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How Buttons the Cat, Paralyzed and Headed for Death Row, Found a Home


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, rescued )

Cher
- 249 days ago - catster.com
An accident cost the cat use of his back legs, but a woman soon stepped in to give him daily care.



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Christeen Anderson (490)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 7:46 am
I have a blind and deaf rescue cat that is the most lovable guy you have ever seen. To find his way around he howls and the echos off the walls lets him know where he is. He also paws his water and food to find out exactly where it's at.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:30 am
Awwwwwwww! :') I'm so happy Button found such a compassionate and kind woman! And he does seem okay, having a great life actually! :') There's still hope, there's still hope! Thanks a lot for sharing!
 

Angelika R. (143)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:44 am
Lucky Buttons!! thx
 

Michael A. (29)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 9:10 am
Sooo cool!!!
 

Sandi C. (235)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 9:11 am
all the luck in the world Buttons
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 9:35 am
beautiful.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 10:08 am
Beautiful souls.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 10:25 am
When people do something good for someone else it makes me cry tears of joy. Thank you Christeen for giving your rescue another chance at life.
 

isabelle f. (44)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 12:40 pm
What a beautiful cat !! His owner is amazing !!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 12:42 pm
piękny kot. wspaniały właściciel
 

Barbara D. (73)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 1:03 pm
My words exactly, Malgorzata! Beautiful cat, wonderful owner.
I wish people weren't so hesitant about special needs kitties. Most of them don't really need very specialized care, nothing you can't learn in a flash, and it becomes so routine it doesn't seem special.
Their courage and determination is so inspiring. You watch them figure things out and do things in a way that seems perfectly natural...kind of humbling when you think what a tizz we make out of next to nothing.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 2:01 pm
Great woman, God bless.!!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 2:45 pm
I'm glad the needs of the cat were brought up. You may be considering a special needs animal, just think before you commit.
 

S J. (116)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 5:08 pm
beautiful woman and small tiger, I wish them all the best.
Thanks
 

Jana DiCarlo (7)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 7:48 pm
Nice to hear of good stories
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:20 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 

Virginia C. (13)
Friday January 10, 2014, 12:15 am
Please sign my petition to the Humane Society of the United States asking them to change the laws to help Rescue Groups. These people are doing this on a volunteer basis and using all their own resources. I am hoping my petition can help them in some way by forcing the animal abusers to pay a fine to the Rescue Groups. https://www.change.org/petitions/the-humane-society-of-the-united-states-change-the-law-to-help-fund-animal-rescue-groups#

 

Sara P. (57)
Friday January 10, 2014, 8:36 am
Lucky baby! :) Thanks Cher. And petition signed, thanks Virginia.
 

Valerie H. (135)
Friday January 10, 2014, 10:06 am
Thank you for sharing...and thank you Virginia C (above) .....signed your petition. signature # 1989
 
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