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Cat Who Spent 3 Years in Cage is Finally Free

Cat Who Spent 3 Years in Cage is Finally Free


Written by Kerry Lauder of South Carolina

I briefly worked at an animal kennel that had three cats living there in cages, who never were allowed to roam free. Sadly, my evil employer put two cats to sleep (she will have to answer for that one day) while I was off, and called me and said “If you want the last one, take her tomorrow or she’s getting put to sleep too.”

She likes to peak out of the shower. Follow the link to your left for more photos of Ms. Kitty

Nothing was wrong with her! I couldn’t afford another pet, but I decided to make it work so I rescued her and then quit.

She was scared, obese and starved for attention. For so long she had been fed every day and had a clean litter box, but she’d had no attention and no area to walk around. She had been dumped there by her former owner three years prior. Her name had been Honey.

Well, now her name is Ms. Kitty — we changed it to mark her new life. She’s still quite chubby, but she is the sweetest, most lovable cat ever! She fits right in and I couldn’t imagine my life without her.  More Photos Here

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10:03PM PDT on Aug 25, 2014

Bless your heart Kerry. Thank you for rescuing Ms Kitty - she so adorable. :). I believe in Karma, and you have some good things coming your way

9:27AM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

thank you for saving this lovely cat.

6:36PM PDT on Jun 7, 2014

Thank you for saving poor cat...

5:33AM PDT on Jun 6, 2014

Thank you!

5:04AM PDT on Jun 5, 2014

Can any person suffer the same?

12:11PM PDT on Jun 4, 2014

Poor little soul. So glad she was saved.

11:11PM PDT on Jun 3, 2014

How could this woman be such a callous cold blooded killer? She was so cruel how was she allowed to work with animals? Yes she will hopefully pay for that one day soon when she is able to recall clearly what she did to those two innocent cats and the memory of them should haunt her. Thank you for saving this cat who will be eternally grateful for your kindness. I wish you and your pets a long and healthy life together.

3:30AM PDT on Jun 3, 2014

Pity it seems nothing can be done about this rotten employer for the moment. Maybe one day. But at least Ms Kitty is free, thank goodness.

8:48AM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

5:02PM PDT on Jun 1, 2014

Kerry, reading your story, my heart also breaks for the 2 kitties who never were saved...but thank you from the bottom of my catlady heart for rescuing Ms. Kitty. To think of her 3 years in a cage makes me want to cry. What you have given her is, essentially, a rebirth - a real life! God bless you for answering the call to mercy for one of His most innocent creations. May you and your animal family be always blessed!

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