My favorite seasons used to be centered around food and activities. I love autumn for the foliage and all the festivities. During the winter I love enjoying delicious Florida citrus and long hikes without the fear of snakes. After getting my first job in animal welfare, I discovered why summer is more exciting than just trips to the beach and holidays featuring hot dogs – IT’S KITTENS!!
I should take a moment to interject how sad it is that so many animals have to live without loving homes and that many of these cats will live a life riddled with disease, parasites, and unnecessary hazards. It’s my hope that one day we’ll be able to control the population and stop the spread of disease.
Until then, kittens born to unaided cats come to us in droves during the summer. It’s absolutely the cutest time of year. There should be kitten season songs and a mystical mascot like Santa. Or Kitty Kringle! It’s that awesome.
It was easy to take on extra shifts at the shelter and clinic during these adorable months. In fact, it