Kitten Who Was Born Very Special, Gets Help Just in Time and is Determined to Live and Thrive

This little kitten was born very special. He is determined to live and thrive.

Fuzzy Texan Animal Rescue
Rachel Lienemann, director of Fuzzy Texan Animal Rescue, was contacted about a special needs kitten, who had been born to a stray cat at a shelter. His sibling didn’t make it, but he was hanging in there, fighting to live. “We take in special needs animals throughout Texas. We focus on the underdog,” Rachel told Love Meow. “He has a cleft in the front of his hard palate, a unilateral cleft lip, and he was born without a functional nose and is most likely…

Kitten Who Was Born Very Special, Gets Help Just in Time and is Determined to Live and Thrive

Kitten with Crooked Legs, Half the Size of Other Kittens, Finds Someone to Help Her Walk and Grow

A little feline family came to their foster home for a chance at a better life. The runt was born very special.

Krystle Waldron @acleverkitten
A few weeks ago, four tiny kittens along with their cat mom were brought to a local shelter in need of help. Henrico Humane Society in Richmond, Virginia took them in and immediately arranged a foster home so they could be cared for in a home environment.”We were called the same day (they were rescued) and were able to take mom and the babies home to foster them,” Krystle Waldron, a volunteer of the rescue, told Love Meow….

Kitten with Crooked Legs, Half the Size of Other Kittens, Finds Someone to Help Her Walk and Grow

Kitten Who Can’t Grow, Comforts Other Cats with Special Needs With Cuddles Every Day

A kitten who was rescued from neglect, met other cats with special needs. She has been giving them cuddles every day, ever since.

The Odd Cat Sanctuary
Tara Kay, founder of The Odd Cat Sanctuary, took in a special needs kitty, named Tennessee, who was just the size of a 2-month old kitten despite being a lot older. She was rescued from a hoarding situation amongst other cats.”All the cats rescued are normal sized, and she’s the only unique one,” Tara told Love Meow. “You can tell that she’s almost an adult cat as she has a full set of adult teeth. She…

Kitten Who Can’t Grow, Comforts Other Cats with Special Needs With Cuddles Every Day

Woman Finds Wobbly Kitten Outside in the Cold and Saves Her and Her Brother Too

A woman spotted a little kitten wandering around in her garden near a shed. The kitty was a bit wobbly, and she was not alone.

Chatons Orphelins Montréal
Ani from Montreal, Canada saw the little tabby waddling around outside in the cold. Upon investigation, she was surprised to find another kitten with her. The two feline siblings were trying to stay warm under the cover of her shed. When she tried to approach them, she noticed that the tabby had some tremors and trouble walking.Knowing that chances of them surviving in this condition, on their own, were slim, she set out a plan…

Woman Finds Wobbly Kitten Outside in the Cold and Saves Her and Her Brother Too

Kitten Found on a Porch without a Mom, They Notice She was Born Very Special

A kitten was found on the porch of a home, still with her umbilical cord attached. When shelter staff received her, they noticed right away just how special she is.

Hannah Shaw @kittenxladyA woman from Alpine, California found a tiny black and white kitten on her front porch without a mother or any siblings. San Diego Humane Society was contacted about the kitty who needed help. “She was a little underweight for her age when she arrived and her front legs appeared to have a deformity,” Jackie Noble, Kitten Nursery Manager of SDHS, told Love Meow. “When I saw a video…

Kitten Found on a Porch without a Mom, They Notice She was Born Very Special

Sibling Kittens Both Born Special, Keep Each Other Safe Until Help Arrives

Two bonded kittens came to their foster home for a chance at a better life. They were both born very special.

Friends for Life RescueNetworkThe kittens had been passed around by people that didn’t want them. A woman from San Bernardino, California heard about their plight and took them in so the pair wouldn’t end up at the shelter. She reached out to the animal rescue community in hopes of getting the kittens the help they needed.Jacqueline DeAmor, co-founder of Friends for Life RescueNetwork (in Los Angeles), came across a Facebook post about the kitties, and immediately responded. Mel Lamprey, a volunteer…

Sibling Kittens Both Born Special, Keep Each Other Safe Until Help Arrives

Men Went to Adopt a Kitten But a Beautiful Blind Kitty Found Them Instead

Elliot and Nathanial Green went to the shelter to look for a kitten but ended up being chosen by a tiny blind kitty.

