Last Wednesday, after getting my son on the bus, I took a walk to the wood pile. It’s winter. It’s cold. I needed to bring in more wood. This is what I found:Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Justin”
Zelda came to us from a local animal shelter. Through no fault of her own, at 14 years old she found herself without a home.Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Zelda”
Most of the cats living in Mew-Mew House enjoyed a healthy youth with a human family. It was in these early months when they each learned to ‘cat’. How to interact with other cats. How to play. How to share (or not share) resources and toys.
In these early months, cats also learn to understand the humans around them. How to interpret human intentions. How to socialize with people. Some cats are introduced to bumbling dogs and other mammalian (or non-mammalian) companions for humans.
After this important phase of life, cats have determined their preferred social network. Some like to be left alone. Some really, really, really like being with people. Some are convinced they’re dogs.Continue reading “Learning to Cat”
Arthur came to us from New Jersey. At about ten months old, he’s already had plenty of trauma in his life. He was brought here so he can just be a cat and do cat things.Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Arthur Dent”
On December 1, 2019 Mew-Mew House lost a rockstar. Animal was the original Metallicat.Continue reading “Rainbow Bridge”
On November 9, 2019 Mew-Mew House lost Peanut.Continue reading “Rainbow Bridge”
Many cats at Mew-Mew House have endured tragedy, and Snow is no exception. She comes to us following the untimely death of her person.Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Snow (AKA Baby Kitty)”
Dappled Sunshine, AKA Dapples, AKA Momma comes to us from a TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) group.Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Dappled Sunshine”
Animal is an 18-year-old spitfire Metallicat.Continue reading “The Cats (Cast?) of Mew-Mew House: Animal”