Six weeks and counting

The kittens are about six weeks old now, and go for their first distemper shot and vet exam Monday. They are sooooo much fun to play with and watch grow. They’re starting to look more like cats than fluff balls, though there’s still a little fluff ball. They have begun to wean and declare some…Read more »

The Three W’s Progress Report

So much changes at this age for kittens! Winnie and Winston are approaching five weeks old and they’ve gone from little fluff balls who could only wobble to kittens who can scamper away from mom when they’re loose. Willow (mom) doesn’t particularly appreciate their attempts at independence and either calls them back or goes and…Read more »

The Three W’s

Now that our newest guests have settled in a bit, it’s time for a better introduction to them. Meet Willow (mom cat) Winnie: And Winston: Winnie and Winston are between three and four weeks old, and just starting to wobble around. Today, for the first time, I saw them starting to play and wrestle. Cute…Read more »

The In-Between Times

One of our Derry Township Community Cats foster folks texted me this weekend. They are kitten-less for the time being, maybe for the rest of the season. “Should we go ahead and return the crate to the cat house?” she asked. “Sure,” I answered, “but you know the minute you do we’ll get more kittens!”…Read more »

Tommy’s Next Chapter

For those of you following the saga of Tommy, a kitten who came into our TNR program, and had oodles of health challenges. It turned out that Tommy had a raging ear infection, but no polyps when they knocked him out yesterday for a good look. And the antibiotic/steroid ear drops he’d been on for…Read more »

Tommy, Part 2

Some of you may remember Tommy, a little kitten we have that we needed a home for. Well, we found him a home – not something we normally do, but the rescues are pretty full right now. And then the little bugger got sick. We don’t release sick cats, so it has been two weeks…Read more »