Sometimes it is not always a Happy Ending…. or is it?
I am not one to just tip toe into the water. I jump in, so when a woman with a pregnant mom cat outside her house emailed requesting help. I said why not. I was new to the rescue, but wanted to start fostering. Yes, my first foster was a pregnant “feral” mom cat that would soon be called “Momma B”. I was scared, but I knew my Rescue Purrfect family was there to support me every step. She was trapped and they knew the babies were coming soon, so I quickly brought her home and set her up in a secluded room in my house.
The babies came the next day. It was nerve racking, but I made it through the first few days and that is when we discovered something was wrong. Mom was rejecting the babies and three of them died within two weeks. It was then that I learned how to bottle feed a kitten. After having my fourth child, I thought I was done waking up in the middle of the night for feedings. Two years later and I am setting my alarm clock to feed this little guy now known as Griffin (we are Harry Potter fans). Griffin grew strong and was very playful.
Sadly, we discovered Momma B was FELV positive and most likely her little baby boy was positive.
We knew they had a short time with us, so we would make the most of it. Momma B was still scared, but Griffin had no fears. He loved my dogs, would play for hours with my kids. We even took him to see the Shadybrook Light Show. He learned how to High-Five, play hide and seek, and watch TV, which could be quite annoying. He played with our dogs.
Please see our Facebook Post about Momma B. We are offering free medical care at The Bridge Clinic for Life as well as a one year supply of cat food, lysine, and litter.