Well that didn’t go so well.

Astute’s potential family backed out, saying they had “decided not to pursue a kitten at this time.” Fair enough, but now I’m back to trying to place three kittens. Sigh. My mission this weekend is to get most excellent and adorable pictures of them, and possibly organize a fundraising sale from the many crafty things I have lying around the house (I have a million hobbies) because I still can’t get the low cost spay/neuter clinic to call me back. It would be $40 each to get the Three Musketeers neutered there, whereas it will be $155 each at my for-profit vet.

Which is still cheap, as pediatric surgeries go, but three of them at once? Ow.

Meanwhile, just when we thought the immigration process was coming to an end, it turns out we are actually just back to more waiting, and it may be as much as four more months. Ow.

Things that are going well: Emmaline is starting to explore the house, which would be easier on everyone if the dogs were not fascinated by the brand new kitty, but is going nicely just the same. Badger is now 0% hissy, 25% purry, whereas Intrepid is at 100% purry and solicits human attention, and Astute is at about 200% purry — he starts up as soon as I walk in the room. So that’s all right. Now I just need to find them homes to go to after they’re neutered and vax’d.

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4 Responses to “Well that didn’t go so well.”

  1. Vicki
    1027 on July 24th, 2010

    Have you thought about a PayPal contribution button om MMB? I’d kick some cash your way for neutering.

  2. Andrea
    1650 on July 24th, 2010

    Vicki — I have, and it may come to that. But since I’m not a 501(3)(c) charity, I feel really guilty asking other people to support my cat-rescuing habit.

  3. Vicki
    0518 on July 25th, 2010

    Why? We can always say no.

  4. Andrea
    0640 on July 25th, 2010

    Hrm. Good point. Maybe tonight when my webmaster is home and has some free time I’ll get one put in the sidebar…

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