September 2020 archive

Goodbye, Gizmo

Our beloved Gizmo passed away in Marie’s arms today at the age of fifteen. Gizmo was the matriarch of the cattery and the mother of our first litter. Her lines are still active in our cattery via Starry Night (her great, great granddaughter). She was a wonderful mother to her kittens (her daughter, Blush, is …

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Nums in your tums

Lily’s kittens continue to progress and are doing very well with their supplemental feedings. We haven’t had to help out many mamas like this over the years, and certainly not ones this big, so we’re learning a lot! We feed the kittens on a schedule, but you never know if any of them just finished …

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Tales from beneath the radio cabinet

Two weeks on Lily’s kittens are doing well, but she’s making us work for it! First, we decided to see if we could convince Lily to move into a proper nest instead of keeping the kittens under the antique radio cabinet. Thinking maybe it was the location, we moved the radio cabinet and put the …

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