Elliot Green
Elliot and Nathanial visited the Lynchburg Humane Society (in Lynchburg, Virginia) during an adoption event. They had always wanted to adopt a Siamese kitten and were hoping to find one that day.”All the Siamese kittens were either on hold or adopted, but thankfully, the lady helping us out thought Merlin would be the perfect fit,” Elliot share with Love Meow. Merlin was a little kitten when he was brought to the shelter, in need of medical attention and…

Men Went to Adopt a Kitten But a Beautiful Blind Kitty Found Them Instead

Kitten Who Doesn’t Grow, Finds Someone She Loves After Living Her Whole Life in Hoarding Situation

A kitten who lived in a sad situation almost all her life, finally has a place of her own. She’s the size of a 2-month-old kitten, but much older than she seems.

The Odd Cat SanctuaryYoung Williams Animal Center (in Knoxville, Tennessee) rescued a number of cats from a hoarding situation. One of the kitties was much smaller than the others, as if she had never grown.They contacted The Odd Cat Sanctuary, which specializes in special needs cats and kittens and provides a permanent home and life-long care to those that were challenged and neglected.It turns out that the kitten is 11…

Kitten Who Doesn’t Grow, Finds Someone She Loves After Living Her Whole Life in Hoarding Situation

Kitten Who Can’t Walk, Finds Special Foster Mom to Help Turn His Life Around

From the moment this special needs kitten came to a local rescue group, he was looking for love and cuddles. They knew just the perfect Foster Mom for him.

Shannon R BasnerHarPURR was a 3-week-old kitten when he was found by a family from Alaska. He couldn’t use his hind legs, and his cat mother, who had been caring for him, dropped him in a yard out of panic as she was scared.”We were contacted by a fellow cat rescue group Tundra Cat Rehabilitation and Adoption and Alaska Cat Adoption Team. They knew he needed a unique place to help meet…

Kitten Who Can’t Walk, Finds Special Foster Mom to Help Turn His Life Around

Stray Cat Walks Up to Rescuer and Leads Her to Her Kittens Who Need Help

A stray cat walked up to a rescuer and led her to her three kittens, so they could get the help they needed.

CatRescue 901
Last week, a feline family of four was found on the side of a road in New South Wales, Australia. The cat mom had used up all her resources, trying to keep her kittens safe and fed. A member of the public spotted them and reached out to a local animal rescuer for help. The cat was extremely friendly but just skin and bones. When help arrived, she walked right up to the rescuer and took her…

Stray Cat Walks Up to Rescuer and Leads Her to Her Kittens Who Need Help

Kitten with Double Nose Decides to Put on the Perfect Grumpy Face After She Was Rescued

A tiny kitten with a double nose was brought in to a local rescue in New York, after she was found wobbling outside alone.

@harley_tank_quinn
The little stray was under one pound, less than half the weight she should be. Her teeth were completely grown in, indicating that she was much older than she looked.K9Kastle, a volunteer-run rescue group, took her in for a chance at a better life. They discovered that she was born with a cleft nose and Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH), a non-progressive disorder that affects the cat’s motor skills and coordination. The condition is not painful or contagious.She was a…

Kitten with Double Nose Decides to Put on the Perfect Grumpy Face After She Was Rescued

Woman Found Kitten with Very Large Eyes on Her Porch and Discovered How Special He is

A resident from the Chicago Suburbs found a box left on her porch. When she opened it, she discovered a tiny kitten abandoned inside.

Elise Hall @porg_the_glass_kitten
She rushed the kitten to her vet as he needed immediate medical attention. They found a large wound on his neck, and he was taken to the ER to have it repaired with stitches.The next day, Elise Hall, a small animal veterinarian at the animal hospital, met with the kitten when he came in for a full examination. “He was pretty shy and subdued. But as the day went on, he started being more outgoing and…

Woman Found Kitten with Very Large Eyes on Her Porch and Discovered How Special He is

Kitten Found Freezing in Park, Brought Back from the Brink and Gets Life-saving Surgery

A tiny kitten was found abandoned in a park. She was brought to a veterinary clinic where they discovered she needed a life-saving operation.

Celia Hammond Animal Trust
The 6-week-old kitten named Rebecca came to Celia Hammond Animal Trust – Canning Town Vet Clinic in London (England) after she was found all alone in Beckton Park on Christmas Day.Despite a thorough search of the area, they couldn’t find a mom cat or any other kittens. The tabby girl was cold to the touch and almost lifeless when she came to the vet. Staff slowly warmed her up and bottle-fed her. A while later,…

Kitten Found Freezing in Park, Brought Back from the Brink and Gets Life-saving Surgery

Kitten Tilts Her Head Permanently, Finds Someone She Loves and Won’t Let Go

A kitten with a full head tilt was surrendered to an animal shelter for a chance at a better life. They named her Tippy.

