to refuse service for cats that are deemed unhealthy or unfit for surgery for any reason.

The Cat Network’s mission to compassionately address community cats extends also to its community of pet owners and volunteers. Therefore, please read the COVID19 instructions for check in and check out procedures which will be sent to you once you request a confirmed reservation.

Keep in mind that you can check with our participating vets and use our certificates to spay/neuter. Please check our web page to see a list of participating vets who accept our certificates.

Thank you for all that you do for the stray and homeless cats in our community,
The Cat Network
Miami Meow Mobile Team

Top 10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Parents

Cat HalloweenAttention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1.

1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be very dangerous for dogs and cats. Candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can also cause problems. If you do suspect your pet has ingested something toxic, please call your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435.

2. Popular Halloween plants such as pumpkins and decorative corn are considered to be relatively nontoxic, but they can produce stomach upset in pets who nibble on them.

3. Wires and cords from electric lights and other decorations should be kept out of reach of your pets. If chewed, your pet might suffer cuts or burns, or receive a possibly life-threatening electrical shock.

4. A carved pumpkin certainly is festive, but do exercise caution if you choose to add a candle. Pets can easily knock a lit pumpkin over and cause a fire. Curious kittens especially run the risk of getting burned or singed by candle flames.

5. Dress-up can be a big mess-up for some pets. Please don’t put your dog or cat in a costume UNLESS you know he or she loves it (yup, a few pets are real hams!). For pets who prefer their “birthday suits,” however, wearing a costume may cause undue stress.

6. If you do dress up your pet, make sure the costume isn’t annoying or unsafe. It should not constrict the animal’s movement or hearing, or impede his ability to breathe, bark or meow. Also, be sure to try on costumes before the big night. If your pet seems distressed, allergic or shows abnormal behavior, consider letting him go au naturale or donning a festive bandana.

7. Take a closer look at your pet’s costume and make sure it does not have small, dangling or easily chewed-off pieces that he could choke on. Also, ill-fitting outfits can get twisted on external objects or your pet, leading to injury.

8. All but the most social dogs and cats should be kept in a separate room away from the front door during peak trick-or-treating hours. Too many strangers can be scary and stressful for pets.

9. When opening the door for trick-or-treaters, take care that your cat or dog doesn’t dart outside.

10. IDs, please! Always make sure your dog or cat has proper identification. If for any reason your pet escapes and becomes lost, a collar and tags and/or a microchip can be a lifesaver, increasing the chances that he or she will be returned to you

Tips courtesy of the ASPCA.

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