Paul started his life as a forgotten farm kitten. Best case scenario, he was destined to become a feral cat with a short, hard life- that is if things had gone well. For Paul, things had not gone well at all. Somehow Paul ended up far from home on a freezing day in November 2013. He was very, very sick, dehydrated, injured and hypothermic. In short, he was alone, exposed and dying.
Then this frail kitten had his first lucky break. He was found by an animal lover who realized this baby was in big trouble. Paul was afraid, but he was far too weak to run away from his rescuers. Paul was rushed to Perkiomen Animal Hospital under the Cat Shack's account. His prognosis was grim, but he received the emergency care he needed to survive and he hung on. It was touch and go for a few days, but Little Paul rallied!
Once Paul was stabilized and received his initial vet care (FeLV/FIV testing, 1st lice treatment, 1st deworming, intravenous fluids, medications) he was released into foster care. This is the face that greeted his new foster mom.
We here at the Cat Shack were proud to see Paul's transformation and we couldn't wait to see what would come next for this lucky kitten. From neglected and forgotten farm kitten to ear-tuffed supermodel, we couldn't be more pleased.
In January of 2014 Paul was adopted by a wonderful family who also happen to be Cat Shack adopter alumni! Ken and Lori adopted 2 cats from the Cat Shack in early 2003/2004. When they saw Paul, they couldn't resist.
One month post-adoption we received this update:
"Paulie is doing really great and has made himself at home. He is a very active kitty and loves to play, especially in the middle of the night!!! Pur other two cats, Sierra and Sammie, are doing pretty good so far. Our older cat, Sierra, is having some behavioral issues, which we are working through with our vet. Thank you again for giving us such a special little boy. We will try to send pictures, we are new at doing that. - Ken and Lori "
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