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Response to phylny (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 11:15 PM

50. I won't adopt any more young animals, but I will continue to foster or possibly adopt seniors who

have been turned in at the animal shelter or ones who have been lost/strayed. I'm nearly 70 and sharing housing with a sister who is older. We have 5 cats between us ranging in age from 5 yrs. to 19 yrs. We have already decided that we might foster kittens or cats for short-term or elders for long-term or life. We have made provisions for our kitties in case anything ever happens to us while they are still alive.

Like others who posted before me who have worked in animal rescue, the saddest cases are those where the human companion dies and the family surrenders the pet to the county shelter. Those babies are sad, confused, depressed, and just lose their will because they have been abandoned. Sometimes they are overlooked for adoption/rescue because they appear to be lethargic.

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