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I Rescued a Cat

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    Ironhide - i used to work at this place called flyin j where they had a wendys restraunt inside. i started seeing ironhide about 6 months after i started working there just...
    squattyarlene squattyarlene 36-40 6 Responses May 21, 2009

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    My Charlie..... - ......a few weeks into Eric coming back to Pennsylvania we had a little visitor showing up on our front porch. He was small but very friendly. We soon realized...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    A Cat'S Name - My brother and his gf rescued 4 kittens a couple of weeks ago. I just found out their names...Chaos and Commacozi are the two that pounce and attack. Buddha is the...
    kdone kdone 31-35, F Oct 15, 2013

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    Long story short. My cat was on the refrigerator. I was 4. I was scared. Mom just recently taught my 9-1-1 I called 9-1-1 The cat was saved. The Edn.
    Shadoevines Shadoevines 13-15, F Feb 19

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    Minnie - I was taking a walk, when i came upon a kitten that couldn't see. Her eyes had some kind of infection that they were closed shut with gunk. I brought her home, she...
    ashleylynn2354 ashleylynn2354 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    Me and my family bought our three cats from a shelter. About two years ago we bought two cats, Cookie and Rodny. Then a couple of months ago we bought Harry from the same shelter...
    rabbitheart rabbitheart 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Freaky!!!!! - I was working at an Animal Hospital. I did reception and vet assisting, basically working wherever needed. While working in the reception area one day, a lady came...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I Have Four Rescued Cats - All of my cats are rescues from different situations. Trinity is from the Humane Society. We went there to find a kitty when we first decided we were...
    angoragrl angoragrl 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    Three Black Cats -  I thought I'd try and make a dent in the feral cat population,I know that I can't save them all but I figured maybe I could take care of the ones in my...
    pavlovscat pavlovscat 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2009

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    I Rescued A Cat, Or Did She Rescue Me? - It was shortly after my wife left and wanted a divorce. A rather dark period of my life. I already had two cats and finances were tight...
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Worried About A Stray That Comes In My Yard - I haven't seen him in weeks. He is too wild to let me get close to him. But I always feed him and give him water when he's around. At...
    everythingmustsparkle everythingmustsparkle 22-25, F Aug 5, 2012

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    Mimzy - I rescued the best cat I could ever imagine from a hole in the wall in the parking garage. It was one of those terribl, wet spring snow storms when my room mate came home...
    saltwatersky saltwatersky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Jester And Jurdin, The Sibbling Duo. - These two have been through so much, Jester the tortoise mix and Jurdin the black mix. You barley see them apart. Their story begins with...
    Angelofloveandlife Angelofloveandlife 18-21, F Jan 6, 2013

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    A Few Weeks Ago - Four weeks ago, in the middle of the night, I heard kitty cries in my basement. It was an odd sound to hear, being that my cat is fixed and haven't had a litter...
    Stardusty Stardusty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    Feeling Pretty Proud =) - Today, as I sat in my living room watching tv I kept hearing high distant meows. It was on and off, but I couldnt see anything outside. I had seen them...
    Stillunknown Stillunknown 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2008

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    Hooray For Henry - Fifteen years ago, I was widowed, devastated at the loss of my soulmate and the mother of my son and stepmother to my daughter, My mum, herself a widow, told me...
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    Halloween and Fools with Black Kittens - i went out on Halloween one year and saw something that almost made me cry. there was a family who was trying to give away black kittens to...
    outofwonderland outofwonderland 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    Penne Didn'T Go To The Pound - My mom and I rescued our cat Penne, who has such a warm heart and loving eyes, because a lady couldn't take care of her and couldn't find anybody...
    roseshideinthemind roseshideinthemind 16-17, F Mar 20, 2013

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    I Am So Glad That So Many People Are Rescuing Cats.. - It really makes me feel good. It's too bad that so many are euthanized and are abandoned.. it's hard not to think about it...
    FallaciesAppease FallaciesAppease 26-30, M 6 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    At First In A Long Line - At first he was a pretty siemens cat who had a bad scraps on his back leg and after he healed he would leave and come back but one day he left and never...
    diaperwolfgrowler diaperwolfgrowler 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    Lola Costello, My Satantic Cat of Justic - We met on a cold fall night but after meeting you I hoped I'd always feel as warm as you made me feel that night. You were only a month...
    crossbonesandstars crossbonesandstars 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    Tinkerbell The Love Of My Life! - My Longhair Domestic Cat was rescued from an old man's home, the man was in the hospital nearing his ending, and he just left his cat's at home...
    7lexicat 7lexicat 13-15 Aug 16, 2012

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    The Ebony And The Ecstacy - When we moved to our new house years ago, we invited all our friends who were allergic to cats over because there had never been any cats in this new...
    epjoni epjoni 56-60, T 1 Response Oct 9, 2013

