FORT WAYNE NONPROFIT IS PUTTING THEIR OWN SPIN ON SAVING THE LIVES OF KITTENS

the emilie beard foundation for felines is making it their mission to save as many kittens as they can, but they're not your typical shelter.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 10:46 AM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 10:46 AM

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the emilie beard foundation for felines is making it their mission to save as many kittens as they can, but they're not your typical shelter.fox 55's jentill neal tells us more about e-b feline re-homing and how it's helping kittens find a forever home. e-b feline rehoming makes it a little easier for homeless kittens with no place to go.> 01:34:18-01:34:26"our kittens are raised in a home underfoot with people and sometimes other cats and dogs, and kids everyday which makes them very social."e-b feline became a 501-c-3 nonprofit in 20-14. it's completely driven by volunteers who rescue and foster the kittens. >"when the stray kittens are rescued they usually end up here in a place they call the habitat in petco."natalie sours walked through the doors of petco today looking to provide a forever home for a kitten. that's when she found willie. <natalie 01:48:29-01:48:37 "there are a lot of stray cats. we're very for like rescuing animals whether its dogs or cats who just need a home and love."can't provide a forever home? e-b is also looking for people to foster kittens. 01:39:56-01:40:05"it could be anywhere from 1 to 2 weeks even up to 2 weeks to 2 months, but generally we move them through within 6 to 8 weeks."none of the pets go without being spayed, neutered, or micro-chipped, and have all of their first year shots before they are available for adoption.that all takes money. 01:38:28-01:38:49"occasionally we will have somebody that comes in that really needs indepth full service veterinarian care. we've had one little guy that has had surgery for nasopharyngeal polyp. the surgery alone was 2,800 dollars. that doesn't include all the testing and all the x-rays and everything just to find out what was the matter."money from donations and their guardian angel fund go toward those needs,but without volunteers it's a challenge to take care of the 250 animals they usually have in their care. so they are always looking for someone to open up their home.in fort wayne, jentill neal fox 55 news if you would like to learn more or become a volunteer, that information is on our website at wfft dot com.
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