Dexter, Olive, Sophie and I are over the moon. We learned yesterday that Three Chatty Cats won Best Cause Blog at the BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Awards in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
I had planned on doing a “Meet Hope” post this week to let potential adopters know how foster cat Hope is in a home environment. As it turns out, such a post is not necessary!
I briefly mentioned how we were told that Hope may need a lot of time to adjust. But she came out of her shell quickly, loved attention, playing and just hanging out. She doesn’t like being picked up, but I believe she may eventually be a lap cat. She would crawl across my lap toward the end of her stay here, but never really settled for long.
Cathy Carlson has been fostering cats on and off for about 20 years, but she retired in early 2014 so she could foster neonatal kittens full-time! Cathy currently fosters for Ventura County Animal Services in Southern California.
Today we meet Becky, who began working with a colony of feral cats just last year in 2016. Caring for about 20 cats, the hardest thing that Becky has had to deal with so far is the harsh winter weather in Wisconsin. When her colony was sick and being treated, it was minus 20 degrees! Just keeping the food from freezing was a real challenge.
When I started following Becky and her Birds of a Sweater profile on Instagram, I thought her TNR efforts and handmade cat toys would make for an interesting interview. Becky holds monthly giveaways on her Instagram profile for her cat toys, and I wanted to hold a giveaway today here on the blog as well to support her feral colony. Continue reading “Birds of a Sweater with Becky”