START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Tiny Kitten Survives Microwave Nightmare


Animals  (tags: cats, cruelty, kids, microwave, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection, suffering, AnimalCruelty )

Cher Away
- 2315 days ago - thenewsherald.com
Stouffer was an orange fur ball, just getting steady on her feet when a leg amputation knocked her off balance. She was about 6 weeks old and just getting to know her new family when a 3-year-old boy put her in a microwave and turned it on.



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Jacolin S. (261)
Saturday April 19, 2008, 3:39 pm
SHOCKING! What were the parents doing when the 3 yr old put the kitten in the microwave??? This little guy is very lucky to be alive!

"This kitten, now about 8 weeks old, suffered severe burns after being put in a microwave by a 3-year-old boy. Doctors had to amputate one leg, her tail and both ears, but she now is fine, frisky as ever and looking for a good home."
 

Roseann D. (178)
Saturday April 19, 2008, 5:07 pm
Poor baby, and who knows the long term effects.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 7:31 am
There was awful story in the news here in Alberta about some teens who did the same thing to a cat here and the cat died ...The teens have been charged but I do not remember what the charges are.

My heart goes out to this little kitten Thank you for sharing Cher and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 9:52 am
That is so upsetting...and yes where were the parents?..noted
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 10:14 am
This kid needs some serious counseling and this family needs to own no more pets ever. God forbid if they have another child if this kid is this cruel at only 3 years old.
 

Nancy Gray (35)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 10:58 am
I don't think the 3 year old is necessarily cruel...at 3 he knows nothing of life and death or microwaves and injuries. He didn't do anymore than any 3 year old NOT supervised might have done. A lot of assumptions being made here... that just don't hold up to scrutiny. Knowing children, I'd like to know where the older children were, before making judgements...the oldest at eight might have put him up to it, especially if he heard sick stories from older children about similar events. It's only been a few weeks since it was an infant in a microwave...by a man, and 2 small children in a dryer by another man. If we as a society don't stop the worship of violence and indoctrinating young ones into accepting violence as entertainment and as a source of humor, there will be more.
 

Danielle C. (67)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 11:02 am
amen Nancy
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 11:06 am
Iam at a loss for Words! But if You could see My face & Now my Heart!
No Surrender{:{:{:
 

Pamela White (179)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 12:26 pm
THIS MAKES ME SICK STOP THE STUPID MADNESS
 

Rose H. (0)
Sunday April 20, 2008, 4:11 pm
That makes me sick!!! What were the parents doing when all this happened???!!! People need to be under conrol of their kids!!! Stouffer is so cute and now has to live for the rest of his life with no hind leg!!! I luv you Stouffer !!! My heart aches for you!!!
 

Susan Hall-Amado (62)
Monday April 21, 2008, 11:19 am
My heart just skipped a beat. That poor little kitten. I hope it does not suffer long term effects. Where were the parents.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 

 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.