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Where Do Foster Kittens Come From?

In nearly four years, I have helped over 100 foster kittens and mama cats. All were rescues and found their way to the shelter in various ways: abandoned, neighborhood strays, hoarder rescues, ferals... Fostering provides them with a temporary home while while they grow big and strong enough to be adopted into loving homes. All of these sweeties hold a special place in my heart, but I’ll share the stories of several litters to show the different ways foster [...]

By |2019-04-24T15:20:14-04:00April 24th, 2019|Foster Kittens|0 Comments

What Does A Kitten Foster Parent Do All Day?

So, aside from providing a safe room for foster kittens to grow, what exactly does a kitten foster parent do all day? What does a day in the life of a foster kitten parent look like? What exactly do you do on a daily basis? Daily tasks might look different for each kitten foster parent. Neonatal orphan kittens require bottle feeding every two hours around the clock. On the opposite end of the spectrum, kittens around 8 to 10 [...]

By |2019-04-18T09:51:29-04:00April 18th, 2019|Foster Kittens|1 Comment

Kitten Foster Room Setup

Fostering kittens requires a small space – a bathroom, guest room, or any other spare room – for the kittens to live. Your kitten foster room setup doesn’t have to elaborate or large. More than square footage, it’s important to remember that kittens are VERY messy so providing a space that is easy to clean is a top priority! Choosing A Kitten Foster Room After deciding I wanted to foster kittens, I knew that my kitten foster room [...]

By |2019-04-01T13:19:47-04:00April 1st, 2019|Foster Kittens|6 Comments

How I Became A Foster Kitten Parent

For nearly four years, my home office has doubled as a sanctuary for over 100 rescue kittens. Prior becoming a kitten foster parent, I had heard of cat and dog fostering, but never put any serious thought into the idea. That all changed very quickly when there were foster kittens in my home office less than a month after deciding that fostering might be a good fit for me! I’m sharing my fostering journey in hopes inspiring others to [...]

By |2019-04-01T13:19:11-04:00April 1st, 2019|Foster Kittens|2 Comments

8 Spring Cat Toys and Cat Beds

Spring is finally here! Who's ready to add some spring color to their home? *waves arm frantically* These spring cat toys and cat beds are the beautiful additions to your home’s seasonal springtime decor. And don't forget about your cat's Easter basket. The toys here would be purrfect basket fillers so your kitty can celebrate the new season, too! Looking for a gifts for cat lovers in your life? This list should solve your spring gifting needs by gifting [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:31:15-04:00March 21st, 2019|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|0 Comments

Adorable Beach Chair Cat Beds

Hammock-style cat beds are an incredibly comfortable cat bed style for your kitty. When I set out to design a new hammock cat bed for my cats, I wanted one that would be easy to care for while being a stylish and cute addition to any room in the house. After noticing the structural similarity of a wood frame sling beach chair, I knew I’d found the answer. Beach chair cat beds! Not only would this be a comfortable, [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:31:23-04:00March 19th, 2019|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|0 Comments

Assemble Your Beach Chair Cat Bed

Your kitty is just three minutes away from enjoying a super comfy new cat bed that is purrfect for sunbathing. This beach chair cat bed is not only adorable with a reversible cover that provides two looks in one, it’s lightweight, sturdy, and your kitty will sleep well on the ergonomic cat hammock. But first, some quick assembly is needed so let’s get started! Parts List The box will contain the following parts: two-piece wood [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:31:28-04:00March 18th, 2019|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|2 Comments

Luxury Minky Catnip Kicker Cat Toy Collection

After sewing dozens of cat tent covers and minky cat blankets, The Purring Saw HQ has grown quite a collection of fabric scraps. Making a small product would be the perfect way to use up the scraps so, naturally, cat toys were the answer. The past few months have been spent prototyping, testing (thanks to my R&D team of my own house cats and room of rotating foster kittens), and perfecting designs. Two cat toy designs will be released [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:31:35-04:00February 7th, 2019|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|0 Comments

Winter Cat Tent Collection

A warm fire is crackling in the fireplace. Hot cocoa is steaming on the stove. And the cat is warm and cozy in her cat bed. I love all things winter, especially creating a warm, cozy living room after a long, chilly day. These winter cat tent beds create a comfy space for your kitty while coordinating flawlessly with your room's neutral modern farmhouse design. Add winter pastel or neutrals with bold jewel tones to your living space while [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:31:40-04:00January 18th, 2019|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|0 Comments

Christmas Cat Tent Collection

While decorating your home for Christmas, don't let your kitty miss out on the fun! These Christmas cat beds are a great way to include your kitty in your Christmas decor while providing a soft and cozy space for napping. The cat tents in this Christmas collection come in three different patterns with a variety of coordinating minky blankets and a choice of wood frames. If your kitty already has a cat tent, you may just purchase one of [...]

By |2020-09-22T16:25:32-04:00December 2nd, 2018|Cat Furniture & Cat Toys|0 Comments
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