Monday update We were able to save six families yesterday thanks to some of the most dedicated fosters on the planet. All of these families are from the hoarding situation. Sunflower and four babies 5-6 weeks old Tangerine and six babies 1-2 weeks old (Tangerine had developed a very serious upper respiratory infection … Continue reading
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Groupon Grassroots Fundraising Campaign Goes Live
MeoowzResQ – Online Deal For Every $65 Grassroots Raises, MeoowzResQ Can Provide Food, Vaccinations, and Spay or Neuter Treatment for One Cat Our Groupon Grassroots deal goes live today. Click here to see our deal and make a donation. Please share with your friends to help us blow the lid off of … Continue reading
Thank you so much to everyone who has taken the time to vote for us in The Animal Rescue Site Shelter+ Challenge. Voting in this round ended on April 28th and guess what. We finally won something. We won 100 vaccinations for our kitties. Thank you to The Animal Rescue … Continue reading
Update on Lexi and her Kittens
Lexi’s little darling kittens are now six and a half weeks old. They are getting so big! The orange and white, male, is Sugarfoot. The black and white, male, is Berkeley. The white with a striped tail, male, is Soleih. The Siamese mix, female, is Ashley. Berkeley is the … Continue reading
Big Boy Adopted!
This was the weekend for big kitties. Shadow, a 20+ pound Russian blue, was also adopted this weekend. Here is Big Boy‘s story told by Diane, the event coordinator for the Petco Mission Viejo events. Sue Yandell, on the right in the photo, came to Petco with her daughter and … Continue reading
It’s a Special Birthday
Athena and her family were quite the celebrities on our Facebook page for several months. Some of you may remember the story of Tomato, aka Athena, but for those who don’t, here’s the background. Just over a year ago, MeoowzaResQ saved Tomato from a high-kill shelter where she would have been euthanized … Continue reading
Help Light the Way for Our Kitties — Scentsy Fundraiser
MeoowzResQ is so lucky to have many devoted and generous supporters. Anne Bryant is one of those people. She sells Scentsy and has offered to do a fundraiser for us. She will be donating her entire commission from the fundraiser sales. Scentsy warmers make great gifts and Mother’s Day will … Continue reading
Cornflake’s Happy Turn of Events
Cornflake has seen some ups and downs in her short life. She was rescued as a very young kitten, presumably from a shelter, by a well-meaning private rescuer. When the rescuer died, it turned into a hoarding situation with deplorable conditions. The cats left alone by her death were not … Continue reading
Why Are There So Many Rules to Adopt a Cat?
I hear people say that there are so many rules to adopting a cat that it makes it hard for people. There really are only a few “deal breakers” that we are adamant about. Many people still don’t see what’s wrong with letting their cats outdoors, but there are so many dangers … Continue reading
Updates on Special Medical Needs Kitties
It’s great to get away for awhile, but then there is always the catching up. I have gotten a little behind on updates so they are all here together. Miss Pippa finally went from the vet to her foster on January 29th. She is recovering well and protects her little leg while … Continue reading
Persian Brothers Otis and Oscar Needed Surgery
Otis and Oscar were rescued from euthanasia by MeoowzResQ back in November from a shelter in Menifee. Both Persian boys were suffering from a severe upper respiratory infection and a fungal skin infection. After about two and a half months of recovery in a foster home, the boys finally recovered … Continue reading
Whole Lotta Kitty!
Big Boy was rescued from Orange County Animal Care in mid-December. He was brought to our attention by a benefactor who really wanted to save him and even offered to make a donation to his care. He was an owner surrender and very friendly. We agreed to take him even though … Continue reading
Is Your Cat Obese?
A 2011 study by APOP (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention) shows that obesity in cats is on the rise. The study found that over 50 percent of cats were either obese or overweight. As with humans, obesity in cats can be detrimental to their health. It can predispose them to diabetes, fatty liver disease … Continue reading
Some of 2012’s Special Needs Kitties
Not all of our rescues are cuddly little kittens that just need to grow a little and get spayed or neutered to be put up for adoption. In fact, that is really the minority. Even the cuddly little kittens usually need some sort of medical treatment, most commonly for an … Continue reading
It Takes a Community
Approximately 5 million to 7 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized (60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats). Thousands of cats and kittens are rescued from certain death every year in Southern California alone by dozens … Continue reading