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Legal Tangle Keeps Whiskerville Cats in Limbo at GCAS Shelter

The  seized cats’ lives are far better now than they were at the hellish Whiskerville Sanctuary, but it was hoped they would be up for adoption or foster care by now. Wydell Dixon is dragging out legal proceedings over the cats she claims to care about.

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Georgia Considers Animal Rescue Act to Save Shelter Animals

The Georgia General Assembly is considering a bill like that up for consideration in Florida, which would make shelters contact rescuers before euthanizing animals.

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Heath's Rescue

A rescuer was in the right place at the right time to save an injured kitten who’d been thrown from a moving car. After he ran up under her car, a delicate rescue operation was required. Heath’s rescuer is now his foster mom.

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Tanker Takes a Ride: Rescuer Finds Cat in Semi Truck at Gas Stop

An animal rescuer heard meowing when she stopped for gas and found a very upset and grease smeared cat trapped between the cab and tanker of the semi-truck delivering gas to the station. Tanker, as he is called, cleaned up as good as new and will be available for adoption.

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Braveheart the Kitten is Rescued and Given a Prosthetic Leg

Braveheart was abandoned by his Mama, with his umbilical cord wrapped around his back paws. Almost Home Adoptions rescued him, along with his sister, and fitted him with a new leg.

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Thanks and a Plea From the Granddaughter of the NC Man Who Gave His Life Trying to Rescue a Cat in Distress

Readers were touched by the story of Roy Haddock, who lost his life while trying to help a cat. Kelsey Haddock writes with thanks and to say the family is asking that donations go a no-kill shelter in Roy’s memory.

 

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Volunteers Make Life Better For the Whiskerville Cats

While the Whiskerville cats remain in custody at GCAS, volunteers provide them with cheerful and loving care and attention.

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NC Man Gives His Life Trying To Save a Cat in Distress

Roy Haddock was known for his efforts helping cats and other animals. His final act in life, yesterday, was to try to help a cat who he believed to be in distress.  An accidental drowning is believed to have claimed his life.

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Calling All Angels

Why rescue? Why foster? Here’s why. Before and After – Fosters celebrates the beautiful transformations made by those cats who have been saved.

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Whiskerville Cats: Loving Care and Community Support Help Cats Rescued in Sanctuary Seizure

There are two stories to be told in the wake of the massive Whiskerville cat seizure of Jan. 3. There is the story of Wydell Dixon and how she operated the facility, and  there is the story of the cats who were saved. Here, we follow up on the saved cats and how they are being helped.

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Clark Kent's Former Owner Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty Neglect

Clark was near death when found in the gutter on Nov. 21, 2011. The woman who adopted him last May and then turned him out on the street because he looked sick was found guilty in absentia yesterday when she failed to appear in court.

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Country Road Rescue

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.

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