The Kittens Have Left the Building

Well, I’m disappointed to let you know that we took the kittens back to Best Friends yesterday. They weren’t gaining weight and had little interest in food. And during this critical development time, it’s important that they are gaining each day. The kittens are six weeks old, but they are the weight of four-week-old kittens.

foster kittens in their playpen
The kittens in their playpen. That’s Larry watching over them.

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Sunday Selfies with the New Kids

They have arrived! Yesterday morning, Ross and I drove up to Best Friends in Los Angeles to pick up some new foster kittens. We ended up with the “Y” litter – all with Y names – Yonkerz, Yammerz, Yupperz, Yapperz. A little silly, so we decided to give them nicknames while they’re here.

I’m pleased to introduce you to Buster, Zip, Callie and Casper. Here they are on the way home. Zip is the vocal one. Continue reading “Sunday Selfies with the New Kids”

Blog the Change for Animals – Fostering Cats #BtC4A

Blog the Change for AnimalsBlog the Change for Animals (#BtC4A) is a quarterly opportunity for bloggers to post about an animal-related cause that is near and dear to that blogger’s heart. For today’s post, I will talk about the concerns I had prior to fostering — and why none of them ended up mattering! My hope is that this may inspire someone else to begin fostering cats. 

Prior to starting last year, I had wanted to foster cats for a while. I finally took the plunge in March 2017. Like many who probably are hesitant to start fostering, my main concern was worrying about my own resident cats. Would fostering disrupt their life in unspeakable ways? Would they hate me? Would they hate the foster cat? Would they hate the world?!? Continue reading “Blog the Change for Animals – Fostering Cats #BtC4A”

Hero Harley #FosterFriday

Happy Friday, everyone! I wanted to drop in to let you know that we’re still trying to find foster cat Harley the perfect forever home.

I also wanted to share this little tidbit that I learned about him this week…not only is he one of the sweetest cats, but Harley is also a hero! Continue reading “Hero Harley #FosterFriday”