Tag: rescue pets

Say, say, Sayuki

Sayuki, her mother, and four siblings were rescued when she was only 10 days old. The kits were hand bottled-fed until they were old enough for solid food. Mom, Mia (nee, Chaz), sick with a life-threatening infection, needed emergency medical help. Fortunately, mom recovered and the kittens grew happy and health. We were able to ...

Unconditional love

She wants to be good, she just doesn’t know how. All the love in the world can’t erase those fierce years living on the street, scrounging for food and shelter. Any human contact was some harsh voice telling her she wasn’t welcome or worse, the pain of a hand on her tired and weak body. Even ...

laptop charge cable chewed through

No good deed…

“No good deed goes unpunished.” Save a life, and how is your benevolence repaid? Your lifeline, the thing that connects you to the world, your family, your friends, is severed. Not cut with the finesse and skill of a surgeon, but mangled slowly, painfully, like a wild animal caught in a trap forced to gnaw its ...

Mother cat and kitten

New additions

Last week my son and I took off on a road trip to visit my parents in Tennessee. Well… that’s what we told the ‘rents. The actual reason for the trip was to deliver our last Little Kitten to her Forever Home, seeing grandparents was an added bonus. A dear friend fell in love with ...

four kittens

100 Word Challenge: Emotion

It’s been almost two weeks since my family took in five newborn kittens and their mother. The three-week old kittens are getting bottle feedings every four hours, routine sink baths (kittens are a very messy lot), and cleaned of eye boogers semi-daily. I am inundated with the smell of pee and poop, being peed and pooped on, ...

newborn kittens

Help Save Momma Cat & Kittens

Without bias, I can say that my son has the biggest heart of anyone I know. This young man, who has struggled with health issues pretty much his whole life, is immensely compassionate and empathetic, especially towards helpless creatures. When we adopted our dog, Asta, Kyle asked his dad to search for a rescue who ...

tabby cat

Queen Issy

She had the whole house to pick a spot to plunk her bony butt down for her PTA scrub. Of course, she chose to lick all her lady pieces parts as she wallowed on my Publix sales flyer and laptop, whilst I was making my Thanksgiving dinner grocery list. Despite her lack of tact, or ...