ENID, Okla. – Lately, Enid resident Maryanne Schaeffer has been working to rescue stray cats. On Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, Schaeffer will maintain an adoption honest at Sundown Plaza, 809 S. Cleveland.
Regardless of having labored diligently for almost a decade, it’s only within the final 12 months that Schaeffer has formally chosen the title Righties Rescue, in honor of the cat that began all of it.
It began with “a stray cat. He confirmed up and ran away as if his tail was on fireplace, “stated Schaeffer, who began feeding the cat each night time. That first cat was Rightie, so named as a result of his head was completely tilted. proper because of an unknown previous harm Rightie died of feline leukemia three years in the past.
“I promised him that I’d attempt to assist any cat I may, and that is what I did,” Schaeffer stated.
A lot of Schaeffer’s job is to make sure that all cats could have been spayed or neutered.
“Spaying and neutering is an important factor about Righties Rescue, this and naturally the rescue… If you happen to feed a cat exterior, then it is your duty. Have them spayed and neutered. That is my enterprise. Everybody in my colony exterior is all spayed and neutered.
Schaeffer is diligent when he permits the adoption of one in all his cats. If somebody is renting their house, she’s going to contact the owner to ensure the cat will probably be welcomed. If somebody already has pets, she should present Schaeffer with veterinary paperwork proving that their animals have been spayed or neutered. There’s additionally an adoption fee of $ 75.
“If they do not pay an adoption fee, how do I do know they will take them to a vet in the event that they should go?” Schaeffer stated.
Schaeffer estimates that Righties Rescue has helped almost 500 cats through the years. As a non-profit group, Righties Rescue at all times welcomes donations, be they financial or cat meals. To donate, name (580) 484-0844.