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Bronx Tails Cat Rescue

Bronx Tails Cat Rescue's mission has always been to improve the lives of feral and stray street cats. From the onset, this has involved as much Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) as we could cram into our lives, bathrooms, spare rooms or whatever any of us could manage to use when the cats returned from surgery and needed a spot to recover in before they could be safely released. For the first six years of our TNR efforts, we never managed to find the time to figure out and file the paperwork to allow us to become a legitimate 501(c)(3) charity. A few years ago a kind, smart attorney offered to take on the task. Thanks again, Chuck. Our next good idea was to have three of us buy a 3-family house with a basement or garage space that we could dedicate to post-surgery recovery. But this was in 2009 and the Economy said "Nuh-uh. Nope. Don't think so." to this plan. But two of us convinced the third would-be homeowner that she could get her own place. A friend found a hovel-for-sale in an unfamiliar neighborhood. There was potential in the hovel and our very generous friends at Classic Restoration ripped, stripped, and refashioned it into a cozy little house with a basement set up to efficiently and comfortably hold cats before and after surgery. Our focus on TNR continues, despite the vagaries of life, crazy weather and the sad fact that there are only 24 hours in a day. Now that we have recovery space - and Sergeant Lou joined our crew - we have also been able to take in sick and injured street cats and care for them until they are healthy. It is a relief and privilege to be able to take in gravely ill and elderly feral cats so that they might be warm and comfortable in their last few hours, or days. This is our girl Multi's second winter of "last few days!" We've done our best to give many of these cats some comfort when their time came to cross over the "Rainbow Bridge." We've recovered many cats with horrific injuries from cars, raccoons, people, dogs, and everything else that happens in their sometimes perilous lives. We also have a few permanent residents with special needs and conditions that make them unadoptable, but not unlovable. More temporarily (we hope!) in residence and in foster care is an ever-shifting crew of wonderful adoptable cats and kittens just waiting for the right person - please tell your friends! Our fosterers take some of these cats into their homes, treat them like family, and cope with and promote our efforts to link them to forever homes and families. Our efforts to provide medical care to these sick, injured, elderly, and adoptable cats has shrunk the space we have available for TNR recovery. To address this, we are yet again reconfiguring the basement to allow us to do even more TNR in the coming year, in addition to providing care that will relieve the suffering of the sick and injured cats who cross our paths.
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue added a photo and a video.Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 11:22am
Here is ADAM, before and after his rescue last week! He'll be ready for adoption in a few weeks.
For ways to support the Bronx Tails mission (donate $ or goods, adopt, foster, or learn how you can make a difference for cats in your community) visit: bronxtails.org/help
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Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat RescueFriday, June 23rd, 2017 at 1:43pm
Bronx Tails volunteers are at capacity with kittens! Here are some recent rescues who will be adoptable once they are bigger and at full health.
We are a fully volunteer non-profit organization. Please consider helping out (there are more ways than one!) so we have the resources to keep up the good work!
To help out, visit:
πŸ‘‰ bronxtails.org/help πŸ‘ˆ
*** For current adoptables visit: πŸ‘‡***
bronxtails.org/adopt and check out our EVENTS on FB!
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat RescueTuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 7:02am
LULU is a darling 11 week old rescue girl currently available for adoption. She is spayed, vaccinated, tested negative for FIV/FeLv, and microchipped. More info πŸ‘‰ bit.ly/2rwVJXy πŸ‘ˆ
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat RescueSunday, June 18th, 2017 at 8:07pm
Bronx Tails is a fully volunteer non-profit organization. Please consider supporting us so we have the resources to help out kitties like this girl, rescued from a hoarding situation.
To help out, visit:
πŸ‘‰bronxtails.org/donate πŸ‘ˆ
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat RescueSaturday, June 17th, 2017 at 7:55am
WATCH to see some of our rescue cats and kittens currently available for adoption.
Visit them TODAY (Saturday, June 17th) at PetSmart (PetSmart Yonkers Gateway Center: 2458 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710), from NOON to 4pm.
Apply there, or get a head start by applying online at bit.ly/btcradopt
For more info, see our EVENTS here on Facebook or visit:
bronxtails.org/kittens
bronxtails.org/adopt
Bronx Tails Cat Rescue
Bronx Tails Cat RescueThursday, June 15th, 2017 at 3:25pm
Come meet TYLER and other adoptable cats and kittens Saturdays (including this upcoming Saturday, June 17) and many Sundays at:
PetSmart (Yonkers Gateway Center at 2458 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710).
** Noon-4pm **
See our EVENTS here on FB for more info. See some of our kitties, at:
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bronxtails.org/kittens
bronxtails.org/adopt

For even more news, visit the Bronx Tails Facebook page.

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