“It was touch and go when they first arrived,” said veterinarian Stephanie Oba to the Carlsbad Patch. “They were all very tiny, malnourished, unvaccinated and very scared. It took a gentle hand to pull that momma away from her babies.”
Cindy and her kittens are recovering and are available for adoption.
If you would like to bring home one of these rescues, please contact Helen Woodward Animal Center Adoption Department at (858) 756-4117 ext. 313, visit animalcenter.orgor stop by at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe.
Is Cindy the bravest cat you’ve ever heard of? If not, tell us the kitty that beats her.
Jocelyn Heaney is an English instructor, animal activist and freelance writer for L.A. Review of Books and Warner Bros. Pictures, among others. Her favorite animals are great white sharks, horses and all cats. She is currently at work on a memoir. Email Jocelyn | @JocelynHeaney
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