Who we are

Cherry Street Cats is me (Robin), my husband Steve, Sandi, Michelle, Verena, Vinyse, Derek, Kent, and Connie, a group of dedicated cat lovers who care for a colony of feral cats in the east end of Toronto. I also have a great rescue team of Lesley, Joanne, and Susan. Together we do our best to make the lives better for feral and homeless cats and kittens. 500+ cats helped in five years +!



Monday, August 26, 2013

Dory's bad day

Dory is one of our cats who started as a foster kitten with us last fall and never left, along with her brother Scooter.  She's very sweet but not the brightest star, I think there was some inbreeding in her home.  On top of that, the two of them mat no matter how much we brush them.

So on Friday I took her in and they gave her a lion cut.  She is pretty funny looking now.

Dory before
Dory after her shave
In the afternoon her day went from bad to worse.  Steve was in the office on the phone and with it being a lovely day the window was open.  Well Buddy and Dory were playing and Buddy chased her into the room and Dory was going so fast that she burst through the screen and out the second floor window.  Steve ran downstairs and discovered Dory hanging on the pergola that thankfully is under the window, Dory looking a bit bewildered.  He grabbed her and pulled her back in to safety and quickly did a head count to make sure none of the others had also gotten out.  Thank God she didn't injure herself or run away.  Even a screen isn't necessarily that secure, so we will be more careful with the windows.

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