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Eggo Domestic Short Hair Ottawa, ON
- Black & White / Tuxedo
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Here is Eggo's story:-) This is Eggo a beautiful little black and white domestic shorthair. Her estimated date of birth is August 15, 2011. She was pregnant when trapped by a person in the country who was trying to trap another cat at the time The person did not even know Eggo was around. She went into a temporary home with large dogs who were not cat-friendly, and Eggo spent sometime living in isolation and fear. The person really liked the little cat but knew this was no place for a cat and her kittens. She contacted Cat rescue Network. A couple of weeks after being in foster care, on April 27, 2012, Eggo gave birth to four adorable little kittens.
Six days after giving birth to her own four kittens, Eggo adopted another little orphaned kitten. A tiny tabby, smaller than her kittens when they were born, umbilical cord still attached, found alone on the floor of a barn. The person who found it had to leave for work so left it on a heating disk and blanket all day, hoping the mother would return or that it would remain safe and alive until after her shift. . Miraculously it was still alive when she got home and she immediately arranged to meet Eggo's foster mother and bring the kitten to Eggo. It was a long ride home with this little dehydrated and weak two inch newborn kitten. The foster motherdid not know whetherEggo would accept it and, although she was willing to try to bottle feed it, it's chances of survival were not good unless Eggo took over.
As soon as Eggo heard the kitten she ran up to it and and immediately lay down to nurse and lick it. The kitten was almost too weak to nurse but after a minute of encouragement by Eggo , it latched on and then would not let go for 10 minutes. It will be touch and go but Eggo and her foster parents will do everything they can to give this little one a fighting chance for survival. Just a kitten herself and with four of her own new babies, little Eggo immediately accepted this tiny orphan kitten and made it her own. That's just the sort of kitty Eggo is.
It is obvious that Eggo is a very loving and trusting cat. Even while in labour she would curl up on her foster parents laps and purr. She is a very proud mother to her four plus one kittens and loves to gather them up and ‘hug’ them. Always looking for a cuddle and a belly rub, she seeks attention from all. She is not scared by loud noises and has no problem with children.
Eggo's foster mum says she is a quiet kitten that would make a great pet for all ages. She is gentle and has never shown any signs of any aggression. While playful Eggo is also reserved but opens up to the right people, she just needs to be shown the love she deserves.
Eggo is still nursing and will be available for adoption when her kittens are weaned, which should be around mid July, but you can visit her now.
Little Eggo had a rough start and would not have survived for long had she not been so hungry that she went after the food in the trap. She is now now a beautiful little girl who loves being safe and warm inside with her babies. If you think you can give this brave little mother the love and attention she deserves, please contact CRN.
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