Morgan makes herself at home…

For the first night, I tried to secure Morgan in the dining room to separate her and Livie when I wasn’t watching them.  Tried.  I closed off the two doorway openings with two and a half feet tall baby gates.  Inside the room I had a large crate set up and cozy bedding inside theContinue reading “Morgan makes herself at home…”

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 first fosters!

And suddenly, you know: it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings. Meister Eckhart Only a couple days after the home visit, I received my first foster request email.  I think I would have taken any animal in any circumstance; that’s how excited I was!  So when I read about twoContinue reading “The first fosters!”

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”