I planted a beautiful butterfly garden with Swamp and Orange milkweed. Found Monarch cats and took 2 inside. On one enclosure I secured a paper towel because it was big and sluggish and ready to pupate. It is now in a J.
The other was slowing down, too, although a bit smaller. In the few hours it took me to check it again, it has now crawled to the top of the plastic critter box I have it in and has been up there for almost 12 hours. No J.
Can it adhere to plastic? The plastic has little holes in it. Did I kill the cat I meant to nurture?