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  • Bobcat Seized in Northern Illinois Police Raid

    When police in Orland Park, IL issued a search warrant of a known felon’s residence this February, little did they know the raid would uncover something not often seen! Found within a small 6 x 6 foot office in an industrial park building, with only a few toys, a climbing tree and a litter box, […] More

  • Top 10 Kitten Nursery Stories

    Stories and photos provided by the San Diego Humane Society – https://sdhumane.org/ TOP TEN KITTEN NURSERY STORIES Spring has sprung and the nation’s first Kitten Nursery is opening for its 10th season! In 2009, San Diego Humane Society opened the first 24-hour Kitten Nursery in the United States. Since opening, it has cared for more than […] More

  • It’s a Cat and “Mouse” Game…

    Cole & Marmalade discover a “mouse” outside the basement window, hilarity ensues ! *I thought it was a vole while I was filming, it wasn’t until later I discovered that they are really not very good at climbing! So of course we stepped in and helped save the little creature =) More

  • Esk the Micro Kitten: Surviving Against All Odds

    Written and Photos by: CaM Fan, S. Hosenfeld – Texas On the 14th of March, one of our rescues gave birth in our closet to five kittens. My fiancé and I have both been rescuing, fostering, and rehoming cats and kittens for years; I’ve been caring for nursing cats and bottle babies since high school, […] More

  • 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

  • Two Freezing Preemie Kittens Found Under Oil Painting!

    On March 22nd 2018, two preemie kittens were found frozen and nearly lifeless underneath an oil painting. The siblings were abandoned by their mother, a local community cat who is practically a kitten herself, immediately after their birth. The woman who owns the studio and regularly feeds the community cats, noticed that the small cat […] 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

  • Purrfectly Matched Soul Mates Rescue Each Other!

    There are times in life when we find the stars aligning perfectly and the thing that we desire most appears within our reach. Our dreams are answered and all is right with the world. This is exactly what happened to mom Christina Humphreys from Oklahoma, when she stumbled across a social media post of a […] More

  • Kirby the Kitten Rescued From Storm Drain

    One of the most heartwarming things that we can hear here at the Cole and Marmalade household is that another precious cat life was saved due to a video we made or story we shared <3 That is exactly what happened to the fortunate feline Calvin, now Kirby, when his future adopters saw our Cat […] More

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