special needs cats

Podcast-Twerk the Dancing Kitty’s New Home

July 29, 2017

  The video of a kitten named Twerk in a shelter with an unusual physical condition tore up the internet a couple weeks ago and we speak to the young woman who has adopted Twerk and is providing her with a happy home. You will learn more about the condition Twerk has that causes her […]

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Podcast: The Story of Watson the Cat and Author Ramona Marek

May 4, 2017

In this kitty caper, we meet author Ramona Marek who will tell us how to get closer to your cat, and Melanie Lusnak shares with us the story of her cat Watson who was born with two deformed front legs. You may have seen our video recently about Watson. Watson’s story is heart warming and inspirational. […]

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Buster Finds a Friend in Blacky the Wheelchair Cat

March 6, 2017

Hello! Buster Boy here. Recently I met a new friend: Blacky the wheelchair cat in New Zealand.  Blacky is a courageous fellow with a very positive attitude. If I didn’t know better, I would think he was a dog! At ll years old he has the energy of a one year old pup and through […]

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

January 18, 2017

  by Mirna and Ivan Markovina   The story of our unique family was not planned. We didn’t go and search for special need cats.  They have a way of finding us. It all started when we fell in love with Zlayo. Our first adopted cat. He was sweet, smart and playful. Everything you would want […]

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Meet My New Cat Froto-He is Precious!

July 4, 2015

  This week I adopted a new cat I named Froto. He is two years old and has a few things that make him stand out! First, as you can see in the photo, his paws are  deformed. Like Froto the Hobbit, he has funny looking feet. He is missing some toes on his front […]

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

March 24, 2015

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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Googly Sally-A Sweet Kitty Whose Imperfection is Her Charm

February 8, 2015

By Robert Paul Hudson Sally has one “lazy” eye and a few missing teeth. When she was surrendered to Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society in Rochester, NY she immediately captured everyone’s heart with her lovable personality. Sally, 7 years old now, is quite healthy despite having an unusual eye. “Our veterinarians do not believe her eye will require medications […]

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Frosty the Frozen Kitten

April 27, 2014

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 […]

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