New Beginnings Cat Rescue

With respect and compassion for all cats, New Beginnings Cat Rescue promotes lifelong relationships between people and animals, providing foster care for each precious life until adopted into a good home. We strive to work with animal control and other rescue groups to save homeless cats in our community.
Oct 17, 2011

Time's up

Beautiful Stuart
Beautiful Stuart

Because of your financial support, our volunteers are able to rescue more cats from local shelters. Recently, we were notified of a little kitty named Stuart who had a mild cold, which is a death sentence to a sick kitty - in order to keep the illness from spreading to the other shelter cats. They called New Beginnings Cat Rescue to see if we could come and get Stuart before the end of the day. A NBCR volunteer did just that and we were able to place this little guy in foster care so he could recover and is now available for adoption.

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Stuart Looking Healthy
Stuart Looking Healthy
Sep 24, 2011

Miss Magoo

Miss Magoo
Miss Magoo

September has been a fantastic month for adoptions. There is such an outpouring of love for these homeless cats, that they are being adopted in pairs: Magoo and Priss,  Lee Ann and Lou Ann, Reynold and Marley, Shiner and Slappy, Newton and Teddy G.; each adopted along with their best friend.

Though each of these Kitties has a story to be told, Magoo’s story will exemplify the love and compassion of all who care so much about cats. 

Magoo was a 2 ½ month old kitten when she was rescued by a Good Samaritan. The little kitten was in such pathetic condition; abandoned, hungry, weighed only 6oz, and had a serious eye infection. She was taken to New Beginnings Cat Rescue’s veterinarian for treatment. It was determined that, as a result of the eye infection, she is nearly blind. In spite of her limited eye sight, she will be able to live a good life. While in her foster home, Magoo quickly learned to find her food and litter box with no trouble and was playing, climbing, jumping and doing all the usual kitty antics. It was evident that this little kitten was ready to be adopted.  She was brought to the adoption center and on Sunday, September 18th, Miss Magoo began her new life with her forever family. 

Miss Priss
Miss Priss
Lee Ann
Lee Ann
Lou Ann
Lou Ann
Reynold
Reynold
Marley
Marley
Shiner
Shiner
Slappy
Slappy
Newton
Newton
Teddy G
Teddy G
Sep 14, 2011

It's Brutus!!

Brutus, it
Brutus, it's you!!

New Beginnings Cat Rescue offers the guarantee to the adopter of our cat or kitten; if they no longer can keep their pet, they can return their cat to us with no questions asked. That is why it came as a surprise to Stacy, the volunteer who routinely rescues cats from Garland Animal Shelter, when she spotted a cat that had been rescued by NBCR many years ago. In her own words:

“Today, while passing thru GAS to look at moms and babies, I strolled through the cat adoption area and saw this big boy. It took me about 2 seconds to recognize him. His name is Brutus, and he was rescued by a volunteer about 5 years ago. He was about the most beat up tomcat NBCR ever rescued, and one of the sweetest. It took him a long time to get adopted, but he finally did. Now he turns up at the same place we regularly rescue cats from – Garland Animal Shelter.

He is now much overweight, with fleas, and scabs behind his ears (probably from ear mites). His form said "owner moving" - wow! It broke my heart to see him in jail. I have NBCR as his "safety net" so he will not be put to sleep without calling us first. I plan to go get him out on Monday and hope by then we will have a place for him. If anyone can make room for one more BIG guy, please let me know (stacy@gbsgarage.com). Thanks. And Brutus thanks you too.”

We did find a foster family for Brutus. He is on a good diet and is down from 18lbs to 16.8lbs now. He has had been medically treated and immunized. This cat is fantastic and one of a kind.

Brutus, you
Brutus, you're safe again!
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