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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.

Not fostering — not even cats!

But still a rescue, nonetheless. The call went out. This fellow: was found wandering the streets of Toronto and was taken to Toronto Animal Services! Did anyone know of a good home for him? I had an idea, tried it, … Continue reading

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Dixie

So we saw the vet yesterday. While she’s not happy with Dixie’s eye, she’s not ready to take any drastic measures. She says it’s not better — but it’s not worse, either. There’s definitely scarring. We — and by “we” … Continue reading

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Funny Weirdo

This funny boy certainly made an impression in his brief 48 hours! By the time he left he was letting me pet him and was interested in getting out of the crate. His “sister” (according to paperwork; I still don’t … Continue reading

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What a day!

Literally, what an incredible 24 hours. I took the day off work because Toronto Animal Services are pretty restricted in their hours for surgeries. It seemed simpler than stressing about getting to work quite late and leaving early. Of course … Continue reading

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Tough Decision

Dixie is facing ongoing treatment for her eye. It’s a persistent infection. We’ll keep working on it until it’s better or we lose. If she loses her second eye … well, we’ll cross that bridge when we get to it. … Continue reading

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Of Crazy Cats and Toilets

When I first got Murphy he fell in the toilet — twice! Not the best jumper he miscalculated on the way to the sink. From then on the house rule is toilet seat down. Always. And it is. Unless it’s … Continue reading

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Deceptive

This peaceful shot does not begin to show the CHAOS that is my little condo these days. Seriously.

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