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.
Hello, fellow feline lovers! Just dropping in today to introduce you to our current foster cat, Carington. This 10-year-old, 18-pound gentleman is quite shy and reserved (yes, I said 18 pounds!). But he is the biggest sweetheart I’ve ever met (yes, pun intended).
I’ve wanted to foster cats for a while now, and Ross and I finally started fostering on Sunday. I will write more about the process of how we got started later, but I wanted to quickly introduce you to the two-year-old Juno. She’s our first foster cat. And she’s a beauty!
Today we meet a fellow blogger and foster parent. Cori, who blogs at Three Irish Cats, has been fostering for Rescue Angels of Southern Maryland since December 2015. Cori also handles the PR, social media, and marketing for the rescue group.
A Conversation with Cori
How did you get into fostering?
We got into fostering in late 2015 after we trapped five cats that were living in our backyard. We were able to find homes for two of the kittens, but we learned the hard way that ferals don’t stand a chance at the shelter. Two of the cats were killed because they were thought to be feral; the third was euthanized because he had severe injuries. We were heartbroken, so we turned to Rescue Angels to learn more about TNR (trap-neuter-return). From there, we started fostering. Continue reading “Catching Up with Foster Parent Cori”