Summer 2023 was memorable for our province’s record-breaking number of forest fires. Introducing our Fire litter: this group of three kittens was found on Mayne Island along with their momma. Trapped at 6 weeks of age, the kittens had transitioned to solid food but required socialization. Cinder arrived as a frightened kitten with the most startling wide eyes. He was scared but gentle: accepting our slow and gradual handling. The introduction of treats was instrumental in creating a positive bond with Cinder as he quickly learned to associate tasty treats with positive handling.
Sponsored by Rest Q Sanctuary, Cinder received weekly weigh-ins, parasite treatment, a series of two vaccinations, wellness checkups, quality kitten food and daily enrichment activities. We provided his adopter with a short video demonstrating how to trim Cinder’s nails so she may continue this training. Cinder and his sibling, Blaze have returned to Mayne Island where they will live together with their caretaker Brittany. We are thrilled for all of them.