Mancat Monday: Our Pre-Spring has Pre-Sprung

I smell Sping, really, I do smell spring and it’s got to be just around the corner.  Well, I can’t see the corner from my windows but I do know there is  a corner out there. Unfortunately that means kitten season is here and we always get a little nervous wondering if there will be any wee arrivals.  We’ve done the TNR thing with so many of the feral kitties but that pretty Zelda is the elusive one.

Hey, speaking of ferals, they sure have been showing up, even ones who haven’t been here on a regular basis.  We don’t know if someone else has been feeding them and then moved or they quit putting food out, but there is a big bunch here just about every evening.  Dad has gone from two feedings each evening to three feedings.  I think Dad is going to have to look into getting a second feeding station because it looks to be pretty darn crowded out there at meal time.

For those of you who deal with ferals, don’t you just love it when a feral turns out to be a friendly?  YES!  That’s the best and I’m featuring one such kitty on #OptToAdopt day tomorrow, her name is Mekisha.

Oh, I was talking about Spring though and got sidetracked talking about the ferals.  The weatherguesses say we’re going to have temperatures in or around the 70s for the week. So we’re really hopeful that the corner really has been turned.  Everyone around these parts seem to be pretty tired of the cold and wet stuff, especially when they show up together.

Have a fun week everyone and I’ll see y’all soon. Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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Socks, Scylla, Fenris, Tuiren, YinYang & Chimera

Our weekend was very nice, we hope the rest of the week will be SPRING too. How is Sister Precious?

We has our paws crossed Mekisha finds a home.

Fur Everywhere
7 years ago

I admire you so much for caring for the ferals! I wish I could, but there are none downtown here. You are just awesome – I am sure the ferals appreciate all the noms you put out for them.

We had really nice weather over the weekend, and I don’t doubt that it’s headed your way! 🙂

easy rider
7 years ago

Hugs to your dad for helping out with food and eggs-tra hugs for the TNR…

7 years ago

Welcome to springtime! Maybe you need to set up a buffet line for all those ferals?

Sue Brandes
Sue Brandes
7 years ago

You are so wonderful to take care of the ferals. Enjoy your week.

7 years ago

Sounds like your Inn is getting full there. Wish I was closer so I could help you with the feedings. But I am so glad that they have all found you. We sure are looking forward to these warm temps coming. You all have a great day.

7 years ago

A busy feeding station means a lot of lucky cats who won’t starve while living on their own. Blessings to your Dad! We have only a couple of visiting kitties here which we are 99% sure HAVE homes, but choose to stop by here for a handout and a sunny porch. We love that! They know we keep cat beds on the porch for “day naps” or night naps…..there is one cat who’s always outside at 4AM when Sam and I are out for a walk so we think she sleeps in our enclosed kitty bed on the porch. Can’t… Read more »

7 years ago

It is very warm here today but last Friday and Saturday it was so cold we hardly moved to get outside – today we’re sitting in the sunshine with the blinds drawn as it’s so hot!!
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Pat Hatt
7 years ago

Supposed to be warm here too. You sure have lots of ferals to watch by the sound of it. Nice ones are great indeed.

Sailor Edgar
7 years ago

It’s wonderful that you all care for the ferals. We don’t seem to have any around here. Hope your spring stays sprung!

7 years ago

Ohhhhh Brian we have a gorgeous week predicted here too.
66 today and in the 70’s for the rest of the week and sun and no rain
hugs madi your bfff

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
7 years ago

Us too Brian, You us and Marg have similar wevvers! xox

Emma and Buster
7 years ago

What a lovely thing to do for ferals. You and your dad have big hearts for the needy.

The Poupounette Gang
7 years ago

Ferals are a law onto their own, aren’t they? We stil hope that Trav wil let #1 pet him one day but we will never force anything on him.

We’ve been getting very strange weather. It’s been mainly sunny today, with the occasional snowfall, and bitter north winds.

