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  • Adorable video shows the moment a tiny kitten makes a break for freedom from a pet store pen

    06/29/2016 11:31:13 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 June 2016 | John Carney for Daily Mail Australia
    It's hard to know whether this kitten was trying to escape from its confinement or looking to meet up with his canine friend, but they both ended up together anyway. The JoLinn Pet House, a pet store in Taipei, Taiwan, posted a video on its Facebook page of a kitten clambering its way up the glass in its pen to get to the gap at the top. After getting stuck there for a few seconds the kitten then has to quickly size up what to do next as the puppy in the pen next door suddenly realises he may have...
  • Baby and her kitten waking up after a nap.

    09/15/2015 1:51:08 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 39 replies
    IMGUR ^ | September 15, 2015 | natsdorf
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  • Kitten In Car Engine Rescued By Sacramento Fire Department

    08/30/2015 1:12:20 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 35 replies ^ | August 30, 2015 | William Bigelow
    Pleasing cat lovers everywhere, but likely disappointing many dogs, the Sacramento Fire Department rescued a cat trapped in a car’s engine compartment Wednesday, according to News10.
  • NOFD revives lifeless kitten with special oxygen mask

    07/17/2015 3:54:02 PM PDT · by BBell · 30 replies
    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A lifeless cat was pulled from a small kitchen fire in the Seventh Ward. He was quickly revived thanks to an oxygen mask specially designed for dogs and cats. “I guess he has eight more lives,” said Doug Cardinale with the New Orleans Fire Department. The fire broke out around noon Wednesday in the 1220 block of Columbus Street. The fire was small, according to the New Orleans Fire Department, but almost claimed the life of a house cat.
  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 9:56:49 AM PST · by Twotone · 22 replies ^ | Unknown | Ignoramusky
    A small kitten enters the living room when, to its horror, it spots a mysterious green object on the floor. Not sure how to approach it, the little feline jumps around it in circles. Finally, the cat decides it's safer to just leave the scary thing alone.
  • Kitten kung fu attacks a ceramic cat. (video only)

    07/29/2014 9:38:18 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies ^ | 7-29-2014 | karpalo77
    This kitten is evidently not a fan of strangers in the house, and she knows a few kung fu moves to put some fear into the... ceramic cat. Although it's unlikely the ceramic cat will fight back, it doesn't stop this brave kitten from putting on a fight.
  • Battle of the real super 'Bowls': Puppy vs. Kitten

    02/02/2014 5:00:35 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 15 replies
    Today Entertainment ^ | February 2, 2014 | Ree Hines and Anna Chan
    Forget the Seahawks versus the Broncos. There's another big showdown scheduled for Sunday, one that involves ferocious, snarling, amped-up ... and absolutely adorable four-legged furry friends. Yes, for the first time in game-day history, this year there will be both Puppy and Kitten Bowls.
  • Retired Military Working Dog discovers first kitten

    10/04/2013 10:44:12 AM PDT · by Bikkuri · 47 replies ^ | Sep-30-2013 | falsephrophet
    Retired Military Working Dog discovers first kitten
  • 5-week-old kitten stuck in ceiling for days rescued

    09/25/2013 9:22:00 PM PDT · by mom3boys · 19 replies
    My Fox Phoenix ^ | September 25, 2013 |
    TEMPE, Ariz. - A kitten stuck in the ceiling of a recreation center weighed only one pound when she was rescued. Employees of Pyle Adult Recreation Center in Tempe heard her little mews for days, but they couldn't tell where it was coming from. They called the Arizona Humane Society. Arizona Humane Society Emergency Animal Medical Technician Andy Gallo came out to try and rescue the kitten. Gallo cut a hole in the ceiling, found her and pulled her out. She wasn't hurt, but was extremely hungry and thirsty and weighed just over 1 pound.
  • Dog Rescues Kitten, Then Adopts Her

