A tiny kitten was saved thanks to the firefighters from the Mentor Fire Department Station #5 who flushed a crying kitten out from an Ohio drain pipe. The rescue was incredible!

The kitten was lodged in a drain pipe underneath a concrete driveway unable to get out. “Upon arrival fire crews from Mentor Station # 5 found a small kitten stuck in a PVC pipe drain extending from a downspout on the building that was under the concrete drive. The kitten was about 15 feet in from the end of the PVC pipe which put the kitten in the pipe underneath the concrete. Mentor Station # 5 was able to finally flush the kitten out of the drain without event. Staff from Governor’s Port Independent Living took the kitten to the vet for evaluation,” Mentor Fire Department said.

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Saved!

kitten rescued from ohio drain

kitten rescued from ohio drain

They took the kitten to the vet to get the help it needed.

kitten rescued from ohio drain

Watch this amazing rescue:

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10 kittens found dumped in box in New Haven parking lot

Ten small kittens found a second chance at life when they were saved from a cardboard box discarded in a parking lot of the Lowe’s in New Haven, Connecticut. These 6 week old kittens were found inside a large toy box.

A worker found the kitties at around 8:30am. The Branford Compassion Club, a local rescue, came to pick up the kittens and took them to the vet.

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10 kittens found dumped in box in New Haven parking lot
Some of the 10 kittens found in a large toy box now in foster care.

The kittens appeared to be in good health despite being left without food. Now they have been put in the care of the Branford Compassion Club until they are old enough for adoption.

“The box kittens are all on deposit and have been placed in foster homes to get big enough to be vetted before they go to their permanent homes,” the rescue wrote at Facebook.

These 10 little kittens were found in a large toy box in a parking lot.

10 kittens found dumped in box in New Haven parking lot

Rescued! On their way to a brand new happy life!

10 kittens found dumped in box in New Haven parking lot

Now in foster care, the kitties are living a good life!

10 kittens found dumped in box in New Haven parking lot

Watch this short video of the kittens right after the rescue:

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Photos by Branford Compassion Club. Source: News8.

Rescue Cat Merlin Sets New World Record for Loudest Purr

Merlin, a rescue kitty from Torquay, Devon (UK) is now officially world’s loudest purrer!

The Guinness World Records just confirmed that Merlin has the loudest purr by a domestic cat, registered at 67.8 decibels which beats the previous record of 67.68 decibels set by Smokey the cat back in 2011.

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Rescue Cat Merlin Sets New World Record for Loudest Purr

The 13 year old tuxedo cat was adopted from an animal rescue center. The family adores his loud purr. “Occasionally when he’s really loud I have to repeat myself. When you’re watching films you have to turn the telly up… If he’s eating he’ll purr loudly. I can hear him when I’m drying my hair,” Tracy Westwood said.

“If he’s cleaning he gets louder and sometimes if the telephone rings I do get people asking me what’s that noise in the background, I tell them it’s the cat but I don’t know if they believe me.”

Rescue Cat Merlin Sets New World Record for Loudest Purr

Merlin’s purr is about as noisy as a conversation or an air conditioner and nearly as loud as a shower or a dishwasher according to Guinness World Records.

“It was amazing to see just how loud his purr was in person and, despite a couple of readings of Merlin’s purr just under the current record, a bowl of tuna cat food proved to make all the difference and secure the record,” GWR spokesman Jamie Clarke said.

Rescue Cat Merlin Sets New World Record for Loudest Purr

Some local media previously came to visit Merlin and recorded his purr at around 100 decibels…

Guinness World Records was intrigued and came to verify it. They used a system to measure the purr and recorded Merlin’s purr to be at 67.8 decibels. Here’s a preview of Merlin’s record-setting purr on Make You Laugh Out Loud 2.

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Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar
Andre a giant rescue stray cat and his takecarer Kerrie

Meet Andre the giant cat who weighs about 25 lbs! This rescue stray has not only become the mascot for a pet supply store, but he also has helped a lot of other kitties get adopted.

Andre the Giant Cat was found roaming around downtown Firplay, Colorado in November. “Within a month of us having him, people coming in to see him and to visit, the adoption rate for the rescue skyrocketed,” said Miyuki Takeda, owner of High Paw Pet Supplies.

Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar

Part of the store is dedicated to animal adoption. After Andre was adopted by the store, they received more than a dozen applications for adoption.

At the time, Andre weighed about 20 lbs. According to the vet, he was underweight and needed to stay at the shelter to get up to a healthy weight.

The store owner fell in love with Andre and decided that they would make Andre their store cat. “When he first came to us, he showed a lot of signs – he acts like a hybrid,” Takeda said.

“We think perhaps he has Savannah in him – those are huge cats,” Takeda added.

One of his first visits to the vet! They thought he was the biggest cat they had seen.

Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar

Andre checking all the shelf items by the cat isle.

Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar

Getting a bath during a break from work.

Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar

Isn’t he the biggest stray you have ever seen?

Colorado pet store takes in Andre the Giant Cat & cat adoptions soar

Watch Andre in action:

Photos via Andre the Giant Cat. Source: Denver Post.