Latte (Abandoned Orphan)

Latte was an abandoned orphan. She came to us on November 17, 2022, and was probably close to 12 weeks old. We’ll say her birthday is August 21. With her white paws and Siamese features, we called her a “Snowshoe Siamese” because she certainly has some Siamese in her. She [...]

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The Last Call Litter (Abandoned Orphans)

With over 70 cats and kittens coming our way in 2022, by mid-November, we thought we were done for the the year. But kitten season started early and ended late. The Lancaster Animal Shelter called me on November 15 with three abandoned kittens. Apparently they had a young mom, and [...]

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Nala and Kula (Abandoned Orphans)

Nala and Kula are abandoned orphans from a supported feral colony in Waxhaw, NC. They were about 7-8 weeks olds when we got them on October 24, 2022. They are both quite chubby, healthy, playful, and beautiful. In fact, they are so chubby and blocky, my husband wanted to name [...]

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Iana (Feral Orphan)

Iana (pronounced Ē-yaw’-nuh) was a 10-week-old female dilute Tortie. She was found alone the evening Hurricane Ian came through the Charlotte area on September 30, 2022. Although she had the typical abandoned/feral kitten medical issues (fleas, dehydration, starvation, internal parasites, . . .), she was so friendly and so easy [...]

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The Hobbits (Bianca’s 4 Kits + 2 Orphans)

Bianca, a very young supported feral, had four babies. She and the kittens came to us on September 22, 2022. The Lancaster Animal Shelter called on September 26 with two abandoned newborn orphans. As we have learned from past experience, mom cats can’t count. The kittens’ names are Merry, Pippin, [...]

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Bianca (Supported Feral)

Bianca and her four newborn kittens came to me from the Lancaster Animal Shelter on September 22, 2022. She was cautious and protective of her kittens, but was also very affectionate to humans. She was less than a year old – and this may been her first litter. And, yes, [...]

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Stitch (Abandoned Orphan)

On September 22, 2022, Stitch was rescued along the side of a road in Lancaster, SC, after being hit by a car. He was brought to the Faulkner Animal Hospital who called me. Stitch was about six weeks old, and as you can see, among other abrasions, he had stitches [...]

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Autumn (Feral)

Autumn is a one-year-old feral with four kittens. All four kittens were adopted to great homes. Autumn needed a lot of time to transition from the dangers and insecurity of outdoor life to the safety and joy of being an indoor family companion. She eventually learned that human touch can [...]

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Autumn’s Litter (Feral Kittens)

Autumn is a feral single mom raising four kittens on her own. Her story begins with a promise of love and a regretful one night stand. However, the fortunate consequences of Autumn’s unfortunate choices are four adorable and playful kittens: Blaze, Phoenix, Storm, and Luna.  Blaze and Phoenix are the [...]

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eLLe Bean (Orphan Feral)

We got eLLe Bean, a feral Maine Coon kitten, on August 31, 2022. She was about five weeks old and from a supported colony with other Maine Coon cats. The rescuers are able to pet the mom cat, so eLLe had some socialization. But no more living outside for this [...]

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Trapper (Orphan Feral)

We caught Trapper on August 17, 2022. He was about three months old. He was living in a drain pipe in our community, and a few folks in the neighborhood were putting out food for him. After they called us, it took less than three hours to get him in [...]

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The Retainers (Orphan Ferals)

The Retainers, two girls and one boy, were found in some bushes next to an orthodontic office. They were about 10 days old when I got them on August 23, 2022, which makes their birthday on August 13. We have named them Bucky, Maxi, and Mandi – somewhat related to [...]

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