The Season of New Beginnings | Beth’s Weblog


Mama Poppy and KittensI learn someplace that September represents endings and new beginnings, which is sensible. Summer time ends, autumn begins, trip ends, and the varsity yr begins. Talking of recent beginnings, there are at present two younger nursing mammas in my program, with a complete of 9 nuggets. As soon as the kittens are weaned, we’ll have 11 new beginnings to rejoice.

Apart from Mama Poppy and her 5 Poppyseeds, there’s Mama Hanna and her cute quartet. Plus, I simply despatched beautiful Mama Chelsea Gray and her 5 to their ceaselessly properties.

I like kittens, however gosh, I’ve such combined emotions. I want September meant the top of kitten season. However after all, it doesn’t. In actual fact, I’m at present awaiting the arrival of Mama Wilma who delivered seven (!) infants at Animal League America not way back.

Sadly, the world doesn’t want extra kittens and puppies. Each time I run out of room in my program, my coronary heart breaks. My colleagues at North Shore Animal League America achieve this many vital issues to deal with the pet overpopulation disaster, together with rescuing canines and puppies from the horrors of life in pet mills. As a result of September 16 is Pet Mill Consciousness Day, I assumed I’d let you know about our pet mill rescue program.

Collaborating with a longtime Colorado accomplice, Nationwide Mill Canine Rescue, we ship our cellular rescue models to websites all through the Midwest to scoop up pure and combined breed canines and puppies who would in any other case be killed or discarded as a result of they’ll’t be offered or can now not breed…after years of manufacturing litter after litter. Some are lower than excellent. Perhaps they’ve an underbite, or cherry eye, or some “flaw” that makes them “unsellable.” Many have been so badly uncared for — and have lived in such squalid situations — that they’re sick or have behavioral points. That is the place we step in. We make repeated journeys west to carry them to Lengthy Island, nurture them, and provides them a contemporary and loving new starting.


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