    07/24/2013 6:10:33 PM PDT · by Innovative · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 24, 2013 | Mother Nature Natwork
    When Anderson County Animal Control Officer Michelle Smith got a call in May about a whimpering dog, she expected to find a lost pet or injured stray. What she discovered at the bottom of the South Carolina ravine was a perfectly healthy Shih Tzu nursing a kitten. "I think it would have been okay for the dog to walk down the hill," she told Fox Carolina. "But it just didn't want to leave the kitten." Smith took the unlikely duo to local animal shelter Anderson County PAWS where the animals were placed in an enclosure together.
  • Police chief: No discipline for kitten-killing cop

    06/12/2013 9:33:32 AM PDT · by Altariel · 74 replies
    The Chronicle Telegram ^ | June 11, 2013 | Steve Fogarty
    NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Despite calls for the firing of Humane Officer Barry Accorti, who shot and killed five feral kittens in the backyard of a Vista Lake Way home Monday, the city’s police chief has decided his actions do not warrant discipline. In a written account of the incident signed by Police Chief Michael Freeman that was released to news media Tuesday afternoon, Freeman said “at no time does this agency condone or allow the indiscriminate killing of animals” while noting police believed the incident proposed the health and safety risks posed by the feral animals. After visiting the home,...
  • Total vanity, but need answer

    06/02/2013 3:43:45 PM PDT · by Fawn · 107 replies
    June 1 2013 | Me
    I need to know if this tin wrapped around the tree is going to attract lightening. I put it up so the cats cannot climb it. It is a VERY tall palm tree. I plan on putting another one around the tree next to it....unless it draws lightening. Can someone tell me if it does?
  • Bronx man falls to death trying to rescue cat from tree

    12/06/2012 9:02:58 AM PST · by EinNYC · 39 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 3, 2012 | Tanyanika Samuels AND Rocco Parascandola
    A 53-year-old Bronx man fell to his death trying to rescue a cat from a tree early Monday, police sources said. Marcial Rios-Aguilar scaled the tree at Bronx Park East and Allerton Ave. in Bronxwood at 3 a.m. using a rope, police said. The branch gave way and Rios-Aguilar died. The feline remained stranded in the tree. "He loves animals. He was a nice man,” said Manuel Cabrera, 36, whose wife is Rios-Aguilar’s cousin. “He helps people all the time." Six relatives and friends gathered at the tree with flowers and candles to make a makeshift memorial. The rope Rios-Aguilar...
  • Roane Animal Shelter Dealing with 119 Cats Dropped Off

    07/17/2012 2:05:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    WSAZ ^ | 7/17/2012 | WSAZ
    ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Roane County Animal Shelter had an unexpected surprise Monday -- the arrival of 119 cats and kittens. Shelter volunteers tell they are not equipped to deal with that many cats. It normally houses about 20 felines comfortably. The 119 cats were relinquished by an owner who couldn't care for them.
  • Need help from all the Kitty people

    06/18/2012 6:08:35 AM PDT · by RoadGumby · 55 replies
    Hello all, I am hoping to hear from all the cat lovers here on Freep. I am the new owner of a kitten that has some deformities from birth. Her front paws are not fully formed and lack any claws at all. This is the best of her deformities. On the other end, she is lacking her back feet. She has her upper thigh (Femur?) and then the next bone(s) that would be the same as our Tibia and Fibia. And that is all. She is about 4 weeks old and was brought into the animal clinic my wife works...
  • What This Cute Kitten Does Will Melt Your Heart

    06/01/2012 8:06:41 PM PDT · by SaraJohnson · 13 replies
    This super cute kitten sits and listens to her owner play the ukelele and sing.
  • Cops save kitten with head stuck in can

    03/26/2012 9:48:50 PM PDT · by Altariel · 51 replies · 150+ views
    Canoe CNews ^ | January 25, 2011 | RAYMOND BOWE
    BARRIE, Ont. – Police came to the rescue after a kitten managed to get itself stuck in a can of Chef Boyardee in central Ontario Tuesday. Answering an unrelated call, police accidentally stumbled across the small kitten with its head jammed in the can near the steps of a residence. At first, police saw what appeared to be a frozen squirrel in a can on the ground. Then the can moved. Closer examination showed that it was actually a small kitten with his head stuck. The kitten appears to have got himself into trouble through simple misadventure, Sgt. Doug Henderson...
  • Paws for thought: Meet Fred and Ned, the cats with an astonishing 54 TOES ...

