She’s Got The Eye Of The Tiger

We direct your atten-shun to Jessica Kitten. She was stuck in an old chimney of a disused oven at Bakers Delight in Kilmore, Victoria, Australia. Edgar’s Mission Founder and Director Pam Ahern climbed inside the chimney and rescued her. She was a bit bedraggled but has recovered and she is ready to ROAR!

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From Kyle at Edgar’s Mission.

It May Be Winter But Get Ready To Melt

Hollywood Hounds is not only a pet boutique and spa; they have been doing pet adoptions and rescues since 2007. Three months ago they took in an abandoned pair like no other whose forever home is now none other than Hollywood Hounds. Jacqueline Borum is captivating and inspiring as she tells the story.
Fave Quotes:

“They were found together. They are pretty much inseparable. The Dachshund absolutely loves this kitten, which has some health issues obviously.”

“We’ve had bonds between animals. I don’t know we’ve ever seen anything like this. It’s pretty special.”

“Every time Idgie goes out she gets a smooch. Someone’s constantly babying Ruth.”

“They pretty much share everything.”

“We’re making up for lost time for anything that they may have lacked.” “Now they’ve got about 14 Mommies here.”

Thanks to all the peeps who sent this in! Including, “I dare you to watch these two and not get teary.” -Phred’s Mom. And, “I’m sure you’ve gotten this one a bunch by now. . . but just in case. OMG THOSE LEGS!” -Nick D. More on this story from Huffington Post.

The Three Little Pigs of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Oink if you love happy, fairy tale endings.

Mindy P., from Save Elephant Foundation, wrote to tell us, “Just before Christmas, a mother pig went into labor and sadly passed away with a number of stillborn piglets. The foundation I work with rescued the only survivors… three little pigs.”

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(And they just happened to have little pink piggalette hoodies on hand?!)

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“The road ahead for these little ones is a tough one, but we’re doing all that we can.

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If fans want to follow along on their journey, we would love to see them as fans on Facebook. Thanks so much.” -Mindy.

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Thailand trivia time: “Pig” in Thai is, “Moo”!

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I Nose What You’re Thinking

Yer starin’ at my schnozzle. That’s OK, I get that a lot. An’ did you know I was one of the pigs who starred as Wilbur in the movie Charlotte’s Web? (But my name is Lily Pig.)

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Another gem from Edgar’s Mission Down Undah, who had a really big year last year!

THIS JUST IN: Fireman Rescues Husky In Boston

The NY Daily News says Sylvie the Husky took his hoomin out for a morning walk on Thursday, but took off and ended up going into the icy waters of Castle Island in South Boston. Firefighter Sean Coyle slid out onto the ice and grabbed Sylvie, who had been in the chilly drink for 30 minutes. Get warm, Sylvie!

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Photos by Mark Garfinkel/Boston Herald.

After the Rescue

Chiidax, the baby fur seal can tell you, it’s all about the Aleuts getting you through

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to the ground crew who feed you fish stew

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while FedEx delivers you a thousand miles or two

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to rendezvous with friends anew; other fur seal rescues Kit, Flaherty and Lou. Whew!

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Read the complete story of Chiidax, the rescued fur seal pup, over at New England Aquarium and Zooborns!

THIS JUST IN: Pocket Gopher ACTION!

From Cuteporter KB: “She’s a Pocket Gopher! Seriously that’s the real name. This sweet little one arrived at the California Wildlife Center in Malibu, California last night. She has an injury :( but they’re helping her get back on her feet. With carrots bigger than her head!”

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The Story Of Mr. Fuzz

Ever had a houseguest that stopped by for the weekend..then decided to stay? That’s kinda what we’re talking about here.

Let’s let Robert R. step in at this point. “This is our Maine Coon, Mr. Fuzz. He is a feral that showed up last year in our neighbourhood as a hungry kitten. We started feeding him during the freezing months of January and February then one bitterly cold night he panicked while hiding on our back porch and ended up running in the house,” Robert says.

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“He’s been here ever since.”

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“He has grown into a beautiful cat who enjoys his comforts, as you can see.”

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Holiday Windows Update!

IMG_8682The Macy’s Holiday Windows event is still going strong at their San Francisco Union Square store. Stephanie H. of the SF SPCA updated us today: “We’ve adopted 258 cats and 41 dogs for a total of 299 as of this morning. Last year’s total was 287 for the entire event!” You can adopt at the temporary adoption center on the 1st floor. Holiday Windows runs through Sunday, 1/5. Stop by, or watch ‘em live right here.

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Photo from Litter Did You Know.org.

Fire Crew to the Rescue

We all know how brave firefighters are. Being a firefighter is all about the very hard work of dealing with incredibly difficult hazards, danger and, omgkittens!!!!1!!111!!!11!!!!

Via YouTube. (By the way! While we’re waiting for that Men of CO calendar, we should get us a Men of CO tag!)

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