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					                                                                                                                                                              WINTER 2002
                                                                                                                                                            VOLUME XXII-1




                                                CAT CARE QUARTERLY

                  More Than Just Desserts!
                 What                                            This past year we had a large collection                    We hope to see many of you and your
A Silent Auction & Dessert Tasting
                                                                 of cat figurines donated to the shelter,                    friends March 3rd for a real sweet
                                                                 more than we could use at our annual                        afternoon!
                 When                                            fall dinner and auction. So, volunteer
             Sunday, March 3
            2:00pm - 4:30pm                                      Pam Davis has come up with a fun idea
                                                                 to give all of you the chance to bid on
                Where                                            this wonderful collection, as well as a
             Cat Care Society                                    variety of other cat-related and non-cat
               Lower Level                                       items, including Beanie Babies. The
                                                                 price of admission is a plate of “finger”
                   Why                                           desserts (you don’t need a fork to eat
           To Benefit the Cats!
                                                                 them). We’ll provide the drinks and
                                                                 the silent auction items! If you plan on
                   Misc                                          coming, please call the shelter at
 Admission is a plate of “finger”
     desserts to serve six                                       303-239-9680 ext.20, to RSVP
                                                                 so we’ll know how many to plan for.



      Cat Care Quarterly is the official newsletter of Cat Care Society, published each season of the year and mailed to members and donors.
Editor/Executive Director..............................................Kathy Macklem         Board of Directors.........................................Jack Maloney; Sue Green
Layout/Design.................................................................Chris Stoner    .....................................Gina Williams; Beth Hammer; Wendi Johnston
Contributing Writers ...................................Sherri Leggett; Jane Dorsey          ...............................................Paul Simon; Gail Turner; Tonya Holroyd
Shelter Manager............................................................Sherri Leggett    Advisory Board ..................................Nanette Prater; Linda East, DVM
Volunteer Coordinator ......................................................Jane Dorsey       .....................................................Glenn Hagen, Esq; Karen Stickland
Veterinary Technician .........................................................Peggy Lyon    ....................................................................Nancy Lee; Amy Mueller
Shelter Assistance .........Gene Collins; Kathryn Robbins; Dorothy Ruxton                    Honorary Board.......................................Linda East, DVM; Lynn Rowe
Shelter Maintenance.................Linda Kenner; Janice Bartges; Tara Eaton                 Programs...........................................Adoptions, Telephone Assistance
.................................Leslie Wilson; Bessie Armendariz; Christina Boyle            .......................................Volunteers, Humane Education Presentations
Administrative Assistance ....................................................Pam Davis      ..................................Humane Trap Rental, Animal Assisted Visitations
Cajun’s Closet............................................Julie Young; Laura Walenius         ......................................Behavior Counseling, Spay/Neuter Assistance
 ......................................................................Wanda Depperschmidt    .................................Temporary Care Program, Lifetime Care Program
Legal Counsel ........................................................Glenn Hagen, Esq.      ...................................Perpet-U-Care, Planned Giving, Lost and Found
Memo from the Manager —
Sherri Leggett

