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

Stray Cat Makes FDNY Station Her Kingdom & Its Employees Her Humble Servants

On a chilly day in 2015 a petite tabby and white cat strutted proudly into EMS Station 57 of the New York Fire Department in Brooklyn and decided to claim it as her own. She was happy to enjoy the warm, cozy napping spots and cans of cat food the station and its employees provided, but she made one thing very clear: she was not ready to be touched. No, you cant touch me. Dont even try. A post shared by … Read more

Woman Spends 3 Years Gaining Feral Cat’s Trust, Rescues Her Just In Time

The world is a dangerous, frightening place for a feral cat. When Imgur user Shaunesphoto began feeding a black and white female named Cookie, she knew winning her over would be a long process. It took two years before the skittish animal would even allow Shaunesphoto to pat her head as she ate.   That spring, Cookie arrived for breakfast one morning with a longhaired tabby kitten in tow. Shaunesphoto assumed that the little male she named Scrappy was the only surviving … Read more

Cutest Little “Catman” Is Helping Save Philly’s Stray Cats

5-year-old Shon Griffin might be the cutest super hero you have ever seen. He loves dressing up in hero costumes to help his aunts, Kia Griffin and Kris Papiernik, take care of homeless cats with their feline foster and rescue charity, Kolony Kats. Superman Shon giving Stray Kitty Crew Emerald chin scratches! They both seem to be enjoying it! 😻😻 A post shared by Kolony Kats (@kolonykats) on Aug 14, 2017 at 10:15pm PDT Shon has been helping his aunts since he was … Read more

One Mind Blowing Way To Help Save Shelter Cats From Untimely Death

Many shelters all over the country are facing the same problems: overcrowding and underfunding. These shelters run off donations and volunteer work, and don’t have adequate support from their communities. They’re battling and cleaning up after irresponsible owners, and taking in what may seem like a never-ending stream of unwanted pets. When we hear that shelters euthanize perfectly adoptable cats, it’s easy to forget that the people working there are trying to HELP these pets, but the alternative is often … Read more

World’s First Kitty Train Raises Awareness For At-Risk Cats

All aboard the kitty train! The Japanese rescue group, Sanctuary recently came up with an innovative idea to help change the cultural perception of cats and promote feline adoption. Inspired by the popularity of Sanctuary’s own chain of cat cafes, the rescue teamed up with Yoro Railway to plan a unique day of food, fun and furry friends aboard the train that runs between Ogaki and Ikeno. Tickets for the one-day-only Cat Cafe Train event went on sale August 7 and all 40 … Read more

Social Media Users Wonder Why The “Swimming Harvey Cat” Wasn’t Rescued

As heartbreaking images of pets caught in the destruction of Hurricane Harvey take over the internet, there’s one picture that stands out. The image of an “angry” cat swimming through floodwater has potential to become the quintessential symbol of the 2017 hurricane season. It’s been shared thousands of times across social media, been turned into memes, and it even made headlines on local news channels. Many people are praising Getty photographer Scott Olson for his quick shooting and perfect timing … Read more

The Single Easiest Way We Can Save Shelter Cats’ Lives

It’s a terrible thing, but many pets are killed every day simply for taking up space for too long in overcrowded, underfunded shelters. These are adoptable, loving animals who just want to find their forever home. Meanwhile, in other parts of the country, there are families waiting for their local shelter to have more pets available for adoption. It is a heartbreaking conundrum but we can do something about it. There is a simple method for saving these shelter cats … Read more

These Cat Loving Arborists Rescue Kitties Stranded In Trees – For Free

Cats are natural climbers, but adventurous kitties sometimes take their climbs to new heights. Getting up is relatively easy, but getting back down is another story. Thousands of cats get stuck in trees every year, and contrary to popular belief, they can’t always get down on their own. Animal control organizations, police stations, and even fire companies usually don’t spare the time or expense to rescue these cats in distress, and pet owners are left with few other options. That’s … Read more

How This Simple Key Necklace Started a Movement And Is Saving Shelter Cats’ Lives

Why are so many pets euthanized in shelters? The answer is simple: it’s a problem of supply and demand. In many areas, such as Southern California, the supply of shelter pets is high, leading to overcrowding in underfunded animal shelters. Because the demand for shelter pets is not high enough in these areas, euthanasia is very common. This is tragic, because these are perfectly good pets with many years of love left to give. A Simple Solution to a Complex … Read more