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Paula & her kittens

It all started one month ago. had a call from a lovely lady telling me that there was a cat feeding at her friends house, who had just had a third litter of kittens.
The last two litters she believed had been had by the foxes, & she was really concerned for these ones. There was also a possibility that the mother could become pregnant again... & the story goes on like so many cases.
The next day I called round to see the set up & hopefully see the animals!
Luckily there was a garage that the kittens were squeezing into, which was probably their saving grace.
I saw mum, & although she did not appear to be feral she was very scared & darted off with her babies following her.
I set some traps that were checked regularly. We did catch the mother first & I managed to get her neutered. Without mum there the kittens just disappeared, so I decided to put mum back & within a few hours, she had rounded them up & they were safely back with her.
The kittens were now vulnerable as mum would eat all the food we were putting down for them all.
Miraculously one kitten went in the trap & set the trap door shut.
He went in a cosy bed in a pen in a quiet place at the centre.
for days the others were not seen. We feared the worst.
The little one on his own went home with a member of staff for socialising. it only took a week or so & he was playing & behaving just as a kitten should.
After a couple of weeks the kittens had been seen only a few times. They were in danger as the mum was going over a busy road & risking her life as well as the kittens.
More attempts of setting the trap did not work until this week, now the kittens were very hungry & the smell of
fish was too tempting - another kitten was trapped... followed the next day by another, then today mum & the last baby together. I am delighted that i have them all safe & sound & away from danger.

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