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Jess Thoren

💌: jess@kittenbnb.com
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NYC area Airbnb with adoptable rescue kittens - come stay with us! ⬇️

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  • Ellie and Weaver ( now known as Eevee and Sirius) have officially left #kittenbnb and have been in their new home for the past couple of days.  Their new parents are also friends with @pumpkinandphoebe mama! ⁣⁣
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The adopters picked them early and are technically foster to adopting them since they haven't been spayed/neutered yet. I  normally don't do that but I'm out of town this weekend for Erik's best friend's wedding. We have friends watching the rest of the babies and I  keep spying on Mama and the littles on my pet camera! Wish I  had another one to spy on Henry, Jolene and Rodger. Can't wait to give them so many cuddles tomorrow! ⁣⁣
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    Ellie and Weaver ( now known as Eevee and Sirius) have officially left #kittenbnb and have been in their new home for the past couple of days. Their new parents are also friends with @pumpkinandphoebe mama! ⁣⁣
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    The adopters picked them early and are technically foster to adopting them since they haven't been spayed/neutered yet. I normally don't do that but I'm out of town this weekend for Erik's best friend's wedding. We have friends watching the rest of the babies and I keep spying on Mama and the littles on my pet camera! Wish I had another one to spy on Henry, Jolene and Rodger. Can't wait to give them so many cuddles tomorrow! ⁣⁣
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  •  16,942  0  14 September, 2019
  • Henry is so big now sometimes Erik confuses him with Rodger! 🙀 Can you tell who is who? Or do they look like twins to you?
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    Henry is so big now sometimes Erik confuses him with Rodger! 🙀 Can you tell who is who? Or do they look like twins to you?

  •  18,437  0  10 September, 2019
  • Starting Monday off with a throwback photo of Ted and some HAPPY news 🎉
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Ted, Marshall and Barney were all adopted yesterday! ⁣
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Ted is living in Manhattan with his new mom! Marshall and Barney were adopted together and living in Jersey with their forever dad. Marshall and Barney will also have an Instagram and will post an update on that once it's made.⁣
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I'm so thankful these loving and social boys are all in their forever homes. ❤️
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    @kittenbnb

    Starting Monday off with a throwback photo of Ted and some HAPPY news 🎉

    Ted, Marshall and Barney were all adopted yesterday! ⁣

    Ted is living in Manhattan with his new mom! Marshall and Barney were adopted together and living in Jersey with their forever dad. Marshall and Barney will also have an Instagram and will post an update on that once it's made.⁣

    I'm so thankful these loving and social boys are all in their forever homes. ❤️

  •  4,215  0  9 September, 2019
  • This little bean is Jolene! She's a petite yet demanding girl. I  took the kittens to the vet the other day and it turns out that Henry has surpassed her in weight! She's now the smallest of her siblings.
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    This little bean is Jolene! She's a petite yet demanding girl. I took the kittens to the vet the other day and it turns out that Henry has surpassed her in weight! She's now the smallest of her siblings.

  •  27,554  0  7 September, 2019
  • I  was on @nbcnewyork Saturday morning discussing how great it is to foster (especially with @nycacc)!⁣
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Rodger, Henry and Jolene were the real stars of the show! 🌟⁣ If you're interested in fostering for @nycacc, sign up for their next foster orientation!
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    I was on @nbcnewyork Saturday morning discussing how great it is to foster (especially with @nycacc)!⁣

    Rodger, Henry and Jolene were the real stars of the show! 🌟⁣ If you're interested in fostering for @nycacc, sign up for their next foster orientation!

  •  4,976  0  3 September, 2019
  • Ted, Marshall and Barney are still with me and still looking for homes! 🙀⁣⁣
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Ted ( in the video) and his siblings are about 10 weeks old. They are super sweet, love belly rubs and are extremely well socialized. They either demand cuddle sessions or play time from every person they met. ⁣⁣
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They are going to get neutered later this week and I'd love for them to be able to go to their forever homes this weekend. They really are SO ready for a human of their own especially since I have a full house of kittens!
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Please share this post with any NYC friends looking to adopt! They will come with vaccines, microchipped, neutered but must go to a home with a young cat or kitten. ⁣
⁣⁣ Btw how chill is Ted even though his brother sits on his head? ⁣😹
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    Ted, Marshall and Barney are still with me and still looking for homes! 🙀⁣⁣
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    Ted ( in the video) and his siblings are about 10 weeks old. They are super sweet, love belly rubs and are extremely well socialized. They either demand cuddle sessions or play time from every person they met. ⁣⁣
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    They are going to get neutered later this week and I'd love for them to be able to go to their forever homes this weekend. They really are SO ready for a human of their own especially since I have a full house of kittens!

