The early days…

Prior to fostering, I had never had an indoor cat.  Growing up with farm animals, I had been around a fair number of cats, but barn cats.  Barn cats are a different animal all together than the house cat in terms of care.  Sure, we left some water and dry food out for them, butContinue reading “The early days…”

The prerequisites

May your walls know joy; may every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility. Maryanne Radmacher Hershey Before a potential foster for the Humane Society of Huron Valley can be eligible to actually bring a shelter animal home, there are a few hurdles to clear.  First, the foster orientation, where I wasContinue reading “The prerequisites”

My impatience leads to great things…

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals Immanuel Kant My youngest of four was starting preschool and I was eager to start volunteering with animals again.  I had volunteered at an animal shelter back in my college days.  I spent my time that gray concrete building washing dishes andContinue reading “My impatience leads to great things…”