Today, October 16, is National Feral Cat Day. Visit Alley Cat Alliesto find out more. I thought I would add this to yesterday's post for extra emphasis!
The Feral Cat Rescue Project
Feral Cat Rescue Project photo blog is an attempt to document the
lives of feral cats and their plight. I do my best to feed and care
for them, and to protect them from danger. The Feral Cat Rescue
Project is not a 501(c)3 charity; it's just the effort of one
October 15, 2012, is Blog the Change for Animals. There are many many
good people out there who engage daily in selfless actions to help
change the course of life for many of our furry and 'unfurry'
friends. I want to highlight one of those people.
has literally given her all for the care and feeding of the feral
cats that she has devoted her life to. Through her beautiful
photography, she has allowed a glimpse into the lives of those that
are too often considered unworthy of a place on the earth. Her own
tragic background has perhaps allowed her to experience a deeper
empathy than most toward the plight of these kitties. The loss of her
own cat several years ago certainly played a large part as well in
her current efforts to provide a safe place for these feral felines.
She has captured and neutered dozens over the years through the help
of a local vet and used to house them in an old trailer on her
sister's farm property. Sadly, an electrical fire earlier this year
wiped out the trailer and as of this writing, I am not sure if she
has yet found a place for the 30 or 40 that depend on her to winter
over. But she continues to feed and care for them as best as she can
through her sales of her art and photos and donations of other caring
blog header states:
of feral cats and rescue cases. Full of beauty and sadness, feral
cats are not trespassers nor are they alien invaders: feral cats are
part of our natural world. This photo-blog documents the lives of
feral cats; raw and real. It is not a place for studio portraits or
carefully photoshopped pictures of fluffy purebred kittens. Real life
is not always pretty, as you will see. This is the feral life.
visit her blog. You will find many gorgeous photos as well as her
full story along with links to her art and photography and other
selling venues. I included a couple of them here. And please consider
a donation. A little can go a long way!
Where to find her art, calendars, and other items for sale:
received these super cute fingerless gloves in the mail today from
AnnieKDesigns! It's been very cold here in the mornings, and the room
I sleep and work in gets down to the 50s at night and takes quite a
while to warm up during the day. I can't tell you how much I
appreciate these! They even match the long underwear I have – LOL!
Thank you, dear friend!
you want your own pair of very cool and cute fingerless gloves, visit
her shop HERE.