I am planning to send my babies to Rustic Hollow in Iowa when I pass away.
They do ask a fee, but my guys are on special food and this has to cover vet
bills also since they will be there for the rest of their lives. All things
considered, it is not too high for me to be sure my babies will have a good
home. They also take FELV positive kitties.
---- Pam Doore <thyme2s...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, Bob. I will be in touch with the two that you mentioned.
> Before I adopted my momma and her two boys I was looking for rescues to
> take them. I found two; one required $1,000 surrender fee and the other
> was a $3,000 surrender fee. Unfortunately though, and I understand the
> financial need to shelters caring for FeLv cats, those two surrender fees
> were cost prohibitive.
> I am looking forward to learning from this group :-D.
> Pam :)
> On Jun 8, 2017 12:36 PM, "ROBERT CHAPEL" <bcha...@optonline.net> wrote:
> > Pam...
> > Loveandhopeforanimals http://loveandhopeforanimals.org
> > (a well funded operation in Upstate New York) and
> > Aslanscats also in the Northeast
> > Are the only ones that come to mind at the moment... Also you might
> > give a look at Seer Farms in Lakewood NJ. These are the only ones
> > that are driveable distance from where I get the impression you are
> > from..... I know there are others but the small operations are often
> > questionable as they are often well meaning but frequently so underfunded
> > that the animals do not get adequate care.... I don't think most of us
> > want to send these more unfortunate creatures simply off to a place that
> > will treat them like Hospice Pets ( unless they are truly close to
> > death).... When I first got my FeLV boys I did a LOT of calling around
> > the US to shelters and Sanctuaries that looked after FeLV cats and one call
> > led to contacts at another and so on....it's been a while but would
> > recommend you do the same.... Frankly... the best care info I received was
> > from this group... but that does not obviate the possibility that there are
> > others out there that have execellent suggestions or resources that would
> > be helpful...... Sorry I can't provide more but , though retired, I'm
> > swamped with things that MUST be done today...
> > Bob
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