    01/09/2012 2:18:12 PM PST · by aldabra · 42 replies
    DailMail ^ | January 9, 2012 | Claire Bates
    You'll need to be careful when playing with these black and white kittens - because they have an extra 18 toes (and claws) between them. Fred and Ned are known as polydactyl cats. While most felines have 18 toes, Fred has an extra 10 digits and Ned has eight. The four-month-old pair are currently being looked after by Cats Protection in Gosport, Hampshire. Branch volunteer Kate Stapleford said: 'These two kittens were in poor condition when they arrived but with veterinary attention and a lot of TLC from their fosterer, Fred and Ned are now thriving. ...
  • Let me give you a helping paw: Cat pushes its friend down loft steps

    12/28/2011 9:14:08 AM PST · by algernonpj · 36 replies
    DailyMail ^ | December 26, 2011 | Rob Cooper
    Peering over the edge, this kitten looked too scared to clamber out of the loft. Gingerly Bella takes a step forward as she carefully tries to make her way down the steps with Kimba lurking behind her. As the six month old kitten climbs carefully over the edge, she glances up at the white cat who is watching her closely preparing to pounce. hen, just as she prepares to take her fifth step, Kimba reaches out playfully with a left paw and prods Bella's rear legs sharply. The terrified kitten - who was not injured - is sent tumbling down...
  • Tabby cat who kept superstitious young pilots company on WWII bombing missions honoured for bravery

    11/03/2011 1:53:31 PM PDT · by algernonpj · 25 replies · 1+ views
    DailyMail ^ | November 3, 2011 | Stephanie Darrall
    A tabby cat who was at the side of superstitious young crews flying on experimental bomb tests above the Atlantic in the Second World War is to be honoured for bravery. Pyro was kept inside the flight jackets of crew members while flying at altitudes of 20,000ft and even flew on the legendary 'bouncing bomb' tests. ... But his owner noticed the cat was miserable when left alone so began carrying him in his flying jacket. He said Pyro earned his wings one winter's day in early 1943 when, at 20,000ft, ice covered the plane his father was flying in....
  • Blind Kitten Reported Missing

    08/21/2011 4:14:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 127 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Posters have gone up in the area of Spring Street and Lexington Road about Job, a 5-month-old kitten that has been reported missing. Job was taken from the animal shelter, to the Woodstock Animal Foundation, to a local couple for adoption. The kitten is also blind. Anyone with information is asked to call 502-553-5740 or 502-396-0974
  • Hitler cat 'overlooked for adoption because of markings'

    07/29/2011 12:40:45 PM PDT · by Clairity · 74 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | July 29, 2011 | UK Telegraph
    Staff at an animal charity have named an abandoned kitten "Kitler" - because she bears an uncanny resemblance to the Nazi leader. The six-week-old cat - which was abandoned at the roadside - earned the moniker because of her distinctive black moustache. Staff at Wood Green animal shelter in Godmanchester, Cambs., say they are struggling to find her a loving home because of her unusual markings.
  • Kitten Saved on Verrazano Up for Adoption in 3-4 Weeks

    07/25/2011 5:50:36 PM PDT · by Immerito · 24 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Jul 7, 2011
    A tiny kitten survived a harrowing ordeal on the Verrazano Bridge after it was thrown from a moving car, landing near the edge of the bridge before being rescued by a passing animal control officer. The officer was transporting animals to a Staten Island facility on Saturday and saw the gray kitten thrown out of the window, Animal Care & Control of NYC said Wednesday. The officer quickly pulled the vehicle over to try and rescue the kitten, which was found near the edge of the bridge. Passing truck drivers stopped to help block traffic while the rescue occurred, animal...
  • Cat and Green Apples (YouTube Video)

