Taji is beginning a new life in Texas with Army Major Idamaria Hillkjonaas, thanks to a friend in Ohio and help from SPCA International. Taji was found as a 5 week old kitten in Iraq last July by soldiers who knew that Idamaria would adopt her. She has been staying in Ohio since October, and flew to Texas yesterday with Idamaria.
Forgotten Felines of Hunstville, AL is working to rescue and rehome 40 cats found at an abandoned drug house. The kitties are headed for better lives.
Many thousands of cats need homes on a daily basis, and each is deserving. Missy is one of the special case; an older girl who had been with her petmom since kittenhood, and who is traumatized since witnessing the woman’s murder and moving to a 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.
The Georgia General Assembly is considering a bill like that up for consideration in Florida, which would make shelters contact rescuers before euthanizing animals.
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.
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.
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.
While the Whiskerville cats remain in custody at GCAS, volunteers provide them with cheerful and loving care and attention.
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.
Why rescue? Why foster? Here’s why. Before and After – Fosters celebrates the beautiful transformations made by those cats who have been saved.