I am very pleased to announce that we finally have the signs with our artwork on them! They are beautiful and were a long time coming. They will go on the corners of Montezuma and White Spar along with a sign at NOAH's and the signs in the yard. So we should be able to be found! They are really beautiful and are a gift from Keli Freiwald, one of our main volunteers. Thank you Keli. What a help!
And what has been happening on the kitty front? A lot as usual.
We took care of a spay for a little stray kitty that the finders named Angel. They originally contacted us to take her as she didn't get along with their other 2 cats. But we talked about how she might change once she was spayed. So they decided to keep her, which was what they really had wanted all along. Now she is tested and spayed with shots.
We also got a call from a man whose cat had 8 kittens and he was wanting help with her spay. He found homes for all but the last 2 tiny little tuxedos. They were smaller than the rest and are maybe 6 weeks old although they look about 4. We have an appointment for him to take her in on the 25th for spay. We took a case of kitten food over to him as the mom and babies had only had dry food all this time. Giving birth to 8 kittens is a physically demanding proposition and we thought the mom could use strengthening before surgery. And of course, the babies lapped it right up too. We are hoping he will take the cue and buy it for them.
I got another call from a woman who was wanting help with a white cat whose owners had moved away and left him. He was getting beaten up and she was concerned for him. By the time she contacted us, he had 2 huge bites on the top of his head, an abscess on the side of his face, a wound in his side and a wound on his flank. It's not only dangerous for a white cat to get left outside but especially one who probably knew nothing about fighting. We took him to Dr. Smith yesterday who observed him for the day, gave him an antibiotics shot, cleaned his wounds, and gave him worm medicine. He has a few sticktite fleas but that is minor compared to the rest. He is now decompressing in one of my bathrooms and sleeping and eating and being petted. He is a very sweet, friendly cat, probably 3-4 years old. He looks like a grown up Hugo! He is extremely thin and needs a few pounds on him which we are working on.
There are some other things in the works and kitties waiting to be rescued but that is what we did this week. So even if we aren't having adoptions we are still hard at work figuring out how to take kitties off the street.
And Annie and Billy finally arrived at The Shack. If you remember, they were Little Guy's siblings. They are adorable mackerel tabbies. So precious and sweet. They were fostered by Cymbre, one of our main volunteers and she did a beautiful job with them. Darlings!
So that's the news for now. Hope all is well for each of you and I hope you know that all this was made possible because of your work and generous donations of time, money and caring.
Thank you for helping us help them.