Posts Tagged “cat rescue”

Andre the Giant is Living in a Pet Feed Store and is One of The Largest Domestic Cats

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Andre the Giant is Living in a Pet Feed Store and is One of The Largest Domestic Cats

Andre the Giant measures 30 inches from the top of his head to the BASE of his tail and weighs close to 30 pounds. He was found as a stray in November and weighed only 16 pounds; definitely underweight for the size of his frame. He came to the Cat Casita, a no-kill cat shelter in…

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Freeway The Cat Officially Adopted by His Rescuer

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Freeway The Cat Officially Adopted by His Rescuer

After more than 30 days of being rescued from the freeway, two surgeries and more than $1,000 in medical care, Freeway the Miracle Cat is getting a permanent home with the man who rescued him. On Thursday Richard Christianson posted photos on Facebook showing Freeway feeling right at home. Richard has four other cats and is…

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New Animal Planet Series: Tree Top Cat Rescue from Seattle

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New Animal Planet Series: Tree Top Cat Rescue from Seattle

Treetop Cat Rescue” debuts on May 30. Brothers-in-law Shaun Sears, of North Bend, and  Tom Otto, of Olympia – both certified arborists – travel all around the Puget Sound area to help cats who are stuck in trees. In a special premiere event, Treetop Cat Rescue kicks off with a double episode at 9:00 and…

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Shelter Director gives wheels and home to cat with damaged spinal cord

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Shelter Director gives wheels and home to cat with damaged spinal cord

Abused, disfigured and abandoned, Emerson the cat had a rough start in life.   His injuries left him unable to use his rear legs, unable to urinate and difficulty eating and drinking on his own. In most shelters around the country this would mean a death sentence, but not at the  Houlton Humane Society where he…

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Cat Found Frozen on Roadside is Recovering

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Cat Found Frozen on Roadside is Recovering

Thursday this cat was found on the side of the road covered in snow and ice. R.J. Poulter noticed it when he slowed down to pull in a driveway. He thought it was dead but when he stopped to check, noticed it was breathing and literally peeled him off the road. He called Little Brook Farm…

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Tamar Arslanian- “I have cat”

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Tamar Arslanian- “I have cat”

Tamar Arslanian started her blog I HAVE CAT, Single in the City (New York City) with Cats in her late 30s desperate to change the perception of the “crazy cat lady” stereotype. She knew there must be other stylish cat parents out there who didn’t wear “Hang In There” t-shirts, have 6” tall cat towers…

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My Wild and Crazy Ferals

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My Wild and Crazy Ferals

photos and text by Michele D’Amour McDanel A few years ago, I was an active foster home for one of my local animal shelters. My particular skill was socializing kittens that had been born to feral or semi-feral mothers. Semi-ferals are generally considered to be animals that have some comfort level with humans, but have grown…

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Frosty the Frozen Kitten

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Frosty the Frozen Kitten

Frosty was a farm kitten found nearly frozen to death in a barn on 12/30/13 in Sullivan Wisconsin. Severely emaciated, dehydrated and malnourished, she was slowly thawed out and survived the night.  The temps had already been below zero for many days with extreme wind chills and dangerous temps in the forecast. Already on the brink of…

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Moses the Cat Inspires a New Life Path

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Moses the Cat Inspires a New Life Path

On a cold and wet winter’s day in December 1998, a woman was taking a walk along an Oregon country road. She was alerted to a box on the side of the road by some squeaky, muffled meows. She approached the box, opened it up and to her horror she found eight dead, badly beaten…

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