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I started feeding one skinny little black stray with a clipped left ear. For those who don’t know, a tipped left ear means the cat is ‘feral’, but part of a ‘managed community’. It has been rounded up from it’s territory, sterilized, and returned to it’s original grounds. There is more information about ‘TNR’ on the internet.

This is about our cats.

I started feeding one skinny little black stray with a clipped left ear. The next thing I knew, I trapped five to have sterilized, and the skinny little black one was not any I had trapped.

I waited for number six. It would rub itself against the trap and trip it. So I knew I would have to make friends with it and put it in the cage. Then we found out it was a momcat with four babycats.

We waited for her four babies to wean, and be able to be without her for a day or two.

They are all comfy now. They have sleeping quarters on the patio, in the laundry room  (which they access through a hole in the wall,), and the storage shed (until I put the door back on it’s rails).

A couple of the ones that were fixed and released have been back. And they are very polite around Cloud (momcat) and the ‘mists’ (Nimbus, Cumulus, Cirrus, and Stratus) letting them all eat and walk away before approaching.

We’re guessing their birthday was right around Halloween.

The baby’s will be TNRed soon.