July 16, 2008
Take Time to Find Place for Cat
Q: A declawed, spayed stray cat showed up at my house. The vet said she is probably around 7. I tried to find her owner, but nobody claimed her. She is diabetic. Because I have a dog that will not share and family members with allergies, Gillie is living in my garage. She is a very sweet and loving cat. I would love for her to have a better life than I am providing. ... She loves to just sit on your lap. I don't want to see her go to a shelter. _J.M.
A: Please do not fret about keeping Gillie in your garage. You are doing the right thing. Give her a house to live in and keep her fed and hydrated and give her as much affection as you can. It's not easy to place a cat these days, but this is doable.
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