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They have pillaged & plundered… now they nap


Gunnar and Sigurd, tuckered out after a busy morning of running around their foster home

While their siblings are off getting spayed and neutered today, Viking kittens Gunnar and Sigurd decided to stay home and run around instead. I’m their foster mom, Andi, and right now we have so many foster kittens in our house that we had to split them into groups for neutering because we can’t fit them all in our car at once! Yeah, kitten season is definitely here in force.

Brunhilde and Ragnar are taking part in today’s excursion to the vet because they’re actually from a different litter and are a little older. Not a lot, but enough that they’re at the top of our snip list. Magnus and Heimdall, who are true littermates with Gunnar and Sigurd, are getting neutered today, too, because they’re already adoption pending. Yay!

Because each kitten has to be in a separate carrier when they go to the spay/neuter clinic and we can only fit four carriers in our car at a time, Gunnar and Sigurd get to stay here at home with Chad and me today. One of the perks of working from home is getting to hang out with our foster cats all day.

Of course, it’s hard to get any work done when you’ve got cuties like these running around. All I want to do is watch them play – which for Sigurd and Gunnar today has meant chasing each other and our one-year-old cat Monet up and down the stairs – and up and down and up and down! – and all over the living room and dining room. Believe it or not, the kittens got tuckered out before Monet did! (Although if you’ve met Monet, that’s not much of a surprise.)

We’ll pick up the rest of the Viking horde from the spay/neuter clinic later today. Kittens bounce back from surgery quickly, especially the boys, so Brunhilde, Ragnar, Sigurd, and Gunnar will all be at the adoption center on Sunday from 1-4 pm.

As for Magnus and Heimdall, they’ll be heading to their new forever home early next week! Did I say yay? Because YAYYYYYY! 😀

ARFP Feline Adoption Event Saturday June 4, 2016

ARFP will be holding a special feline adoption event at the Red Collection’s Mill St. location from 11am to 2pm.

ARFP will also have kittens and puppies available for adoption at the Next Step Adoption Center on Milner Ave from 11am to 3pm.

The Red Collection is located at 1411 Mill St. in Greensboro, NC.

The Next Step Adoption Center will be closed Memorial Day weekend

The Next Step Adoption Center will be closed this Saturday and Sunday in observance of Memorial Day weekend.

It will reopen for adoptions at 5PM on Wednesday June 1st.

Adoption Fees Increasing in May 2016

Due to the rising costs of veterinary care, effective May 1st, 2016 canine adoption fees are now $200 (unless otherwise stated) and feline adoption fees are now $75 (unless otherwise stated).

Next Step Adoption Center Closed Saturday February 13, 2016

The Next Step Adoption Center will be closed Saturday February 13, 2016 for ARFP’s spring purse sale!

The Next Step Adoption Center will reopen Sunday February 14, 2016 at 1PM.

NSAC Closed Jan 23 & 24, 2016

Well, it looks like the snowstorm made good on its promise! So the Next Step Adoption Center will be closed this weekend. Stay warm, and stay safe!

NSAC Closed Jan 20, 2016

Because of that white stuff falling from the sky, the Next Step Adoption Center will be closed tonight, January 20, 2016. The puppies and kitties will miss visiting with you, but they know that snow brings slick roads around here, and they want you to be safe.