Kitten Found! - 07/14/14

Hello all- Last Thursday night my fiancee stopped to get gas on his way home from work in Antioch and there was a poor little kitten abandoned at the gas station. He's an animal lover just like I am, and he didn't have the heart to leave the little fur baby. The kitten spent the ride home in his tool box in his work van and he was so terrified. We made him a little bed and snuggled him up with food and water in our guest bathroom as soon as they got in. Saturday morning I took him to Murphy Road Animal Hospital for his first check up. Turns out the little buddy is about 5 weeks old and weighs only 2 pounds He's completely healthy, and the nurse there said she really thinks he must have just been dropped off at the gas station for a few hours before Danny found him.

We'd love to keep him (haven't named him yet), but we already have two rescue kitties and don't have room for a third. Luckily *this is why I LOVE social media sometimes* I think I found a family for him!! I posted his pics on my facebook, and someone is interested! I'm taking the kitten for a meet and greet to make sure he gets along with the family dog- updates to come! I just can't understand how someone could abandon an innocent little kitten! P.S. He has the best personality and is a cuddle monster- the perfect fit for a loving family!

 

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