QUESTION:
A friend of mine gave me a cat she didn’t want anymore, but I can no longer take care of it. He is triggering asthma attacks for my son and is also flaring up my allergies. The problem is the cat has hid himself in the closet and refuses to get out. Please help!

– New Orleans, LA

ANSWER:
I would suggest contacting your local Animal Control division to aide in this situation. Animal Control officers have extensive experience dealing with domestic animals.