“Together We Can See The World”


When grandpa Horst walked into the Best Friends adoption center, a cat with only one eye caught his attention. Just like the cat, grandpa Horst can only see through one eye.

“Horst and Mimi bonded at the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Salt Lake City just a few weeks ago,” Best Friends Animal Society – Utah wrote. After meeting Mimi, he knew right away that that was the cat for him.

You can’t see out of your right eye, and I can’t see out of my left, but together we can see the world,” Horst said to his furry companion in his home in Colorado.

My grandfather and Mimi are truly happy together! I haven’t seen him this happy in years,” said Horst’s granddaughter Heather.

Grandpa Horst met Mimi the one-eyed cat at the Best Friends adoption center in Utah. Just like the cat, grandpa Horst can only see through one eye.

one-eyed cat and grandpa best friends

“You can’t see out of your right eye, and I can’t see out of my left, but together we can see the world.”

one-eyed cat and grandpa best friends

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Photos by Heather Castle via Best Friends Animal Society – Utah.

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Nurse Turns House Into Sanctuary For Old, Sick Cats In Peru


A woman from Peru has turned her two-story house into a sanctuary for sick and old cats. She treats 175 cats for feline leukemia and keeps them warm in little jumpers when it gets chilly.

Maria Torero, 45, of Lima, Peru, has turned her eight-room house into a cat hospice and spends $1,785 a month on their care according to Daily Mail.

She has built bunk beds for the kitties and are sharing all the furniture in the house with the cats, and her three children.

“I’m a nurse. My duty is to the cats that nobody cares about. People don’t adopt adult cats, especially if they are terminally ill.”

Many street cats she finds in Lima’s streets are sick, flea ridden and malnourished. She takes in adult cats to avoid spreading of the disease to new generations. She gives them medicine, sterilizes them and treats them for parasites.

All the cats are given names and when it gets cold, she gives them little jumpers to keep them warm. She said “each cat has a distinct personality.”

“My best gift of love and respect I give them in life,” she added.

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Maria Torero of Lima, Peru, has turned her two-story house into a sanctuary for sick and old cats.

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

She treats 175 cats for feline leukemia and keeps them warm in little jumpers when it gets chilly.

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

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“I’m a nurse. My duty is to the cats that nobody cares about. People don’t adopt adult cats, especially if they are terminally ill.”

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

She said “each cat has a distinct personality.”

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

“My best gift of love and respect I give them in life.”

Peruvian woman turns house into sanctuary for old, sick cats

Source: Daily Mail.

Woman Goes On A 2 Month Mission To Get Rescue Kitten From Greek Island To Britain


Squeak the Greek tabby cat found with half a tail and an injured leg has melted the heart of a woman from Britain. Ali Gill spent over £1,000 (over $1600) and started an international rescue mission to bring the kitty back to her home in Cornwall.

Ali met a little stray cat in an abandoned house, when she was traveling in the tiny island of Tilos in Aegean. The poor kitty was rejected by the mama cat and caught in a cat fight which left him with an injured leg.

Natacha, a French visitor, found the kitty and had been keeping him safe and treating his injury. “I arrived at the end of May for a holiday, and helped to feed him and I quickly fell for him,” said Ali. “He was very vocal as being playful, affectionate, plucky and determined to survive. He was amazing – right from the start, as soon as he saw me he started making this crying sound which is why I called him Squeak.” (Daily Mail)

“Despite his injuries he looked so lovely and healthy.” Ali knew right away that she wanted to find a good home for Squeak.

“The local people feed as many cats as they can, but they don’t believe in neutering them.” After visiting several potential homes for Squeak without luck, Ali realized how much she had grown attached to Squeak. She started calling airlines that would provide a service to transport pets. “The cost was high, but at least I knew he’d be safe, and would only have to endure a few hours of distress for a comfortable, healthy life.”

Ali went on a two month long rescue mission to fly the kitty back to her home in the UK. “Squeak the survivor made i through…. Now he’s settled in at our home. He’s very cuddly but still playful. He’s bigger and stronger, and the wound on his leg hasn’t healed completely but he no longer limps….”

“And after his long, complicated and expensive journey, he’ll have a good, healthy life where he won’t have to fight for food and shelter.”

Squeak the kitten was found on the Greek Island of Tilos with half a tail and an injured leg.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

Ali Gill from Britain met the little tabby in an abandoned house. When she started feeding the little kitty, she quickly fell in love.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

Ali couldn’t find a perfect home for Squeak on the island, and that’s when she realized how much she had grown attached to the kitty. She started a rescue mission to bring Squeak back to her home in Britain.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

Squeak survived the long and tough journey home, and has settled down in his new home in Cornwall.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

Relaxing in the sun on a comfy chair.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

“And after his long, complicated and expensive journey, he’ll have a good, healthy life where he won’t have to fight for food and shelter,” said Ali.

Holidaymaker spends £1,000 and two months rescuing starving kitten on greek island

Source: Daily Mail

Tanzy The Brave Kitty


This adorable Siamese kitten Tanzanite (AKA Tanzy) was found when she was only two days old. It was soon apparent that Tanzy was unable to use her back legs due to injuries, but the little Siamese is a fighter and wouldn’t let it stop her.

The kitten found a haven of hope at Tabby’s Place: a Cat Sanctuary in Ringoes, NJ. Through a generous grant from Paws and Claws Society, Inc., Tabby’s Place was able to rescue tiny Tanzy – and to promise her the world-class, specialized care she would need.

Even in the midst of her struggle, Tanzy’s spark was bright. Now six weeks old, Tanzy has the confidence of a tiger, and a meow that sings to the world that she is here to thrive. Although she can’t walk, Tanzy moves as quickly as any kitten, using her strong front legs to motor along and play with friends.

