How quickly can one unfixed cat turn into a giant colony of cats and kittens?
Just how quickly can one unfixed cat turn into a giant colony of cats and kittens? This infographic below is a great visual example of just how fast a population of cats can grow when they have not been spayed or neutered! Cats only stay pregnant for about 2 months and the typical litter size is 4 kittens. Within 4 short months, those kittens can already go into heat and start having offspring of their own.Read More →
What does a TNR Mission Look Like?
What does a TNR mission look like? Swipe through to see how we do it!If you are interested in joining our growing TNR team, use the link below to apply to become one of our volunteers. We can’t do this without help from people in our community like you! Even if you can only volunteer one day a month, we could use your help! https://forms.gle/ykozULMh1Nmdgu6L6To help support Miss Dixie's TNR efforts in your communiRead More →
Tackling a feral or community
Tackling a feral or community cat population is no easy feat, which is why a lot people who contact Miss Dixie’s regarding feral cats ask that we remove the cats from the property. Because if the cats are gone, the problem is also gone…right? Unfortunately, that’s not how this works. Community cat colonies form around food sources. Sometimes that food source is a feeder or caretaker of the colony, butRead More →
Tulip & Fam
When you look at these pictures, you might think that these two kitties look very similar, and it is because they’re quite literally family! Meet Tulip! She was rescued from a Church parking lot a few months back. When we got her, she was sick with an upper respiratory infection (URI), covered in fleas and full of intestinal parasites. Thankfully we were able to nurse her back to health, and she has since beenRead More →
Have you heard of Trap Neuter Return (TNR)?
Have you ever heard of TNR or Trap Neuter Return? TNR is the most effective way to reduce the number of kittens and cats relinquished to shelters and rescues each and every year. By using humane methods, community cats are trapped at their colonies, spayed/neutered and vaccinated, and then returned to the colony where they originated from. Here at Miss Dixie’s Kitten Rescue, we believe in a full-circle TNR aRead More →
Paw-tner Stories: the Mansion Kitties
We love to share success stories of our team efforts! Head on over to our Paw-tner, Cole & Marmalade, to read about when we joined Ash from the Chiquitin’s Cat Project, Inc. as well as Anderson County PAWS to save some extra-feisty kittens and cats: Things Get Spicy When Rescuers Save Kittens Near an Abandoned Mansion And don't forget to check out our feature on The Dodo Foster Diaries! https://www.Read More →