    07/23/2011 10:10:23 AM PDT · by Immerito · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 10, 2011 | TheMithotyn
    Cat and green apples ambush
  • Woman Microwaves Kitten After Fight With Neighbor At Party

    07/11/2011 9:23:19 PM PDT · by OneVike · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/11/11
    A woman has been accused of microwaving her neighbour's kitten after she was allegedly thrown out of a party. Gina Robins, 30, (pictured above)faces one charge of causing unnecessary suffering to the pet by putting it in the appliance at a house in Torquay, Devon, on February 16. It is claimed the short-haired kitten, which was only a few months old, suffered devastating injuries and died. (Kitten was like the one in photo above) Robins, wearing a black dress and a white coat, pleaded not guilty when she appeared before magistrates and only spoke to confirm her name and...
  • Kitten Tossed From Car, Rescued On Verrazano

    07/07/2011 3:55:42 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies ^ | July 7, 2011 | NBC New York
    A tiny kitten survived a harrowing ordeal on the Verrazano Bridge after the feline was thrown from a moving car, landing near the edge of the bridge before being rescued by a passing animal control officer. The officer was transporting animals to a Staten Island facility on Saturday and saw the gray kitten thrown out of the window, Animal Care & Control of NYC said Wednesday.
  • Kitten in Slow Motion

    02/10/2011 9:30:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies · 1+ views
    you tube ^ | 2/10/11 | TPSFilmStudio
    We would like to present you, a relaxing video of an adorable little kitten playing in the garden. It's filmed entirely on the Phantom HD with framerates ranging from 400 to 800 frames per second. A gallery of the kitten is available @ Footage shot by: Michael Szymczak Editing: Arek Arciszewski
  • Kitten Found Stabbed, Bleeding Outside Home

    10/15/2010 12:17:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    7News ^ | October 14, 2010
    Police Investigating Possible Case Of Animal CrueltyA 74-year-old Denver woman believes someone stabbed her kitten and left him bleeding outside her home in the Highlands neighborhood. "I picked him up and he left me bloody all over," said Lydia Gonzales. "My clothes was so bloody, my hands. And I says, 'Oh my goodness, he's been hurt.'" "He" is her 7-month-old kitten Fluffy. Gonzales said Fluffy has a habit of wandering into neighbors’ yards, and recently, one neighbor threatened to hurt him. The next day, Gonzales found Fluffy injured. A veterinarian said it appeared someone had hit the kitten with a...
  • Luntic: miraculous kitten with four ears in Russia’s Far East

    08/10/2010 1:24:10 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 43 replies · 1+ views
    Luntic has rapidly become one of the local attractions, local TV has already shown a piece dedicated to him.
  • One of six kittens found dumped in trash survives, named “Alley” (Viking Kitty Candidate!)

    06/05/2010 12:33:14 AM PDT · by hawkeye101 · 39 replies · 1,051+ views
    Radio Iowa ^ | 6/3/2010 | Pat Curtis
    A kitten, believed to be about 6 weeks old, is now being cared for by the Animal Rescue League of Iowa after being found this week in the trash. ARL Director Tom Colvin says the baby girl kitten, now named “Alley,” was one of six kittens found by Waste Management workers in Des Moines early Wednesday morning. “They were found in a garbage bag…when one of their trucks came in and dumped its load,” Colvin said. Alley was the only kitten still alive. Colvin says Alley is very fortunate, not only to survive, but also because she seems comfortable around...
  • Man Kills Cat Over Video Game

