Kitten Rescued From Back of a Garbage Truck

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My hubby drives a garbage truck. I got a call one afternoon. He says, “I saw something, and it jumped out of the back of my truck.” A few minutes later, I get another call. “Honey, it’s a tiny kitten. She can barely hold her head up. I can’t get her to drink much water. I’m right around the corner, would you like to try to save her?”


He brings this tiny, dirty little kitten to me. She can’t hold her head up she’s so weak. The only way I could get water in her was to tap it on her lips with my finger. I have to get her clean. I mean, she’s spent the afternoon in the nasty end of a garbage truck.

Well, after a few sleepless nights and becoming her “surrogate mom,” she made it. I wasn’t sure at first; she was so very weak. We named her Baby, and baby she is… but a bossy little girl.

That was three years ago, and she has grown into a beauty. I don’t know how people can be so cruel, throwing her out in the trash. She is well-loved and our treasure.


Story submitted by Fran White from Palm Coast, Florida.

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