                   “Mop and Glow”
I t’s always good to hear the comment
  “This place is so clean, you can’t tell
that cats live here.” This is a real
                                              receiving are moved to a clean cage for a
                                              different view and everything in the their
                                              old cage is replaced to be ready for
testament to our five cleaning staff and      another new arrival. Then there are the
the many volunteers who work countless        weekly and monthly cleaning assignments
hours cleaning the shelter daily.             that include, but are not limited to:        From the Mail Box
                                              cleaning and restocking paper supplies in    December 7, 2001
Keeping a clean environment is one of         three bathrooms, washing windows,
the most important things that needs to       washing out the refrigerator, and the list   Holiday Greetings!
be done in any shelter. It prevents the       goes on.
spread of disease and helps maintain the                                                   This year my friends and I decided to
health and well-being of the cats. The        There are 20 areas in the shelter to be      donate the money we would normally
cleaner it is, the happier the cats (and      cleaned. We also run 3 to 5 loads of         have spent on holiday gifts for each
people) are. It is also one of the first      laundry a day, down from 10 to 15            other. We each researched charitable
things shelter visitors notice - that first   loads, with the new industrial washer        organizations that we found meaningful,
impression can make us or break us.           and dryer. The dishwasher is also put        then gathered for a meeting where each
Cleanliness is also a key factor in our       to work 2 to 3 times daily. With the         person presented his or her chosen
annual licensing with the Department of       dishwasher and industrial washer and         organization(s). We voted on the ones
Agriculture. Since they began licensing       dryer we use much less detergent, water,     we wanted to support, and decided on
in 1995 we have been rated as one of          and electricity. However, our need for       the percentage of our total donation that
the best shelters in the state.               paper products (paper towels, toilet         would go to each. We also agreed to
                                              paper, hand towels), mops, trash bags,       make our focus largely local, realizing
Keeping a cat shelter clean can be a real     and litter have increased.                   that the local need is greater this year
challenge with what we fondly call the                                                     because charitable contributions have
Three-P’s (puke, pee, & poop) in              We owe a great deal to the people who        been focused on the tragedy of
addition to upper respiratory infections,     take on this huge task. Their jobs are       September 11. Finally, we put our
ringworm, etc. Every nook and cranny          crucial because they not only clean, they    contributions anonymously in a covered
has to be cleaned daily and with more         are very observant and tell us about the     box, to avoid any one of us feeling
space to clean in the new shelter, it is      cat’s behavior and eating habits that the    pressure about how much to give.
much more of a challenge. The cleaning        rest of us don’t see so early in the
crew arrives at 6:30am every day and          morning. We are fortunate to have Linda      With that as background, then, please
begin by feeding canned food and              Kenner, our Maintenance Supervisor,          accept the enclosed donation. We hope
monitoring the cats to make sure they         who has been with us for 5 years (now        that it can benefit your organization in
are all eating. Every room is cleaned         THAT’S dedication!) and knows all the        some small way. Wishing you a safe and
daily which includes sweeping and             ins and outs of shelter cleaning. Chris,     peaceful holiday season and New Year.
mopping the floors, cleaning and refilling    Leslie, Tara, and Bessie round out the
food and water bowls, replacing soiled        maintenance staff along with numerous        Rene Howard, Devon Heckman,
bedding, scooping and/or changing             volunteers. We appreciate ALL of you -       Debbie Nelsen, Erik Nelsen, Marty Rush,
soiled litter boxes, washing walls, and       you ARE the Cat’s Meow!                      Noni Strawn, & Paul Texeira
cleaning stress cages. Caged cats in
                                                                                           THANK YOU ALL for your thoughtful,
                                                                                           generous, self-less, gift for the cats!

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                                                 One Tough Tabby
                                                 I am a wild and crazy guy who
                                                 doesn’t like being in a
Meow Mart is our small gift shop located         shelter...whether it’s a new
in the shelter. We sell a large variety of cat   shelter or old shelter, it’s all the
toys, dishes, collars, beds, and some cat        same to me. There’s not a sofa
furniture. We also have a nice selection of      in sight and nobody even
cat-related gift items for humans, including     SLEEPS here at night, which
gift cards. All sale proceeds directly           means no BEDS! What kind of
benefit the cats. The next time you need         life is this for a cat anyway?
a gift for your cat or a cat-loving friend,      Everywhere you look there’s
please visit Meow Mart!                          another cat...and I don’t even
                                                 like cats (except myself)!
                                                                                                          I’m not a biter or a fighter, I’m just a cat
Cajun’s Closet                                   My name is GORDY. I look like a
                                                 descendant of Morris the Cat, but
                                                                                                          who knows what he likes, and sometimes
                                                                                                          that’s a nap undisturbed, thanks. I also
                                                 instead of getting a big-deal contract
O     ur thrift shop is named after our
      semi-retired mascot, Cajun. When
you come to visit the shelter plan some
                                                 from Friskies, I got a raw deal and wound
                                                 up in a cat shelter! I’m a handsome
                                                                                                          like neck rubs that run down my back,
                                                                                                          but again, I gotta be in the mood. I
                                                                                                          would really like a home of my own
extra time to browse through Cajun’s             beast about three years old, with a bit of               without a lot of stress (we cats are quite
Closet. I know there are lots of bargains        an attitude, so they say. I mean when                    delicate...) and not too many demands
just waiting for YOU!                            somebody just keeps pestering you,                       on my schedule. I would settle in nicely
                                                 what’s a cat supposed to do, anyway?                     and look stunning on your couch.
The shop is open Thursday and Friday
from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday
from 10:00am to 4:00pm. We can also
accept donations for the thrift shop at
the shelter during regular shelter hours.
We currently have several nice punch
bowl sets available for sale. We also
have a clothes dryer in very good
                                                                                   Scratching Post
condition. Cajun occasionally supervises                   • The Colorado State legislature has passed a law to create the Pet Overpopulation
the goings on at the shop, and he would                    Fund, providing a line item for a voluntary donation on the 2001 Colorado state
love to have you visit!
                                                           income tax form. Taxpayers can contruibute a portion or all of their state income tax
                                                           refund to this important, lifesaving cause. For more information call 303-722-6435,
                                                           or visit the website at www.savecoloradopets.org.

