I worry about that too. I also have turtles and tortoises that could easily 
live 50 years or more. I'm 43 so hopefully I have a few good years left, but 
what will happen when I'm 80 and can't lift a 60 pound tortoise? What if I die 
in a car accident on the way to Petsmart tonight? We sometimes get large groups 
of cats or dogs at the shelter who end up there because somebody died and 
relatives don't want them. One shelter visitor told me that she wants her dogs 
euthanized when she dies, and that's written into her will.

--- On Tue, 12/21/10, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote:

From: Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com>
Subject: [Felvtalk] Finding homes for cats upon death
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 6:56 AM

My parents left me enough money to comfortably provide for 
all my cats, BUT the question that concerns me is WHO will
care for them?  I have three grown kids and grown grandkids
and all of them love cats, but they have a bunch of their own.

I would like to find someone to move into our house and take
care of them.  I'd even give them the house, and it's a very nice
house in a resort area on a lake in the eastern mountains of WV.

So far in my will I've left 1,000 per cat to help them find
good homes, but how do I know someone won't take the money and
dump the cat?

I worry about my fur babies constantly.  They are my life. If
anyone has any good ideas about what I can do please e-mail me


On 12-20, MaiMaiPG wrote:
> Consider providing for them in your will.  I had a lawyer draw up one  
> leaving everything in trust for the care of my guys.
> On Dec 20, 2010, at 2:55 PM, Lorrie wrote:
> >Wow, Natalie, that is impressive.  You definitely have a lot
> >more cats than we have.  I'd take in more if my hubby and I
> >weren't so ancient (77 and 88)  but I'm afraid when we die
> >we'll leave a bunch of orphans. It's a constant worry, and
> >we have no rescue group to help...... We're it!
> >

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