Blog 07/09/18 to 07/15/18
Seeking someone to take over Barn Cats, Inc.: I would like to officially retire as Executive Director in 2019. I can retain the fundraising pieces but would like to stop the relocations, equipment pickups, phone calls, and emails…the day-to-day stuff. I will be available for consultation. If interested call or email Barn Cats…972-315-2875 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Cats after Release
Calls/Emails: Immediate Response Expected, I Guess!
BMG (Bitch/Moan/Groan): AC Out for 1 ½ Days
OMG (Oh My God): Allergies in Waxahachie
Relocations: I placed 15 this week. 13 from the Lewisville City Shelter.
4 Adults to Adoption Group (Tito, Luna, Scamp, Smokey)
9 Kittens to Adoption Group
1 Barn in Lucas (Missy) as friend for Cisco
1 Return to No-Kill Adoption Group (Georgie)
Our Cats after Release:
1. Argyle: Marbles, Sunny, and Buddy went to the barn-dominium. All three are seen regularly by the family and Buddy can even be petted. They have a new llama! GREAT!
2. Denison: Eeyore and Marco went to this workshop with a cat door. Eeyore is hanging closer around but there is much more food disappearing and dirty litter to just be one cat still there. I saw Eeyore as a “flash”.
Calls/Emails: Immediate Response Expected, I guess!
I received an email with a time stamp of 1:39 requesting cats. And THEN – another from the same person at 2:03 saying she got cats from a local shelter…which were not tested by the way. She still wanted 2 from us but if the others are not tested, I am not going to take that chance with our cats. SORRY!
BMG: AC Out for 1 ½ Days
I returned home on Wednesday evening to find the compressor making nasty noises. I let it go overnight but it certainly did not get cool. Thursday morning I turned off the thermostat and “hunkered down” to wait for a repair person. I called two guys I have used before – 1 has moved to Lubbock and the other was in Corpus on a work assignment. BUMMER! I called a friend to get another company name but they could not sent someone until Friday 8 to noon. He came at about 12:30 on Friday and replaced the fan motor. MANY THANKS! We are cool again.
OMG: Allergies in Waxahachie
A call came in from Waxahachie on Tuesday evening about a cat she adopted at PetsMart from the Ellis County SPCA (a kill facility). She discovered she is allergic and did not want to return it there. I decided to go get the cat on Wednesday and just see what is going on. WELL – YES, it was adopted at PetsMart but the group was NOT the kill shelter. That is Georgie listed above and I returned him to Tails of Hope on Friday (after the AC was repaired). They are a no-kill, foster homing organization and he was get a second chance there.
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