Hungry Kitten In Search Of Food Finds Trouble In A Taco Truck

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A hungry little stray kitten wandered into a taco truck searching for food. Unfortunately, drawn in by the enticing aroma, this little girl was blinded by the dangers surrounding her.

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She ended up stepping right onto the hot grill!

All 4 of her paws and her baby belly were burned. We all know that kittens can pop up out of nowhere; pouncing on you like they just teleported through space. Seeing a kitten only a few months old while working in the confined space of a food truck was the last thing the workers expected!

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They contacted The Cat House On The Kings (CHOTK), who stepped in to help the tiny baby. 

She was appropriately named “Burnadette”.

After a visit to the vet today, her fosters received some saddening news. 

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Although Burnadette is healing as best as possible under foster care, she may have some permanent damage. 

The vet states that she has 2nd & 3rd degree burns on all 4 paws and her stomach. Her front paw may also have nerve damage as a result of the incident. 

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This has not stopped Burnadette from being the sweetest kitten though. 

Volunteers and fosterers at CHOTK love taking turns snuggling the cute girl. 

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Eventually “taco truck kitten” Burnadette will be up for adoption through the sanctuary, but for now they are going to keep a close eye on her as she heals. 

Be sure to follow The Cat House On The Kings on Facebook to support Burnadette and all the other felines they save! 

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  1. oh my, that’s one of my greatest fears – cat stepping on a stove (or grill here)!
    glad she received medical help straight away.. Get well, soon, Burnadette! ♥

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