Fostering

A letter to the fosters I’ve lost

A letter to the fosters I’ve lost

I’m sitting here writing this post after losing my third foster. Over the course of three years, I’ve lost two kittens and a puppy for various health reasons. Out of the 60 animals I’ve fostered, that’s not a high number, but statistics don’t matter when […]

How to spot a reputable rescue

How to spot a reputable rescue

There are so, so many good rescue organizations out there. I would even say that an overwhelming majority of rescues are good rescues. But what does that mean? What makes one organization “good” while another one “bad”? For me, it comes down to one thing, […]

Fostering 101

Fostering 101

I realize I’ve written about fostering before. From my first foster dog to fostering kittens, and the heartbreak of fostering. What I’ve never done though is answer your questions about it. I get messages every week about fostering. What it is, why it’s so important, […]

The part of fostering that makes my heart explode

The part of fostering that makes my heart explode

To be honest, this week has been… meh. I felt like I was stuck in mud and wasn’t at my most productive. It was like I was doing so much but accomplishing so little if that makes sense? I think part of that is this […]