The Chans

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da tabbies o trout towne
7 years ago

dood…spring iz a tinee bit sprung heer thiz week but knot a full out sprang…..high paws two yur dad for helping out like him doez….we noe all de kittehz troo lee apurreciates a nice meel and a safe place ta chillax fora few ♥♥♥

Dip and Elliot
7 years ago

That is so nice of you feed the feral cats, they really do deserve to be looked after.
I don’t know if I told you but years ago I adopted a feral kitten. The first few weeks he almost tore my hands to ribbons but gradually became the most affectionate cat I have ever had.
Lynne x

7 years ago

Paws up for nice weather days! It sounds like word’s getting around the feral community about the good eatin’ at your place!

Timmy Tomcat
7 years ago

We are supposed to have the 70s by the end of the week here in PA also. I sure home Old Man Winter is heading on out.
We also want to send you all thanks for sending support to Buddy Budd. I is greatly appreciated
Timmy and Family

7 years ago

Brian, we are looking froward to meeting the friendly feral. We think your Dad is wonderful for feeding all those ferals. It’s nice to know that they have full bellies because of him 🙂

the critters in the cottage xo

7 years ago

You have a great dad for feeding all the ferals, Brian. After a very mild winter it has turned cold here. It never got above freezing today and we even had a couple of snow showers. We hardly ever get snow here.

7 years ago

Your dad is a super nice guy. It’s like he runs a “soup kitchen for ferals”. So nice of him.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You

Paws up to your human for feeding all those ferals. They must be really grateful to have full tummies.

Nellie at Mommy's
7 years ago

We have not spotted any ferals around where we live in Richmond, but we do know that kitten season started – along with our spring.
The local shelters are inundated and are expecting way more in the next few months!
We hope your daddy does not has to set up another station!

The Island Cats
7 years ago

We’re so glad spring has finally sprung for you, Brian. And it’s great the ferals are showing up again.

7 years ago

We fear this nice weather is only hiding some leftover winter before the end of March.

Ellen Pilch
Ellen Pilch
7 years ago

You are so handsome Brian. I do love it when a feral is friendly. Turns out the one in my care now is pretty friendly. He doesn’t love being petted, but he is tolerant.

Cathy Keisha
7 years ago

Great to hear they all survived the winter. Your Dad must spend a lot to do three feedings. TW doesn’t see any of our ferals anymore and she missed them. She hopes they are safe somewhere.

Laila and Minchie
7 years ago

News travels fast in your neighborhood that the good food is at your house!

7 years ago

Spring is great, but yes, it does mean kitten season here, too, Brian. Thank you to you and your dad, and your whole family for helping those ferals!

7 years ago

Brian, you have a handsome sniffy face.
It’s wonderful that one of the ferals is friendly. Hopefully she’ll be able to find a home.

The Chair Speaks
7 years ago

Our human loves this look on your face, Brian. Purrs and headbutts from all of us!

Little Binky and Granny

Granny remembers her childhood, when she was living in the City of Rotterdam. There were a lot of ferals and she loved to watch them. They were very lucky, because there was a fishmonger in the street, so they got furresh fish daily. We hardly see ferals around were we live now, but if we do, we would feed them too 🙂
There is still no Spring to see around here, it was freezing again last night 🙁 Well, we have to be patient, I guess… Pawkisses for a Happy Day 🙂 <3

Sherri-Ellen TD
7 years ago

Mee-you soundss like Feral City there!!
Yur thee BEST Mistur Terry! An Brian mee can smell Spring out there all so….it was only 46 deegreess here butt it felt good just thee same!
**nose bumpsss**Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxx

Kitties Blue
7 years ago

We are also having temps in the 70s and our mom has worked in the yard for the last two days. We think it’s supposed to start raining in a day or two. We’ve been enjoying the catio. We sure hope spring is really here, just like you. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

Mark's Mews
7 years ago

We are gettin lots of nice 70s days here too. It may be a very early Spring fer US too.