Beechwood Classic Car Cruise Adoption Event BIG Hit!

JASPER1 JASPER Dayna Mike and Janine

Ten Lives Club at Pet Supplies Plus E. Amherst

We had LOTS of people stop by to visit the kitties this evening & several VERY interested potential adopters!
Jasper was as cool as a cucumber & had many admirers!  Jasper came out to visit & was the perfect gentleman!   Amy’s daughter made a very special sign just for him too!
Janine made the rounds with EVERYONE who stopped by – especially Beechwood residents! The Beechwood Director of Events, was very impressed with Janine – she may become one of their therapy cats! Wouldn’t that be PERFECT for Janine??
Leo will have a visitor tomorrow – VERY interested potential adopter!!
leo
Merlin was a big hit – of course!

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Running Up That Hill – Kate Bush

Anthem for Animal Rights activists Everywhere – Stay Strong!

Testing my willpower…

I visited the Ten Lives Club shelter for the first time today & got the full tour of their facilities.  Seeing all of the beautiful cats – knowing they just want a loving home & the attention they want one on one – it breaks my heart.  They all have the utmost care and many are taken in that would’ve been euthanized otherwise due to various medical issues.

I’ve decided to use the age old “total submersion” theory of “growing a steel set of balls” because otherwise, you’ll just sit back & cry, whine & do nothing.  I did that for years.  I cried. I wailed.  I railed endlessly about the assholes who would abandon, neglect, abuse or otherwise care less about these beautiful animals who have always had my heart & I had grown up knowing & loving since before I could even walk.  I didn’t think I could walk in & see so many without taking one (or 2) home with me.

But I’ve somehow become like a race horse with side-blinders – focused on one thing – the finish line.  And fuck the obstacles, or my feelings – it’s about doing what will make things happen.  What I can do to help them ALL.  To get the big picture & try not to let my emotions get in the way…They deserve it.  They desperately need our help.  So fuck it – I’m in.  All I can see right now is the finish line…