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I have some not so good news. When I took Como, Russ, and Enid in for spay/neuter surgery, I feel like was bamboozled. I took three kittens in on my day off on a pre-scheduled appointment. When I arrived, I was told "We only spay/neuter kittens six months or older." That's fine, but would have been nice to know when I CALLED AND TOLD YOU I HAD THREE KITTENS TO BRING IN.

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Not only that, but I was charged almost as much just for vaccinations as the price I was quoted for spay/neuter and rabies shots. I'm pissed to say the least. I'm not naive; I expected setbacks, but I despise dishonesty. We're a small organization and don't have a lot of funding, so I feel like I wasted my time and PCCR's money. However, three of the kittens have had their first round of shots, a rabies vaccination, and have been de-wormed. I now have a tray of kitten shots in my fridge, so I won't have to go through this with the other two (thank you, generous donor!). Every kitten that comes through the door will get at least one round of kitten shots from now on.

In other sad news, Shadow is sick. I think it's just a URI, and I hope that a round of antibiotics will clear it up. The poor meep has goopy eyes, a runny nose, he's pretty lethargic, and isn't eating well. Of course, he's the shy one of the bunch so I don't see him as often as the others and I really didn't notice until yesterday. He got dropped at the vet this morning. Let's hope the other four don't get it.

The GOOD news is that I have two or three of the kittens adopted as soon as I can get them neutered. I have applied for funding from several sources and hoping like hell we get approved for something.

Our total donations for 2018 were $860! We are so grateful to our supporters. If you would like to donate, we would sincerely appreciate your support.


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Como went to his new home yesterday!

We are so excited! Happiness on the heels of tragedy is always welcome.

Here he is in his new digs. He is still shy, but he has lots of space to explore and great hiding places from which to survey his new domain.
We still have three kittens to go. Two males, and one female.