Gah, sorry I haven’t updated. The babies are doing well, 1 of them died last Thursday. So there is 3 left. Stella, Bentley and Scout. Stella is the boss. She runs them all, and beats them up. Bentley is the shy, quiet one, and Scout is the fatty who never stops eating. There personalities have really started to come through in the last few days. They’re about 4 weeks old now.
Wednesday night I got Dakota. A 10 week old black kitten. He’s an absolute lovebug, just sits on your chest and gives you kisses. Yesterday we held an adoption event at the pet store, and he was adopted, but he has an Upper Respiratory Infection (so does my Maci), and his owner is wanting him when they move into their new house in 2 weeks.
Then yesterday I got 3 bengal/tabbys but the bengal in them is so dominate! They’re absolutely beautiful cats. And completely amazing and fascinating. 1 male, Benji and 2 females, Lyrah and Adabel. I’m keeping Lyrah, she’s my sweet cuddly baby. Benji is cool. He’s really adventurous. And Adabel, is quiet and shy.
In a few days I’ll be getting Tatiana who got adopted along with Dakota so that I can bond them before they get to go home(:
Got a new batch of kittens today, and they are about 2-3 weeks old. 4 of them…2 black, 1 siamese, and 1 tabby. The male black cat is named Midnight, and the tabby is named Lyrah. No name for the female black, or the siamese yet. They are loud and they love drinking from the bottle. It is adorable, nothing like having to force Bambi to feed it(:
This is going to be an exciting journey, I promise I will keep you updated.
I just wanna talk to you all for a minute.
This is Bambi, she is a 3-4 week old kitten. She’s one of so many cats born every year due to lack of cats being altered.
Studies show that 85% of pet cats are altered while only 2% of feral, or free roaming (strays) are altered. 33 million kittens/year come from pet cats while 147 million kittens come from free roaming cats. What happens to all those stray kittens? Either they get taken to shelters where they have a chance to be adopted, but if they don’t get adopted fast enough…they’re euthanized to make room for other, newer kittens being brought in. If they don’t get taken to a shelter, they grow up feral, and contribute to the next years batch of kittens.
I’m now fostering kittens, getting them ready for their forever homes. Getting them on a healthy diet, socializing them with people and other animals..and for little ones like this; giving them a chance at life they wouldn’t have otherwise had.
I don’t think many people realize that this is a problem. That cats NEED to be fixed or yes, we have an abundance of kittens that no one wants. So what is the point of all this? PLEASE alter your cats. If you want a kitten and you see an ad in the newspaper “Free kittens” DON’T take them. Because chances are, you’re not gonna foot the vet bill to get that cat altered. ADOPT. When you adopt you are clearing out room in a shelter, saving lives, and the alteration fee is included in your adoption fee.
I will be keeping Bambi for myself, but I am also currently fostering a siamese kitten named Tonka, when I got him only a few days ago he was hissing, skinny, and shy and very mellow. He is already bulking up, loves being held and played with, is playing on his own and litter box trained(:
What I’m doing is making me feel great about myself and I love helping these animals(: