Tilly

tumblr_nrs0q420f91up2b4zo1_1280Prolific Photographer Patrick Jones writes us about Tilly. “She was brought into our shelter suffering from severe head trauma and an untreated ear infection. Thanks to our amazing clinic staff and Tilly’s foster carers, she’s now doing much better.”
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“There have been some lasting effects from what Tilly went through; the most obvious of which is that she always tilts her head to the left. This may improve over time, but for now, it definitely doesn’t stop her from enjoying life just as much as any other six-month-old kitten.”
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Marley The Bubble Hunter

marley_ball_1Lauren S. writes: “We adopted Marley 7 months ago, from a shelter where he had been dropped off by his family just a few days before. He was scared and confused, and missed his old family so much, he ran away on his first night with us to find them.”

“After a tireless search in the freezing cold of February, we found him over 24 hours later in the middle of the night. He was badly injured after being hit by a car! He seemed so unbearably sad and in unimaginable pain, all the while he probably just missed his family. It took many weeks after the incident before he even saw the tiniest little tail wag.”

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“When we finally got the chance to win Marley’s love and trust through his healing process, he became our loving, loyal, lifelong friend. Mar is our happy little bubble chasing, fetch loving, swimming, hiking, tail wagging, high-energy and high-spirited goofball. Thank you for reading!” -Lauren, Sven, (and Marley.)

HEY! Maru! Check Out Our House!

2015-07-13 15.17.38“I have never submitted a photo before, but I thought you would like to see my two Rescue Cats, Zimmer (L) and his new buddy Addison (R) enjoying their new cat tower. Cute Overload rocks!” -Leeanne H.

Caturday Cuddlebug

IMAG0057“This is my 5 week old foster Ian. Hugs to those that foster!” -Lisa H.

Needs A Name And Is Gonna Need A Home, Too!

IMG_20150702_185253963 (893x1280)“This little guy was brought to us by a caring gal who found him hiding out under a rhubarb leaf in her garden” says Glenna M.

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“Apparently, he had been abandoned by his mother, and with our local temperatures in the triple digits recently, (Newport, WA.) he would not have lasted long on his own. He was emaciated and very dehydrated, but we got him to one of our wonderful fosters who got some subcutaneous fluids into him right away.”

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“His guardian angel thought he was about two weeks old, but we think he’s closer to 4 or 5 weeks old, just very tiny, only about 9 oz. when she brought him to us.”

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“He’s now thriving, eating well and has excellent litter manners.”

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“His foster mom says he’s a ‘perfect kitten,’ he never complains and is always happy and playful.”

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“He seems to be very grateful to be safe and have all the food, water and love he needs. He has yet to receive an official name, I’ve just referring him to as ‘rhubarb kitten.’:) He has several weeks to go before he will be adoptable, but it’s the height of kitten season, and we have many more available for adoption. They can be seen at our website or our Facebook page!”

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Cat Dog House On The Kings Alert!

smileypupsJCHOTK is not JUST for kittehs, you know. They’ve got quite a few little knuckleheads on hand- like THESE guys! Jess Lessard took these photos and fills us in. “The Cat House on the Kings is OVERFLOWING with puppies.”

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“While primarily a cat sanctuary, the Cat House time and again opens its doors and hearts to rescuing dogs.”

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“Here are just a few that are in the care of the shelter at the moment and will be up for adoption soon!”

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#BestBuds: Puka And Rocket Larry

1Meet Puka, a 4-year-old mixed breed with a cleft lip..and his pal Rocket Larry The Tortoise!

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Puka was rescued in L.A. when a friend of Puka’s new hoomin noticed Puka with a homeless man, and was worried the puppeh might need medical care.

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Puka’s hoomin had previously rescued Rocket Larry from an L.A. Craigslist reptile hoarder.

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You can see more photos of these guys on Instagram.

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(Mashable.)

Gustave

This is Gustave, from the animal shelter! This is my first cat! - ImgurSay hi to The Floof That Is Gustave. (He’s a ResQte, too- YAY! And do we detect just the sliiiiightest hint of a Baroo?) (Reddit.)

Double Elevator Butt Action!

IMG_4486 (1)“We fell in love with Kirby at the Hull Seaside Animal Rescue. The woman in charge of adoptions asked us to consider also adopting his pal Cemi because they were inseparable. So glad we did. They do everything together, including this awesome paw de deux! Cemi is on the left. My niece named her Cemi because she was very skittish when we first got her and she reminded her of the cat in the movie Pet Cemetery. Kirby is the handsome fella on the right.” -Maureen K.

Queen City Toe Beans

judpawCathy O. writes, “This is Jud, a 5 week old kitten at Save The Animals Foundation in Cincinnati. We think he’s got some adorable toesies, deserving of an appearance on Toesday!” We TOE-tally agree.

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We asked Cathy about J’s availability, and she responded, “When he’s big enough to neuter & had his shots, but I understand one of our volunteers may adopt him when he’s ready.”

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