But, we are back on track and, hopefully, no more technical issues!
Barn Cats was in Corinth, Wilmer, Crossroads, Prosper, and Westlake for relocations this week…a lot of traveling around for only 3 counties! Corinth, Crossroads, and Prosper are all in Denton County. We placed 11 cats in barns and did 3 trades with adoption groups – DFW Humane and Cat Matchers….for a grand total of 14 cats placed this week. The Wilmer location wants additional cats following the release of the 4 they received . We hope to place 2 or 3 other groups of 4 on that property later this year.
Those 14 placements sound great until you think about the 15 hoarder cats that came in from a Garland location where there were over 30 cats. Feral Friends is doing the trapping and sterilization. This 15 is only the “first round”. Now about 1/2 to 1/3 of these cats are looking more domesticated than feral. Because of this situation and other commitments, we were unable to help out with the 138 cats seized in Grand Prairie. When I mentioned Kittico to that lady, she already knew about their spay/neuter clinic – BUT – had still only gotten 3 out of 138 spayed/neutered.
We also took in a Saturday “emergency” from a person who found a totally leukemia – always a concern. Will let you know next week.living outside at an apartment complex. The poor defenseless cat was being beaten up by other free-roaming cats in the neighborhood. NOW – hopefully the cat will test negative for
Hey – need backyard placement with shelter for 4 white cats….nice boys but feral. White cats reflect moonlight – I call that a coyote magnet. I will continue to hold them until the right arrangement can be made for them. We had hoped to place them in Oklahoma at a place that does Great Pyrenees Rescue, but I have not had a return call. Great Pyrenees dogs are those big white dogs with the square heads. They are herder dogs. You see them living with a bunch of goats or sheep around Bonham. They protect whatever area they are assigned to … chasing off predators like coyotes. We love them! Llamas and donkeys are great for coyote control as well.
Just another thing to ruin your day: I have started taking in cats from TCU. Their stadium is being imploded in December. The cats living there could be buried in the rubble. GEEZ! Got in one yesterday with 3 other expected soon.
So, 14 went out but 20 came in – what is wrong with that picture! Hopefully barns in Oklahoma, Van Alstyne, North Ft. Worth, and Alvarado will get scheduled next week. Keep your paws crossed!