Cat Shows Up on Windowsill, Tells Family He is Ready to Leave Stray Life Behind

A stray cat showed up on a windowsill one day and was ready to leave street life behind.

Carlton the orange tabby catLittle Wanderers NYC

An orange cat befriended a young girl when he showed up outside her home in Brooklyn, New York. She began feeding the friendly stray and he just kept coming back.

When the cat returned late last month, with an injury, he hopped onto the windowsill, crying for help. The young girl and her family were able to rescue him and take him to Little Wanderers NYC, so he could receive the medical attention he needed.

"Little Wanderers does not turn a blind eye to friendly cats on the street. Carlton (the orange cat) was sick and had a huge cut behind his ear that required sutures," Little Wanderers NYC shared.

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Cat Befriends Every Kitten He Meets After His Life Was Turned Around

A tabby cat is giving other kittens the same love that he received when he was rescued.

Bubblegum the cat adores other kittens in needAlley Cat Rescue

Baby Bubblegum had all the odds stacked up against him when he came to Alley Cat Rescue in Los Angeles. He was just half the size of his siblings and battling a host of health issues.

"He was just 71 grams when we got him at 10 days old. He was so little and frail at first that he kept falling over when we weighed him," Alley Cat Rescue told Love Meow.

When his litter mates began to play and run, Bubblegum would waddle up to them and try to be in the middle of all the action.

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Kitten with Mesmerizing Face Jumps with Joy After Leaving the Street Life Behind

A kitten with a pair of mesmerizing eyes is so happy to never have to live another day on the street.

Lenny the kitten with big round eyesCommunity Cat Club

A Good Samaritan from New Jersey found a stray cat and her kittens in their neighborhood and tried to help them. The mother cat sadly didn't survive the elements of the outdoors. The kittens were then taken to a local shelter as they needed medical attention and a foster home.

Sara Sharp, founder and president of Community Cat Club (a cat rescue in South Jersey), saw their plight and immediately offered to help. The kittens were in rough shape and one of them was just half the size for her age. Despite their very best efforts to save them both, the smaller kitten lost her fight.

Lenny, the sole survivor, pulled through with incredible might. When he met Sara for the first time, he looked at her with his wondrous eyes and was eager for her attention.

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Cat Blossoms After Family Opened Their Door to Her and Her Adorable Brown Kittens

A cat blossomed alongside her kittens after a family opened their door to them and helped them thrive.

Mars the cat mom and Hershey the kittenLaura @fosterkittyfamily

A cat mother and her litter of four were brought to a city shelter in San Jose, California in need of rescue. Mini Cat Town, a cat rescue, saw their plea and stepped up to help. All four kittens were born with a rare chocolate brown coat.

On the first night in foster care, Mars the cat mom was nervous and very protective of her kittens (Reese, Hershey, Ruth and Twix). She would growl at every noise and movement and stood defensively, safeguarding her precious litter.

It didn't take long for the foster family to see that underneath that spicy exterior, there was a sweet cat eager for human interaction and pets.

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Kitten Found Hiding inside Cinder Block, Came Out of Her Shell and Really Transformed

A kitten who was found hiding in a yard, transformed with the help of kind people.

Dayze the kittenChatons Orphelins Montréal

A family from Montreal, Canada found a stray cat and her kittens in their yard. One of the kittens was hiding inside a cinder block, with one leg sticking out. She was very timid and trying everything she could to stay hidden.

Local animal rescuers, Stefany and her mother Johanne, saw the plea for help from the family and immediately responded. By the time they got to the place, the cat mom had moved all her kittens except the one hiding in the block.

The mother cat didn't return for the little shy kitty. They scooped her up and realized that she was just skin and bones.

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Kitten with 'Funnel Chest' is Half the Size But Has Brave Endearing Personality

A kitten with a congenital condition is just half of weight he should be. But what he lacks in size, he makes up for in personality.

Tiny Tim the kittenSheets Pet Clinic

Tiny Tim the kitten was brought into the foster/adoption program at Sheets Pet Clinic (an animal hospital and spay-neuter clinic in North Carolina) because he had a chest bone deformity and needed specialized medical attention.

"He was one of the eight kittens born to a very young mom. The people who found his mom and siblings thought he was the runt and wasn't growing," Sarah Hodges at Sheets Pet Clinic shared with Love Meow.

Tiny Tim is eight weeks old weighing only 13 ounces, with the body of a 4-week-old kitten. He has been diagnosed with pectus excavatum (also called funnel chest), a condition in which the breastbone sinks into the chest.

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Kitten with 3 Paws and Strong Mind Rebounds from the Brink and Shows Everyone What He Can Do

A kitten came into a rescue with just three paws, but he showed an amazing fighting spirit.

Flex the tabby kittenJin's Bottle Babies

A two-day old kitten was brought to a local shelter in Phoenix, Arizona, in need of help. He was missing a paw as one of his hind legs was found tangled in straw.

The shelter didn't have the resources to keep the kitten, so volunteers sent out a plea for help. "I saw a post on Facebook calling for a rescue to pull the kitten from the shelter," Shelbi Uyehara, founder of Jin's Bottle Babies, told Love Meow.