                                                           • We continue to accept donations of cars and trucks through Cars for Charity.
                                                           We also have brochures available on the vehicle donation program. If you would like a
                                                           brochure to give to a friend or to your repair shop, please call Kathy at 303-239-9680.




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SHELTER MEWS
by Kathy Macklem
                                               who contributed to the building fund               THE BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE
                                               AND the general operating fund. To my                       TRUST FUND
                                               knowledge, this is the only custom-built           - for their generous support
                                               cat shelter in the United States - thanks             of our building fund the
                                               to YOU, our supporters.                                   past three years.

                                               I would also like to thank a few of the     This is just a partial list of the many folks
                                               businesses and individuals that have        that we are indebted to!
                                               contributed to getting us here:
                                                                                           We are pleased to be able to provide
                                                       COLORADO HI TEK MOVING              quality care for the cats entrusted to us
                                                 - for providing three men and a truck     because of your generous support.
                                                              for the move.

T    he move to our new facility took
     place October 4, 2001. (Please
make note of our new address on the
                                                        HALE SECURITY PET DOOR
                                                                                           Thank you!

                                                  - for donating and installing the pet
back page.) For the most part, the move            doors for access to the habicats in
went fairly smoothly. Early that morning                    four cat rooms.                      Since the move we have a few
the entire staff began loading cats into
                                                                                                 larger items we are in need of.
carriers. One station wagon and one van                   PLATTE VALLEY SIGNS
made two trips with 50+ cats. We were               - for donating ALL the signage,                Your donations towards a
very thankful our trip was only eight                     exterior and interior.                       specific item are
blocks as the cats were quite vocal with
                                                                                                      much appreciated!
their cries of distress. After one hour of                 CAMELOT DESIGN
being in their new home, you could see            - for donating our landscape plan.                Supply Cabinet Unit
the cats start to settle in and relax. It                                                                    $2500
took their caretakers MUCH longer to                         JENNY REINKE                      (HVAC ductwork eliminated some
do so!                                             - who worked tirelessly designing             originally planned cabinetry)
                                                   the grand opening invitations and
After being open in the new facility for                                                                   ––––––––
                                                    seeking media coverage for us.
two weeks, we hosted three grand
                                                (Jenny and her husband have adopted
opening events the last week of October                                                        Wall Shelves for Cat Rooms
                                                     two semi-feral cats from us.)
that were attended by more than 500                                                                          $2500
people. A comment by one of our
                                                             ROBERT GARNER                                 ––––––––
supporters really sums it up, “Your new
                                                 - for donating the wonderful “CATS”
facility is very functional without a lot of                                                        Balance of Industrial
                                                   poster you’ll see on the wall in the
frills.” There are VERY few things that                                                                Washer/Dryer
                                                       stairway to the lower level.
we wish had been done differently in the                                                                     $3200
new building. The years of planning and
                                                             JUDY LATUDA
input from the entire staff, coupled with                                                                  ––––––––
                                                   - for donating the framing of the
a very perceptive architect, paid off.
                                                            “CATS” poster.                      Cage Banks for Quarantine
If you haven’t yet visited the new shelter,                                                                  $4000
PLEASE DO! We wouldn’t be here if it                    BETH AND DOUG HAMMER
weren’t for the many loyal supporters                                         .
                                                    - for sponsoring the V.I.P grand
                                                             opening event.
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                                                 Sponsor A Cat
You can become a shelter sponsor, or sponsor an individual cat at the shelter with a monthly donation of $15.00. If you would like
more information on our Sponsor program, please call the shelter at 303-239-9680 and ask for Gene. Thank you to our new
sponsors since the last newsletter:




          SHELTER SPONSOR                                   MS. O’NEAL                                     SOPHIE
               Julie Haugen                           Mary Johnson / Jim Leonard         Kathy Neville / Teressa DeRaad & Shawn McGowen


