Any time that I can get one cat out of the shelter, I consider it a "good rescue day". But when I can rescue SEVEN in one day, I call that a "GREAT rescue day".
I had the privilege of meeting two families at the shelter today each who wanted to adopt a cat.
Family #1 was a really wonderful couple who agonized over which cat to adopt. They ended up with one of the most grateful cats I've ever seen:
Family #2 was a really special single lady that adopted two cats from me last year. She decided she really wanted another Tortie girl and fell madly in love with "Sherra" who had been abandoned and quickly became a shelter favourite:
She took them BOTH home. :)
The rest of the day was a blurr! I'm happy to report that my favourite little boy Batman has been rescued thanks to some creative foster parents. One foster Mom told me that she could foster Batman, but couldn't give him a 2 week quarantine period from her cats. Another foster Mom wrote me and said that she couldn't foster him, but could give Batman a 2 week quarantine period. I put them in contact with each other and....Yahooooo....Batman was rescued! Thank you, Renee, Cindy and Matt for putting this together!
THEN.....I was able to rescue my favourite tabby boy "Chase":
"Logan" is another love sponge who had been at the shelter far too long:
Last, but certainly not least, I received an email this morning from Forgotten Ones Cat Rescue who asked me to pick up "Conner" for her:
I realize this isn't a beautifully written blog post tonight, but I'm hoping you can read by the fluff to count 1, 2, 3,4,5,6, SEVEN cats rescued today. I really can't think of a better way to spend a beautiful Sunday: Rescuing cats, and meeting the people that made it possible for me to rescue them. Thank you all so very, very much for making me smile today. :)