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    Kitten cuteness!

    My current fosters, Taz, Tucker, and Turtle.

    Care to guess which one is Turtle?

    Not sure if this will work but here's a Dropbox link if anyone without facebook would like to see some adorable kittens:

    Oh my goodness, the cute is powerful with those guys!!! They are precious! Thanks for sharing, just what I needed to see this morning. Fat little bellys and tiny toes!


      Thank you for sharing! Adorable! I appreciate the non-facebook link!


        very cute ~ thanks for sharing !

        I have a cat named “
        Turtle” ~ a deral = domesticated feral
        Turtle is 17 yo, had him since ‘capture’ at 5 weeks.

        Turtle’s sister is
        “BEETLE” .... yes she’s is a shiny little black “Princess”

        I adore my cats !!!

        ENJOY your fosters !!!
        Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


          OMG, the cuteness! I can't stand it. I wish I could foster kittens, but every single one would be a total foster fail.


            Where's their mommy? Were they abandoned? Thank you for fostering.
            Proud member of Appendix QH clique


              Original Poster

              Kittens are so much fun. Little balls of adorableness!

              peedin, I foster for a local shelter that gets a lot of feral kittens. Often the mom is nowhere to be found when the kittens are discovered - the kittens are usually scooped up so that the mom doesn't have an opportunity to hide them. On the rare occasion that feral moms are caught with the kittens, they're usually separated so that the kittens can be socialized.

              "My" shelter is great at finding barn homes for the feral mamas after they've been spayed.

              I've had a couple of litters that came with friendly moms but I usually get the bottle babies. (Who needs sleep, really? )

              I'm not sure about the backstory on this litter. I have asked about other litters and the answer is almost always "porch kittens," meaning that they were dropped off by someone who said they found them under their porch.

              Pics of Taz and Turtle from today. I couldn't get any good pics of Tucker because he's a little ball of energy and wouldn't sit still long enough.


                they are soooo cute !!!

                Bless you for helping them !!!
                Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                  OMG! That Turtle!! This is the joy my heart needed today!


                    the Rubber Kitten stage <3

                    Summer Rose you are doing something I would enjoy when I retire. I am a cat person and have extensive vet clinical background. It would be a perfect fit.

                    -- * > hoopoe
                    Procrastinate NOW
                    Introverted Since 1957


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                      hoopoe, I hope you can foster! It's both rewarding and fun. Not going to lie, though, it's a lot of work. And often stressful. Your vet experience would be extremely valuable because unfortunately, most of the feral kittens I get are sick. It's usually relatively simple URIs and parasites, thank goodness, but it would definitely benefit the kittens to have skilled care.

                      This is Pepper, a kitten that came to me this spring with severe eye infections and both eyes. The vet was fairly certain that he would end up losing at least one eye and would be blind in the other eye.

                      He healed up wonderfully and ended up with only minor scarring. And he was yet another of my many incredibly sweet kittens.

                      That whole litter was sick and I had to do IV fluids on two of the others and antibiotics on all but they all recovered and very quickly found good homes. They were almost all velcro-kitties so I wasn't surprised at all when they were snapped right up as soon as they were available! Pepper included.



                        Is there anything cuter than kittens???
                        Proud member of Appendix QH clique


                          They're all adorable but Turtle takes the cake!
                          Mean Girls grow up to be Mean Women


                            Total cuteness overload! Love my 3 kitties and so happy it has rubbed off on my 2 kids, both of whom have each adopted a couple of kitties for themselves too. We are a family of horse & cat lovers.


                              I love the little one on his back waving his teeny feet in the air. ACK! Too cute!!

                              Funny: I was watching the video and when the kittens said "meep" in their bitsy voices something told me to look over my shoulder. Well, there was my one female with her ears all big. She was totally listening to them. I played it again for her and she just gave me this look which I'm not sure of.

                              Count me in as another of the foster fail group. sigh.....Thank goodness for people like you . Thank you for taking them in and giving them new lives.
                              "Cats aren't clean; they're covered with cat spit."
                              - John S Nichols (1745-1846,writer/printer)

                              Don't come for me - I didn't send for you.


                                Original Poster

                                For Turtle fans, a couple more videos taken at the same time as the first. If you listen closely, you can hear him purring when I pet him in one of the videos. I've read that kittens generally start purring at about three weeks but mine routinely start even before their eyes fully open. Not much cuter than a tiny kitten purring like a motorboat!



                                  OMG! So cute. Especially when little Turtle is washing his face with both paws and making air biscuits. How could any day that has kittens in it be a bad day?
                                  "Cats aren't clean; they're covered with cat spit."
                                  - John S Nichols (1745-1846,writer/printer)

                                  Don't come for me - I didn't send for you.


                                    So cute!