Attentive Shelter Mama Gives Her Kitten A Very Unique Hairstyle

A stray cat in Newfoundland, Canada is our pick for Mama Cat of the Year, thanks to the adorably diligent care she provided to her one and only kitten. Perm, a lovely long-haired tortie, was picked up as a stray and taken to Exploits Valley SPCA, where she gave birth to a single precious kitten. Perm was such an attentive, doting mom to her new daughter, that the little cutie experienced a strange side effect – a super sassy mohawk! … 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

This New Cat Cafe Would Hire Disabled Adults & Adoptable Kitties

The latest trend in animal rescue combines two things humans crave – coffee and cuddly kitties. Cat cafes are popping up all over the world, and have proven to be a great source of stress relief for patrons while helping shelter cats find forever homes. They’re a win-win! Now a Washington-based non-profit group has found yet another way to use this unique business model for good. A post shared by Crumbs & Whiskers (@crumbs_whiskers) on Feb 27, 2017 at 1:29pm … Read more

Clever Rescue Kitty Learns To Open Door To Be Close To Her Parents

Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, a lovely retired couple from Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, adopted their cat Muffin from Wood Green’s Animal Shelter 3 years ago. They knew from the start that Muffin was a handful – the shelter tech recommended they wear leather motorcycle gloves to handle her! – but they had no idea that their new rescue kitty was also quite clever. While gardening one day, Mr. Ellis was shocked to find Muffin watching him. He carried her back inside and … Read more

Shelter Cats Have A Festive Photo Shoot To Help Them Find Homes For The Holidays

The staff and volunteers at Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Animal Control shelter know that the kitties in their care want just one thing this holiday season – loving homes. That’s why they dolled them up in their most festive feline finery for an adorable photo shoot. As if that weren’t enough, they are also offering FREE cat adoptions this month! Just yesterday, a precious big-eared tabby by the name of Bert became the one thousandth cat adopted from the shelter during … Read more

This Film Starring Rescued Animals Won Big At The 2016 Catdance Film Festival

The Catdance Film Festival roared back for its 4th year of creative cat cinema on January 23rd, with even more original films starring shelter cats! The festival, which was presented by Fresh Step with the power of Febreze, was hosted by New Girl actress and fellow cat lover Hannah Simone. “I love the funny and sweet moments I have with my cats, Jake and Frank, so I was honored to celebrate these moments at the Catdance Film Festival,” said Simone. … Read more