                                                  ED
                                             ADOPT




                 MAISIE                                       HILLARY                                       MATAI
       Kathy Neville / Barbara Walker                     Robert Ostrowski                                 Lee Rush




                  LUCY                                         KITTY                                        KELSO
               Beth Zwinak                               The Bonarelli Family                              Julie Scott


                                             Animal Hospital (HMAH). HMAH is the          Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital.
Animal Assistance                            only non-profit veterinary hospital in       What that means is that we have a
Foundation Awards                            Denver providing services at three           specific dollar amount, $2900, of
                                             different levels: (1) low-cost spays and     services that we can utilize to provide
Service Grant                                neuters are provided for the general         veterinary care for cats that enter the

A    nimal Assistance Foundation was
     established many years ago through
a generous bequest from Louise
                                             public, (2) low-cost veterinary services
                                             are provided to qualifying low-income
                                             families, and (3) spays, neuters, and
                                                                                          shelter. We choose to use this grant for
                                                                                          the more involved procedures such as
                                                                                          bone fractures or more complicated
Harrison, a Coors descendent. This           veterinary services are provided for         surgical procedures. With the low prices
bequest has allowed the Foundation to        animal shelters and rescue groups.           at HMAH, our Service Grant goes a long
help animals across the state of                                                          way. THANK YOU to Animal Assistance
Colorado. One of the most visible            That’s where we fit in. We have received     Foundation and Harrison Memorial
accomplishments of the Foundation was        a “Service Grant” from Animal                Animal Hospital for their generosity and
the construction of Harrison Memorial        Assistance Foundation to be used at          aid to pets across the state.

