Tails of a Foster Fur Mom: Nikki

Nov 22 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Gottfried “Little girl, where is your OFF switch?” It’s not a question I often ask my foster kittens. In fact, to be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever asked a kitten where its OFF switch is. Truly, …

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Adventures of a Foster Furmom: Constance and Claire

Aug 14 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Helene Gottfried The past few months have been a whirlwind over at Casa Foster Furmom’s. After we lost Pete, we raised Clarabelle and Pluto to adoption age. They found homes after a great kitten shower, and my …

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Animal Friends’ Home-To-Home Adoptions presents: Grams!

Aug 02 2013

Grams showed up on my door step in September 2012. She was a soaked, malnourished kitten. I quickly noticed she was having trouble using her back legs; so I rushed her to the vet. A x-ray revealed nothing wrong with …

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Foster Fur Mom: Losing Kittens

May 13 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Gottfried After two years of fostering, it happened this morning. I lost a kitten. Now, I’ve lost kittens before. They have an uncanny habit of running under beds or tucking themselves into spaces that I never knew …

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It’s All in How You Look At It: Adoption Stories

May 01 2013

Guest Blogger: Beth Mauder, Adoption Counselor Monday was dreary and rainy. As a matter of fact, the day before that was also dreary and rainy. The clouds were low and full of rain and they completely overshadowed the flowers that …

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The Miracle

Apr 23 2013

Guest Blogger: Animal Friends’ Volunteer and Blog Contest Honorable Mention Diane Friske  Last August, I was asked if I would take over the fostering of a very small kitten.  Because all the “fostering rooms” at the Friske Foster House were …

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Love at First Wag: Milo

Feb 20 2013

It’s not often you find love at first sight but when you do, you know its true.Such was the case for adopter Connie M. and her kitten, Milo.  Connie lost her long-time feline companion, Duchess, in September 2012, after 16 …

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Animal Friends’ Home-To-Home Adoption Program Presents….a super friendly stray!

Jan 11 2013

This young cat (about 4 months I think) was recently found in a local park on a bitter cold day.  She was extremely affectionate from the start; lots of rubs and purring.  I took her to be checked for a …

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Find Your Match at the Sugar, Spice and Everything…Kitten! Event

Sep 07 2012

Kittens will be in the spotlight at Animal Friends’ Sugar, Spice and Everything…Kitten! Event on Sunday, September 16.  Animal Friends is ushering in Fall with a full-fledged feline frolic!  Many kittens are returning from foster care and are ready and …

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A Celebration of Noses!

Jun 11 2012

Photos and blog by Jeff Geissler, Communications Assistant Black or brown, up or down.  Pink and freckled, gray and speckled. A cat’s nose knows no normality. Bank Chikorita Lexi Tinkerbell Tamber Mahjong

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