Cathy’s Foster Kitties

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.

I recently started following Cathy and her foster kitties on Facebook and Instagram. And oh, do I get my daily dose of cuteness from her profiles. Let’s learn more about Cathy and her fostering!

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First Foster Cat at Hotel Three Chatty Cats

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!

Juno, black foster cat
Such sleek and beautiful fur. (Slightly blurry, but I love the pose.)

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Catching Up with Foster Parent Cori

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”