Fluffy gentleman Apollo knew he wanted a forever home where he would be loved and adored. And this awesome human was looking for a floofer (or two) of her own. They met at Sante D’Or and the rest is fuzzy history.
Say hello to our newest kitten foster! He/she doesn’t have a name quite yet, but we’re working on it. (Ignore the mess in the back, this little monkey is a bit skittish, so we’re taking it slow & making sure the kennel feels like a safe space without too much human intrusion.) 😻 #nashvillecatrescue#fosterkittens
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Cat community, we need your help! Shy but sweet 6-month-olds Belle (left) and Brady may have been exposed to ringworm and we'd like to get them in to a temporary foster home where someone can monitor their symptoms. A bathroom space is all they'll need. If you or someone you know can foster please email [email protected] 🐈
Sweet girl leaves me today headed to Buffalo NY to Buffalo Under Dog Rescue where she will find her forever home!
Sassy girl and a little prissy so she will need a high class family lol nah just kidding she is wonderful.. so sweet and loving and will make someone a wonderful addition to their family!!! #fosteringsaveslives#adoptdontshop#patchescheyenne
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Meet Twinkle - the tiniest and most frail of the hoarder bunch. She weighs in at 8.2 ounces (232 grams). While the others have started to play, she sits alone and gives a quiet meow. She’s very sick with an upper respiratory infection and although I’ve given her 3 baths, she still smells like a dumpster. She has a full set of teeth which tells me she is 4–5 weeks old and she gets out of bed and eats all on her own. She is still being supplemented with syringe feedings. #fosteringsaveslives#spayandneuter
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Cute kitten rescue!
Beckett was found, very close to drowning, in a homeowner’s pool. Sadly, Beckett’s sibling was also found in the pool, but it was too late for him.
Beckett was brought to Hamilton Animal Services and they immediately got him dried off and warmed up. Thankfully, Beckett’s pool adventure has not caused him any serious health issues.
It seems like Beckett has not had a lot of handling by humans (as you can see from the hissy fit he’s throwing in the video on his profile page) but he stops hissing pretty quickly when he is picked up and held closely. This little guy will know soon enough that humans are here to love and spoil him. We’re looking forward to him learning that!
Beckett saw the vet the day after his rescue, and he was given a clean bill of health…other than being put on a special food for diarrhea. We’re hopeful that the runs are because of all the stress Beckett has been through and that his belly will be feeling better soon. He has another vet appointment in a couple of weeks, and we’ll have another update for you then.
Welcome Beckett! We’re so happy you’re here!
Visit our website to learn more about Beckett and to donate to his care:
ladybirdanimalsanctuary.com (link in bio)
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Bittersweet Day: Today is Adoption Day for Khaleesi and Princess. I love that they both got great homes where they will be cherished but I will miss their little personalities running around my home. I’ll admit it- I ugly cried after leaving them for their spaying surgeries but I know they’ll be loved. ♥️♥️ #adoptdontshop#spayandneuter#fosteringsaveslives#uglycry
Its so hard to get a good picture of a black cat, but here’s my wee Maxwell today. He’s still holding his own. He sleeps a lot, but still is very playful. I really wish there was more we can do for him, but apparently not. He’s wobbly from a combination of the disease and his meds but it doesn’t stop him from playing in the box with Baxter. I think he needs little shoes though-he can’t get a grip on the tile. 😻
Here you can see the beautiful patterns in the #squashsquadkittens fur. Hetti is lighter with swirlies, Butternut is darker orange with swirlies, and Acorn is orange stripey. Pumpkin did not want to be in this video. 😼
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Sidney would like to remind everyone not to forget your lime with your tacos today for #tacotuesday 🌮. Sidney is available for adoption! He is getting neutered on Friday and would be available to go home on Saturday. If you are interested in adopting Sidney, the link to the adoption application is in my profile. As you can tell from this video, he is very playful, talkative and obviously cute. #kittensoforlandokittens#adoptme
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We felt guilty about leaving Nugget at home for Gryff’s puppy obedience class, so for this round we went ahead and signed her up too!
I wouldn’t call it a “dumpster fire” per se... buuut for example if @kelly_bove showed up at our door and offered to make our dogs as good as Envy, Zain, and Trek, we wouldn’t turn you away 😂😂😂 #rescuegems
Sooo today and tomorrow we’re practicing the beginning of our “watch me” command so we’re not the 8 (and 30+ 😂) year old failwhales of puppy class. Did you guys do formal obedience class with your pups or no?
Pssssssst: don’t miss our giveaway! Check out yesterday’s post for deets.