    Please share this post with any NYC friends looking to adopt! They will come with vaccines, microchipped, neutered but must go to a home with a young cat or kitten. ⁣
    ⁣⁣ Btw how chill is Ted even though his brother sits on his head? ⁣😹

  •  40,771  0  2 September, 2019
  • You're probably wondering what Henry has all over his face in this video...
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Well, it's a commerical raw cat food and it’s the only thing I feed my kittens! This one is @darwinspetfood ⁣
I  started feeding raw let December. A former foster kitten, Pippa, had a lot of problems. She was  weak, half the size of her siblings and was pooping on herself. We switched to raw and she made an amazing transformation and avoided a surgery to correct her poop issues. ⁣
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Why do I still use raw?⁣
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I want to give my kittens the best food possible, so they can live long and healthy lives. Cats are obligate carnivores. That means they NEED a high protein diet to survive. In the wild, they eat whole raw prey consisting of mostly of rodents, birds and rabbits.  Raw cat food is what is most natural to them. Dry and wet cat food were made out of convenience for humans to feed them and are heavily processed. Dry food because of its low moisture content has been linked to feline diabetes, IBD, and promotes obesity in cats.⁣
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 As a human, I am constantly trying to think of what is best for my body and put less processed food into my body? I want to do the same for the kittens. ⁣
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When I first started fostering, I didn’t do any research on food because I just blindly used whatever the shelter suggested for food and I never had cats before, so I just didn’t really question it.  After seeing the difference it made for Pippa and wanting to make sure raw was the right thing for my kittens, I  did a ton of research and reached out to over 20 pet food companies to learn more. ⁣
I really could go on all day about why I love raw but some benefits I noticed right away was that my kittens poop was almost odorless and they pooped way less often. They also have beautiful healthy coats. ⁣
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If you are considering trying raw, you can check out the link in my bio to try 10lbs of raw cat food for $15 ( including shipping!) from my one of my favorite commercial raw food company @darwinspetfood ⁣
Drop any questions you have in the comments of this post and I'll try to answer them!
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    You're probably wondering what Henry has all over his face in this video...

    Well, it's a commerical raw cat food and it’s the only thing I feed my kittens! This one is @darwinspetfood
    I started feeding raw let December. A former foster kitten, Pippa, had a lot of problems. She was  weak, half the size of her siblings and was pooping on herself. We switched to raw and she made an amazing transformation and avoided a surgery to correct her poop issues. ⁣


    Why do I still use raw?⁣

    I want to give my kittens the best food possible, so they can live long and healthy lives. Cats are obligate carnivores. That means they NEED a high protein diet to survive. In the wild, they eat whole raw prey consisting of mostly of rodents, birds and rabbits.  Raw cat food is what is most natural to them. Dry and wet cat food were made out of convenience for humans to feed them and are heavily processed. Dry food because of its low moisture content has been linked to feline diabetes, IBD, and promotes obesity in cats.⁣

    As a human, I am constantly trying to think of what is best for my body and put less processed food into my body? I want to do the same for the kittens. ⁣

    When I first started fostering, I didn’t do any research on food because I just blindly used whatever the shelter suggested for food and I never had cats before, so I just didn’t really question it.  After seeing the difference it made for Pippa and wanting to make sure raw was the right thing for my kittens, I did a ton of research and reached out to over 20 pet food companies to learn more. ⁣
    I really could go on all day about why I love raw but some benefits I noticed right away was that my kittens poop was almost odorless and they pooped way less often. They also have beautiful healthy coats. ⁣

    If you are considering trying raw, you can check out the link in my bio to try 10lbs of raw cat food for $15 ( including shipping!) from my one of my favorite commercial raw food company @darwinspetfood
    Drop any questions you have in the comments of this post and I'll try to answer them!

