Asma’s Rescued Kittens


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Ismira, snuggled inside the pillow. Sleepy and half-heartedly prepared to pounce. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

Asma Kausar and her family have rescued and adopted so many stray cats that they have become well known for their love for cats in their neighborhood. “Often we come upon a little youngling in the garden, left by a random person, knowing that it’d find a home with us,” says Asma.

Here is the story of Ismira, one of Asma’s kittens who has touched her heart in many different ways:

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Ismira, falling in love | photo by ©Asma Kausar

It begins when our neighbors brought over two little kittens, claiming them to be the litter of a cat that frequents our home, Bubbles. A brother and sister. Very tiny, and obviously in need of a mother’s care.

We bottle fed them for a week, but due to a sad turn of events, the brother didn’t make it. It was an extremely sad day. Ismira, however, did. She slowly became dependent upon us. I still remember when she’d wake up from her basket and make her way all the way to the dining room on her tiny legs, meowing that we feed her.

Everyone took to her right away. Her most famous and lovable habit is the need to bite everyone’s fingers, regardless of where she was or who she was biting. Oh, and she loved, loved warm places. I think it came with a lack of a mother’s touch. Often, we’d find her cuddled near the fridge, or sleeping on the UPS – soaking up the heat. Her other favorite spots to sleep on were the adapter or the laptop, whichever was more convenient for her to climb on to.

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Ismira, cuddled inside the pillow case. This was when I went to investigate the funny lump on my pillow. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

She was absolutely precious, and so gorgeous. In the photos where she’s in the pillow case is just one example of her adorable-ness. I noticed a funny lump on my pillow and peeked inside to find her sleeping there. I stubbed my toe while rushing to get the camera in time before she ventured out. She really captures the heart.

Every time she’d finish eating, her tummy would grow so round and big, it would be hard for her to turn over. That’s when we nicked named her Jub-jub. :)

As it so often happens, she didn’t stay with us for long. Most of the kittens we take in end up being adopted by other kind souls or given to a friend or family member. So was Ismira.

Photos courtesy of ©Asma Kausar

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Ismira, snuggled in a pillow case. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Ismira, all cozy inside the pillow case. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Ismira after she's fed, you can see milk droplets on her whiskers if you look close enough. She's a week and a half older than this photo. Her favorite place to be or sleep was behind the fridge or near it because it generated the warmth that she needed. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

Some of other kittens Asma rescued:

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Zura looking up | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Zuko, one of the adopted kittens | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Cocoa (or Puff) kept swaying side to side trying to stay awake watching her siblings play. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Dawn, sniffing something funny along the edge of her basket. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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Zura, sleeping carefree on the UPS. | photo by ©Asma Kausar

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That's Cotton in the background behind one of the dark brown twins | photo by ©Asma Kausar


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19 Responses to “Asma’s Rescued Kittens”

  1. Linda says:

    Ismira is just too cute for words!! What a saint you are to take the homeless babies in and love them until they find forever homes!

    Keep up the wonderful work you're doing to care for the little lost souls!

  2. Giane Portal says:

    oh… it's so wonderful!

  3. Brian says:

    They are as beautiful as they are lucky!

  4. jimbo says:

    wow..you are one good person!! Those kitties are lucky to be with you :)

  5. octopuss says:

    Heartmoving story and photos…and kittens! Ismira's lovely great big eyes are mesmerizing!

  6. Jacqueline says:

    So many beautiful babies; so good of you to take them in and find them loving homes…It must be tough giving them up though!

  7. Fin says:

    Beautiful story and pictures.

  8. Tara says:

    Wonderful story. Kudos to Asma! :)

  9. Dee says:

    Wooowww…Ismira is sooo cute! Must be hard for you to let her go, you such a good person, an angel for these feline…keep up the good work!!

  10. m. says:

    so cute!

  11. papusan says:

    why do cats suddenly appear???

    everytime they are near….

    just like them i long to be

    close to you

  12. Kanama says:

    Great job! Lovely ^-^

  13. amna says:

    bless u…my 2 boys & i are cat lovers to the core…have 19 of our own-rescued,presented,bought…wish v cd meet somehow-it'll be wonderful to xchange pics,cherished memories of the feline friends…take care & keep it up.

  14. ayesha says:

    God bless you dear Asma for all that you do to help these animals live. We thankyou!

  15. McT says:

    Great you take care of so many kitties. I am blown away by your pictures Asma, are you a professional photographer or a really enthusiastic amateur? These photo’s are lovely!

  16. Faye says:

    What precious photos, and you are a wonderful person to take in these helpless kittens and find them good homes.

    Thanks for sharing

  17. Mko21 says:

    That is wonderful. Thank you for taking them in and giving them such needed care. Your pictures are amazing :)

  18. Dorothy says:

    Many blessings to you for your compassion!

  19. Christine Phillips says:

    I love your photos, Asma. Professional quality. The photo of Ismira with those huge, gorgeous eyes, really drew me in. I hope you don’t mind, but I made that one my desktop background so I could enjoy those beautiful eyes everytime I turn my laptop on. Keep up the great work you’re doing with the kittens! God bless you!

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