She dropped everything and rushed to pick up the kitten. After an hour drive to the shelter, the tabby was brought to safety just in time.

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Twin Kittens So Thrilled to Have Comfy Place to Stay They Thrive into Happy Ginger Cats

Twin kittens are so thrilled to have a comfy place to stay after being rescued from a tough situation.

Frances and Johnny the twin kittensLori @dreaming_of_foster_kittens

Two orange tabbies found themselves at a rural shelter in southern Indiana, in need of rescue. The facility didn't have the space or resources to keep them, and that's when ARPO, an animal rescue in Indianapolis, stepped in to help.

"A wonderful lady saved them and took care of them for a few days until they could hitch a ride in transport to make their way to us," Lori White, a foster volunteer of ARPO, shared with Love Meow.

The feline siblings named Frances and Johnny were very underweight and had upper respiratory infections. Despite it all, they were so happy to be in a home environment and have someone to cater to them.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

For this year’s Father’s Day Gift Guide we curated a selection of 14 unique and interesting gifts to delight every kind of cat loving dad – even those who say they don’t need a thing. To all you wonderful cat dads (and your feline counterparts) … we salute you!  >^..^<

We’re hoping these gift ideas for dad (and/or his cat) will celebrate them with sentiment and style!

1. Catitude Mug & Catnip Toy Pack

Bring a grin to Dad’s face with these cat inspired gifts. Catitude Mood Mug tells it like it is, from a cat’s perspective.  14 oz. ceramic coffee mug comes in a clever gift box.  My Cat’s Balls (catnip toy pack) will be a hit with his cats — and no doubt elicit some chuckles. Special Offer:  Complimentary gift wrap and 12% OFF, with code PURRINGTON12. Buy them here: Mood Mug & Cat’s Balls.


2.  Cat Daddy Bundle from Meowijuana

The purrr-fect gift for the Cat Daddy in your life. Get 15% OFF the Cat Daddy Bundle plus FREE SHIPPING! Order before 6/11 to receive before Father’s Day.  Buy it here.

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Kitten Carries Her Lamb Wherever She Goes After Being Brought into Foster Alone

A kitten adores her cuddle lamb and insists on carrying it with her wherever she goes.

Matilda Beans and her cuddle lambAshley @bruceandfoxfosters

Earlier this year, Wrenn Rescues (in California) took in a litter of kittens in need of medical attention. The runt of the litter, Matilda Beans, was very frail and struggling with an upper respiratory infection.

"Everyone else improved, but she only got sicker until it got to a really critical point. I have ICU equipment at my house, so it was decided that she should come to my house to get through her sickness," Ashley Kelley, a fosterer who specializes in neonatal and special needs kittens, told Love Meow.

As it turned out, the tabby was battling a host of health issues including a severe case of pneumonia. Despite the grim prognosis from the vets, the kitten held on with all her might, and Ashley knew she had to give her a fighting chance.

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Kitten with Magnificent Whiskers Brought Back from the Street and Melts Everyone's Heart

A kitten had her life turned around when a couple took her in along with her brother so they could thrive together.

Leia the kitten with beautiful whiskersPatricia Lika

Two tiny week-old kittens were found in a neighborhood of Las Vegas without a mother in sight. They were brought to a local animal rescue, desperately needing foster care. Patricia Lika, an experienced kitten fosterer, stepped up to help when she saw the plea.

A few days later, Patricia noticed that the kittens were dealing with neonatal ophthalmia, an infection of the unopened eyes. She immediately started treating them with multiple daily warm compresses, eye medication and antibiotics. "This is the reality of kittens born in the streets in filthy environments to young moms or moms who had litter after litter," Patricia shared with Love Meow.

The brother and sister duo (Grogu and Leia) cheered each other on in their comfy, warm nest. Grogu would rub his face against his sister as if to try to comfort her.

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Kitten On His Own Until Cat Takes Him in and Makes Him Part of the Family

A kitten was found all alone but a cat took him in and made him part of her family.

Flavian the kitten cuddling with Eleni the catBest Friends Felines

A few weeks ago, a cat and her kittens were brought to an animal rescue, Best Friends Felines, for a chance at a better life.

"Eleni (the cat) was very scared of people when she first came into our care, but it only took her a few days, and she now purrs up a storm," Nikki of Best Friends Felines shared with Love Meow.

The doting mom came out of her shell and even let her dedicated carers assist with her precious four. "As soon as we offer a pat, she starts purring. She is also very trusting."

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Kitten Stands Like a Kangaroo, Determined to Thrive and Live Best Life

A kitten who stands like a little kangaroo, is determined to live life to the fullest.

Dove the kittenAngela

Earlier this year, a pregnant cat was brought to an animal shelter in California in need of help. Shortly after arrival, she went into labor and gave birth to five kittens. One of them was exceptionally small and had some deformity in her front legs.