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                                                                                                Bailey-Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Poletti & J. Madden
                   Memorial Donations                                                           Pepper, Goofus, Scraps & O’Brien . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Coleman
                                                                                                In Honor of People                                             Received From
    J ust a note about our Memorial column. The cut-off
      for donations listed here is generally one month before the
    newsletter is printed. If your donation is not listed, and you
                                                                                                Neal Florman - 75th Birthday . . . . . . . . Jack Kennedy, Rolf Asphaug
                                                                                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marla Lien, Roger Kane, Dana Mumey, Jim Stadler
    question that we received it, please call us at 303-239-9680.                                 . . . . . . . . Erica Weber, Pat Chastain, Debi Drewes, Jessica Schmitt
                                                                                                Marilyn Lucas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Antonia Banducci
    In Memory of Pets                                              Received From                Dave Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Buscherhof
                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Richard Negri - 50th Wedding Anniversary. . . . . . . . . .
    Catnip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maggie & Jim Cox
                                                                                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert & Allison Waters
    Spenser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alice & Mark Palmer
                                                                                                Teresa & Doug - Wedding . . . . . . . . . Paul Freshour, Darrel Schultz
    Rambo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Allen
                                                                                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . Juliet Leckenby, Peggy Zimmerman, Lori Eronimous
    Murphy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee Rush, Pam Davis, Gene Collins
                                                                                                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fabrizio Siracusa, Will Jordan, Kelli Linville
    “Stevie” Crismon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pam Davis
                                                                                                Rosa Bielec - Birthday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcia Adcox
    “Sam” Hightower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elaine, Lesley, and Susan
                                                                                                Mikki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee & Arthur Feldman
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of Cold Nose Warm Heart
                                                                                                Kevin Pietsch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura VonDrehle
    Myingyan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glenn & Karen Schultz
                                                                                                Muriel Mudge - Birthday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dian Gray
    Never . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glenn & Karen Schultz
                                                                                                Mike & Tamie Harlan - Wedding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gina Tafoya &
    “Perseus” Hudson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lynn Evans
                                                                                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Fitzgerald
    D.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April Johnson
                                                                                                Leah Stresemann. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Her Colleagues at DHCPF
    Sugar “Bear” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Betty Sullivan
                                                                                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in honor of her retirement
    Minerva. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis Bajcar
                                                                                                Marcia Skene - Christmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shirley Cervene
    Tato & Bill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark & Connie Hintz
                                                                                                Penny Hart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda McGowan
    Chuanlu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lloyd Kiefer
                                                                                                My Co-workers - Christmas Gift. . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia McGavran
    “Chester” Johnston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Hickey
                                                                                                Dr. Donna Valori, DVM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Snyder
    Jack & Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee Trujillo-Lopez
                                                                                                Dr. Linda East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryan & M.J. Morgan
    Py . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mr. & Mrs. Richard Negri
                                                                                                Laura Landwirth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor Crain
    “Jumanji” Cesko. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glenn & Karen Schultz
                                                                                                Victor Crain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Landwirth
    Phinny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Dodge Bennett
                                                                                                Barbara J. Noone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leslie Noone
    Muffin & Pandora . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Sanford & Mary Sassatelli
                                                                                                Nancy Stanton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marianne Evans
    “Taylor” Campbell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Donna Valori
                                                                                                Dr. Ramona Reed - Retirement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Wilkie
    “Missy” Nyarady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Donna Valori
                                                                                                Dixie Vice - Christmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maggie Denning
    Zephyr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karla Kuzmich
                                                                                                Shari Wilkins & Debra McNair - Christmas . . . . Jim & Scotty Wilkins
    Timothy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marj Mack
                                                                                                Robert Shaw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kim Shaw McGregor
    “Never” & “Myingyan” Schultz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marj Mack
                                                                                                Marilyn Miner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamison McGregor
    “Banjo” Watchous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carol Bohnet
    Banjo Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Betty Watchous        In Honor of Pets                                               Received From
    Pixie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martha Crawford
    Becky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary & Terry Cordes         Bijou & Agnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julia Davis
    Osiris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glenn & Karen Schultz        Ambiguity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Saussier
    Nod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandra O’Meara        Boo Kitty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Mueller
    Mouse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellanie Pitzen      Gray, Precious, & Blackie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phyllis Moser
    Bubble Puppy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glen & Lynn Rowe             Blacky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Edwards
    “Banjo” Watchous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Schultz            Willie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy Heinzelman
    Rudy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles & Deborah Brackney             Margo & Hemingway. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Marin
    “Smokey” Linnen/Brasel . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathy Scott, Dean Gonyea                     Misty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annette & Maurice Chaffee
      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chandra Leeper, Pam Payne         Luka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marilyn Doscher
    “Yo-Yo” Fife. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Ippen Family        Ripley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon Garland & William Everham
    Sebastian & Jolene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Horan          “Sneakers” & “Mitsuu” Weber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Baker
    Fluffy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Margaret Eichers     In Memory of People                                            Received From
    Lily . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana & Deborah Kelly
    Houdini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nancy Munser        Dr. Robert Stanton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dale & Lynda Szymanski
    Tati, Murphy, & Angus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gene Collins               . . . . . . . . . Gina & Kevin Gore,Barbara, Dee, Rick & Janet Orrison
    Lisabelle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tawna Wilsey     . . . . . Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Clabaugh & Family, Wanda Depperschmidt
    Dixie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Edwards      Sandra L. Feroe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Athiest Alliance, Inc., Lucille Falk
    “Maverick” Valdez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Janis Green            . . . . . Rose Hanson, Athiests of Northern Colorado, Miriam Basart
    Sylvester & Tasman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin & Robert Lile            Shawn Weber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Baker
    Mattie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Snyder    Kathleen Sheldon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riki Shakelford
    Freya & Sappho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizabeth Leigh          Joanne Sandler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan Becker
    Betelgeuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amie & Benji Durden            Elthea Florman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Neal Florman
    Grizzly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Combs       Those who Loved Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nancy Jones
    Phineas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Dodge Bennett           E. A. Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carolyn Deering
    “Molly T. Brown” Macklem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pam Davis              Ruby Alexander . . . . . . . . Diane Sontag, Judith & Maurice Mitchell
    Tammy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Mullen      Josephine Razek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eileen Hawlk
    Felix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Judy Schmid   Eleanor Bilohrud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evelyn Fisher
    Elsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pam Jordan   Corinne Stockton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alexe Stockton-Beran
    “Rudy” Brackney. . . . . . . . Anja Boyd, Pam Cybyske, Patti Dahlberg                       Berniece Lujan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Weaver Family
      . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Eubanks, Mona Heustis, Kathy Zambrano                    Joe Lewand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prudence Lewand
    Angel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Barto     Mae Bartlett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Bartlett
    “Banjo” Watchous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paulene Janes           Mitch A. Patterson. . . . . . . . . . . . Randy Patterson, Ruby Patterson
    Missy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger & Ceci Rose       Zelik Leybenzon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GraceAnne DeCandido
    Molly T. Brown aka Goofy . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathy Macklem & Crystal                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . for The Yellow Submarine



