Chloe Is The Definition Of “Tiny But Mighty”

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Chloe is a very special cat who suffers from hind limb paralysis. Though the odds were stacked against her, she never allowed her disability to dull her shine! Hannah Shaw is a passionate cat and kitten advocate, who is known as the “Kitten Lady” in the world of animal rescue. She has dedicated her life to fostering kittens of all kinds, and helping to spread accurate and helpful information to those who are interested in feline rescue. Chloe met Hannah … Read more

Shy Kitten Hides Under Blanket, Loving Couple Offers A Hug And A Family was Born

Not so long ago, animal rescue workers performed a trap-neuter-release operation (TNR) in Burlington, North Carolina to help out the local wild cats. Amelia, a tuxedo kitten, was one of their discoveries. When they found her, the scared stray was alone and hungry. But she soon found comfort in the arms of Sparkle Cat Rescue. Hidden beneath her blanket, a scared kitten tried to disappear from an overwhelming situation, but destiny had other plans.   Credit: Sparkle Cat Rescue Sparkle … Read more

Shelter Comes Up With Purrfect Solution For Senior Cat Who Loves Being Held

Dougie is a 15-year-old ginger cat who LOVES to be held. According to a post on the Facebook page of Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland: “When he’s not being held, Dougie’s meow can be heard from galaxies far away.” The shelter needed to think creatively to allow Dougie to be held while the staff still got work done around the shelter. According to the Facebook post: “We thought creatively and decided a baby bjorn allowed Robert [Weimer] to both hold … Read more

Sanctuary Rescues Blind Cats From Euthanasia & Gives Them A Place To Call Home

As a college student working at a veterinary hospital, I met and fell in love with a blind Tabby cat named Mr. Magoo. When I adopted him I was amazed at how shockingly normal he was – just like any sighted cat. The founders of Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary in St. Pauls, NC were inspired to open a refuge for these special kitties by their own similar experience. Alana Miller and her daughter met Louie while volunteering at their local … Read more

Rescue Cat Lost His Ears, But Gained A Family Full Of Special Needs Cats!

Purrfect Pals Cat Sanctuary in Arlington, Washington has a place for every kitty that comes their way. As a no-kill shelter, they’re happy to take in cats that other shelters would consider “unadoptable.” They offer a comfortable place for cats who are old, ill, or antisocial to wait for their forever homes, no matter how long it may take. Pika made his way to Purrfect Pals last year after he was found as a stray living outdoors underneath a shed. … Read more

Family Adopts Special Needs Cat And Returns For His Bestie!

It’s always great news when a special needs cat gets adopted, but when two besties get to go home together, it’s really something special! Champ and Theo met at Purrfect Pals Cat Sanctuary, a shelter dedicated to giving special needs cats a chance to live and find a forever home, the same as any other cat. Theo, an affectionate three-year-old with a love for attention, was living in Purrfect Pals’ FIV Land for cats diagnosed with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus when … Read more

CA Rescues Work Tirelessly To Reunite Lost Cats & Families In The Midst Of Disasters

Wildfires and mudslides have ravaged California, and for many families, the difficult process of moving forward has just begun. They’ve lost their entire lives to natural disaster, but local rescue groups are joining together to put at least one piece of the puzzle back in place. As the global force driving positive change for cats, Alley Cat Allies is passing out much-needed grant money to help animal organizations in California do what they do best. One of those organizations, Outcast … Read more

Kitten Nurseries Exist, And They Are Filled With Adorable

There are a lot of jobs out there that will allow you to spend your days helping cats…but none of them may be quite as overwhelmingly adorable as working in a kitten nursery. On the surface, it may be hard to understand why kitten nurseries exist– can’t kittens just live in shelters with the adult cats? Put simply, no. Kittens require a much higher level of attention and care than they could get in a traditional animal shelter. For instance, … Read more

Special Kitty Survives Against All Odds, Has Adorable Quirks

Emmit is a special kitty who was found huddled up with his siblings in a bush when they were only 2 weeks old. All the kittens were taken immediately to a vet since they were very sick. Sadly, Emmit is the only one of his litter who survived, and that was after 2 weeks of tube feeding, antibiotics, and around-the-clock care. Emmit is special for more than just surviving, though. Emmit has a cleft nose and a partially cleft palate, … Read more

Formerly Feral Special Needs Cat Wants To Change The World

With over three million fans on social media, an online store of merchandise featuring her face, and a name recognized across the country, Lil BUB isn’t your average celebrity cat. Her big eyes and small stature have captured the hearts of millions, and her story has gone on to bring hope and change in the world of animal advocacy. She’s a spoiled house kitty now, but the famous feline hasn’t forgotten that life wasn’t always this good. It’s the last … Read more