Hi, it’s me, Harley. I’m happy to tell you that I’m finally home. It’s a different home…but it is a home. I know you’ve been worrying about me this past year. I’ve been worried, too. But I found a nice home to live in and I like the new humans very much.
It was a bit dicey there for a while, wasn’t it? Can you believe that I was adopted twice last year and returned both times? Living in those temporary homes was nothing like living with you and Pa. You two were the bestest that I could’ve ever asked for. I only wish we’d had more time together…eight years just wasn’t enough. After Pa died, I didn’t think I could be any sadder. But you warned me, Mama. You said you were getting up there in age and you might have to go keep Pa company. I really thought we’d be together forever. But sometimes forever doesn’t last. Continue reading “Home Again: A Foster Cat’s Adoption Story #FosterFriday”→
Sophie here – coming at you from my interview basket! You know that when I take over the blog there’s something extra special in store for readers. And today, that something special is an interview conducted by the totally pawesome me with the totally swoon-worthy Bodie Jones from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Mama told me about this rescue cat named Bodie Jones that she came across on Instagram. She and Bodie’s mom, Christy, bonded over…what else…cats. The more the Mama talked about the seven-year-old Bodie, I thought it would be fun to interview him. So, that’s what I did! Continue reading “The Handsome Bodie Jones”→
Making the decision to adopt a cat is the beginning of an exciting journey. And for each adopter, the journey is a little different. Today in our Adoption Tails Series, we will see how one adopter turned to searching online for her perfect furry friend – and searched specifically for an adult cat.
But before we get to Karen’s adoption story, here are some reasons to consider adopting an adult cat.
First off, Happy New Year! I hope 2017 brings you joy, happiness and love. Now, did you watch the Rose Parade yesterday? If you did, I hope you saw the Lucy Pet float. I was one of the volunteers who had the wonderful opportunity to help decorate the Lucy Pet float this year.
While at BlogPaws in June last year, my fellow attendee (Jaimi) and I met the Lucy Pet team. Somehow the float was brought up and we were added to the float decoration team. It was a fantastic experience and something I would definitely do again.
Here at Three Chatty Cats we love sharing adoption and rescue stories. But what about when the adoption story is lacking an ending? Today we’re introducing you to Summer and Splash who are being fostered in Richmond, Virginia with Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts, Inc. (C.A.R.E.). I hope that in sharing their story, it brings them one step closer to a forever home. And by all means, please feel free to share, too!
The Story of Summer and Splash
Shared by foster mom Kelsey at C.A.R.E
I rescued Summer from a feral colony when she was eight months old and pregnant. At first she was very shy, but I worked with her every day, gaining her trust. Soon she learned that humans meant good things to eat and a gentle scratch under the chin.
For the next installment in the Adoption Tails series, we have a special guest post written by Jacques Bouchard, who grew up with many cats throughout his life and is a self-proclaimed lifelong cat lover. Recently, one of his four cats passed away from cancer.
Jacques has written about his time with Mr. Monahan, the role that the special cat played in his family, and how he and his wife have worked to honor Monahan’s unique personality and special character, while remembering that many other cats are still in need of a forever home. And that adopting a new kitten (Ollie) can also be an acceptable part of the healing process, for both humans and fellow felines.
In the second post of the Adoption Tails series, we visit the topic of wanting a specific breed of cat – but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t choose adoption.
I’d like to introduce you to Kathleen J., who lives in Westchester, New York. Her story shows how the loss of one brave and lovely cat saved the life of another – through adoption. (Please have tissues on standby.)
Sophie here! You may remember that the Human Lady Mama told you how she attended America’s Family Pet Expo last month. You can read all about that here. At the end of the post, she teased that she was going to be sharing an adoption story that came from that very expo. That is one of the things that makes the expo so great – all of the animals who find forever homes! Since the Mama said I could have more blog time, I thought I should be the one to tell you about this fellow kitty’s adoption.
So, it was a dark and stormy night… (Sophie! Stick to the facts.) Ugh, the Mama is no fun! But she’s right. We don’t have many dark and stormy nights in Southern California. Let me start again. Continue reading “Caelum Gets Adopted!”→
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