    06/02/2010 11:34:39 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 37 replies · 672+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 6/2/10 | Brad Zinn
    Cops: Kitten hurled against wall after disrupting Virginian's playJUNE 2--A Virginia man allegedly killed a kitten after the animal somehow disconnected a video game while he was playing it Monday night, police charge. Bruce Walston, 21, is facing an animal cruelty charge for allegedly killing his girlfriend's black kitten by throwing it against a wall in their apartment, according to the below Staunton Police Department report. Walston was arrested after his girlfriend, Bessie Hess, called cops about the incident, which occurred in front of her children. Walston told cops that he was "arguing with Bessie over the cats disconnecting his...
  • Surprised Kitty (Original) (Reprise) (25+million hits on this vid)

    05/30/2010 7:02:46 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 23 replies · 1,305+ views
    YouTube ^ | 10/13/2009 | rozzzafly
    For something a little more calming, here's the original Surprised kitty video. There are bunch of knock off vids, too, like this one: or this
  • Kitten rides 120km ride in wheel well

    12/12/2009 7:53:38 PM PST · by myknowledge · 15 replies · 1,324+ views
    Nine News ^ | December 13, 2009
    A man says a three-month-old kitten apparently hitched a cold, 200-kilometre ride in the wheel well of his SUV. Marc Lichty left Olympia, Washington, after finishing a day of work on Wednesday. He heard meowing when he stopped at a rest stop along the way home but couldn't see a cat, KPTV-TV reported. When he reached his home in Tualatin, Oregon, he heard the meowing again and grabbed a flashlight. Sure enough, he says, "the cat was up underneath in the spare tire spot." Daughter Jenna helped coax the passenger out with a bit of salmon. Lichty says he can't...
  • Vanity: Our Kitten Was Killed Today (by a car)

    10/29/2009 8:29:07 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 123 replies · 3,013+ views
    My sad heart | 10/29/09 | self
    Our 7-month-old kitten was hit by a car today behind our house. She was killed instantly. She was my 12-year-old son's precious baby. He is inconsolable. We are so utterly sad tonight. I thought I would share photos of this most beautiful, intelligent, adorable little one whom we shall miss so much every single day.
  • Amstaff mit Katzenbaby [Cute Kitty Video]

    10/13/2009 10:56:43 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies · 856+ views
    YouTube ^ | September 16, 2007 | dgirod
    You vil maken der mousenkliken und der webenlinken! Schnell!
  • Kitten found with burns over body

    10/05/2009 6:43:52 AM PDT · by Mac from Cleveland · 57 replies · 1,915+ views
    Ch 6 ABC News-WPVI Philadelphia ^ | 10-5-09 | Lauren Wilson
    CHESTER, Pa. - October 4, 2009 (WPVI) -- Another case of animal cruelty has turned up, this time in Chester, Pennsylvania. A 6-week-old kitten was found at around 5:30 p.m Saturday in Chester. Officals say lighter fluid was poured on the kitten and then set on fire. It had burns over half its body. They add the kitten was also pelted with rocks and stones before being set on fire. Investigators tell Action News even the kitten's whiskers had been intentionally burned. The kitten is not eating or drinking, but officials still think the kitten will survive. The kitten has...
  • Undetected Kitten Rides For Miles Under Car's Hood: Man Says Kitten Found During Oil Change

    07/26/2009 12:38:21 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 32 replies · 868+ views
    MADISON, Wis. -- A kitten traveled more than 1,000 miles under the hood of an unknowing Belleville man's car. Steve Johnson said he discovered the kitten while getting his oil changed Friday. "I really couldn't believe it. The gentleman pulled the cat out it looked like it was in pretty good shape," said Johnson. Johnson arrived at Smart Motors to get an oil change with no idea he was carrying a mini passenger. Smart Motors employee Brandon Stachowiak was the one who discovered the kitten hiding under the hood. "I opened the hood and all of a sudden I saw...
  • NYC teen admits to leaving kitten in oven to die

