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Misfit
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Comment for kitties

Post by Misfit » Mon September 27th, 2010, 1:43 pm

It seems Avon is donating funds up to $3K for kitty rescue, the final figure based upon the number of comments. Details at Smart Bitches here. Please drop on by and help out.
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Post by LoobyG » Mon September 27th, 2010, 8:57 pm

There's not many causes closer to my heart than cat charities, my own three girl kitties were rescues! What a great idea, I've popped a comment up :)

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Post by Misfit » Mon September 27th, 2010, 9:55 pm

My little darlin' is a rescue kitty as well :)
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Post by cw gortner » Mon September 27th, 2010, 10:01 pm

Important cause. I feed ferals in my garden (all six, spayed, fat and happy) and several others in the park where I walk with my dog. Recently, we finally captured the mother and father pair whom I care most for - though feral, they've come to like me enough that I can pet them - and had them neutered / spayed; we also trapped all three of their recently born kittens, which was quite an experience. The last kitten was so canny, he evaded the traps until I just grabbed him one evening by his scruff and got him into a carrying case. He was not a happy camper - he hissed and howled, and I felt horrible for separating him from his parents - but since then, he's been neutered and it looks as if he'll eventually be deemed adoptable, like his siblings.

Still, it's an endless struggle up there to control the feral cat population and anything we can do to help cats is worth it.
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Post by Misfit » Mon September 27th, 2010, 11:25 pm

Ferals can be socialized, but it takes time, patience and a very big cage to keep them in until they're ready for the big world of a new home. Even still though she goes to the beat of a different drummer than domesticated cats, hence the name :o
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Post by Telynor » Tue September 28th, 2010, 4:21 pm

All of my cats have been rescues, and I adore each and every one of them. Thanks for posting about this!

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