Deanna @sister.tippy.catTippy was brought to Cat Utopia of Pendleton, Oregon, after she was found during a TNR (trap-neuter-return) project. The kitty was in desperate need of medical attention. Deanna from Eastern Oregon took her in as a medical foster. “She had chronic ear infections as a tiny kitten, and because she was one of a large horde, her ear infections were not properly treated,” Deanna told Love Meow.Tippy shook her head rather often due to discomfort in her…

Kitten Tilts Her Head Permanently, Finds Someone She Loves and Won’t Let Go

Cat Gets Help for Her Kittens All Born with Large Feet, Twisted Legs and Hop Like “Kangaroos”

A feline family of six was brought to a shelter in Lynnwood, Washington. The kittens hop like tiny kangaroos with big mittens.

Ashley Morrison @youngestoldcatlady
Earlier this month, PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) took in a cat mother along with her five polydactyl kittens all born with Radial Hypoplasia, a genetic condition that causes their front limbs to be short and twisted. Ashley Morrison, a volunteer of PAWS, was smitten with the little feline family when she visited them at the shelter. The sweet cat mom walked right up to greet her as if to say, they were ready to go home with…

Cat Gets Help for Her Kittens All Born with Large Feet, Twisted Legs and Hop Like “Kangaroos”

Woman Hears Blind Kitten Meowing to Her at Shelter and Can’t Leave Him There

A blind kitten caught the attention of a woman when she heard his scream at the shelter. She couldn’t leave him there.

Tara Kay and Melvin the blind kittenThe Odd Cat Sanctuary
Katie Buckman, a kitten rescuer based in Sanford, North Carolina, went to a local shelter to pick up a couple of kittens when suddenly, she heard cries coming from a kennel. She turned toward the sound and saw a little blind kitten desperately trying to get her attention. “This little guy was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. I had gone in for two other kittens but there…

Woman Hears Blind Kitten Meowing to Her at Shelter and Can’t Leave Him There

Kitten with Stubby Legs, Dropped off at Shelter, Finds Someone who Never Gives Up on Him

A kitten with stubby legs was dropped off at an animal shelter in Jacksonville, Florida. He was just the size of a potato.

Kaitlyn @foster.rinse.repeat
Kaitlyn, a vet tech and staffer at the shelter’s foster department, met the little guy when he needed her the most. “I usually end up taking home the babies that people aren’t drawn to, usually the ones with low chance of survival or whatever is difficult,” Kaitlyn told Love Meow.The tuxedo (then called Humpty-Dumpty) seemed to have been left at the shelter when no one was looking. “We are assuming he was found as a stray somewhere.”The kitten,…

Kitten with Stubby Legs, Dropped off at Shelter, Finds Someone who Never Gives Up on Him

Boy Meets Tiny Kitten Who Can’t Walk, and Decides to Turn Her Life Around

A boy with a heart of gold wanted to do something for a special needs kitten, so she could get back on her paws and walk again.

Rogéria Bello Corazza
João, 9 years old, from Brazil is an animal lover. When he learned about a kitten from his neighbors, he was excited to meet her. A few days ago, he went to visit the kitty and was immediately smitten with her. He could tell something was different about her – the tiny tabby couldn’t use her hind legs and had trouble getting around. João saw the kitten alone by herself while other kitties…

Boy Meets Tiny Kitten Who Can’t Walk, and Decides to Turn Her Life Around

Kitten Born with Extra Long Leg Proves She Can Do Anything Just Like Other Cats

A 6-week-old kitten was brought to a local shelter after she was found as a stray. She was born special with one extra long leg.

The Odd Cat Sanctuary
Tara Kay, founder of The Odd Cat Sanctuary in Salem, Massachusetts, came across the special needs kitten who was in need of rescue. She reached out to the shelter and offered to take her.”She was six weeks old and born with congenital deformed back legs – one is extra long and the other has no foot on it, just a stump,” Tara told Love Meow. Joelene, a volunteer of the rescue, picked her up…

Kitten Born with Extra Long Leg Proves She Can Do Anything Just Like Other Cats

Woman Rescued Kitten Born With Backwards Legs While Others Decided to Give Up

Gina from Memphis, Tennessee found a kitten in her backyard two months ago. The little stray kitty was scooting around instead of walking.

@mercythekitty_18
The kitten was found abandoned under a patio grill in the backyard. The mother cat never came back for her. As soon as Gina picked her up, she noticed something different about her legs. “Her back legs were deformed. They were callused and hard on her joints where she dragged herself,” Anna, Gina’s daughter, told Love Meow.Gina immediately took the kitten to the nearby shelter to ask for help but was told that they would have to…

Woman Rescued Kitten Born With Backwards Legs While Others Decided to Give Up