Walter had a cloudy eye and behavior issues as he sat on death row with his time running out, when a compassionate fosterer looked beyond the surface and saw a cat she needed to save. Walter was rescued again when a young boy knew Walter was the cat for him.
A Pittsburgh artist is caring for nine baby kittens found behind a restaurant and brought to her studio space.
Angela Gebhardt traveled halfway across the US to adopt Mea from Last Chance Animal Rescue after seeing her photo at Facebook.Mea’s eyes had to be removed due to a severe infection and Angela couldn’t get her out of her mind.
Missing Pet Partnership founder Kat Albrecht calls Bebe’s story Peepless in Seattle because the skittish missing cat was quietly hiding a stone’s throw from where he’d gone missing. Thanks to effective methods and perseverance Bebe was finally captured and will return to his family.
Video creator Chase Holiday tells the heartwrenching and heartwarming story – in text this time – of Furball kitty Buddha and his siblings to honor their 2nd birthday. A video of the siblings from 2010, included here, launched the Furball Fables video series.
A community cat caretaker pays fitting tribute to the life of a cat whose home was outside with her cat colony.
Chrissy was an indoor cat who slipped out and went missing. The local SPCA said her family did not deserve to get her back, after a microchip scan identified them, and let the person who found Chrissy adopt her. The family say they are responsible pet lovers who do not deserve to be treated this […]
Cats seized from the Whiskerville sanctuary on Jan. 3 are caught in legal limbo as the owner fights to continue to exercise control. The director of a shelter helping to house them writes a heartfelt appeal that they be allowed to begin new lives.
SCAPA volunteer Jaime Bourgeois tells the story of trooper’s big day on Sunday, as he and Gwen Samms flew to PEI for his upcoming surgery.
A guest post by Nathan J. Winograd follows his earlier post Gone in 60 Seconds, about the NY shelter “Quick Kill” bill that survived a committee vote today. This further call to action is aimed not only at the NY bill but to the precedent it has set for possible legislation nationwide.
Chester and Vikter show that puppy love can’t hold a candle to their kitty love.
NY State residents are urged to act quickly to defeat a bill that would shut rescuers and pet owners out and cost shelter cats and dogs their lives. Guest post by Nathan J. Winograd
Life With Cats contributor Nicky Westbrook tells the story of the litter of kittens dumped near her rural TX property last fall. After her time caring for and trying to rehome them, she says she has renewed admiration for those dedicated rescuers who do this work all the time.
A sad update for those who read Skeeter’s Diagnosis, the story of a sweet injured stray that we posted earlier today.
Cat rescuer and writer Bernadette Kazmarski tells the affecting story of Skeeter, the wounded “porch cat” who needed help. Peg Bowman, Bernadette and others are giving Skeeter another chance at life.
Marie Newberry of Liverpool, UK shares her story from 2010, when one of a pair of newly adopted special needs kitties went missing. Marie and Sonny’s ordeal came to a happy conclusion in time to make the Christmas holiday bright.
The founder of the pet recovery group involved in the search for Wenty, the missing cat recently recovered at Sea Tac airport shares her insider’s view of the case.
A Facebook sharing campaign and a NJ rescue group came to the aid of a cat in peril. Lizzie’s petmom died, leaving her at the mercy of a malicious son, then caged in a laundry room by someone trying to save her. Her story illustrates how important Facebook and other social networking outlets have become in helping both individual animals and causes.
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