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Ginger Cat needs a Human Family in New Hampshire - nhpeacenik
Ginger Cat needs a Human Family in New Hampshire

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Home Needed

Lively, playful Gingersnap
a young female cat with orange fur and striped tail,
needs a home.
She arrived at our doorstep in the snow,
meowing and purring, and we just had to take her in.
She loves to play and is very affectionate,
but we we are a quiet middle-aged couple with a
quiet middle-aged gray cat who doesn't want to share his space.
Our house is no longer peaceful.
Gingersnap is growing up, and unless she goes to the vet soon,
she will likely become a "teenage mother".
We frankly can't afford to spay and keep her.
All the shelters are full.
Can you help her find a happy home?

Jim + Denise
Greenville NH USA

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From: (Anonymous) Date: March 5th, 2008 01:36 am (UTC) (Link)

Ginger cat

Try contacting a local Alley Cat Allies (ACA) volunteer http://www.alleycat.org They specialize in working with stray and feral cats -- feeding, healthcare, spaying, finding homes. Most will take a cat home until an adopter can be found.

Wendell, MA
nhpeacenik From: nhpeacenik Date: March 7th, 2008 05:23 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Ginger cat

Thanks for letting me know about this website. According to their definitions, this is definitely a "stray cat" rather than a "feral cat", since she knows all about litterboxes and dry cat food, and really likes and trusts people. The website asserts that feral cats are no more likely to have diseases (such as cat leukemia or cat AIDS) than cat that come from a shelter, which is a different line than I've heard from veterinarians (there is a lot of propaganda about how dangerous contact with feral cats is). They also advocate a spay/neuter-and-release program that lets feral cats go back to their communal dens and live a normal life, rather than be killed or placed in homes. We may have a local family interested in adopting Gingersnap; I'll post an update later.
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