Cats In A Circle

Cats are so beautiful and the shapes they rest in are amazing. So many times I have seen one of my cats in what I describe as “a perfect circle.” They typically do this if the house is chilly. This is Blaze on the top of the couch. Below is Faith’s litter. Faith is the […]

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Funny Cats: A Case of Mistaken Identity

I had a call from a woman who asked if I would board her daughter’s two cats. I said yes as long as she could show me they were up to date on their shots. She agreed to take them to my vet before bringing them to my house. So she brought me Mittens and […]

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Cute Kittens: The Irish Bunch

 ERIN The only time I combined two pregnant moms was when it was a mother and daughter surrendered by an elderly woman. Clementine was the grey tabby momma and Sherry was the not quite one year old Calico daughter. I had a room for them and created beds under furniture and in boxes so they […]

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Cute Cat Miss Bruce; Agouti Coat

Some of you may know an Agouti is a South American animal. It is also a term used in the cat world for a specific type of coat. An agouti coat means that one strand of hair contains three colors. The Abysinian breed of cats has an overall agouti coat. If you look at Miss […]

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Big Brother Cute Cats 2

In a multi-cat household, it has become apparent to me that the males are more relaxed and better at play than the females. I think the females always sort of liked the foster kittens and would cuddle with them, but they didn’t want to do the rough housing the males did. I know I already […]

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Cute Dogs Maggie Mae and Cayenne

When I first moved to New York state, I returned to the Twin Cities often and visited my friend, Mary Roubinek, founder of Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota. Occasionally, she would send a small dog with me to New York for me to place because our local rescue seldom had small dogs. On one visit […]

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Injured Kitten Rescued

If you rescue stray and homeless cats, it is inevitable you will run across injured kittens. Some are more tragic than others but in the spirit of the holidays I will tell stories with happy endings. This first orphaned kitten we named “Flame” because she had a streak of orange on her forehead. Her right […]

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Dollar Store Kitten

I wasn’t officially into cat rescue yet. Fortunately, a friend from out of town with cat rescue experience was with me. We were at the Dollar Store when two young teenagers walked up to us and asked us if we would take these kittens. They each held a tiny kitten way too young to be […]

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Funny Cats: Big Brothers

This is Darcy and Tippy Toes and their expressions tell me the flash of my camera was too much! When I was fostering orphaned kittens, I was surprised by how great my adult males were with them. Darcy, like my other adult males, loved to cuddle up with the kittens. Honestly I expected that more from […]

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Funny Cat Simon

Here is Simon. I was supposed to be cat sitting him for a month and now two years later he is still here. I thought he was gorgeous from the first time I saw him. He is a large, long hair tuxedo with beautiful white markings. I was led to believe he was a tame […]

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