These big cats spent their lives performing in the circus — here’s how they got out and found happiness. From a mountain lion chained to a truck for 20 years to a couple of lions who made a 10,000 mile journey to freedom to a tiger who never saw water. Watch this heartfelt and inspirational video about how these big cats finally found safety and their freedom!
Archives for September 2017
Exciting News! The “Nell” Pillow is finally here and ready for purchase. Produced by MayaBags ™ in Belize for All Cats Connected, this beautiful beige 10 x 10 inch decorative pillow is hand embroidered and embellished with a coconut shell button closure on the backside. Handmade by Maya women and soft in feature, the “Nell” Pillow is modeled after my own cat, Nell who is displayed in grey on the front of the pillow. The best part of this pillow is…ALL proceeds will be donated to City Critters pet adoption service in New York City. Limited quantity available so hurry and get yours today and you can be sitting next to it tomorrow thinking of how you supported pet adoption! Ships only in the United States.
Canyon Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care surprised their residents one morning with something they will never forget, something “they will be talking about for the next three weeks!” Meet Aragon, Mister, and Monkey. These cats are therapy cats and have one job to do on this special day – make the residents smile!
Interacting with cats can help lower anxiety, encourage interpersonal relationships, and help people with depression. Watch this video as Aragon, Mister, and Monkey work their magic (and tails) making people happy at Canyon Trails.
When Ernest Hemingway was alive, he owned a white polydactyl cat. Polydactyl cats are cats born with a congenital physical anomaly that causes it to be born with more than the usual number of toes on one or more of its paws. A unique characteristic to say the least!
There are now 54 cats in total that live at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West, FL, many of whom are descendants of the one owned by Ernest himself. With Hurricane Irma slamming the Keys with her powerful winds and rain, animal lovers from all over worried about the cats. But thanks to the general manager, the house’s curator, and a few employees, all 54 cats survived the storm, safe and sound, within the walls of the Hemingway home. Read the full story here.
Helix, born with a condition called Cerebellar Hypoplasia, is a beloved rescue kitty living his life in Austin, Texas. Cerebellar Hypoplasia, also known as CH, affects his balance but doesn’t cause him any pain. His furever family provides the support and love necessary for him to live a full and happy life. Watch as this inspirational boy shows us just how big of a fighter he is by never giving up hope.