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About Adventures in Cat Fostering

I am a cat fosterer for Toronto Cat Rescue. I also have two cats of my own, Jonesy, the black and white, and Murphy, the brown tabby, in the photo. Both were adopted from Toronto Cat Rescue.

The results are in …

… and they’re NEGATIVE! No ringworm!! So the first thing I did when I got home was release them all. HUGE success. The kittens started running around almost immediately. Jasmine kept calling them back but finally she caved and came … Continue reading

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Catticus and her 15 minutes of fame

Back when Catticus (now Sparrow) was still here … I wrote that my neighbour’s grandson’s school was fundraising for Project Velcro. Then I remembered (because he surprised me with a visit at work) that a former co-worker is now a … Continue reading

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The destruction continues!

Apparently, I am going to have to change my den into a full time foster room. Of course I rarely have kittens this big and rambunctious; they’d usually be gone. Here’s the latest: Somebody pushed the painted rock cat up … Continue reading

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Did I say calm kittens?

Well, they didn’t break the lamp before. Just the innards of the bulb. HOWEVER … There I was, minding my own business with some TV and a glass of wine when bang, pop, smash. I ran in the foster room … Continue reading

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Jonesy! or Why I Can’t Have Nice Things

The other day I picked some lilacs from the tree at work. I looooove lilacs. I carefully brought them home, put them in a vase, and placed them on the table. The next day when I got home they were … Continue reading

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Fun

Every litter eventually discovers this “toy”. It’s the strap that holds the foster room door closed! 😉 Sometimes I don’t tighten it enough. Sometimes I forget to tighten it at all — like apparently last night! Let’s back up a … Continue reading

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Not cats

I LOVE the rain as long as I’m not heading out anywhere (heading home is fine) or camping. I especially love thunderstorms. Fortunately, unless it’s really loud and violent, the resident cats aren’t afraid of them. We had our first … Continue reading

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