Pitties and Kitties

Pitties and Kitties is a new foster-based rescue group located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri that focuses on…you guessed it, pit bulls and cats!

Started just five months ago in March 2016, their mission statement is as follows: Pitties and Kitties is a 501(c)3 non-profit rescue dedicated to changing the lives of both pit bull type dogs and feral/stray cats in our community. We aim to alter the misconceptions of the pit bull breed and provide dogs in need a second chance by working with local rescues and pulling from high kill shelters. In addition, we will Continue reading “Pitties and Kitties”

Cats of Wildcat Woods

The world of social media is wonderful for discovering cat rescue groups, individual rescuers and blogs. I first crossed paths with Cats of Wildcat Woods via Instagram. When I reached out to Cheri regarding a profile on how she helps feral cats, I finally realized that she has a blog as well, which some readers likely already know about and follow.

If you are already familiar with Cheri and her blog, I hope you are able to learn a little more from today’s profile. And if you’ve never heard about Cats of Wildcat Woods, I think you’ll find Cheri’s work inspiring.

Cats of Wildcat Woods is a small independent cat sanctuary, with mainly Continue reading “Cats of Wildcat Woods”

La Troupe in Granada, Spain

I first became aware of Olalla through her beautiful photos on Instagram. When I reached out to her about a potential photography profile, I learned more about what she does in Granada and discovered that Olalla cares for a colony of about 30 cats. While I will be featuring Olalla’s stray and feral cat photography in a later post, today we look at La Troupe and the colony of cats that Olalla cares for.

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A Conversation with Olalla

How did you get into rescuing and caring for cats?
My first rescue was a few months after I moved to Granada seven years ago: two abandoned kittens Continue reading “La Troupe in Granada, Spain”

Meow Village

Meow Village logoToday we talk with Leslie Birrenkott, who is with Meow Village, an all-volunteer 501(c)3 rescue that is based in Aurora, Oregon. Leslie has been with the rescue for five years and is the group’s Development Director, a Board Member, and also does trapping and transporting activities.

Meow Village is a feral cat rescue, however they do take in stray, abandoned and abused cats. They have no physical shelter, but rather they use Continue reading “Meow Village”

How “Return to Field” is Saving Thousands of Lives

Linda Rodgers volunteers with several cat rescue organizations in the East San Francisco Bay Area of California, including a public animal services shelter.

At one of her favorite volunteer events called SNIP (spay, neuter impact program), Linda met the founder of Outcast Cat Help, who is the transfer partner that initiated a Return to Field (RTF) program at the local county shelter – which is how Linda came to be involved with RTF.

Being familiar with Trap Neuter Return (TNR), but having never heard of RTF before, I asked Linda Continue reading “How “Return to Field” is Saving Thousands of Lives”