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Simba #2 ~ adoption update

We got an update on Simba from his adoptive mum the other day. Here’s what she had to say: As I am not Facebook affiliated I am emailing to advise on Simba’s 12 month journey with me. Simba is well and thriving. The upheaval initially impacted on his insecurities and with love, tolerance and time …

Nellie (Penelope)

Penelope was nicknamed ‘Eyebrows’ when first in the pound, due to her unique facial markings. She arrived in foster care about to pop, and soon gave birth to five beautiful babies. The babies all found homes quickly, and it was Penelope’s turn next. From Penelope’s adopter: My old cat died of old age in October …

Mickey – a story

From Mickey’s foster carer: We had an emergency situation where kittens needed foster care quickly – with nobody else available I put up my hand (perils of being an admin of a rescue! You end up taking fosters you don’t really have room for, at short notice). I got four kittens delivered at the same …

Dante

Dante was a beautiful black boy who came to the rescue as an ex-abused cat. He had been kicked around and used as a “play thing” for his former family’s dog. You could tell that he didn’t trust, and biting was a way of defending himself. He was also desperate about food, biting and scratching …

Billie Vanilli

Billie Vanilli was in foster care since April 27th, 2018, across two foster homes. Her progress has been slow. Although she is now adopted by her second foster carer, she has still never been properly patted!

Clary – a story

Words from Clary’s adopter: We adopted Clary in 2020 after I fell in love with her despite her spicy side. She was a foster at the cattery I work at and had been waiting a long time with a few failed adoption trials. She was said to be too rough with children and didn’t like …

Button

In the words of Button’s adopter: “Adopted 14th June 2019. Button was very stressed on the day I picked her up from her foster home, she didn’t stop crying until about 20mins into the drive home and spent her first night behind some books on a shelf. But I was very surprised at how quickly …

Smudge #1

Words from Smudge’s adopter: In 2013, I lost my beautiful 3 legged baby Snowbell to cancer. She was my soul kitty and so young at only 8 years old. This devastated the entire family. It devastated me especially as Snowbell would sleep in my arms every night, Summer or winter. In 2015 whilst scrolling through …

Bondi

“My beautiful cat haven rescue cat Freebie passed away in March this year. I got her as an adult cat in 2003 and was never sure of her exact age but she gave me over 16 years of love. I couldn’t imagine my life without a feline companion so I started looking for a mature …