Shelter Cats

Catification from the Plumbing Department

You might be wondering why I’m featuring this toilet flange on a cat blog…
When we needed to replace the big climbing pole in Cat Room #8, we went to the plumbing department of a hardware store to buy plastic pipe (that’s what’s under the 220 feet of sisal rope). The flange fit perfectly into the pipe, and Rick cut a round wooden platform which we screwed down and covered in carpet for the top!


Theodore approves.
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Home Cats, Shelter Cats

The Song of Rufus the Red

“He drew a circle that shut me out –
Heretic , rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle and took him In!”

When we brought Rufus home to keep Mickey Mouser company,
we had no idea that we had initiated a month long battle of wills.
That was in July 2015.
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Shelter Cats

David

Here’s the elusive David!
He’s so shy that he spends most of his time hiding.

David is more comfortable with other cats. This is pretty tabby Delta.
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Shelter Cats

Philomena

The staff and volunteers at PAWS have all fallen in love with Philomena.
Being smitten with a kitten or cat is a frequent occurrence if you spend any time at the shelter… but Philomena really is the sweetest most affectionate cat!
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Shelter Cats

Apricat

Last Fall, Apricat was busy raising her last litter of kittens at a very nice home for unwed lady cats (fostered by a volunteer at PAWS). She’s about five years old now, so it’s definitely time to retire!
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Shelter Cats, Shelter Kittens

Jon Snow and Ghost

Ghost is an inquisitive active kitten with the softest fur!
Despite being blind from birth, it’s amazing to see her running, pouncing, and playing with wild kitten energy.

Her brother Jon Snow has some sight in one eye. They are such a sweet and friendly pair!
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