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Fostering Saves Lives

Sunday, September 16, 2018

A little something about me is I am a huge animal lover. Like, really huge. They are "my people". I tried the fostering and rescue thing in the past and it was a FAIL, as I couldn't seem to let the animals go. I now have 5 dogs and 5 cats. LOL. My kids have the same love for animals I do. It's in their blood. 4 days ago my youngest daughter brought home a baby kitten she found abandoned in a parking lot in the pouring rain. How could I possibly say no to her saving a life? Only about 5-6 weeks old and 11 oz, a tiny little furry angel sent to be in our care. So I am TRYING the foster thing again. My daughter claims she has friends who want the kitten, but it needs to gain a little weight and be vetted and spayed before I let it go. Yes, it's work. Yes, it costs money. Yes, I will get attached and get my heart broken. But I will feel good having saved this baby's life and given it a chance to live and experience all the great things to come. My house is constantly covered in a layer of fur. There's cat puke and dog oopsies. Barking and chaos. Litter boxes and a constant grocery cart of animal food and supplies. And the smell. And the fur. Did I mention the fur? This is my life. And I love it.
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  • BEFIT019
    Sounds like my house! And I wouldn't change a thing!
    Bless you for having a heart!
    141 days ago
  • WARRIORGIRL121
    omg, you sound like me. I am also a huge animal lover - I've had almost every species of pets - and am known to constantly pick up lost dogs/cats/other and track down their homes or help find new owners, and also rescue wildlife and get them to wildlife rehabbers. Can't pass up an animal in need. emoticon
    151 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    These little creatures are so blessed to have you in their lives! ... I I'm sure the love overpowers a little extra for on the carpet LOL and other things too lol.
    152 days ago
  • CHERIRIDDELL
    Like you I am an animal lover so I understand these sentiments .I am only allowed one dog now because I am not able to walk them anymore but at one point we had 3 and a cat !
    152 days ago
  • JSTETSER
    Dog oopsies! I've never heard them called that, but I know what they are.
    You are a blessing!
    Thank you for your blog! emoticon
    154 days ago
  • MARINEMAMA
    Awwwww. So sweet You are such a blessing xoxo
    154 days ago
  • ALOFA0509
    emoticon emoticon Aww how can someone leave a helpless animal like that!! I'm soo happy you took her in, Blessings 2U & all your Fur Babies emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    154 days ago
  • LIFEFOUNDONARUN
    You are such an angel. I admire people like you who are willing to go the extra mile to help our precious fur babies. Just know you are a special soul who has the ability to make a huge difference in an animal's life. That is a HUGE thing! Love ya, girl! She is soooo cute, too xo
    155 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Awwwww, these fur babies deserve all the love, care and attention we can give them.
    155 days ago
  • MARYJOANNA
    Blessing on you for doing such a great thing! Our fur babies are so special and very important in our lives.
    155 days ago
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