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Cat No One Would Touch Is So Grateful Someone Finally Hugged Him

Offbeat  (tags: Valentino, love, blind, uplifting, story, meowy pics )

- 880 days ago -
Everything about Valentino suggested people not give him the one thing he needed more than anything: human contact.


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Barb K (1678)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 2:33 pm
The cat's hardened fur was riddled with grime. He suffered from sarcoptic mange, a condition that's highly contagious to both cats and humans. His eyes were so caked and swollen, they were sealed shut.

And Elaine Seamans didn't care.
While passing by his cage at the Baldwin Park animal shelter last week, she heard his faint cry for help.
"He reached out with his little paw and made the tiniest meow," Seamans tells The Dodo. "It was like he was screaming without verbalizing it: 'Please help me.'"

Mandi T (367)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 2:50 pm
I saw this and it's so touching.

Beth M (138)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 2:56 pm
Why didn't the Baldwin Park animal shelter start treatment ASAP? Glad that he is now with a loving human. I would do the same.

Barb K (1678)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 3:13 pm
Good question Beth, unfortunately I don't have an answer.

Pat B (354)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 3:15 pm
Poor little baby!
So glad that Valentino was rescued!

Thanks, Barb xo

Walter F (129)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 3:47 pm
Valentino was lucky to meet two angels in human form.Bless them mat they a;ways be blesed. Let's hope ge soon finds a permanent loving home

Walter F (129)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 5:42 pm
I was typing in a dark room before.. Valentino was lucky to find two angels in human form.Bless them ,may they always be blessed .Let's hope he soon gets a permanent loving home soon.

Christeen A (312)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 8:11 pm
A heartfelt story. I would have done the same. Thank you.

Dawnie W (250)
Saturday February 18, 2017, 8:30 pm
❤️Noted...Thanking you kindly....Poor sweet little darling cat, Such a lovely temperament, a prayer and loving light is sent his way.❤️
😉💜ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ😺♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥😺Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💛ღ❤️😉

Carol Bischoff (409)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 4:31 am
Noted. I wish I could give him a forever home.

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 8:16 am
Good luck, Valentino. I'm sure you'll turn into a beautiful and loving cat in no time and find a great forever home soon.

Winn Adams (179)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 10:44 am
Valentino is blessed to have such caring humans in is life now. I wish his life had started with love and good health but for the rest of his life I'm sure he's got it now. Blessings to all who helped and thanks for this post.

Marianne R (62)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 1:21 pm
There are many Angels

Suzanne L (89)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 1:26 pm
TY Barb. Truly a wonderful turn for this little guy. I hope Valentino's life is full of wonderful things from now on.

Dawn M (141)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 1:59 pm
Thank you Barb

Animae C (508)
Sunday February 19, 2017, 7:41 pm
Awwww of course we would have done the same, who cares about a bit of mange, my Bicom healer treats me often for parasites, i know why i get them.... i can't resist a fur baby & somehow they always seek me out!!!

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