Vegan MoFo : It’s Caturday!

So I know it’s called VeganMoFo (aka Vegan Month of Food), but I’d like to talk about my very important furbaby if you’ll indulge me. (and this is an opportunity to post a million cat pictures.) We adopted Emmie earlier this year, from Toronto Cat Rescue. TCR is a no-kill, not for profit, registered charity, that is entirely run by volunteers. They also support Trap Neuter Release programs and tend to feral colonies in the city. I think most notably, I first encountered these folks at the 2010 Vegetarian Food Festival, and then researched more and followed them on twitter, and hoped that someday I would be able to help them, or adopt from them. Well, that wonderful day came when my partner and I first decided… “let’s adopt a cat.” And then began our search for a suitable new fur friend. We began with the intention of adopting an adult cat. With my past involvement with Street Cat Rescue I know how hard it can be to adopt them out, and I liked the idea of finding a cat with a somewhat established personality, and one that needed less training. As you can probably tell from the picture… Emmie was not at all an adult cat when we adopted her. Even as I write this, she’s not an adult cat yet. But after meeting over a hundred cats at the Toronto Humane Society, reading the profiles and looking at pictures of even more cats online from different rescue groups…

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