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Fri Feb 9, 2018, 07:02 PM

43. I SAID it when I was 63

Then last year we kept one of the foster kittens that we thought would have a hard time getting adopted. Cats can live 20 years or so; I'm not sure I could care for them in my 80s. The current batch are 2 at 10 years, 1 at 6, 3, 2, 1 years each. My son knows he has to care for any that are left, and we've left money in our wills to help care for or adopt out each one. He has names of people and organizations that will help him with the adoption part, if he goes that route.

If I'm left with none and am still able to care for pets, I'll volunteer as a foster. Rescues are always looking for people to foster single animals, those that don't want to be part of a herd. Mothers and babies can't live in a shelter, but--pro tip--babies are a lot of work! Probably I'd go with senior cats. They end up in shelters and rescues all the time when their owners pass or go into a nursing home. I know if I died before the cat was placed, the rescue would take it back.

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