While On A Date, Guy Picks Up Teeny Newborn Kitten In Distress

Written by: Julie Hunt
| Published on March 13, 2024

During what appeared to be a regular evening, a couple was on their way to enjoy a night of wine and music, unaware that their lives were about to change dramatically. As they were leaving, the husband noticed a very small and fragile kitten, so delicate and feeble that her survival through the night seemed highly unlikely. This unforeseen discovery marked the beginning of an unexpected and touching adventure. The couple soon found themselves embarking on a journey filled with love, hope, and resilience– all stemming from their chance encounter with the tiny kitten.

The wife couldn’t believe how her husband managed to spot the kitten, as she was so thin and fragile. Knowing that she wouldn’t make it on her own, they decided to take her in and provide her with the care and attention she desperately needed. They named her EJ, short for Erica Jr., in memory of a beloved foster kitten they had cared for years ago who sadly passed away.

EJ was fighting a life-threatening viral or bacterial infection, and her weight was dropping at an alarming rate. She wouldn’t swallow on her own, so the couple began tube-feeding her and placed her in an incubator for warmth. They even provided her with a teddy bear as a comforting companion during her struggle.

As the days went by, EJ slowly started to show signs of improvement. The couple rejoiced when she finally began eating on her own, a clear indication that she was growing and thriving. They diligently monitored her progress, celebrating each milestone with joy and pride.

When EJ reached one pound, the couple threw her a special “one-pound party” to commemorate her incredible journey. Though still petite, EJ had gained a ton of energy and developed a healthy appetite. She loved to run around and play, and it was evident that she was ready to find her forever home.

The couple was thrilled when a loving family expressed interest in adopting EJ. Although they missed her dearly after she was adopted, the first video they received of EJ in her new home filled their hearts with happiness. EJ’s story is a beautiful reminder that even the smallest and most vulnerable creatures can overcome incredible odds when given the chance. It highlights the importance of fostering and adopting animals in need, as well as the life-changing impact it can have on both the animals and their caregivers.

To see EJ’s heartwarming story, check out the video below. We are so grateful she was found and rescued in time and is now living her best life!

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