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.”
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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