When Sam Tochtop's ex decided they needed two cats, fate intervened the very next day when a friend found two kittens following a storm. As the kittens grew, it became apparent Scooter had mobility issues due to a spine deformity. In spite of being told he should put the cat down, Sam, who had not been a fan of cats to start, disagreed and, instead, has built his home, and … [Read more...] about Viral Video: Med Student Head Over Heels for his Special Needs Cat
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This is Alonzo, a handsome 10-month old male domestic short hair who was found playing in alone in a vacant lot by a kind construction worker who took him to the HART shelter, in Cambria, CA. While the kitten didn't seemed to be bothered by much of anything, it was discovered during his intake he moved with an odd gait and his tail was disabled. It was then discovered he had … [Read more...] about Special Needs Kitty is, Simply, Special – Meet Pet of the Week Alonzo
Maya may look a little different, but that is okay for her and her family who love everything about her. She has an extra chromosome, giving her a disorder that is similar to Down Syndrome. Though she sneezes a lot and her vision isn't great, Maya is proof that every creature, four-legged or two-legged is special, bringing joy to the world. If you want to see more of sweet … [Read more...] about Maya May Have a Disorder, But it Doesn’t Slow This Adorable Kitty Down!
They found Mac, filthy and seeming to have some issues, in the street gutter, but there was something that drew Joel and Lauren to this cat. Over two months and about twenty-five vet appointments the couple found their sweet boy's challenges were due in part to having only half a nostril, a cleft palate, and cardiomyopathy, a heart condition, but that did not deter the pair … [Read more...] about They Discovered Mac in the Gutter and Found a Soulmate
This handsome 8-year-old boy is Marleau and he is waiting for his forever home. Though his whole story is not told, perhaps not even known, this snow white cat reminiscent of the good luck Maneki-neko, needs some good fortune of his own. Rescued by Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue based in San Francisco, whose mission is "to rescue these (every day adult … [Read more...] about A Ringer for Maneki-neko, Marleau Needs Some Good Luck of His Own