Fearless Kittens: Are They Made Or Born?

Fearless Kittens: Are They Made Or Born?

Kittens & Puppies

Stories abound about kittens who are adopted into new homes, then promptly disappear for days at a time, coming out only at night to eat and use the litter box. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s how to improve your chances of bringing home a confident, outgoing kitten who will be comfortable in […]

Fostering the Fearful Kitten

Fostering the Fearful Kitten

Kittens & Puppies

The photo on social media shows a box of young kittens. The text says, “Kittens abandoned. Fosters needed.” You look up the rescue group and find they are local to you. Fingers poised over the keyboard, you ask yourself, should I foster? Having fostered kittens for a number of years, I’ve faced this scenario more […]

Nurseries And Foster Homes Give Kittens A Head Start

Nurseries And Foster Homes Give Kittens A Head Start

Kittens & Puppies

Young kittens are so adorable that it’s hard to imagine they are the animals at greatest risk in shelters. Kittens found outdoors and relinquished to shelters often face a bleak, short future. In fact, they’re usually considered unadoptable. That’s because it takes 24/7 hands-on care to help these tiny, fragile fuzzballs to survive until they […]