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    The Orphan - UPDATE:  This kitten survived and his name is Jackson. He will be going to his forever hom soon. Yay!!! I am tired this Monday morning. I was up most of the night...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    The Owrst Case In My Life -  she was a calico.and she was pregnant .she had been hit by a car.she could not move.i took care of her.i bathed her daily.gave her meds.she slowly...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    My Great White Fluff - I rescued my cat, Dakota from a hail storm.  He was wet and ragged.  I had seem him wondering the streets for a few weeks but...
    rockymountainpeaks rockymountainpeaks 31-35 3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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    Now What - Today, I saw a cat in the window of the apartment below me. I thought they had moved out last week, so I called the manager and turns out they did. Being an animal lover...
    Comebackkid41 Comebackkid41 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    More Like He Rescued Himself - My cat was one of the homeless creatures that lives around the school. He followed me to my car one night, and just jumped in, despite my trying to...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Teddy - During the final years of high school we had to go on two weeks 'work experience'. I decided to go to a local vets, having felt for a while that I wanted to work with...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M Jul 11, 2013

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    Or Did She Rescue Me? - I was a little loopy from taking industrial strength prescription pain killers without breakfast and sleepy....sooooo yawn... sleepy....those things don't...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    I Have A Rescued Cat. . A story that starts out on a negitive note yet, ends with positive outcome. - This made me smile because my cats are quite spoiled  and if they could...
    sherry123456789 sherry123456789 46-50, F 23 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    Best thing ive ever done, seriously im proud and gratefull i found her ❤❤❤❤ i love cats!
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    A Full Belly And Bright Eyes - One day, a couple years ago now, I was on my way home from school and I saw a small, dark blob in the road. As I got closer, I realized it was a...
    lullabyrose lullabyrose 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    Little Kitty Cleo. - The place where I walk my dog every night is a green belt behind a group of motels and resturants. One evening last year as I was just about to let my dog out...
    auspicious auspicious 61-65, M 9 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Special Calico Girl - Years ago when I was a child, we went to this Pound-Petstore to pick out a new pet, surrounded by young kittens and puppies in the middle bottom row was a...
    Makovu Makovu 22-25 Aug 20, 2012

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    Little Chloe - My little Chloe was thrown away on the side of the road in a cardboard box that was soaking wet. I'm not sure what it was, but something told me to turn around that...
    Drenna Drenna 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    The Stray On My Porch. - She wasn't even a year old yet. It was november in Pennsylvania. I took a can of Tuna out to her and a dish of water. She was black except a little white...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F May 18, 2012

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    Our Simba-bear <3 - About a year and a half ago some friends of my boyfriend and I got a little tan tabby when he was only a couple of months old. They seemed okay with him, but...
    Bunnielight Bunnielight 22-25, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Daylight - Many years ago, in a house far far away, we had 2 dogs, and 2 cats. One of the cats was all black, and we called her Midnight (original huh?). The other was called...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 19 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    What A Tangled 'web' ... - One night while visiting a buddy, one of his younger cats decided to play with the strings on the vertical blinds. The cat ended up with the strings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    The Only Cat I Ever Had Growing Up. - My cat belle I grew up with but we wernt planning on ever getting a cat. My father was very allergic too cats and he didnt like them. Whenever...
    MysteriousShadow MysteriousShadow 18-21, F 1 Response May 6, 2012

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    My Golden Heart Is Cracked - Why I am cursed with such a big heart? I was at a friend's house this morning and say a cat under her car. Because she is allergic to cats I didn't...
    Saltgunner Saltgunner 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    Rescued Finally... - im not a fan of them, but i do love them, these cute kittens. nothing much to tell this time except that i have been disturbed by a constant kitten cry for...
    luvinrain luvinrain 31 3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    And Gave Him to My Best Friend - Sometime around the beginning of the year, my mom, my best friend, Kevin, and I, were sitting at the kitchen table.  It was in the morning, we...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Jasper - I rescued my cat from a kill animal shelter last July. It was the best desision I've ever made! He is an absolute sweetheart! When I found out I'd lost my job he jumped up...
    cubbiechick cubbiechick 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    I worked on a chicken farm and found week old abandoned kittens. I removed their ticks and lice and bottle fed them and found them homes
    Rebecca321 Rebecca321 22-25, F Jan 16

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    Luna and Clover - It was about March of last year when i got a phone call from my friend asking me if i could help her with something. the something was a baby kitten about three...
    melomania melomania 18-21, F Jun 17, 2012

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    I Would Say Each Has Been Rescued - I have had five cats so far in my life, and I would say that each one was a form of rescue of one kind or another. My first cat was brought...
    crystalkid crystalkid 41-45, M Sep 23, 2012

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    One Of The Greatest Gift Of My Life! - I rescued a lost little homeless and scared kitten Poor little thing was in a storehouse, and it was about to be closed for chrismas, Poor...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Or Did She Rescue Me? - It was shortly after my wife left and wanted a divorce. A rather dark period of my life.I already had two cats and finances were tight. My dog had passed...
    1sabre 1sabre 56-60, M Oct 15, 2012

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    He Is Such A Joy......and Has Just Made My Morning...... - Last fall I was in a garden store to buy wild bird seed. This store, at times, takes cats from the shelter that are due...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 7 Responses May 17, 2012

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    Kitty - Poor little kitty, full black, so tiny, so frail and frightened. I found her in my garden on a spring day. She looked so terrified of me. After minutes of approaching work...
    FreeGemini FreeGemini 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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