Twas about a month before Christmas, and who did appear? A trio of scraggly kitties of ten or twelve years. A mom and two daughters from a shelter outstate, their human was too sick to care for them – but wait! What to their wonderous eyes did appear, but FFGW, saying – kitties, have noContinue reading “Mom and two Daughters need home!”
With all the shopping activity that takes place the Friday after Thanksgiving, the day became one of the most profitable days of the year for retailers and businesses. Because accountants use black to signify profit when recording each day’s book entries (and red to indicate a loss), the day became known as Black Friday—or theContinue reading “It’s Almost Black Cat Friday…”
Sometimes, Christmas Miracles Take a Little Longer We will never know how long the lanky orange tom cat was wandering on his own, perhaps long enough to develop calloused paw pads… or then again, he might have been an indoor/outdoor cat, and just have escaped someone’s house a few days before, as Thanksgiving guests cameContinue reading “Miracles! Nick's Story”
We called them Chip and Dale, the cats from our Year End Letter, the bonded brothers found clinging to each other in an apartment stairwell. They broke the heart of the kind soul who found them, and they called to us as well – we knew that we had to step up and rescue them.Continue reading “The Kind of Miracle that You Make Happen”
It’s not for nothing that the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” has stuck around for so long. Inquisitive, independent, sometimes timid, and small… it’s a dangerous combination, especially around the holidays. Cats are also more fragile than dogs – you probably know that chocolate is toxic to both species, but in view of most cats’Continue reading “Holiday Safety”
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Feline Foundation of Greater Washington
Formed in 1995, the mission of the Feline Foundation of Greater Washington is to provide necessary veterinary and loving foster care for every animal in our program, to find them permanent, adoptive homes where they will be treated with love and respect for the rest of their lives, to provide foster care for life if no adoptive home can be found, and to educate the public regarding responsible cat care. We are a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 54-1749459).