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Well, the past two weeks have been interesting...

On 4/5 I got a call that there was a kitten at Dunlap & Kyle that needed to be picked up. They have no idea how he got there, and he was only about 4 weeks old at the time. They named him Gutter, because they found him in the parking lot gutter. The same day I got another frantic call from Morris Lawn Service about a kitten that was found in the back of one of their work trucks. He turned out to be about 2 weeks old. Emily took both of them and they are doing really well.

 
Monday 4/8 someone threw 4 kittens out on the side of Bell Road in a box. They were no more than 2-3 days old. They are in with a nursing mom in Sardis and are thriving.

On Thursday I got a call about a friendly stray someone let in so she could have her kittens in safety. I've been trying to save room in our Caternity Ward for cats who are in immediate danger, but I'm really glad I took her.

Saturday, in one of the worst storms we've had in a while, the calico at Walmart that everyone has been trying to catch started giving birth in the parking lot. Someone saw her and put the baby in a box near the mom when she ran toward the bushes.

It's a miracle the first kitten didn't drown. I never caught mom, but she had three more kittens while I was there, and one didn't make it. She was absolutely terrified, and I'm afraid she would have left the kittens behind anyway. I took them home and put them in with Libby, who has taken them on like her own. Sadly, Lucky didn't make it, but the other two are thriving. We hope to have the calico at Walmart trapped by the end of the week.

 


This makes 13 cats we are taking care of that will need to be adopted out in a couple of months. That's 13 vet visits, spay or neuter surgeries, and vaccinations. Please consider donating to help defray our costs.







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