Three weeks ago I took in a little family of six.
I volunteered to be a kitten foster for Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation (LDCRF), my dog Sadie was rescued by them and I’ve always tried to support their organization through donations and eating at the restaurants 🙂 Within a week I got the call that they had a little family (five kittens & mom) that needed my help. They were transported from a shelter in West Virginia and came straight to my house to recover from the road trip. Since then they’ve been busy eating, sleeping, and investigating. I have them setup in my guest room with pet beds, toys, and litter boxes.
Seemed liked perfect timing to finally invest in a webcam, I’d feel more comfortable going into the office during the week if I knew things were nice and quite at home. I picked up this guy from Amazon after doing some research, I liked that I can set it up down the road to take motion activated pics.
Turned out to be a great investment, the momma and kittens spent most of the first two weeks under the bed! I could make sure everyone was nursing and healthy without causing further stress.
Night vision mode makes me feel even more like a stalker…
Everyone is growing and thriving, the kittens are now more interactive with each other and their surroundings.
They spend a lot of their play time wrestling each other and testing out their cat skills (arching their backs, pouncing).
Gaining more independence from their mom each day but not quite ready to eat cat food 🙂
There is one grey stripe, one calico, two grey/white, and one white/orange.
They started using the litter box this week, all I can say is it’s a good thing I have this on hand:
Best. Cleaner. Ever.
If you are interested in any of the kittens or want more information let me know. They’ll be available for adoption by early May, Lost Dog’s cat adoption info can be found here: https://lostdogrescue.org/adoptions/adoption-policies-procedures