    07/16/2009 3:40:47 AM PDT · by DemforBush · 42 replies · 1,420+ views
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | 7/16/09 | n/a
    NEW YORK – A New York City teenager has admitted that she failed to let a kitten out of an oven after a friend put the animal inside and left it to roast to death. After pleading guilty to charges of animal cruelty and attempted burglary on Wednesday, 17-year-old Cheyenne Cherry confronted a row of animal activists outside the courtroom. Cherry stuck out her tongue and told the activists that the kitten named Tiger Lily was "dead."
  • The Evolution of House Cats [genetic research about cat breeding]

    05/27/2009 2:49:52 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies · 1,970+ views
    Scientific American ^ | June 2009 | Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, Andrew C. Kitchener and Stephen J. O'Brien
    ...In the genetic analysis, published in 2007, Driscoll, another of us (O'Brien) and their colleagues focused on two kinds of DNA that molecular biologists traditionally examine to differentiate subgroups of mammal species: DNA from mitochondria, which is inherited exclusively from the mother, and short, repetitive sequences of nuclear DNA known as microsatellites. Using established computer routines, they assessed the ancestry of each of the 979 individuals sampled based on their genetic signatures. Specifically, they measured how similar each cat's DNA was to that of all the other cats and grouped the animals having similar DNA together. They then asked whether...
  • PHOTO: Two-faced kitten born in Perth:Eats with one mouth, meows from both

    11/19/2008 7:46:40 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 43 replies · 1,887+ views
    news ^ | November 20, 2008
    IT could be a case of two heads are better than one after a mutant moggy with two faces was born in northeast Perth suburb of Midvale, local website reported. The kitten’s owner and a veterinarian had to do a double-take when the rare kitten came into the world at Swan Veterinary Clinic after its mother suffered complications during birth.
  • Kitten born with two faces

    08/06/2008 9:13:43 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 46 replies · 684+ views
    NORTHWOOD, Ohio (WTOL) - There's a one-of-a-kind cat in Wood County, Ohio and it has folks doing a double take. The little kitten has two faces. It was born a few days ago to a shop cat at Woodville Auto Finance in Northwood, Ohio.
  • Unashamed Vanity:Queen of the house. Our Adopted Kitten

    02/17/2008 10:04:30 PM PST · by Brainhose · 40 replies · 63+ views
    This little varmint is the newest addition to the family. She completely runs the entire house.She drives everyone crazy and makes us all howl in laughter at the same time.We rescued her from a shelter and has been a joy ever since. Even though she loves to walk across my keyboard when I'm trying to work.
  • Woman Drowns In Rain Barrel Rescuing Kitten

    01/08/2008 9:33:23 AM PST · by CedarDave · 58 replies · 1,480+ views
    KOAT TV7, Albuquerque ^ | January 7, 2008 | KOAT News
    SANTA FE, N.M. -- A woman drowned when she apparently tried to retrieve a kitten from a 55-gallon rain barrel at her home southeast of Santa Fe. Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano said 48-year-old Deborah Hill was found by her husband Sunday afternoon after he returned home from running errands. Solano said the couple had dragged the plastic barrel inside their home because they wanted to thaw ice that had formed in the barrel. The barrel, which Solano said was tied to a door so it wouldn't tip, was about one-third full of water when the kitten fell in....
  • Woman Drowns In Rain Barrel [rescuing a kitten]

    01/07/2008 3:08:59 PM PST · by Daffynition · 59 replies · 165+ views ^ | January 7, 2008 | staff reporter
    SANTA FE, N.M. -- A woman drowned when she apparently tried to retrieve a kitten from a 55-gallon rain barrel at her home southeast of Santa Fe. Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano said 48-year-old Deborah Hill was found by her husband Sunday afternoon after he returned home from running errands. Solano said the couple had dragged the plastic barrel inside their home because they wanted to thaw ice that had formed in the barrel. The barrel, which Solano said was tied to a door so it wouldn't tip, was about one-third full of water when the kitten fell in....
  • Kitten hitches ride in truck's engine across Michigan

