Monida's musings

Spare a purr?

January 10th 2013 12:43 am
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So you guys know how there's a stray kitty around here who mom has been feeding? Well, she was wondering if you could spare a purr for her. See, we're supposed to get a giant snowstorm tonight and the temperatures are supposed to plummet to below zero. Mom's tried to get closer to her, but she just runs away. :(

Mom's very worried about what will happen during the storm. She keeps hoping the kitty does have a home. The kitty comes and visits the same time every night looking for food. She doesn't look too skinny, so maybe she just lives outside sometimes ... We hope so.


Speaking of the stray kitty, guess what I did? I chased that stray kitty all through the parking lot. Oh, mom was so mad at me. I squeezed out the door and took off! I knew that cat was out there! Mom thought she had lost me. But luckily the cat must of hid under a parked car, and I stood halfway under it, so mom was able to grab me. She was not pleased at all. I told her I was just protecting my territory.

 
Purred by: Tink the Cat (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 9:30 am

Do you have a big boxe she can use as shelter? Any cedar chips to spread inside and a little spot outside? Place the box on it's side under a tree.

She may be able to stay just warm enough this way, or she may have a home and you won't see her until the storm is over!

We've got purrs galore for her!
Luv, Tink & Snow
Purred by: Mietzi Katze♥ (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 12:22 pm

We are purring for your guest kitty to be OK during the storm. Monida, be nice to your guest.
Purred by: Skylar db#39A (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 1:55 pm

We will purr for your "friend". Tink has a great idea.
Purred by: loving memory morris 3.4.09 (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 2:56 pm

We will keep your kitty friend in our thoughts, we hope she has a home too. As for running away, mom is right to be mad. what if you got lost? Hope you stay warm through the storm.

Angel Hugs,
Morris
Purred by: Orange Ruffy (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 3:21 pm

Hi Monida,
Can your mom place a cat house outside for the kitty just in case? We can tell you how to make one if you want...or they can be purchased through some Humane Organizations. Basically, it's an insulated box of some sort, with hay in it, which helps to keep a kitty warm. Our block is a dead end street, and the lady who runs the rescue mom works with owns a house, so there are several 'cat houses' around by us. 2 are from a group that makes them and sells them. They are unobtrusive.
CK is the most territorial of us, though I have been known to be as well...our neighbor sometimes lets her cats in the hallway, and we then must check it out--CK and Mdinight once even went into our landlords house! And they have a big goggie!!!! but they didn't see him, and daddy had to run and get them!
Purring for your little outside cat of courese!!!
Purred by: Monster (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 4:17 pm

Girl, you are fierce!
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 4:59 pm

We are purring that the guest kitty will stay warm enough and well fed through our bad weather...we really hope she has a real home, if not now than ASAP!
Purred by: Nonny - DG # 10 (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 5:09 pm

Many purrs for the stray kitty...We have used boxes before with a indoor/outdoor rug over the top to keep it dry.
Sometimes with the kitties winter coat, it keeps them just warm enough. I know she will appreciate it.

Now Monida where is there midwest hospitality I hear so much about?
Purred by: Alex (sweet angel girl) (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 5:37 pm

Many purrs for the little kitty outside! Monida!!! you stay in the house!
Purred by: Rose (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 7:30 pm

Lots of purrs for the stray kitty. No more chasing him/her across the parking lot!!
Purred by: Tigger (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 8:42 pm

Purring for the outside cat....even a cardboard box can help them keep warm....STAY OUT OF THE PARKING LOT!!! There are cars there & not everyone looks out for cats!
Purred by: ♥Simon♥ (Catster Member)

January 10th 2013 at 9:53 pm

Sending purrs for your stray kitty to stay warm and safe! I like the ideas others furs mentioned about giving her a place to stay. We seen them made from large rubbermaid boxes with the lids. You cut side out and add insulation like others said. Stay inside too!
Purred by: Marmelade DB #98 (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 12:40 am

We are purring for your stray kitty!
Purred by: littleboy (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 5:17 am

Purring for the stray kitty and we hope you can try and put a box out there or maybe a storage tote it's side
Purred by: Toby (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 6:41 am

We're purring for the stray kitty. Outside is never great but extra scary this time of year. Of course you wish her safe, just not in your home. You were wise to make that one clear. We're purring that she'll get in shelter. Toby and Josie
Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 9:08 am

Sending purrs!
Purred by: Kringle (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 12:39 pm

we'll purr for the poor little kitty

snow is no fun.
yuck!!
Purred by: Gleek (Catster Member)

January 11th 2013 at 3:01 pm

Sending lots of purrs for the safety of that kitty.

Here are some shelter ideas!

We made one out of a large rubbermaid container for our stray cat pals in Kentucky. It is easy to make and doesn't cost much either.
Purred by: Kitty Pryde (Catster Member)

January 12th 2013 at 7:39 am

Monida, I am purrrrin fur stray kitty. We has our stray kitty too that I eats dinner with every night and she still doesn't let mommy touch her. It's cold here too so we has lots of purrrrs we is sending out!
Purred by: Kallie (Catster Member)

January 12th 2013 at 9:31 pm

Purring for your stray Kitty Mo. My Mom feeds the strays also so I know how worried ya'll can get over them. Tink had a good idea. And you be careful running outside, just think how upset your Mom would be if you got lost.

 

Monida


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