In 2012, we came across stories of cats that inspire and people who share an unbreakable bond with their feline companions. Here are the top 20 Love Meow cat stories of 2012 (in no particular order).
This is an enchanting story of a 87-year-old grandmother and her beloved cat. Get the tissues ready.
Her name is Tardar Sauce the Grumpy cat. Though she may look a bit grumpy, she is a happy kitty who is very loved and spoiled.
A litter of newborn kittens found their way in an Ocean Avenue alley in Brooklyn, New York during the harrowing Hurricane Sandy, but were saved by a man who walked more than a mile in the brewing storm to bring the kitties to safety.
A Japanese photographer named Fubirai has been documenting lives of cats in the Fukuoka prefecture, situated on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu in Japan.
Venus the kitty has a very unique face. She is a beautiful two-face tortie with a pair of lovely odd eyes.
BUB is a very special kitty with a unique face – a pair of big green eyes and a tongue always sticks out.
Scooter the cat who moves around on his custom-made wheelcart is a therapy cat who gives those who feel sick love and new hope.
A long haired tortie cat named Tilly was a very feral and scaredy cat. No one wanted her until one day Celia Haddon decided to take her home for rehabilitation. It was a journey to tame the kitty and gain her trust, but in the end, Celia realized that it was really Tilly the cat who truly rescued her.
Anakin is a two legged cat, born without a pelvis or back legs but that doesn’t stop him. He doesn’t think he is disabled… just differently abled.
This is a heart warming story with a happy ending. Skunky the kitty had a rough beginning which caused her eyes to go blind, but the person who found her never gave up on her. Against all odds, Skunky survived and thrived.
“He belongs to a friend of mine. He is a little stray with a big personality and quite a few physical defects but is getting more beautiful and unique looking everyday as his adopted family treat him to only the best biscuits and care,” said Hannah S.
A litter of kittens were rescued by a once homeless dog who found them inside a box atop a trash heap, in a neighborhood near São Paulo, Brazil’s Jardim Aeroporto. “He gently tore the box apart, and then carried the kittens—one by one—back to his human’s home.”
A flat tire led a man to find a kitten during his 12 mile walk home. He never gave up saving the kitten.
A house fire separated a cat mama and her six kittens. Five kittens survived the fire and were saved by the Red Paw... Three days later, miraculously the cat mama was found and it was an emotional reunion.
Clark Kent the kitty is a supercat who has gone through quite a journey. He has deformity but this kitty has resilience like no other.
A little black kitten was found unable to walk. A kind woman brought him into the Tenth Life, a rescue group for strays in the St. Louis area. They discovered that the little kitty was completely immobile, but against all odds, the volunteers never gave up on him. Then one day, something amazing happened….
This is the face they saw after rescuing the little one from an alley downtown.
After 26 long years, Troubles the kitty is still going strong.
A tiny blind kitten was born with 'backwards' legs. She was found in the middle of the road. Though she can't see or move like other kitties, her human never gave up on her, and today she thrives.
Rupert is a big fella. He is a large Maine Coon who looks like a giant when paired up with a regular sized cat.