It has been the toughest winter in living memory and it’s not over yet! Little wonder, then, that residents of a house in Thornsberry Estate, Tullamore were seriously concerned last week when they found a cat with three young kittens had taken refuge in their garden. They were not in a position to look after their uninvited guests themselves but they were very sympathetic. Initial attempts to locate the owner having proved unsuccessful they contacted the OSPCA and at time of writing the crisis was already over. The young mother and her offspring are being provided with their most urgent requirements of a safe and loving environment.
Homes will be found for the kittens. The friendliness of the cat and her apparently healthy condition indicate that she may have come from a good home not too far away so efforts to locate the owner are continuing. Even if these prove unsuccessful, however, the fosterers are confident that the future looks bright for her too. Enquiries will be welcome on the OSPCA phone 086 3785584.