Sunday , 25 June 2017

fostering

Lesson 1 of Socializing Feral Kittens: Choose Your Living Space Wisely

My family has fostered many cats. Typically, we’ve zeroed in on declawed adults (which is a story for another day) and kittens, either full litters or lonely orphans. The kittens we’ve taken in have always either just the right age for adoption or even younger, easy to socialize and mould into lovable personalities. This summer, we tried something different. We …

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A Tale of Two Kittens

This is a story of unbelievable teamwork in animal rescue and the amazing results we find when we all come together, working towards a common goal.

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Kira: The Cat Who Wants to be a Dog!

  Kira’s Story Kira was only a week old when she was rescued with her mother and four siblings in January 2012.We knew there was something special about her from the very beginning. She was the most charismatic little kitten, and much more active than the rest of her littermates. She loved being the center of attention from a very …

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Saying Goodbye to Sammy Boy

Saying Goodbye to Sammy Boy   When a cat has a ton of nicknames, you know he’s a cool cat.  Not only did Sammy have a bunch of nicknames (Sammy boy, Boogers, Sams, Sammy Sweet Heart etc…) his official last name also happened to be Cool.  Icing on the cake, no? Sammy’s story is unfortunate, but far from sad.  As …

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Stanley: One year later!

Our thanks to Tara Garland for sending us this update on her former foster boy, Stanley.  We love updates! And naturally, we love Stanley. (FYI: Many people have commented on Stanley’s ‘generous’ mouth.  Turns out, he is a type of Shar pei called a “meat mouth”.  He sees a vet regularly, can breathe just fine – and might just be …

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