February may only have 28 days, but it was a busy month for us at The Cat Cafe. And our visitors were generous, which is why we were able to send $410 to The Rescue House. This money will help The Rescue House continue their mission of helping cats find good homes.
In addition to raising these funds, nine members of The Cat Cafe clowder found good homes. We’ll miss Callie, Milkweed, Monarch, Mike, Mitch, Feather, Stripes, Cannoli and Strudel. But we’re glad they left The Cat Cafe for good homes.
With so many cats going home, we’ve got a lot of new cats to introduce you to. We’ll start off with Leo. Leo is an eight year old bengal cat with a sad story. When his people moved, they left him behind in the home. Fortunately for Leo, one of the workers in the home discovered him and took him to San Diego Humane Society. Because we have a good relationship with our former partner and they know we do well with bengals, they contacted us and Leo made his way to The Cat Cafe.
Leo also has a heart murmur that may need treatment. He’s still understandably upset over being left behind, so we’re not ready to send him home yet. And there’s a vet clinic that’s interested in potentially making him the clinic cat.
If you take a look at five year old Cheyne (pronounced Shane, like the classic Western), you might think you’re looking at Tito. You can tell them apart because Cheyne has lighter fur and all white whiskers. Cheyne’s people weren’t able to keep him after a move. They contacted The Rescue House for help, and after a vet visit, Cheyne made his way to The Cat Cafe. He’s a friendly guy, and he’s smart. He knows how to open doors.
It’s becoming ginger time at The Cat Cafe, with Norman the third ginger in our clowder. When you watch him play, you’ll think he’s a kitten. But he’s actually not, because he’s six years old. Norman will run around chasing toys until he wears himself out, and then he’ll find a place to sleep. But even when he’s sleeping, he’s entertaining, because he sleeps in interesting positions.
Finally, there’s Scrappy. His name definitely fits him, because he’s a scrappy cat. This five year old boy is playful, but he forgets that people’s hands aren’t toys. He doesn’t bite hard or use his claws when he grabs your hand. But if you want to be extra safe, use a wand toy with Scrappy.
We look forward to introducing you to the new members of the clowder at The Cat Cafe and showing you what some longer term residents are up to.