    01/05/2008 6:14:28 PM PST · by happinesswithoutpeace · 22 replies · 115+ views
    Woodtv ^ | Jan 3, 2008 | Unspecified
    GRAND RAPIDS - A kitten used at least one of its nine lives when it rode in the engine area of a semi-truck from Livonia to Grand Rapids. Jeff Mills, a shuttle driver for S. Abraham and Sons, left Livonia on his regular run December 30. He left around 9 p.m. and reached Grand Rapids before 1 a.m. Once he arrived, he stopped for fuel and an oil check, and the mechanic noticed a kitten curled up in the engine compartment. Mills, who recently lost his pet cat, immediately adopted his new friend. Transportation Manager Jeanne Rogers, who submitted the...
  • Help needed: Introducing new cat to resident cat (Vanity)

    11/11/2007 7:48:11 AM PST · by mom3boys · 60 replies · 512+ views
    11/11/07 | Vanity
    We got a second cat a little over a week ago. He is a 4-month old neutered orange tabby. Our resident cat is 1 1/2 years old, female and spayed. I kept them separated for a few days, brushing them with the same brush, exchanging beddings, etc. I then propped the door open a bit so they could smell and see each other. After a few days, I let the new cat out. The old cat hissed and growled and stared at the newcomer, which I expected, but no real wars. A few days later, when the new cat started...
  • Mariah ... Came In On The Wind ...

    10/10/2007 5:37:21 PM PDT · by DancesWithCats · 137 replies · 1,630+ views
    self | Oct 10th, 2007 | DancesWithCats
    This is my first vanity post. I just had to share this: We're thinking of calling her Mariah because she came in on the wind. LOL We've had her for about an hour now ... Neighbors found her in their backyard beneath the trampoline in the weeds and stickers and all filthy and starved with one eye all half closed with dirt and her nose all filled with dirt. We cleaned her up, fed her warm milk from an eye dropper and made her a crib in the nursery where they all begin their lives in Wonderland. LOL She's adorable...
  • Family Dog Nurses Rescued Kitten in Va.

    10/09/2007 10:13:53 AM PDT · by mom3boys · 19 replies · 735+ views
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Oct. 8, 2007 | AP
    STEPHENS CITY, Va. - A stray kitten has found a new mother in a golden retriever, who began producing milk for the gray tabby after hearing its cries. The hungry kitten, found in an old tire at a concrete plant, refused to drink from a bottle and her rescuers feared she would die. That's when Honey, the family dog who hadn't given birth in 18 months, stepped in with her motherly instincts. "She started licking her and loving her. Within a couple of days, Honey started naturally lactating," said Kathy Martin, whose husband, Jimmy, brought the kitten home six weeks...
  • Rottweiler Steps in as Mom for Kitten (w/ video)

    08/23/2007 1:28:02 PM PDT · by ellery · 82 replies · 1,821+ views
    WFMZ-TV ^ | 08-22-2007
    A kitten needed help and got it from an unusual source that came to the rescue. Meet Jade -- a three-year-old Rottweiler with a soft-spot for cats. The kitten was just a few days old when its mother died. So, Jade stepped in. She never had any pups of her own. But, surprisingly, she was able to start nursing the kitten. Veterinarians say that's rare, but it can happen.
  • Teen Girls Accused Of Setting Kitten Ablaze

    07/18/2007 5:14:12 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 258 replies · 6,200+ views
    Drudgereport ^ | 18 JUL 07 | dcbryan1
    Teen Girls Accused Of Setting Kitten Ablaze. COTATI, Calif. -- A three-month-old kitten is fighting for his life after allegedly being set afire by two teenage girls last week. The male shorthaired kitten, named Adam, received second- and third-degree burns over 75 percent of its body and was being treated at an animal hospital in Cotati, in Northern California's Sonoma County, officials said. The kitten has undergone two surgeries and had its tail and the tips of its ears amputated. Two girls have been charged with cruelty to animals in connection with the case. They were arrested last Friday after...