We usually don't meet the mothers of our foster kittens, but this time we did.
Please say hello to Ruth.
She's gentle, sweet and almost a baby herself and looks only six months old. She's a tiny thing.
She was in a foster home with her kittens and this dear little thing had a hard time making enough milk to feed everyone. The whole family came back to the shelter, all a little too thin, and the vet staff decided that in the best interest of both mom and babes, it was time to pull the kittens off of Ruth.
I saw the little family in the foster room on Wednesday when I brought the Petries in for surgery. Carrie and Allea told me the family would soon be separated soon, Ruth would be fixed and then made available for adoption. Even though they're two months old, the tiny kittens needed more time in foster care, so I volunteered for the job.
When you meet these cuties, you'll understand why I volunteered to take them in.
Ruth's a lovely little lady and I am hoping she'll find a really wonderful home. Right now, she's at the Humane Society, but there's a chance she could be moved to one of the satellite adoption locations, like PetSmart or Petco, in the near future. If you might be interested in meeting Ruth, you can contact the shelter and give them her identification number, A464480. They'll be able to let you know where she's residing. If you are the lucky one who adopts her, please be sure to let us know!
Tomorrow I'll begin introducing her babies.
OH, boy! You're in for a real surprise. Never in a million years would I guess these could be hers. But they are, and they're fabulous.
UPDATE: Ruth is at the Humane Society for Tacoma / Pierce County in lobby cage # 15!
Thanks for that info, Frances.