6                          WINTER 2002                                                                                                                       VOLUME XXII-1
                       C      AT              C       A R E                   C      A P E R S


              January 31 – February 1, 2                                                      April 20, 21
         Cajun’s Closet 7th Anniversary 1/2 Price Sale                                            Book Sale
        You may receive this newsletter AFTER the sale,                   at the shelter, lower level. Donations of books in good
                  but our prices are bargains                          condition can be dropped off at the shelter. We are unable to
              even when they’re not 1/2 price!                               accept business procedural manuals or textbooks.


                          March 3                                                                May 18
                  “More Than Just Desserts”                                                      Plant Sale
            Silent Auction and dessert sampling —                           One-day only this year due to parking considerations
                     see details on Page 1.                                                  at the new shelter.




                                                                             Cat Care Society would like to thank Security Life of
                       Member Agency
                                                                            Denver Insurance Company for their generous donation
                                                                               to print and mail our Holiday 2001 Newsletter.




                                              the roof of our house or in our driveway       problems, we fought his illness together.
In Memory Of                                  looking for a handout. After several           My wife and I fought for our furry friend,
Figaro                                        weeks of bribing him with cans of salmon
                                              this disheveled cat decided to make our
                                                                                             trying to beat the inevitable.

                                              home...his. Over the next eighteen years       Finally, Figaro, with his own green eye,
                                              “Fig” lived the “Life of Riley.” For a         told us that he had no more lives to live.
                                              mere two cans of salmon a day and a            With many tears, never knowing his true
                                              daily rub down he gave us all his love.        age, we had to put the old, one-eyed,
                                                                                             toothless fighter, down. Like with the
                                              Figaro was tough! His ears showed signs        neighbor’s Airedale, Figaro refused to
                                              of “turf wars” with other cats. He             give in without a fight.
                                              defended our house against the
                                              neighbor’s over-exuberant Airedale             We miss him. Steve & Mimi Haws
                                              (good thing for the dog there was a
                                                                                             (Editor’s Note: Steve Haws is a
                                              fence between them!). Fig lost one of
                                                                                             CCS volunteer. His wife, Mimi, is the
                                              his eyes due to a tumor. He came
                                                                                             granddaughter of the founder of Paulino
                                              through the operation like a champ. He
                                                                                             Gardens, who generously donates to our
                                              looked like a toothless pirate!
“Figaro”, a rather large, sturdy, gray                                                       plant sale each year.)
tabby, adopted my wife and I over             He lived all his nine lives to the fullest
eighteen years ago. A toothless stray, he     before an inoperable liver tumor began
would magically appear and disappear on       to take its toll. As with all his other


VOLUME XXII-1                                                                                      WINTER 2002                         7
                                                                                CAT CARE SOCIETY
   Cat Care Society’s purposes are...                                             5787 West 6th Avenue
                                                                            Lakewood CO 80214 • 303-239-9680
• To sponsor educational programs that promote                                    www.catcaresociety.org
  responsible pet ownership and humane treatment                                     Shelter hours
  of all animals and reduce pet overpopulation.                    Tuesday                         10:00am - 5:30pm
                                                                   Wednesday - Friday                  Noon - 5:30pm
• To shelter cats in a cage-free, healthy                          Saturday                          9:00am - 3:30pm
  environment and provide compatible and                           Sunday & Monday                             Closed
  responsible adoptions.
                                                                                 CAJUN’S CLOSET
                                                                                  5785 West 6th Avenue
• To provide community outreach programs to                                 (North Service Rd) • 303-202-6642
  better the quality of life for cats and people.
                                                                                   Thrift Shop hours
                                                                   Thursday & Friday                10:00am - 5:00pm
• To be a friend to all cats.                                      Saturday                         10:00am - 4:00pm



 WANTED! The following items are on the “CCS needs” list WANTED!
   Dry cat food (Excel, AvoCat,      Canned cat & kitten food   Liquid dish detergent            Volunteers
   Natures Recipe, Natural Choice,   Stamps                     Automatic dish detergent         Outdoor spotlights
   or other premium foods)           Bleach                     Paper towels & Handi-wipes       Thrift Shop donations




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                        Lakewood CO 80214                                                                    Denver CO




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