Cats for Adoption: Milo’s Happy Ending

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Milo is ready to go home!

Milo was born outside in Mt. Washington, was trapped when he was about three months old.  He was fixed, rabies vaccinated, ear tipped, combo tested then returned to where he was from.  When he left the trap, he meowed the whole time after he was released, so the person returning him recognized that he was friendly and went back for three evenings to re-trap him.  He was then fostered and got a distemper shot, de-wormed, and Frontline+.

He has four other siblings. Three of them were adopted out by a local animal shelter. Milo was surrendered to the animal shelter too, but he did not like that environment, so he was returned to the foster parent.

Here’s what’s good about Milo:

  • 4 months old
  • Friendly!
  • Neutered
  • Rabies Shot
  • FVRCP Vaccine
  • Dewormed
  • Combo Tested
  • Frontline + applied

But here’s what’s best about Milo: his adoption is sponsored so he can be adopted with NO ADOPTION FEE!! That’s right, you get a great cat for absolutely charge.You really can’t pass him up.

Milo needs a second chance with a great home!

 

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Milo a little younger.

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Photos courtesy the foster home.

25 cat shelters
25 cat shelters!

Help Feral Cats This Winter

We not only provide spay and neuter surgery as well as vaccines for the community cats we care for, we also provide emergency veterinary care, food when necessary, and we make shelters for them to live in over the winter. We’ve had a few shelter-making parties with Rubbermaid containers and styrofoam coolers, but we are running short of supplies. Right now we need $188 to buy tape and plastic so we can convert coolers into shelters this weekend and a few weekends in the future, so we can distribute shelters to as many cats as we can. Anything you’d like to donate would be greatly appreciated, though these donations are not tax-deductible. You can PayPal to my5katz@comcast.net.


And read about other kittens and adult cats who are looking for homes.

In recognition of Feral Cat Day, Thursday, October 16 I’ll be featuring cats rescued from life on the streets each day this week.


ResQwalk, now for Android AND iPhone!

ResQwalk
Download the app for Android or iPhone and record your walk to raise money for your chosen rescue.
Of course, choose “Homeless Cat Management Team”!
Choose Android or iPhone.

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Amazon Wish Lists

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The Amazon Wish List for our group’s foster kittens.

I’ve lost count of the number of kittens in foster among our volunteers, and August is usually the month with the highest surrender numbers at Pittsburgh shelters. Part of the mission with TNR is to not return the kittens—once we’ve rescued them we socialize them and put them up for adoptiont.

Many rescuers pay out of pocket for veterinary care and food but the costs of raising even the average litter of four healthy kittens is more than many people have, and many rescues have greater needs, like Auntie. If you can help with just one purchase from the kitten wish list on Amazon.com you’d make some kittens and a rescuer very happy.

We have two wish lists at the moment, the one hosted by Margo which several of you have donated through already and a new one hosted by Tarra that includes items for adult cats.

Original Wish List

Summer Wish List

Autumn Wish List


Can’t adopt? Foster! Can’t foster? Donate or volunteer.

There are so many ways you can help cats who need homes and care. You may not have room to adopt another cat, but can foster a cat or kitten for a few weeks. If not that, you can volunteer at a shelter or with a rescue, or donate. You do this because you love your cat, and by doing so you help all cats. No matter which of these actions you take, you help to save a life, and make life better for all cats.

  • Adopt one of the cats I’ve posted here, or from any shelter or rescue near you, or from Petfinder, to open up a space for another cat to be rescued and fostered.
  • Offer to foster cats or kittens for a shelter or rescue near you.
  • Volunteer at a shelter or rescue.
  • Find a group of volunteers who work with homeless cats and help them with their efforts.
  • Donate to a shelter or rescue near you.

If you can foster kittens or adults cats to help prepare them for a forever home, please run to your nearest shelter and find a cat who needs you! Anyone can help with this effort at any level, even if all you do is donate to a shelter or rescue so they can help to pay for the food or medications needed for their foster, or the spay/neuter/veterinary care during a clinic.

Need to know more? Read Fostering for Your Shelter and Fostering Saves Lives


Browse some rescued cats and kittens—browse here or visit PittsburghCAT!

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Gallery view of Pittsburgh CAT cats for adoption.

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