We are so thrilled! Last night, I actually saw Cabbages eating some kibble! It was just a few pieces, but this is the first time I've seen her eating in days. I'm pretty sure she would have eaten earlier, but when I saw her by the food and water bowls, I topped them up, and … Continue reading She ate kibble!
Yesterday, I made sure to give the outside cats an extra feeding in the evening. With the cold temperatures, they need more calories. There was even a bit of kibble left in the trays when I came out this morning. Very few cats came out when I gave them more food. Smart kitties! This one … Continue reading It’s a bit nippy out there…
What a beautiful day today! The weather app tells me it's -25C/-13F, with a wind chill of -36C/-33F right now, but it's bright and sunny, and actually felt a lot warmer while we were out this morning. While doing my rounds this morning, it was time to assess just how much the storm affected us. … Continue reading Digging our way out (and a Cabbages update)
So the snow that was originally supposed to start this evening and continue on through tomorrow, arrived last night. The snow was pretty much stopped when I went out to feed the critters. I had to dig out the non-heated water bowls. Then I had to shovel the path to the feeding station so I … Continue reading Lovely snow
With Cabbages losing the weight that she has, she's been feeling colder to the touch (she's not shivering or anything like that), so I set out the heated mat for her. This is not Cabbages. This is a very pushy Turmeric, taking up the entire mat!! Sometimes we'll find Cabbages, Turmeric and Beep Beep, all … Continue reading Stretched! (Cabbages update)
First up, I'm happy to say that Cabbages is seeming better this morning. She got more hydration last night, and we even got some solid food into her - also through the syringe. She didn't like it, but she ate it! We are still keeping Turmeric closed up with me. I've been letting other cats … Continue reading Morning critters
Before I had a chance to head out to feed the outside critters, I got a series of texts from the woman who will be fixing our cats. She was able to book the surgery for January 31st - for both Butterscotch and Nosencrantz! We will have to isolate them in the sun room the … Continue reading More good news… and some not so good news
Okay, so after yesterday's rant, I am very, very happy to share some good news that came out of that call with the shelter. Depending on how things go, many of these cats will have forever homes! How many... we'll see. I counted a total of 18 this morning. I did have an unpleasant surprise … Continue reading Amazing cat rant follow up!
I was returning to the house at the end of my morning rounds, when I found we had a visitor! My brother's dog had come by, and he really wanted to play with the kitties! Nosencrantz set him straight with a half-hearted swap to the nose, while all the other cats stayed away. 😀 My … Continue reading Will you play with me?
Doing the morning rounds is much more pleasant! We're at a mild (relatively speaking) -15C/5F right now, though the wind chill of -21C/-6F made it a bit nippy. The wind was coming from the south, so it's basically funnelling between outbuildings. Not that it stopped the cats, any! I counted a total of 17 this … Continue reading Unshielded