"Shelter staff were not sure if the kitten would survive. Her twisted legs made it hard for her to defend herself. They were transported to Oregon Friends Of Shelter Animals, and they came to my home," Angela, a foster volunteer of the rescue, shared with Love Meow.

The runt of the litter, Dove, needed extra nursing time and lots of TLC. Angela made sure that the kitten had her mom to herself when her siblings were sleeping. "She began to grow steadily every day."

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Kitten with Strong Will Transforms from Palm-sized Wonder to Sweetest Shoulder Cat

A kitten who was just the size of a palm, has transformed into the sweetest shoulder cat.

Sara Tiedeman

A little grey kitten and her sister came to foster care when they were a couple of weeks old. Sara Tiedeman, a veterinary technician, stepped up to help when they were transferred to the rescue she works with.

The grey kitten was very underdeveloped and just skin and bones. Despite being so small, she showed an incredible will to live from the start.

"I had to tube-feed her for a couple of days before she could figure out how to latch," Sara told Love Meow.

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Kitten is So Happy to Walk and Run on All Four Paws for the First Time

A kitten who was born with twisted hind legs, is so happy to be able to walk and run on all fours.

Rubbix the kittenChatons Orphelins Montréal

Rubbix, an orange kitten, was born with a pair of twisted back legs. A few weeks ago, he and his sister, Boo, were brought to Chatons Orphelins Montréal, a cat rescue in Montreal, Canada, for a chance at a better life.

"Rubbix's hind legs were twisted at 180 degrees and his paws went the other way. He moved around using his front legs and back knees," Celine Crom of Chatons Orphelins Montréal shared with Love Meow.

Despite having the deformity in his legs, Rubbix didn't seem to notice any difference. "At the clinic, all he wanted to do was play with feathers. He was so sweet and gentle."

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Kitten with Charming Personality Wins Over a Family and Their Cats

A kitten with a big personality charmed his way into the hearts of a family and their cats.

Koda the kittenLaura Malone

Earlier this year, Mini Cat Town, a cat rescue in San Jose, California, took in a little singleton who was in need of foster care. He was named Koda because he looked like a cute little bear.

"He was very content and happy, and he loved to cuddle," Laura Malone, director of Mini Cat Town, shared with Love Meow.

Koda would alternate between playing and snuggling, always being on the lookout for attention. The little ball of fur was packed with energy and many adorable quirks. He was curious and adventurous, and had so much confidence in a tiny body.

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Two Kittens Find Each Other in a Special Way and Form a Wonderful Bond

Two kittens that came from different paths, found each other in an adorable way and formed an unbreakable bond.

Two best friendsAshley @bruceandfoxfosters

Two months ago, Ashley Kelley, a volunteer of Wrenn Rescues in Southern California, took in a kitten found inside a car engine bay. He was born with a cleft and showed a strong will to live from the start.

Ashley tube-fed the little tuxedo around the clock while she provided supportive care. The kitten named Odahviing bounced back from a mild upper respiratory infection and began to thrive. It was clear from the start that he needed a constant companion.

A few weeks later, Ashley was contacted about a wobbly kitten who was about the same age as Odahviing, and desperately needed foster care.

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Cat Helps Care for Kittens His Family Brings Home and Turns Their Lives Around

Rigby the sweet tabby cat has a strong desire to help care for kittens that his family brings home.

Rigby the cat and his foster kitten GillieHolly @pawsofoz

Holly Brookhouser and her family met a tabby cat named Rigby six years ago at an Oklahoma shelter.

They wanted to get their cat Canon a feline companion, but little did they know that Rigby would also befriend all the homeless kittens that came through their door.

"A year after we adopted him, I started fostering kittens and realized he had a strong desire to help care for them," Holly shared with Love Meow.

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Kitten Found Alone in Driveway Has Strong Personality and Turns into Beautiful Fluffy Cat

A kitten who was found in a driveway all alone, showed fighting spirit and blossomed into a fluffy young cat.

Yeti the kittenDannielle @centralflfosters

About two months ago, Dannielle, a fosterer based in central Florida, was contacted about a kitten discovered in someone's driveway. "(The residents) were headed to the grocery store when they heard the kitten crying," Dannielle shared with Love Meow.

The tiny singleton was "found covered in ants inside a turned-over cooler" on the ground. She was meowing for her mother who was nowhere to be found.

The kitten whose eyes hadn't opened, was in need of critical care. Dannielle rushed to pick her up and brought her home. "Despite her situation, she was in good spirits."

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4 Kittens Help Each Other Thrive as They Transform on Their Journey to Better Life

Four sweet kittens came to a rescue for a chance at a better life. They stayed together and helped each other thrive.

Murphy's Law Animal Rescue

When Sarah Kelly, founder of Murphy's Law Animal Rescue, was contacted about four orange kittens needing rescue, she sprang into action.

The kittens had a rough start in life, needed critical care and a home environment to help them recover. "They were brought to a county shelter and had upper respiratory infections and eye infections. They were in such bad shape - with the smallest one having pneumonia," Sarah shared with Love Meow.

Once they were safely transported to Murphy's Law Animal Rescue, Sarah and her team got right to work.

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