Kitchen Colony

Hattie is Still Available for Adoption

Ruby was admitted into Harmony House last November and renamed Hattie. Hattie was a part of the Kitchen Colony, and was way too friendly to stay outside. She would run right up to all of us for pets, starting from the first time we met her. Her long-haired coat is absolutely gorgeous, and it was impossible… Read more »

2015 Trap Neuter Return Case Study

Since 2007 I TNR’d 183 cats from 20 colony sites within one square mile around me. Today there are only 51 cats from that total left outside. That is a 72% reduction rate in nine years. I am very happy with these numbers and track them carefully. I visit these colony sites and their feeders all the time… Read more »

More TNR for the Kitchen Colony: Meet Cranberry and Alfie

We trapped more cats at the Kitchen Colony this week.   The colony is currently a mix of at least six or more ear tipped cats, and we pulled three more for adoption last month. Patrice, the colony caregiver, feeds regularly in a commercial parking lot, and keeps an eye out for non-eartipped cats. However, this… Read more »

Clara and Darren, the Kitten Twins, are Adopted!

We rescued Clara and Darren from the Kitchen Colony a month ago.   Since then they were fostered and cared for by Elissa F., the owner of Rockstar Pets.   Elissa did an amazing job socializing this kitten duo!   Darren is a total kitten and loves to play. Clara is hilarious – she hisses… Read more »

Ruby Is Now Available for Adoption at Harmony House

When we started helping with TNR on the Kitchen Colony in October, Ruby was there to greet us every time we visited. She would rub up on our legs and beg for pets. Patrice, the colony caregiver, said Ruby showed up this past July and she wanted to find her an indoor home since she was so… Read more »

Rockstar Pets to the Rescue!

Elissa, owner of Rockstar Pets – a doggy daycare, has been fostering and socializing Clara and Darren, two kittens we trapped in mid-October.   They were very scared when we first got them and needed human interaction immediately so that they could eventually be adopted out. Elissa has lots of socialization experience and started immediately…. Read more »

Kittens Growing Up in Their New Home

Smokey and Samantha are kittens from the Kitchen Colony that Patrice trapped before we met and started helping her.   She found a foster home for them, and is now happy to report they are foster failures! The fosterer decided to adopt them together. In the meantime their brother, Crunchy, required surgery for his broken… Read more »

All Kittens Deserve a Professional Photo Shoot

Clara and Darren are kitten siblings, about 9-10 weeks old, that we’re getting ready for adoption. We trapped them from the Kitchen Colony.   My friend Mr. King is a professional photographer and offered his services. Thank you, Mr. King! Be sure to check out his site.   I can’t stop looking at these photos!… Read more »

TNR’d Tabby Cats from the Kitchen Colony

There’s a few TNR’d tabby and tortie cats across the alley from the Kitchen Colony‘s feeding station.   They all strut around and show off their ear tips. Patrice TNR’d them years ago for their feeder, Ed. Some of them are friendly, and let me pet them. Of course they’re beautiful. All cats are beautiful…. Read more »

Kitten with a Broken Leg

When we first met Patrice at her colony site, she already had a litter of three kittens in foster care.   She pointed out their mother, Sally, to us. We were able to TNReturn Sally later that week.   Patrice had taken Sally’s kittens to her vet, Family Pet Animal Hospital. Vetting and boarding cost $420…. Read more »