Given Tanzy’s young age, the Tabby’s Place team is optimistic that physical therapy may help improve her mobility. They plan to outfit her with a custom-made mobility cart. Tanzy is excited about her next chapter in life.

Meet Tanzy the kitty. She was found unable to use her back legs due to injuries but that didn’t stop her.

Siamese kitten survives attack, finds love tabby's place

She found a haven of hope at Tabby’s Place.

Siamese kitten survives attack, finds love tabby's place

Now 6 weeks old, she is a little tiger…

Siamese kitten survives attack, finds love tabby's place

…and has a meow that sings to the world that she’s here to thrive!

Siamese kitten survives attack, finds love tabby's place

They plan to outfit her with a custom-made mobility cart. Here Tanzy is moving around like a pro.

Tanzy is excited about her next chapter in life.

Full story of Tanzy. Photos by Tabby’s Place Follow Tanzy on Facebook.

Abandoned Kittens Found In A Shed, Nursed Back To Health, Wearing Baby Socks As Protective Coats


Meet George and Elton, two tiny ginger tabbies, found abandoned in a shed. They were in poor condition when the RSPCA took them into their care. The kitties are little fighters. They have been nursed back to health and are now wearing protective coats made of baby socks to keep them warm and safe.

The ginger boys were rescued in a shed in Osterley, west London two weeks ago. They were just a couple of weeks old but severely malnourished. The RSPCA staff hand reared the little ones round the clock and now they are on their way to full recovery. The cute little coats have helped a lot in the process.

“You may wonder about the outfits,” center manager Sian Anderson said via Daily Mail. “Unfortunately these two naughty boys have a habit of suckling each other in their sleep and making themselves sore. Our nurse came up with these fabulous outfits to help stop that habit. They are made from baby socks as they really are that small. As you can see they are very happy and not affected by them.”

George and Elton are incredibly close and can’t be separated. The RSPCA are looking for a family that can adopt both together once they are old enough.

George and Elton were found abandoned in a shed, severely malnourished. The RSPCA took them into their care. The kitties are little fighters.

Abandoned kittens rescued by rspca wearing baby socks as coats

They were nursed back to health, wearing protective coats made of baby socks. This is one of the kitties and his dog buddy at the RSPCA.

Abandoned kittens rescued by rspca wearing baby socks as coats

The coats keep them warm the safe.

Abandoned kittens rescued by rspca wearing baby socks as coats

George and Elton are so close that they can’t be separated. The RSPCA is rehoming the two together once they are old enough.

Abandoned kittens rescued by rspca wearing baby socks as coats

Photos by RSPCA/PA/SWNS.com. Source: Daily Mail and Metro.

Beautiful Friendship – Scout The Cat & Charlie The Dog


Scout the kitty grew up with her buddy Charlie the dog. The two were inseparable. “The first night I brought her home at 5.5 weeks old, she couldn’t sleep unless she was nestled up to my doggy,” said the human via imgur.

Scout the kitty loved him more than anything.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

“The first night I brought her home at 5.5 weeks old, she couldn’t sleep unless she was nestled up to my doggy.”

beautiful friendship cat and dog

She wanted to be with him all the time. He was very gentle with her like a brother.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

They ate together and she smelled and cleaned his ears.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

He loved it when she gave his ears a bath.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

Wherever he went, Scout followed.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

Charlie the dog crossed the rainbow bridge 2 weeks ago.  “Since he’s been gone, I’ve put the ipad on his dog bed and played videos of him for her.”

beautiful friendship cat and dog

“She watches, then curls up next to the iPad.”

beautiful friendship cat and dog

She misses her Charlie.

beautiful friendship cat and dog

Photos and story via imgur. This story is dedicated to Charlie the dog.

Ceiling Kittens Saved By 3-legged Rescue Dog


Meg the 3-legged rescue dog became a surrogate mom to a litter of five kittens that he helped rescue from the ceiling of the Rochdale’s RSPCA animal center.

Meg who lost one of his legs after being rescued and was adopted by the center manager Jean Spencer, often accompanies her owner to work.

Last Wednesday evening, Meg was looking up at the ceiling and started whimpering as if she wanted to tell Jean that something was up there.

Jean began to investigate. When they found out that there were kittens trapped in the building’s plasterboard ceiling, they began to break it open. After hours of hard work, they made a huge hole in the ceiling where they found five kittens and brought them to safety.

“It was really unusual rescue. I know Meg and she was obviously worried about something in the ceiling so I thought I’d better have a look and it was a good thing I did. There was only a space in the ceiling cavity of about eight inches, so we had to make a big hole in the ceiling and work through the night to get them out. We think the kittens’ mom must have sneaked in through the roof to have them,” Spencer said via ITV.

The center believes that they have the kittens’ mother as they have caught a female cat that just gave birth outside the center. But the suspected mama cat will not look after her babies, so everyone at the center and the volunteers are working together to care for the kittens. Meg the 3-legged dog has been a great helper too.

“Meg is really fond of the kittens. She is really kind and gentle with them and is always licking them, it is very sweet to see,” Jean added.

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Rescue dog saves litter of kittens trapped in roof space of RSPCA center

Rescue dog saves litter of kittens trapped in roof space of RSPCA center

Rescue dog saves litter of kittens trapped in roof space of RSPCA center

Rescue dog saves litter of kittens trapped in roof space of RSPCA center

Rescue dog saves litter of kittens trapped in roof space of RSPCA center

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Source: ITV & Manchester Evening News. Photos by Joel Goodman. Follow the kitties’ updates at RSPCA Rochdale Animal Centre Facebook page.

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