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Clementine & Lyra

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Location: Baltimore, MD, USA

Clementine and Lyra

These are my two foster kittens Clementine and Lyra. The rescue I work with, Walter Rescue, pulled them and their mom from BARCS animal shelter when they were just five days old. They’re the youngest kittens I’ve ever fostered, but I’m so glad I did, because they never would have made it in a huge animal shelter. They both got nasty upper respiratory infections at two weeks old, and Clementine’s developed into pneumonia. I nearly lost her because she just couldn’t nurse and breathe at the same time. A combination of a great vet, the right antibiotic, and me syringe feeding her for a week to get her weight back on track means they’re both healthy, happy kittens today.

23 Responses to “Clementine & Lyra”
  1. Avatar of JerseyGirl JerseyGirl

    Pounce!

  2. Avatar of JerseyGirl JerseyGirl

    What a heroic rescuer of two orange kitties! Clementine certainly has an appropriate name. Thank you for taking such great care of them.

  3. Avatar of draucker draucker

    Wow! Couldn’t be brighter orange baby kitties. So sweet. Thanks for saving them!!
    Hugs and kisses to Clementine and Lyra.

  4. Avatar of NCCatMom NCCatMom

    What pretty little house tigers! I hope they get good loving homes.

  5. Avatar of loislaine loislaine

    Very cute kitties. Thank you for your commitment to get these two beautiful kitties back to health. I hope someone adopts both of them. They look like they belong together. ^ ^

  6. Avatar of JoanfromNewJersey JoanfromNewJersey

    Such a beautiful duo – and really define the orange cat! Glad you had everything you needed plus your dedication to the health of Clementine and Lyra.

  7. Avatar of catlessinto catlessinto

    what sweet, sweet little kittens! Great job, they look very healthy and content in that photo. Please do gently beep those wee nosies from me :-)

  8. Avatar of Arcalian Arcalian

    Oh my darling Clementine FUZZ!!!

    Small town FUZZ

  9. Avatar of pussigato pussigato

    When these wee kits come into a room, they bring the light and warmth of sunshine! Iattah bittah kittahs can’t survive in a shelter environment. Clementine and Lyra are so lucky to have a guardian angel. Thank you for your efforts esp. with Clementine.

  10. Avatar of caroline caroline

    They are such cuties! So orange.. :)

  11. Avatar of gryt gryt

    Clementine & Lyra are gorgeous little kitties.

    I have a tortie girl named Lyra!

  12. Avatar of Buckskin977 Buckskin977

    Well done!! Hugs to you and your foster furbabies!!

  13. Avatar of donut donut

    Clementine and Satsuma.

  14. Avatar of paulajeanne paulajeanne

    Golden Furries!

  15. Avatar of katzenjammer katzenjammer

    Lyra Belacqua FUZZ

    Juicy Clementine FUZZ

  16. Avatar of cindicated cindicated

    Very cute foster babes you have nursed to health. I’m so glad they came into your care. I hope they both find amazing forever homes.

  17. Avatar of katzenmother katzenmother

    How rare to see two little marmalade sisters, both as cute as buttons! Bless you for taking such excellent care of these two. If only your heart could be cloned. Prayers have been sent that these two get the best forever homes.

  18. Avatar of susanna susanna

    Aw, thanks all. As of this Friday, when Clem was adopted, both girls and their mom have wonderful new homes. These were my first newborns, and the hardest ever for me to let go of. And this afternoon I pick up a new foster, an adult orange boy. Always a kitty in need…

  19. Avatar of frankiesmom frankiesmom

    Clementine and Lyra are angels. Thanks to you for rescuing the 2 little darlings. I think I would permanently adopt those two.

  20. Avatar of Bobosmom Bobosmom

    When you care for tiny, helpless, sick babies such as these, you deeply bond with them. It about kills you to let them go. Foster parents rock! Bless you for helping those in need.

  21. Avatar of mopapa mopapa

    I’ve never seen a cat the color of a Cheeto! So precious!!! Both are adorable.

  22. Avatar of piobaire piobaire

    God bless you for saving them.

  23. Jeankit

    Take two they’re small as Clemantine & Lyra our darling orangies with survivor fuzz ‘tude our Star-kit darling Duo today at TDK!

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