Monday, December 31, 2012

2012 in Review - Part 2

July started with some drama with the alcohol kittens and ended with Amaretto and Cognac running for the Bridge......

We did join the Cat-olympics and posted some pictures of us doing various activities.

The alcohol kittens were finally released from the bathroom and joined Doc and Sally in having some free time in the living room.....wow were they tiny!!

In August mom took off and helped our friend Miss DeLynn move to Utah. Her husband had taken a job with Best Friends and mom helped Miss DeLynn move one of the dogs and the cat out there. Plus she got to volunteer a couple of days before coming home.

In the meantime, the alcohol kittens were running around with Doc and Sally.

And yes....Bourbon is still a screamer.... (see video)

Mom continued to enjoy time with the alcohol kittens and Doc.....

In September we gotted a short term foster from the shelter named Poncho....he was a little bit older and had a good time hanging out with us....


Discussions were started to remove the bathroom door and replace it with something that revolves....

A kitty was noticed wandering around outside the condo. Mom finally caught her and discovered that she was already spayed and had been front declawed. Mom named her Eclipse and the shelter agreed to take her. Unfortunately, Eclipse is still waiting for her forever home.



Whiskey got adopted by a nice couple and has an older kitty brother to keep him company. Mom gets updates from his family and they renamed him Tucker and he is very well loved....

Mom spotted a couple of orange tabby boys outside the condo. Long story, but they ended up at the shelter.....and then ended up here.  Luke and Duke are a pair of cuties aren't they????

And then on to our big fall/winter adventure. Miss Chrystal rescued a mom and kittens and mom agreed to bring them here and foster them.  Their transport day came and they moved into the bathroom.

The fall and winter so far has been wrapped up with finding homes for Cleo, the alcohol kittens and the Gemstone kittens.  Cleo is spayed and at Petco. Gin, Moonshine and Bourbon are all ready to go - Gin at Petco, Bourbon and Moonshine still here with us.  Opal, Kyan and Cory were all adopted before Christmas and Emma is still here to gain enough weight to be spayed.
They had gotten pretty sick and mom asked for help from the CB - you guys came through and an auction was set up. Your support means everything and the donations were amazing. THANK YOU!!!!

We are all good here. Maestro is getting older but is going well for being 18 year old. We still aren't sure what is up with Tim's teeth, but he seems to be getting better every day - we did get an update from the v-e-t and it is not bartonella. They still think it is stomatitis which is an issue with his immune system. We know he is negative for FIV and FeLV so it is something else. The v-e-t is going to check with a colleague and we will go from there.  Junior and Spud still try to kill each other occasionally, but we think part of the tension this fall may have been Cleo being here and her tension about being around the other cats.

It is, overall, been a good year. Great saves, birthdays, gotcha days, rescues, adoptions and many transports.....can't forget to mention the slobbery kids mom has helped transport:




31 comments:

  1. Sounds like even more busy around your house. Glad so many have found homes. Hope you have a fantastic New year. Take care

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  2. What a year!! We are totally in awe! All these gorgeous kitties saved and given a second chance - thanks to such dedication and love! We wish you joy and peace and hope for 2013! Happy happy New Year! Take care
    x

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  3. A perch in everee pocket
    A salmon in everee sock
    Hope yur new yeerz eve
    Trooly doez rock
    A whitefish in everee wagon
    A bass in everee bowl
    Hope yur new yeerz day
    Trooly doez roll
    A herring N everee hammick
    A trout in everee tanx
    High pawz N headbonkz
    For yur friendship we due thanx

    We hope everee one haza pawsum
    awesum soooper grate happee healthee
    2013; may yur lives bee enriched with
    loves N thanx for putting up with all
    R burd non cents de live long yeer

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  4. so fun to review.. :) thanks for sharing

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  5. That was indeed quite a year and thanks for all you do...all of the time! Happy New Year dear friends!

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  6. Hi Jeanne and kits!! Wesa wish your ever revolving family a very blessed New Year and hope that all that are still awaiting forever homes do not have much longer to wait.
    Much Luvums,
    The Slimmer Purrsibs & Mama Mindy
    Socks, Jack, Percy, Luna, & Golden

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  7. Wow, that is some busy year you had! THANK YOU for saving so many precious babies. We are so grateful for you.

    Happy New Year, dear friends! We love you!

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  8. Sounds like a year to proud of...looking forward to more great adventures in 2013

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  9. Gadzooks you had a busy year!!! We hope that your 2013 is filled with health and happiness :-)

    PS - thank you for your nice comment :-)

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  10. What a year, congrats on all the good work you've done!

    Big squeeze of love to all the kitties!

    Eileen

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  11. What a year!! And we know there will be more cats and kittens for you to help in 2013! Happy New Year to you all!!
    oxoxox

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  12. Have to tell you, I dreamt that Bourbon came to live with my house of heathens. I really dont' know why he joined my dreams last night but it was him and his name was Bourbon.

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  13. What a busy year, helping all those kitties! Happy New Year, and please keep up the good work in 2013!

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  14. Thank you so much for so much help you provided! Have a very Happy New Year. May good karma find and keep you in 2013! Purrs from your friends at Colehauscats.com

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  15. Thank you and God bless you for all of the pups and kitties you have helped this past year! We wish you a blessing- and joy-filled 2013! Happy New Year!

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

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  16. What an awesome year! It must feel good to look back and think of all the dogs and cats you've helped!

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  17. All those calico kitties..oh my goodness. Reminds Mom Julie of her very first kitty.

    Thanks for all the work you do with the kitties and woofies, too. Blessings to you in the New Year.

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  18. I forgot how tiny everycat was!!! WOWZERS!
    Play bows,
    Zim

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  19. Wow, what a big year for you all! Your Mom is an Angel for what she does for kitties, thank you to her for that. We wish you all a wonderful 2013 filled with love, and peace and joy and health and prosperity! Happy New Year! (I looks forward to dancing with each and every one of ya this Eve!)

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  20. Wow, you do need a revolving door. What a lot of animals you've helped. In that regard, it has certainly been a very good year. We hope 2013 is great too.

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  21. Thank you for all you do for the animals! May 2013 be a year of happiness, peace and laughter for you and yours.

    cats of wildcat woods

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  22. You are always do the pawsome things for kitties..Thank You So Much.
    Happy New Year to you and your lovely family !!!
    May Every Single Day of Your New Year Glow With
    Pawsome Cheer, Excellent Healthy, & Happiness

    ❤ You always been loved by Me ❤

    xoxo

    Puddy Boy

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  23. A heckuva year!

    Here's to a prosperous and healthy 2013--Happy New Year!

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  24. It sure was a busy year!!

    Happy New Year!

    Thanks for coming to our New Year's Eve party!!

    The Florida Furkids

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  25. What a year! A great review of 2012's rescues. You're doing a wonderful thing. Thank you.

    Happy New Year. May 2013 bring good things your way.

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  26. You've had a busy, productive year!
    Happy New Year, hope for lots of adoptions!

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  27. Such an amazing year for you!
    Happy New Year!

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  28. Heeee, da Bourb and his screamin' was one of our high points for sure!!

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  29. Wow! We are exhausted just reading about all you have done. The lady can barely take care of herself and me and she whines about it to no end.

    We wish you a very Happy New Year.

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  30. You have made such a difference in so many lives! That makes for a good year, in spite of the sadness that happens...

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