Felix and Squinty

Felix the White and Ginger kitten came to us on the 28/8/2017 with his sister, they were 6 weeks old.

The sister found a home. We had a lot of applications for Felix but nothing came of it.

I had developed a bond with Felix and would socialise with him daily for a few minutes. I looked forward to his warm greetings in the morning.

On the 5/9/2017 Squinty White and Black kitten was handed over to Menzi in Impophomeni.

After a quarantine period he was brought up for Adoption. He was a shy kitten not given to displays of affection.

Over time a bond developed between them. I informed the staff that should Felix not find a home he will become part of our family and join the other office cats.

An application had been submitted for Squinty.

Felix was released on the 19th February and spent the night with the other office cats in the common room. He was readily accepted by them.

The next morning he was back at his cage engaging with Squinty. The reunion was very touching they spent the day wrapped around each other, grooming, sleeping

and eating together.

The application for Squinty was not successful. We took a decision to also make Squinty a part of the family. It would have been cruel to separate them.

They have fitted in with the gang and bring us such joy. We all agree that it is wonderful having children running around.

They are very active but come nap time they curl up in each others arms.

The ease with which they adapted to the hurly burly of kennel activity, indicates our hands on engagement with our animals up for adoption.

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Edith Powell

Edith PowellEdith is a key volunteer who plays a valuable role as Secretary of the Events Committee, Co-Chairperson of the Catering Sub-Committee and also assists in our Library. She is a huge asset to us in every way.

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