Originally Posted by TeamCasey
Awwwwwwwww ....... hope he makes it, ORH. You big sweetheart. All our critters have found us and not the other way around.
We have a male cat that's been hanging out all winter. We built him a shelter out back. He finally let us touch him this spring but most of the time will only get within 10 feet. We're working on being able to pick him up but I think it will take awhile. I told my roommate that we'll have to make him work for his food a little harder .... sort of a Dances with Wolves thing. I think we should only feed him what he'll take from our hand ..... some tough love to make him work through his fear. We'll see. We aren't good at tough love in this house when it comes to animals.
Same here, our cat (KC) is a stray that hung around... Fed two males who look like twins over the winter. They're getting a little more friendlier but still skittish. Encouraging sign is the vocalization and at least one seems a little more submissive (purring and rolling on the ground).