Is your cat part of the family?If you answered yes, then you are not alone! The majority of people consider their pet cat or dog as a family member. The importance of the human-companion animal bond has been demonstrated in relation to physical and mental health, combating loneliness, and facilitating social inclusion. Consequently, much distress is experienced when that bond is broken via death, theft, or forced relinquishment.We hope you have and continue to enjoy secure and adequate accommodation for you and your family, including your feline family members. Sadly, this is not the case for many families whose circumstances may change forcing separation from their beloved pet in addition to other hardships.