I’m not sure if the James’ Gang Colony is actually protesting anything. But they are definitely, and deliberately, ignoring me here. Dice and Funny Face, the boys on the roof, like to keep an eye on their escape route, while Bouncy Bear snuggles inside and keeps a close watch on their feral cat feeding station.
Kriser’s gave another cat food donation to our pet food pantry this week to help feed the colony cats. This time it was cans of wet food from California Natural. If possible, colony cats should be fed wet food in the winter to help them bulk up on protein while staying hydrated. The James’ Gang… Read more »
Last week I was talking to one of my favorite feral cat bloggers, Chicago Feral Cat Files, about feral cats who need extra recovery time after their TNR surgeries because they have other medical issues going on. Normally male feral cats can be returned outside after their surgery within 24 hours, and female cats can… Read more »
I found another cat that visit colonies across a major street. Last fall I saw Star visiting the Eleanor Rigby Colony. I tried trapping him but ended up trapping Gracie and Blackie again instead. I took the girls to get checked out at the clinic and re-vaccinated because it had been three years since they… Read more »
My James’ Gang Colony cats weren’t around much yesterday after it snowed. Today I shoveled out the cat paths in my yard and swept off the snow from their favorite sunning spots. They came right away. Cats need to stay dry in order to stay warm in the winter.
Work has been flying me all over Florida this week and it is a reminder of how much I miss summer. In the summer, I am always outside in my backyard garden, and so are the feral cats in my yard that I care for, the James’ Gang Colony. Now I’m back in Chicago for… Read more »
Thank you for wanting to help that cat! Alley Cat Allies offers expert advice on How to Find Homes for Stray Cats. Here is the full text in case you are having problems with the link: How to Find Homes for Stray Cats When caring for a feral cat colony and performing Trap-Neuter-Return, you are… Read more »
Honey and Dice are inseparable this week. These bonded feral cats keep each other warm, and keep reminding me to feed them.
Feral cats know how to find shelter from the cold, just like other wild animals outside. If you provide shelter, they will use it. The James’ Gang Colony cats in my yard have a Feral Villa and another insulated outdoor cat house filled with straw that we built for them. For my neighbor’s feral and… Read more »