Cute Kitten Friday: The Joys and Perils of Fostering

Michelle Togut

Michelle Togut resides in North Carolina with her husband and pets. She has worked as an adjunct professor of history, contributor and writer, and small-firm attorney, among other things. These days, she's trying to sell real estate. For fun, she reads political blogs of all persuasions, practices yoga, drinks wine, hikes, reads, and volunteers for a local animal rescue.

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5 Responses

  1. Kim says:

    Beautiful Story.
    I hope that shy cat has a good life as a barn kitty, someplace.Report

  2. Jaybird says:

    Maribou and I fostered some kitties a few years back and, yes, one of them ended up with us (and another with a dear friend).

    These strange neotenous mid-tier predators. That purr.

    We’ll probably live with no fewer than three until we are dead.Report

  3. Mike Dwyer says:

    We’re dog people but I appreciate the story. We tried to foster a pit bull mixlast summer. She is still with us. We’re just not strong enough to send them off with someone else.Report