Bella and Noche (Unrelated Orphans)

Bella and Noche are unrelated orphans dropped off at the Lancaster Animal Shelter in early November 2021. Bella (Spanish for Beautiful) is a classic striped gray Tabby, and Noche (Night in Spanish) is a sleek all-black Panther. Bella recovered from attack wounds that were treated with some TLC and a [...]

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The Boxcars (Orphans)

The Boxcar kittens – Willie, Jessie, and Violet – are orphans by way of the Lancaster Animal Shelter and the Faulkner Animal Hospital. On October 14, 2021, a Lancaster homeowner heard the kittens crying under his house. He waited most of the day for the mom cat to return, but [...]

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The Showmars (Orphans)

Tater, Sweet T, Pita, Mac, Cheese, Biscuit, Popcorn, and Solo: Elizabeth Newsom from Gotham City Kitties in Waxhaw, NC, called me on September 16 to tell me that the previous day she had coaxed a litter of seven kittens out of a drain by our local Showmars restaurant. The feral [...]

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The Fairlanes (Orphans)

Maverick, Mustang Sally, Victoria, and Puma (the Fairlane litter) were found in an old Ford Fairlane at a garage. They were about two weeks old when I got them in mid-August 2021.  The garage owner saw a cat jump out of the car but did not know she had left [...]

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The Mall Rats (Orphans)

Macy, Brooks, and Fitch were found alone in a mall parking lot. They were almost three weeks old when I got them from the Lancaster Animal Shelter mid-August 2021. All three are beautiful, healthy, and strong. Brooks has a very short to non-existent bobbed tail. All are adopted into wonderful [...]

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Lemon (Very Feral)

Lemon came to us in early July 2021 very pregnant and equally feral. She gave birth to seven kittens in our foster room. Unfortunately, only one of the seven kittens, Quinn, survived. Lemon was in extreme physical distress after giving birth and was not lactating. While she was at the [...]

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Quinn & Annie (Orphans – not related)

Quinn is the only surviving kitten from Lemon’s litter of seven. Lemon is a feral who was trapped, spayed, and returned to where she was originally captured. “Orphan” Annie came to us as a single orphan along with another single orphan, Oliver, who did not survive. Quinn and Annie were [...]

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Toro (Orphan)

Toro, along with a newborn sibling that did not survive, was found under an old riding lawn mower in Indian Land. They were about three days old when I got them. Toro was adopted by a nice couple here in the area. He will have a dog as a companion for [...]

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Cub (Orphan)

Cub was born a day or so either side of July 15 and came to me at about 10 days old as a single orphan from the Lancaster Animal Shelter. He was adopted by nice people in Maine! I happened to be flying there to visit family, and Cub went [...]

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Poppy (Orphan)

The Lancaster Animal Shelter called me on July 15 about a seven-week-old, supposedly feral kitten we have named Poppy. At first, Poppy was shy and skittish, but she made great progress. She was so gentle and friendly, in fact, that we believe she must have had positive human contact along [...]

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Piper (Orphan)

Piper was adopted to a home with a dog, Angel, a very cat-friendly Yorkie. Piper came to us from the Lancaster County Animal Shelter as a single orphan on June 21. She was picked by Animal Control alone on the side of the road. That’s all the backstory we have [...]

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