Then a third one...
How did we end up with these three little ones? Well, I first read about them on a Facebook group page for the town that I live. Someone posted about seeing four kittens in the back of the gas station in town, and playing near the road.
Several people chimed in that they'd seen them as well and agreed that it would be "unfortunate if one got hurt, or worse." But no one volunteered to help these little ones. Finally someone named "Beth" who regularly helps to trap feral cats for a rescue, said that she would trap the kittens, but someone else would have to take them. ...the sound of crickets goes here.... I'll pat myself on the back and say that I waited nearly 8 hours for someone else to speak up and say they'd take the kittens. But no one did. So, I volunteered, telling myself that I'd figure it out somehow.
Then (thankfully) someone named "Laura" said that she would also be willing to help trap the kittens and would arrange with a rescue group to have them vetted. So, on Saturday morning, we set the traps, and by 10:30 that night, Laura and Beth had managed to trap all but one. Unfortunately, the 4th kitten has not been seen since Saturday night. We're not giving up, and the traps are still being set in hopes that this little elusive one will return and can be caught.
Laura is also going to speak to the owner of the gas-station and ask him to make a donation to the rescue to help with their expenses. (I personally think he should, and think we did him a favor in taking them.)
|~Being held for the first time!~|
and is a bit obsessed with the kittens,
doesn't think I need any help because he's here!