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♥️Each of us has met a rescued dog that is quiet or shy. Often, we hear that a gregarious dog makes the best pet.
Fact is, dogs that slowly open up after considering whether to be “friends” often make the best, most solid, lifelong companions! It’s often the shy ones who have the capacity to zero in on our hearts and minds and demonstrate true #heartdog traits – once we demonstrate that we’re consistent and loving. Like Sailor’s solemn expression in this photo, many rescued dogs appear troubled or uncomfortable when first meeting a new human. (For the record, Sailor is polite, obedient, and HILARIOUS!)
Fact is, dogs live in the now. Because we work with our dogs day in/day out, we become a constant for them, and they bloom. The outgoing ones feel satisfied when they learn new things and practice good manners. The shy ones unfurl and show devotion and joy – and we well know that they don’t always show that side of themselves to a new acquaintance!
Before you dismiss a rescued dog as being disengaged or believe that it doesn’t “take to you” please let them get to know you a bit!!
BDR adopters often spend significant time with a shy dog prior to bringing them into their home to begin the foster-to-adopt period. Getting to know each other facilitates the adjustment!
#fosteringsaveslives - By fostering, you can help a shy dog acclimatize to family life and find their new home more quickly (thereby helping us to save more dogs!)
Happy Global Cat Day!😻🌏
Founded by @alleycatallies today is about bringing awareness and advocating for the cat population around the world. The majority of the cats our rescue saves are from the local high kill shelter. These cats were either feral and taken to the shelter, from their communities on the streets, house cats brought in by people who could (or would) no longer care for them or strays who were found often abandoned by previous owners. Unfortunately the shelters are so overfilled they’re unable care for them. Many cats often get sick in the shelters and/or euthanized. Along with people coming to adopt, most of these cats can and will only be saved by rescues such as ours. The cats in these pictures were saved by our rescue and are both feral and domesticated cats. Some are living in our free roaming headquarters while others are with fosters. All are looking for their furrever home! To learn more about saving cats please check our website listed in the bio or read about this special day here: #savethemall#globalcatday#catrescue#kittenrescue#adoptdontshop#animalrescue#fosteringsaveslives#catsofinstagram#kittensofinstagram
Always into something, aren't you Ivy-girl? And you always have to know what's going on, don't you Bo-Bo? 😄 --- we're only $45 away from our daily goal for the raffle! Please consider donating so we can reach our goal 💜 Raffle tickets: $5/each or $20 for 5 tickets, $50 for 15 tickets, $100 for 30 tickets. Raffle supports getting Oli, Marmalade, Rita, and Hughie vetted and adoption ready!! Venmo: @Marie-gutshall or PayPal: paypal.me/MarieGutshall
I really thought fostering kittens was not going to be difficult but gosh I was wrong it's super duper hard especially when you have for baby kittens and they constantly eat and poop. The good news they already have homes lined up my mission is to interview those future family and hopefully they'll love that these kittens more than I do. #fosteringsaveslives
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Not gonna lie...I was having a minor freak out moment thinking I bit off more than I could chew (no pun intended) taking home nine new fosters. Especially since I already have 5 fosters at home! Cleanliness and individual care/attention is super important. I normally don’t try to overload myself with fosters, mostly for my own sanity, but also for their health and welfare. It’s easy to see them as a group who need care, but each individual kitten needs their own treatment plan and attention. Today we tackled ear mites. You should have seen their FILTHY ears. Although I don’t have any bottle-feeders, it’s essentially the same. Late nights, early mornings, frequent feedings...and LOTS of laundry. But look at them. Happy, clean, full bellies. We got this babies! #fosteringsaveslives#spayandneuter
🎉🎊 HAPPY 3 WEEK BIRTHDAY Trick & Treat!!! They’ll be 4 weeks old right around Halloween!!! These babies are absurdly large for their age: not because I am overfeeding them... at three weeks old their teeth are just coming in... they are entirely nursed by mama to get their food & nutrition... I have no control over it. It’s most likely due to the fact that they were probably a week late, & there are only 2! Salem is a great mama who takes amazing care of these chunk babies! Trick weighs in at a ridiculous 569g & Treat is 476g ... normal sized 3 weeks old usually range from 250-350g 😜💪🏻We are so thankful for healthy, happy, super chill mutant babies 😂❤️🙏🏻👍🏻 #gobabiesgo#readyforcollege#giganticbabies#biggerthanthecatermelons#teenagemutantkittenturtles#datbellytho#trickandtreat#calmestbabiesever#constantmilkcoma