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  • Abandoned Baby Bobcat Kitten RIGHTLY Raised By Rescuers To Hate Humans

    A frail bobcat kitten stumbled out of the woods in Potosi, Missouri in late July. Members at the local YMCA received a surprising rush of adrenaline when they found the wild cat wandering around the parking lot alone. The tiny baby was very malnourished and covered in ticks and parasites. Although her weakened body was […] More

  • Discovery Of Orphaned Kittens; Causes “Big Bang” Reaction In Hearts Of Rescuers

    Within our ever-expanding universe, surprising discoveries are made daily. On a cold and rainy Northern Illinois day, four such miracles were unearthed. Found near a river’s edge, nestled under a canoe, the 4 brothers were found abandoned with no purrental supervision. Huddled together in a makeshift nest, they had fortunately stayed dry and warm. Experienced rescuers […] More

  • Kitten Thrown From Vehicle Has Heart Of A Heroic Warrior

    Marvel characters describe Thor, the Norse God, as follows: “As the son of Odin and Gaea, Thor’s strength, endurance and resistance to injury are greater than the vast majority”. The most recent kitten to be rescued by Animal Outreach Society (AOS) in Northern Illinois, fits this description to a “T”, aptly accepting the name. It […] More

  • Kitten Plummets From The Sky After Attacked By Bird Of Prey!

    Occasionally, odd things fall from the sky, even unfortunate ground dwelling animals! Although not as bizarre as a 600 pound cow falling on a car …yes that DID happen, smaller animals are often in the same plight. One of the most common small animals that may find themselves in this situation are poor tiny kittens. […] More

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cats First Experience With Snow

    In the CaM household, 2016 was accompanied by many firsts….we moved to Northern Illinois where Jess grew up and lived until she was 25. This region however was NOT fur-miliar territory for Chris nor Cole and Marmalade and when the first big snowfall hit, all the boys were in for quite an icy shock! Moving […] More