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”