Saving Animals & Finding Homes
Kerry Shaw is a kitten rescuer, humane educator, as well as New York Times bestselling writer who has committed her life to discovering cutting-edge ways to safeguard animals. Her job, KittyCoons, aims to create international adjustment in the method we view as well as treat the tiniest and also most susceptible felines.
KittyCoons provides academic media, training resources, and instructional workshops that assist people and animal sanctuaries learn how to save the lives of kittycats– in a fun and appealing layout.
Shaw is the author of the bestselling publication Tiny However Mighty (Penguin Random Home, 2019), Kitty Lady’s Big Book of Little Kittens (Simon and Schuster, 2019), Kitty Woman’s CATivity Book (Harper Collins, 2022), and the Experiences in Foster land phase book series (Simon and also Schuster.) She has actually been featured as an expert on Animal Planet and has actually received several awards for her advocacy work, including the 2019 Feline Supporter of the Year award by ASPCA.
KittyCoons has actually generated a viral social network adhering to. Shaw shares inspiring and lovable photos from the day-to-day life of a kitty supporter on her Instagram and Facebook, and also instructional videos concerning kitten treatment via her YouTube network.
Shaw is additionally the owner of Orphan Kittycat Club, a 501(c)3 charitable organisation which supplies lifesaving programs consisting of a neonatal kitten nursery, a TNR program, and also the globe’s initial grant program particularly funding advancement in kitten welfare. Considering that 2019, her not-for-profit has provided greater than $1 million in moneying to sanctuaries as well as rescues to further the root cause of neonatal kitty cat welfare.
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Important Questions And Answers
Are your cats and kittens in your home?
YES. ALL my cats and kittens are in my home and are our pets. They are free-roaming and have excellent manners even though they are not spayed/neutered. They also have their own cat room and the door is always open.
What size are your Maine Coons.
Our Maine Coons are within the higher weight range for the breed or exceed the weight range. BREED STANDARD: Mass: Male: 13 – 18 lbs (Adult), Female: 7.9 – 12 lbs (Adult). Maine Coons are built with long bodies, 3.3 feet from head to tail. NOTE: Our Maine Coons males are usually 18 to 23 pounds and my females are usually 14 to 19 pounds. Our male Maverick does exceed the standard size and is a larger male Maine Coon at 22 pounds. My females also exceed the average size for a female around 13 to 16 pounds. We do have larger Maine Coons but without compromising their health.
HOW CAN I ADOPT A KITTEN OR CAT?
Adopting a cat with Kittycoons Cattery is a three-step process. First, you’ll need to find a pet amongst our available cats or kittens. Then, you’ll be contacted by one of our breeders and they’ll take you through the process of meeting the cat and adopting them. You can find out more about choosing a cat in our guide.
CAN WE VISIT THE KITTENS?
We are a Closed Cattery, we do not permit visitors to our Cattery. That means we DO NOT allow pending Purrever Families to come visit. This is for the safety of the kittens we have in our Nursery and our own, especially during peak Flu & Covid Seasons. Thanks for understanding.
MAINE COON ADOPTION PRICE?
Average $900 – $2000 USD
When buying a Maine Coon Kitten from us, you can expect to be asked to pay anywhere between $1000 – $2000 for one in general. Male or female Maine Coon Kittens, 10 weeks old, purebred, blue and white
I LIVE IN AN APARTMENT, CAN I ADOPT A CAT?
If you live somewhere with minimal access to the outdoors, you may still be able to adopt a cat. Cats that have to remain indoors for health issues such as poor vision or Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) still make great companions. Some older or more timid cats can often live as an indoor cat very successfully. There are products that can be used to screen windows so that you can safely provide your cat with fresh air. Remember to never let your cat out onto a narrow ledge or balcony, as heights are a risk for all animals.
I LIVE NEAR A MAIN ROAD. CAN I ADOPT A CAT?
All cats are different and you may find that you’re still able to adopt a cat in this circumstance. Talk through your situation with someone from your local branch or centre and they’ll be able to advise you further. For example, they may have a cat that would suit an indoor lifestyle or who will be happy staying close to home.