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Meet Ginge

Ginge lived in a feral colony at a factory unit where she was seen to become pregnant a number of times, but never turned up with any kittens after giving birth. We managed to trap Ginge just before she was to give birth to a litter of kittens which arrived on the 26.9.2012. Only 2 of her 5 kittens survived with 1 getting stuck and taking a very long time to appear, that kitten was still born. When her 5th kitten also arrived still born, poor Ginge cleaned it up, and howled for hours, and kept looking to where the kitten lay not moving. Ginge was an excellent mum to the 2 surviving kittens and cared for them till they were weaned and for weeks after that stage. Ginge was not suitable for re-homing as she never accepted being around humans, so the decision was made to desex and ear tag her and release her back into her colony. Her integration back into that colony has gone extremely well and she will never again have to go through having kittens in such circumstances thanks to DCH ensuring she was desexed before release.

  • DSH
  • female
  • 26 September 2011
  • torti
  • $0
  • 21 January 2013

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Cats in Care pages for more cats available for adoption.

Last updated: 21 January 2013