Mark Early was driving home after a late evening working at Bluegrass Motor Sports on June 1 when he spotted a motionless lump in the middle of the street. From the light of his vehicle’s headlights, he recognized the furry body: it was a mother cat who had just taken up residence in his garage.
My life has been filled with many rescue pets over the years and I have loved them all. Yet every once in a long while a special one comes into my life, and we form a bond that surpasses all others. Such was the case with “Strippey Cat,” whom I recently lost. This loss has been devastating, but I don’t have to tell you, our Paw Street Journal readers, about loss. If you are reading this, chances are you have shared my experience with loving and losing a pet many times over.
Spring and summer lead a cat's fancy to multiplying. While spay/neuter programs have done much to reduce the number of unwanted litters of kittens, each year we receive calls for help to foster kittens. While the benefits to the kittens and the shelter are obvious, there are many great reasons for people to foster kittens.