Friday, February 07, 2014

We Did It!

Remember this sad little soul?  (if you missed the post, you can read about him HERE or HERE.


My rescue partner, Shelley and I were knee deep in a hoarder's house rescuing a bunch of unwilling cats when my cell phone rang.  I didn't want to answer the phone, I was busy but didn't recognize the number. Maybe it was a Petsmart volunteer who needed help.

"Beth?  This is E*** the people who have the orange and white cat that was freezing to death in our back yard?"

My  heart skipped a beat.

He was there.  He was in their back yard.  But this time, he was dragging his back leg and he appeared to be severely injured.   I don't think I've ever seen Shelley move so fast!   She jumped in her car and left to pick up the mysterious frozen orange and white cat and I stayed behind to take a 9 hoarder's cats to the vet.

He was there when she arrived.  His hip looked bad - maybe he had been hit by a car.   He must've known he was going to be safe.  He never struggled and this gentle soul allowed the vet to examine him and trim his nails.  X-rays, possible hip surgery, neutering and vaccinations - all on the list for this sweet abandoned cat. He bears a few war wounds across his nose that tom cats often have.   But those will heal.  

 We did it.  He's safe.  He will never have to be cold or hungry again.

12 comments:

Deb said...

Wonderful!

Sparkle said...

Wow! I'm so happy you guys have rescued him. I've been wondering, and worried.

Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

YAY! Congrats

Leah said...

You're marvelous <3 I'm so glad you found him!

Anonymous said...

I am so thrilled about this news! It has absolutely made my day! Thank you for caring so much about this boy!

Christine Gittings said...

Tears!!! But happy tears! Thank you for rescuing him and for thinking to update us all.

Crystal said...

So so Happy !!!! Awesome work. Thank you for not giving up on him:) Such great news Thank you for sharing.

Connie said...

What a wonderful happy start to my very early morning weekend 'work' day! Thank you, both of you - and another important question What will you name him??

Anonymous said...


Gosh Beth... more tears over here! I really hoped I would hear about this little guy again. My heart could burst, I'm so happy for him. What a fighter! He's so lucky to have crossed your path again. May his luck continue with all that he has ahead of him.

"He who saves a single life, saves the world entire".

Jackie & Kitty x

Anonymous said...

Gosh Beth... more tears over here! I really hoped I would hear about this little guy again. My heart could burst, I'm so happy for him. What a fighter! He's so lucky to have crossed your path again. May his luck continue with all that he has ahead of him.

"He who saves a single life, saves the world entire".

Jackie & Kitty x

Anonymous said...

Thank you for going above and beyond - though you always do! Glad your rescue helped out here - most would say "sorry can't help - take him to Animal services

Anonymous said...

Bless you, Beth, for all you do. You and Shelley are angels and an inspiration to us all. Tears of happiness here too for this baby. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! Shefali