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A Mother’s Journey – Part 4

My babies are starting to wiggle and wobble on their little feet. They climb on and around me and their siblings. Two of them are starting to open their eyes and experience the world around them. They still love to huddle together to keep warm. Even though they are growing quickly, they still depend on me for their source of food and warmth. I love watching them grow and reach new milestones with each passing week. I heard that...

A Mother’s Journey – Part 3

I have the best babies, but doesn't every mom say that! These precious little ones are nursing like they should be with no complications. My foster mom says that I am such a good mom. I make sure all of them are eating, I clean them and there is nothing else in this world like them. They love to snuggle under my legs and around my neck. They are already starting to grow with each passing day. I have...

A Mother’s Journey – Part 2

A mothers love is unconditional and runs deep. A mom will do anything to make sure her babies have the best chance of survival. Within a few days of finding water, food and shelter, my foster mom welcomed the four precious babies I was carrying into this world. Oh, how beautiful they are!! Each one with their own special markings and colors. I will do my best to take care of them with the help of my foster mom....

A Mother’s Journey – Part 1

This is a journey about my life, about survival, hope, beauty, and love. My name is Elizabeth and I came from a place where I had to fight to survive on a daily basis. I lived in the desert among many predators such as other cats, coyotes and whatever else was wandering around. I had to hunt for my food until I was lucky enough to end up on the driveway of a special lady. She took me in...

Raggedy Ann’s Story

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! "I have never felt so much love. For the first time, I know what it is like to be loved. I can eat without pain and feel so much better!"  ~ Raggedy Ann My foster mom tells me that it wasn’t my mommies fault. That animal hoarding is part of a disease and that without treatment, can just get worse. Many people who hoard animals, do in fact love their animals, they just become overwhelmed. They also are in denial...

Itsa’s Story

Itsa's Story "I was so hungry all the time but I just couldn't get the food to get into my tummy no matter how hard I tried."  ~ Itsa Born:  September 20, 2016 Diagnosis:  Vascular Ring Anomaly Treatment: Major Surgery to severe splinter vessel to eliminate constriction of esophagus Medical Costs:  $3300 Hi there, my name is Itsa. My life started off a little rough. I was scared and hungry, stuck in a storm drain at a construction site. Miraculously, a kind worker found me and saved...

Body Slam Bob vs Kitchen Faucet

Body Slam Bob isn't just a WWF Kitty Champion. He is ready to take on his next rival...the kitchen faucet. Watch him as he goes head to head with the running water.   Posted by Saving One Life on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Austin Family Tails of HOPE Medical Fund

Kitties in need of medical help are the most vulnerable ones we save, most in need within our rescue.  These are the kitties that despite their plight continue to persevere.  The Tails of Hope is a way to highlight the kitties that so dearly need the medical support of Saving One Life.  We are thrilled to officially kick off the Austin Family Tails of Hope Medical Fund to ensure that each of these precious kitties receive the much needed...

Butterscotch’s Story

Butterscotch's Story "I want to run and jump like all the other kitties."  ~ Butterscotch Born:  December 5, 2015 Diagnosis:  Grade 4 Bilateral Patellas Treatment: Surgery Medical Costs:  $2,300.00 Beautiful, loving and kind-hearted Butterscotch has a huge heart, loves    adventure and a determination to be like all the other kitties.  But he can’t.  He has limited mobility due to his congenital knee problem in both hind legs.  Currently, he can take a few steps and then sits down.  He cannot run.  He cannot jump.  But he sure...

Arya

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! "I am so happy! I can now run and play and do all the things other kitties can do!"  ~ Arya Arya visited Dr. Stier every few weeks to check the medical intervention was helping at all.  Arya had to be on daily medication which was specifically shown to treat mycoplasma.  The hope was that it would keep the infection from creating more havoc in her small body (1.7 lbs).  But surgery was inevitable…or was it?  After several weeks, the...