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137 Shelter Me Inc barn cats (where they came from / how they’re doing)

Mazie and Amos by Adam Kesmetis Spice Elmo (photo at Julie Lovely stable) photo of Fluffy by D Carlisle Photo of Dougle on tractor byNancy Richardson Photos above by Christine Randle Photo of Whisky, the alpacas and the barn cat byShelter Me Inc Photo of boys and cats by Shelter Me Inc Photo of barn […]

A Tale of Two Barn Kittens

Photo of barn kittens by Alyssa Harkness It is not uncommon for Shelter Me Inc, our animal rescue organization, to receive two or three queries every week from people asking us to help them find a barn home for a problem cat. Regrettably, more often than not we aren’t able to help. It is really […]

The items we use in our Barn Cat Program

  If you purchase any of the items below after clicking through the listings – Shelter Me Inc. will receive a commission AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU and we will put the money back into our barn cat program. Here are photos of the set-up of the acclimation cage (in use) that we loan […]

Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Medford, MA Tuesday, April 14, 2009 This time last year, we were just figuring out how to run a barn cat program. The following video is about saving the Gardner cats, our very first foray into finding barn homes for cats that were considered ‘unadoptable.’ It was an eye-opening experience. Now, we have 51 placements under our belt […]

Barn Cat Journeys

Barn Cat Journeys

This pony and cat are featured in the Barn Cat Journeys video. Photo by Brian Ciavola **********************************************************************************************

An intro to something more…

“If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too would purr.” Martin Delany There are good individuals in this world – there are also bad. One cannot be defined without the other. As we have all experienced in our lives, bad things happen to good people […]

2 Moms & 3 sons adopt 15 yr old cats (VIDEO)

2 Moms & 3 sons adopt 15 yr old cats (VIDEO)

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

There was a story in the New York Times on January 1st about cloning pets. (“Beloved Pets Everlasting?” by Eric Konigsberg) One of the pet owners waxed poetically about the desirability of enjoying their dog for the equivalent of a human lifetime, as opposed to a dog lifetime. Hmmmm. Personally, I have a hard time […]

Ricky Ferreira visits Dotty Luff, Cat Lady of Highwood Condo

[flv:http://www.sheltermeinc.org/blog/Ricky.flv 460 260] Ricky joined Shelter Me to produce a series of programs about animal rescue.  For the first installment in his new series, “CATASTROPHES,” he visits Dotty Luff and meets the half dozen cats that she and Purr-fect Cat Shelter and the Animal Control Officer of Franklin look after.  The cats’ feeding station is […]

Our Favorite Animal Behavioralist: Nicholas Dodman

Our Favorite Animal Behavioralist: Nicholas Dodman

An Interview with Dr. Nicholas Dodman, BVMS, MRCVS, one of the great animal behavioralists, about his new book. If you have ever wondered, as we have done, how to select a dog that matches your personal lifestyle and personality, this is superb reading. [flv:http://www.sheltermeinc.org/blog/ndintw.flv 460 260] Here is another one that comes very highly recommended…