  •  24,262  0  28 August, 2019
  • On Sunday night, I was eating dinner and getting ready for the week ahead when I  got a message from one of my rescue friend. She asked if I could take in 4 newborn babies that were born in someone's garage. The mom was with them but according to the finder 2 of the babies weren't latching and the mom wasn't stimulating them. ⁣
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Truthfully, I  was in a tough spot because with the actual BnB, 2 litters at a time is really my max. I still have the HIMYM crew and Henry and siblings. I also didn't want to separate the mom from the babies without assessing the situation myself since babies are always better off with Mom. ⁣
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I ended up taking Mom and babies in and before transport was even found to me, one kitten passed. When they arrived, momma was very scared. She needed some time to calm down, so I set the babies with her and left the room for 10 mins and watched her via my pet camera. I  was only gone for 10 mins and then decided maybe I  should try petting her to calm her down. When I came back in, one of the kittens felt cold and I  could tell he was failing. I ran to get some sugar water to start fading kitten protocol but by the time I got (2 mins later) he was gone. ⁣
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I keep thinking if I got him earlier or didnt leave for those 10 mins to get Momma calm or just did anything different, maybe he'd still be here. I know that's irrational because I don't know how long he was without food and without care but losing a baby no matter how long they are with you is always hard. I am so sorry I didn't even get a chance to save him. ⁣I'm so sad I couldn't give him a happy life. ⁣

I've spent the past two nights monitoring Momma and making sure the other 2 babies are doing ok. They are latching on mom and while she isn't doing the best job at cleaning them, she is making progress. I'm not sure if she was still in that garage if these other two babies would be alive.⁣ I  will do what I  can to make sure these last two babies have the best care!
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This mom was not ready to be a mom and this could've been avoided if she was spayed and this is why spaying is so important
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    On Sunday night, I was eating dinner and getting ready for the week ahead when I got a message from one of my rescue friend. She asked if I could take in 4 newborn babies that were born in someone's garage. The mom was with them but according to the finder 2 of the babies weren't latching and the mom wasn't stimulating them. ⁣

    Truthfully, I was in a tough spot because with the actual BnB, 2 litters at a time is really my max. I still have the HIMYM crew and Henry and siblings. I also didn't want to separate the mom from the babies without assessing the situation myself since babies are always better off with Mom. ⁣

    I ended up taking Mom and babies in and before transport was even found to me, one kitten passed. When they arrived, momma was very scared. She needed some time to calm down, so I set the babies with her and left the room for 10 mins and watched her via my pet camera. I was only gone for 10 mins and then decided maybe I should try petting her to calm her down. When I came back in, one of the kittens felt cold and I could tell he was failing. I ran to get some sugar water to start fading kitten protocol but by the time I got (2 mins later) he was gone. ⁣

    I keep thinking if I got him earlier or didnt leave for those 10 mins to get Momma calm or just did anything different, maybe he'd still be here. I know that's irrational because I don't know how long he was without food and without care but losing a baby no matter how long they are with you is always hard. I am so sorry I didn't even get a chance to save him. ⁣I'm so sad I couldn't give him a happy life. ⁣

    I've spent the past two nights monitoring Momma and making sure the other 2 babies are doing ok. They are latching on mom and while she isn't doing the best job at cleaning them, she is making progress. I'm not sure if she was still in that garage if these other two babies would be alive.⁣ I will do what I can to make sure these last two babies have the best care!

    This mom was not ready to be a mom and this could've been avoided if she was spayed and this is why spaying is so important

  •  12,850  0  28 August, 2019
  • It's been a little over 3 weeks since Henry and siblings came to me. When I  picked him up from the shelter they told me he was probably not going to make it. A bunch of sleepless nights, a new skill learned (tube feeding thanks @kitten.nuggets for cheering me on when I was freaking out about doing it) and lots of love, Henry has reached the 1lb mark! I'm a proud foster mama. 😍
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    @kittenbnb

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    It's been a little over 3 weeks since Henry and siblings came to me. When I picked him up from the shelter they told me he was probably not going to make it. A bunch of sleepless nights, a new skill learned (tube feeding thanks @kitten.nuggets for cheering me on when I was freaking out about doing it) and lots of love, Henry has reached the 1lb mark! I'm a proud foster mama. 😍

  •  9,813  0  25 August, 2019