New kids on the block

Nick and Nate are off with their foster, and I got to see them today. How did they grow soooo much in just week? They’re having a blast with the foster, have figured out how to escape the foster room, and they apparently think the resident Labradors are their BFFs.  All good. In the meantime,…Read more »

Nick and Nate

Sweetness alert…meet Nick and Nate. Nick (the tabby) and Nate (the tuxedo) came to us almost two weeks ago. Five weeks old at the time, and they were feral…or supposed to be. We’ve never met two less feral outdoor kittens in all our years of doing this work. They ran up to the people who…Read more »

Empty Bowls

I’ve rarely been so glad to see a bunch of empty bowls. But let me back up a bit. Scooter is a cat that we, at Derry Township Community Cats, took in about a week ago. He and his buddy were out on the streets and some folks took them in during a cold spell,…Read more »

JoJo Update

We’re here to tell you that pink gums are a whole lot better than yellow ones. JoJo, who was badly jaundiced when last you heard about him, is doing a whole lot better these days. Three days after he started his meds his red blood cell count went from 22 (anything below 25 is anemia)…Read more »


It’s a very good thing that most of our days doing TNR work (trap/neuter/return) are successful ones. The colony we tackled in February was incredibly gratifying, knowing that we got to the group in time to prevent 13 cats from turning into 50  or 60 or more by year’s end. Successes like that help keep…Read more »

Yellow Gums

“I think JoJo’s gums and ears look yellow,” said P, when she called me this morning. Yellow isn’t a good color for gums or the insides of ears, so I suggested she call the vet and see if we could get an appointment. Being Monday they were full up until tomorrow, so we decided to…Read more »