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As a lifelong animal lover and cat owner, Rochelle has over 30 years of experience with our feline companions. She is a cat behavior expert, a colony caretaker, community cat advocate, and is often found TNRing local colonies. She once trapped, neutered and vaccinated, and relocated over 40 cats with only one volunteer to help her. She works with horses during the day and is never without peppermints in her pocket. She is an avid reader, coffee addict, gamer, and a writer (as Selenity Jade).

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Does TNR Work in 2019? [Trap Neuter Return Facts]

The nitty-gritty details of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) are right here, guys and gals! Before I get into “Does TNR Work?”, I want to first explain something very, very important. Many people don’t seem to understand what TNR actually is unless they participate in it. I’ve even had an argument online with a conservationist who clearly hates cats and the fact that he …

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What is a Cat Caretaker? (Should You Become a One?)

Happy Friday, y’all! I have mentioned the phrase cat caretaker throughout my previous posts and I figured I should expand on that for cat colony newbies. What is a cat caretaker? What is involved? Are you a cat caretaker? Should you become one? In this post: What is a cat caretaker? Difference between owner and caretaker Caretaker Responsibility Abandoned Community …

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Peabody, Wonder Cat!

Come meet Peabody, my very special orphaned kitten who is not a kitten anymore! He’s now Peabody, Wonder Cat, and such a special, special boy. Peabody is a medium-haired black cat. This means he is really hard to photograph by artificial light inside and he’s always doing something seriously cute when I don’t have the best light. I don’t take …

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Meet Tweety [Former Feral Resident Cat]

Hey, cat lovers! Ready to meet Tweety, another one of my kitties? Tweety’s story is a little bittersweet, unfortunately. I love this boy, though. Hopefully, you will too! The Beginning Tweety and four other teenage kittens were found in an abandoned colony of cats a few towns over. Not a lot is known about the situation, but I’ll list the …

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My Boy Buddy

My Boy Buddy

Here’s Buddy! Buddy is my boy. He’s a chill dude. He’s beloved by cats wherever he goes. Buddy is an orange tabby and everyone loves orange tabbies! I told you the story of Daisy in a previous post. This is her littermate and brother, Buddy. How It Began Initially, I had decided to adopt one of the six teenage kittens …

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