Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:59pm EDT —
Thu Jan 23, 2014 9:59pm EST
These 10 feral kittens were caught by a kind man and brought to the Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS). It's a good thing he did... Some of them are pretty sick from malnutrition, parasites and upper respiratory infections. We're doing everything we can to get them feeling better. They've gotten a round of much-needed deworming, revolution for fleas, their first vaccines, and a constant supply of high quality food, so we hope to see them improving very soon.
UPDATE: Three of the 10 have developed lesions from ringworm (a fungus that is highly contagious between cats, humans and dogs). Ocelot, Panther and Jaguar have been separated from the other kittens in hopes we can prevent it from spreading. Because of the highly contagious nature of ringworm, any kitten who tests positive will have a minimum of 5 weeks of treatment before they can be cleared for adoption. This is typically pretty bad news, since people are far less likely to adopt a 16 week old kitten than an 8 week old kitten. Ringworm is the last thing these guys needed, but we're still going to do everything we can to get them healthy and into loving homes! They're just so sweet and wonderful.... stay tuned for updates. :)