Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Fostering a family

Momcat came with 7 kits. She had contracted a URI from the shelter. Within days the kits had it too. Within a week six kits were list leaving a lone survivor. The tuxie (now named Harry - the boy who lived)

Some days later two more kits ( the white one is Angel and is a tripod. Her brofur is a gentle giant and we call him Tank) were up needing a foster. They had just been taken in and so weren't sick. They were near to Harry's age and nearly weaned.  I agreed to take them in and hoped Momcat wouldn't reject them.

She brought tears of joy to my eyes when she accepted them and (very occasionally ) alloweds all three to suckle for comfort. They are all now eating on their own. I had been supplementing KMR for all three.

Mom immediately went back into heat so I took her in for her spay Tuesday.

All are happy, bouncy kittens now and momcat is much relieved of her hormones. 

Soon the kits will be ready for their spay/neuter then onto the adoption roller-coaster. 


  1. Oh, squee! The head peep is absolutely charmed by the little, white tripod!

  2. it was a hard start for you, but we are glad Harry has some kittens to play with

  3. the little white toes in that first photo are killer!

    It is so heartwarming when a mother cat takes in new kittens

  4. total lee awesum, total lee awesum, total lee AWESUM !!!!!!!

    waves two ewe wee onez.......~~~~~~~~~~ yur fotoz R priceless ♥♥♥♥♥

    N harry.....we R happee ewe haz sum friends ta chillax with now ....

    we R troo lee sorree bout yur familee ♥♥♥

  5. Oh my goodness, I want Angel. I probably shouldn't say that considering we live so close and that could actually become a reality. :-) One of my kitties and our dog would disown me if I brought another cat home!

  6. Aw, they're just the cutest!

  7. Squeeeee with the little white toes!

  8. These kitties are cuties. I am so sorry that some didn't make it.

  9. Awww they are adorable !!! Especially the tuxedo one, Harry =^x^=
    Purrs for their good future

  10. What cute little kittens. We hope they are able to find wonderful forever homes.

  11. What cute little ones that you are fostering. They look very happy to be together. We hope they all find wonderful forever homes soon. Thanks for sharing the lovely photos. Have a beautiful day.
    World of Animals


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