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  • Stray Mama Cat Asks Rescuer For Help

    Trapping stray cats can be quite challenging to say the least. There always seems to be one that eludes the most experienced rescuers. Even enticing them with delicious foods and camouflaging set traps still yields no results! So we do what we can to keep them safe, fed and protected. One such cat named Persia did […] More

  • Feral Cat With Shocking Matted Fur Rescued!

    Sometimes working with feral cats and TNR (trap-neuter-return) programs can bring you the unexpected. That is exactly what a local team in McHenry County, Illinois, experienced when they successfully trapped a feral cat in the community. Unfortunately the caretaker for the colony was not keeping up the maintenance and the animals needed to be removed, […] More

  • Meet Big Cat Rescues “Fur”ocious Mini Felines:

    Five years ago, Big Cat Rescue located in Tampa, Florida, decided to expand their efforts to help more felines… even if that expansion was on a smaller scale than they were used to! On April 5th 2013, the dedicated sanctuary that provides a permanent home for unwanted, abused and neglected EXOTIC cats, took in their […] More

  • Cat Saved From Rubble Of Destroyed Landmark

    Built in 1873, The Corner Bar in Rockford, Michigan was the oldest building in the small town. Known for its “Hot Dog Hall of Fame” the names of people who consumed a great number of the bar’s famous chili dogs were inscribed on the wall. A tradition since 1935, the current amateur winner, Belinda, consumed […] More

  • Teeter-Tottering Kitten Rescued Just In Time!

    On the busy streets of Chicago, a tiny kitten was found tottering along, lonely and frightened. The stray feline was scooped up and taken to the local animal control. Sadly though, Chicago has one of the highest kill rates of stray cats and dogs in the nation, which didn’t bode well for the little furball. […] More

  • Two Infant Kittens Rescued From Trash Bin

    Two 3 week old kittens were found grievously discarded in a trash bin outside of a business in Escondido, CA yesterday evening. Fortunately a kind soul who works with a local rescue group, Love Your Feral Felines (LYFF) through their barn cat program, discovered the duo. They contacted the rescue organization and the team immediately […] More

  • Operation Catnip – Saving Community Cats

    Operation Catnip, an organization based in Gainesville, FL, saves feline lives by setting the standard for large-scale spay-neuter and vaccination services for free-roaming cats. They’re dedicated to nourishing the relationship between communities and cats through accessible, compassionate, high-quality care and host FREE monthly spay/neuter clinics. Their hands-on, local program is now being modeled across the […] More

  • Tiny Kitten Saved From Freezing Conditions!

    As the winter begins to fade and the sun begins to thaw the frozen ground, we in the CaM household reflected on the cats and kittens we were able to save during this frigid time in the northern United States. Many a frosty night were spent buried beneath mounds of worry for the felines that […] More

  • 2 Abandoned Cats Rescued From FREEZING Weather

    Winter 2017 in the suburbs of Northern Illinois. Temperatures were registering at -6 °F with the real feel of -18 °F! When the frosty breeze blows north of the Windy City it can feel like razor blades on your skin and frostbite can set in within 30 minutes. It’s a common misconception that cats and […] More

  • Kittens Cry For Help Inspires Heroic Response

    As avid cat lover and rescuer Jennifer Quinn Yovino recently reminded us, “you just never know what the day will bring”. A recent day for Jennifer turned into the unexpected when after lunch, she and her husband Jim were walking through the alley behind their office in downtown Fresno, CA and heard a tiny cry. […] More

  • Cisco the Miracle Kitty!

    When we lived in Oceanside, California from 2014-2016, we were blessed to befriend Christine Hubbard, founder of Love Your Feral Felines (LYFF), a rescue group in Northern San Diego County. Their mission is to improve the lives of feral and homeless cats and kittens through TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return), a Barn Cat Program and an Under-Socialized Kitten […] More

  • Life of a Cat Rescuer

    One of the amazing rescue groups that we’ve become familiar with over the last year is the Cats of Curacao and the founder, Mariette Hanssen. In 2014, Mariette moved to Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island about 40 miles north of the Venezuelan coast. You can read her inspiring origin story here, https://coleandmarmalade.com/2017/01/03/cats-of-curacao/, and how this one and ONLY […] More

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