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Bi-Continental Fostering with Cybele

The French flair for food and fashion is well known. Now French-American Cybele Dolan has introduced TKR to fostering among the jet-set. Born in the U.S., Cybele grew up in Montreal where her Dad owned a factory. With mice. Late afternoon one Friday Dad got a cat to live at the factory. Pops carried the…

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Cleo and her babies

Story submitted by Amey Garber. In the fall of 2016, I was told that there was a mother cat and her six (!) sick kittens in the Isolation room at Animal Care and Control. This large family needed to get out of a small cage and into a home as soon as possible. They were…

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Meet TKR Staff Member Linda Hmelo

As TKR’s chief administrator for the last 10 years, Linda Hmelo handles TKR’s foster parent communications, grantwriting, record-keeping and managing supplies. But she started with TKR in 2002 as a spur-of-the-moment foster. Linda’s first experience as a kitten foster came when she was a child. A stray pregnant mom cat showed up at her family’s…

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Foster Spotlight: Rocky

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” When Mahatma Ghandi uttered those profound words, he may have been anticipating the nobility of TKR, Toni’s Kitty Rescue.  It’s a cruel world out there, but we can take comfort from knowing that pockets of compassion…

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Foster Spotlight: Valerie Hatfield

I love nature, I work with both plants and animals.  I have had a gardening business for over 25 years and work part-time in a vet clinic. I live in SSF and have since 1986. I am married and have 2 grown sons. Right now I have 2 cats and 2 dogs, and with a…

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