Smokey & Bandit (Orphan Ferals)

On August 21, 2022, Smokey and Bandit (sister and brother, about seven weeks old) were found abandoned near a local gymnasium. Unfortunately, there was a third sibling that escaped from the rescuers and could not be found. We have had many abandoned kittens come through our rescue over the years, [...]

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Wren and Sparrow (Orphan Ferals with CH)

Wren and Sparrow came to me from the Faulkner Animal Hospital on July 27, 2022. They were about three weeks old. Both were extremely frail and exhibiting neurological problems, which was later diagnosed as moderate to severe Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH) or “Wobbly Cat Syndrome.” However, they were very good eaters. [...]

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Wolf (Orphan Feral)

Wolf and a sibling (Echo) were found by a boy around his grandmother’s house on July 22, 2022. Both kittens were about 10 days old and very compromised. Echo passed away in the first 24 hours. Wolf hung in there and did well. And, yes, that’s how Wolf got his [...]

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Frea (Orphan Feral)

Frea (pronounced Fray’-yuh) came to us from a feral colony on June 18, 2022. She was severely malnourished and dehydrated.  She was probably five weeks old when we got her, so we are calling her birthday May 15, 2022.  Frea could not walk or even sit upright for the first [...]

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Malcolm (Orphan Feral)

Malcolm came to us on July 1, 2022. He was about seven weeks old, so we have estimated his birthday as May 15. He was rescued in the median of a busy local highway and brought to the Indian Land Animal Hospital. They treated him for some fairly deep abrasions [...]

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Callie (Orphan Feral)

On July 8, 2022, Callie, a single orphan, was dropped off at the Faulkner Animal Hospital and then brought to the Lancaster Animal Shelter. She appeared to be about 2-3 weeks old, so we are calling her birthday June 20.  Callie was pretty typical for an abandoned summertime orphan – [...]

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Oakley (Orphan Feral)

Oakley came to me on July 7, 2022, at about four weeks old. We are calling his birthday June 12. Oakley’s story is that he was found in a hole in an Oak tree about nine feet off the ground. The homeowner heard him crying, and had to get a [...]

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Biscuit and Buffy (Orphan Ferals)

Biscuit and Buffy, almost identical gingers, were abandoned in Elgin, SC, and brought to the Lancaster Animal Shelter. Both were malnourished and small for their age (about five weeks old). I got them from the Shelter on July 1, 2022, which makes their birthday on May 27. Biscuit had an [...]

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The O’Lily Kits

Lily was a surrendered mom with four very compromised kittens. One kitten died at the Shelter and another passed away within a few days here. Lily was trying to be an attentive mom; however, she was not lactating. But she kept her surviving kittens, Basil and Ivy, clean and comforted. [...]

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Willow (Orphan Feral)

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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