We woke up this morning to find Dash on the deck reminding us that it was way past his normally scheduled feeding time.
James’ Gang Colony
Starting in 2004, I learned about TNR from Alley Cat Allies and trapped a few cats. They were mostly mother cats with their kittens, so I brought them inside to be socialized and admitted into shelters. Then in 2005, as I was trying to trap a very sick cat, I trapped Bobcat instead, and he… Read more »
This is the time of year where my garage gets taken over by outdoor cat houses. This year we’re making another colony cat house for the cats in my yard. We also bought heating pads for all three shelters. In addition, I’m cleaning out all the cat shelters and adding new straw for their bedding,… Read more »
Dash does his best Lil Bub impersonation in honor of her visit to Chicago this week. What do you think?
Now that it’s raining more than ever, Know that we’ll still have each other, You can stand under my chiminea.
Out of all the myths about cats, the myth that feral cats live short, miserable lives outdoors is the one that drives me crazy the most. It is pretty much why I started this blog. This blog chronicles the lives of the feral cat colonies that I TNR, trap-neuter-return, and continue to care for with… Read more »
Remember Puffy McWonder Tail? Well, I trapped him Saturday night, and took him to PAWS Chicago for his TNR Treatment on Sunday. I named him well, because he was pissy, hissy, huffy and puffy the entire time. He would not stop lunging or growling every time he heard me or saw me peek under the… Read more »
I have a new cat visiting my yard! It’s been awhile. The current line-up of my James’ Gang Colony was established when I TNR’d Honey Bouncy Bear in May 2011. So far the cats have been pretty accepting of this new visitor. He’s been coming the last few weeks, starting late night, and moving on… Read more »
Spring has sprung! To me this means the feral cats start going crazy and really enjoying themselves outside. We even named two of the cats in my yard Springy and Sprungy when we trapped them one April because we had no idea they existed. They just showed up late one night in our yard. Since… Read more »