Willow (Available for Adoption)

Willow came to me as a single orphan on May 11, 2022. We’ll call her birthday May 1. She was found alone under a trailer. The folks who found her looked for the mom and waited for her, but after a while they gave me a call and brought her [...]

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The North Corners

I get most of my orphan kittens from the Lancaster Animal Shelter. Sometimes we drive to the Shelter to get the kittens; other times we meet staff somewhere on their commute home after work. The North Corner Discount Beverage and Gas Station is about halfway between the Shelter and our [...]

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The Machine Shops (Abandoned Orphans)

The Machine Shop litter came to me from the Lancaster Animal Shelter on April 11, 2022. My guess is they were born on April 9. They were discovered by workers at a machine shop in Lancaster with no mother cat in sight. And all three kittens were covered in grease, [...]

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The Garden Flowers (Feral Orphans)

Panthers Dahlia and Tacca (both names of black flowers) were born at a local Walmart Garden Center. They were about a week old when they came to me on March 23, 2022. They were a little frail, of course, but they are great eaters and loud screamers – both signs [...]

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The Bus Stops (Feral Orphans)

The Bus Stops came to me as day-old orphans from the Lancaster Animal Shelter on March 8, 2022. They were born in a school bus on March 7. According to the Shelter, the bus stopped, and the mom took that opportunity to jump out. That was that. All four kittens [...]

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Snow (Feral)

We trapped Snow on our back patio on March 7, 2022. It was difficult to tell male or female, but he definitely had a male muskiness about him. When we got him to the vet on the 11th, they determined he was indeed intact, no chip, and 2-3 years old. [...]

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The Indian Trails (Feral Orphans)

Molly, Maggie, and Misty (The Indian Trails) were born in a derelict pickup truck at an engine repair garage in Indian Trail, NC. The garage owner thinks the mother was most likely hit by a car along the busy road. On March 3, 2022, when I got them, all three [...]

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Ötto (Feral Orphan)

Ötto came to me from Lancaster, SC, on February 14, 2022. He was with a feral mom who had four kittens near an auto parts supply store, but mom got spooked by something and took three kittens with her, leaving Ötto behind. The manager of the store kept an eye [...]

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Yogi (AKA Henry – Stray)

Yogi (Henry) was a stray who had been roaming the community for weeks. We were hoping he was someone’s cat, and they had just been letting him be indoor/outdoor, but when it became apparent that he been abandoned or strayed, we took him in, checked him for a chip, advertised [...]

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Elvis (Feral Orphan)

Elvis was a feral single orphan who came to us on January 9, 2022. A resident in our community called one evening to say she had a kitten locked in their garage, and asked if we could catch it and foster it for adoption. We searched the garage for over [...]

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