From Abandonment to a Cozy Home, Kelpie’s Path to Forever Happiness

Posted in Cat Stories - On: February 5, 2024 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Stories 
Last Updated: February 5, 2024  
Author:  Jan Travell

Allow me to introduce you to the enchanting Kelpie!

She's a feline beauty who has embarked on a remarkable journey that started with abandonment and uncertainty to the comfort of a cozy home.

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Kelpie's tale begins in a park that happens to be next to a house of volunteers that work at the 9 Lives Association, a non profit rescue in Croatia.

Regrettably, she was not the first tiny kitten to be left behind in this desolate place.

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People leave these poor kittens expecting someone else to find them — without considering the harsh reality of what would happen if no one found them..

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But in this tale, fortune smiled upon Kelpie as one of the compassionate volunteers stumbled upon her.

While it would have been easy to overlook the frail kitten, fate had other plans, and Kelpie's life was about to change forever.

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Within the safe confines of the shelter, Kelpie's life transformed.

She relished in nourishing meals and basked in the endless affection lavished upon her, capturing the hearts of all who encountered her with her irresistible charm and friendliness.

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At a tender age of around three months, Kelpie was in good health, leaving the impression that she had once enjoyed the security of a loving home, perhaps even with her devoted mother.

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It was speculated that her previous owner had chosen to give her up, unable or unwilling to shoulder the responsibilities of care and rehoming after her birth.

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Kelpie's endearing nature and playful disposition make it almost inconceivable that anyone could have abandoned her.

Her affection knows no bounds, and shares her love with both humans and fellow felines alike. 

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Her greatest joys are playful antics and heartwarming snuggles with her newfound friends.

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 And let's not forget how cat toys and crinkling bags have become an endless source of amusement to this fun loving kitty.

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Though she was ready for adoption in no time, Kelpie patiently waited for her purrfect hoomans to cross her path.

It took six months since that fateful day in the park, where she had felt helpless and bewildered, but finally, her forever home beckoned.

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Kelpie loves her new life in her forever home and even enjoys the occasional cozy evening in front of the television! 

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Now, it's her shelter friends' turn to start anew inspired by her remarkable transformation.

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 Let's hope that they all find their own slice of happiness in the loving arms of a forever home.

Check out Kelpie in the video below:

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About the author

Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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