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Two Guys Went Fishing But Ended Up Catching Abandoned Kittens
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Two Guys Went Fishing But Ended Up Catching Abandoned Kittens

When Jason Frost and Brandon Key went fishing on the Black Warrior river in Alabama, they had no idea what they might catch. They never imagined that it would turn into a “cat-fishing” trip, which is exactly what happened when they rescued two kittens that swam out from shore to seek safety on their boat.

“Y’all are not gonna believe what is swimming towards our boat. A kitten,” Frost says in his now-viral video of the kittens’ ordeal. Though wet and terrified, the kittens are good swimmers and they seem grateful for the rescue. In the video, Frost guesses that they were abandoned there by their previous owners.

After reaching dry land, Frost and Key met a family that fell in love with the kittens and adopted them.

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“Y’all are not gonna believe what is swimming towards our boat”

It was a kitten, and a second soon followed as well

“Some jackass probably put them out here”

“This puts a new spin on the term ‘catfishing'”

Check out their video:

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MaryMarty
Community Member
6 years ago

You are a true hero!

HeatherCrawford
Community Member
6 years ago

those poor little babies. takes a coward to dump a defenseless animal especially baby ones.so glad those little ones were rescued & the joy on the guys face finding thing says it all.

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

Nobody really knows that, it could have just been kittens born to a stray cat that either died or got separated from these two... probably stuck on that little isle when waters rose?

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KazReimann
Community Member
6 years ago

awww - poor darlings. Love the joy on the guys face as he rescues them x

EmiliaDaneella
Community Member
6 years ago

Amazing! What sweet guys! They're girlfriends should be so proud to have a man with such empathy to animals

SusanAngelMeStar
Community Member
6 years ago

Those precious babies would risk swimming in the lake instead of dealing with what ever is in the woods...

ElenaRozenberg
Community Member
6 years ago

Didrik they check for more kittens on that Island?

MarkSpencer
Community Member
6 years ago

Who on earth would try to hurt kittens??

MarinaSarg
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys are my heroes! Thank you for rescuing them and finding a good home for these little brave soldiers!

SusanvanZyl
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank you, Thank you!!!!!!!!! May God bless you!!!!! :D

TrishScott
Community Member
6 years ago

Poor babies, they were so desperate for human help, the swam a long way to get to you! Bless you for saving them!

SusanCropper
Community Member
6 years ago

I don't know if these guys are single, but there are probably women lining up to date them now! So sweet to rescue an animal in distress.

ShrutiNaik
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope they didn't have any more brothers and sisters left behind... beautiful little babies... there are some good people in the world too...

BelindaShort
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope there aren't any more stranded there. What kind of jerk does this =(

AshH
Community Member
6 years ago

You are one of the true good people in this world

SaraMalam
Community Member
6 years ago

are you kidding, can't see the video because Empty Flask ENT put a copyright claim on it.. how nice...

DianneHancock-James
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope they have found a good home now .. they are very friendly

BárbaraFontenla
Community Member
6 years ago

Poor kittens. They look really grateful to be rescued

WinkyCat
Community Member
6 years ago

Awww, so cute doing the "kitty paddle" toward the boat! They instinctively knew these were "good guys" that would help them, unlike the scum that threw them out there. Four paws up & *paw bumps* to these wonderful men!

GurudarshanBhandary
Community Member
6 years ago

Great work guys ....

CherylFontaine
Community Member
6 years ago

That's a hell of a long way for kittens to swim...something doesn't jive.

SusanMeade
Community Member
6 years ago

Ive seen cats swim before but didn't know they'd jump in on their own, could swim so fast, or why they headed for that boat....anazing! thank goodness he is a kind, caring man!

laurab
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank you so much for caring and taking them in, many would not have!!! God Bless!!

IkaArshinta
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm crying now...poor baby kittens, so proud of you guys, thank you!!!!

DanielLaw
Community Member
6 years ago

I wonder where they swam FROM. That's a long damn swim for a kitten. Something strange about this...

AlexGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

So glad it was those two guys that found the kittens instead of another cat-hater like the ones that abandoned them!

KickChick
Community Member
6 years ago

They must've known humans otherwise they wouldn't have jumped off the island and swam towards these good guys! The animals know who is good, I'm so glad they were able to share it with us!

TillieMartinussen
Community Member
6 years ago

God bless them! Sweetest, most down to earth thing I've seen in a while. :) Made me so happy. Did they check the Island for more though?

JanetCobb
Community Member
6 years ago

I'm sure glad they were in the right place at the right time to help these sweet babies!

ZoeSchumacher
Community Member
6 years ago

The boat most likely had a motor, and that would not only scare the kitten coming towards them, but also the kitten on the boat with them.

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MysticalMan
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys did good. Way to go!

siggins_shea
Community Member
6 years ago

who ever left them was a very bad person. did you keep the cats ?

ceciliaPerez
Community Member
6 years ago

My heroes ! can you post pictures of your new Kittens today?

exilio
Community Member
6 years ago

Total awesomeness.

RainaNestore
Community Member
6 years ago

Those kittens r so cute

GiuliaScaramucci
Community Member
6 years ago

OMG thank you for saving them!!

yseta46
Community Member
6 years ago

They one who abandoned them to the river probably didn't realize they coudl swim. I'm so glad they found a new human to replace the dirt-bag.

Natacha
Community Member
6 years ago

God bless you!

JessicaWoehlke
Community Member
6 years ago

Now these 2 guys are TRUE HERO'S

AudraAshtonBulut
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank God for good people who do the right thing even if its not convenient for them on their trip. I am so happy these sweet beautiful babies are safe and have a great forever home now. You gentlemen are truly wonderful heroes! I know my husband would have done the same thing to help them too!

theSilverShadow
Community Member
6 years ago

And 'tis said that big husky guys don't like tabby cats! Yeah! Right!

MistiColon
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone dumped them or they'd be feral and not all loved and confident. I hate when people do such cruel things...

RuslanaInozemtseva
Community Member
6 years ago

brought tears to my eyes

RuslanaInozemtseva
Community Member
6 years ago

wow .. that brought tears to my eyes

MaryKateFerry
Community Member
6 years ago

thats really nice of them to rescue the little kittens

RJazz909
Community Member
6 years ago

BEST. FISHING TRIP. OF ALL TIME!!!!!!!

KarynBoulais
Community Member
6 years ago

What do I think? I think this shows the dichotomy of the animal-human experience. Asshole dumps two lovely kittens. Two kittens save themselves by SWIMMING to a boat where they know a human is....humans, who cared for then dumped them. Trusting sweet kittens! These men are awesome!!!

CrackrJax
Community Member
6 years ago

Well isn't that something! Very sweet <3

LisaSchmidt
Community Member
6 years ago

poor kittens, they probably were so wet! Hope that they are fine now! The guy is really great! He has done a great did Liz from http://www.bestehandyspion.com/

IanBodey
Community Member
6 years ago

They're undersize you have to throw them back....lol

NickGroeneveld
Community Member
6 years ago

are you kitten me

ФRИNАGЛАМАШЕРIngvarvonBecker
Community Member
6 years ago

Thanks those supermen !)

RachelGrajales
Community Member
6 years ago

awww so cute!

TiffanyWebb
Community Member
6 years ago

Heros! Saving them babies like that!!! WTG boys!

IkaArshinta
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm crying now...poor baby, thank you guys..

BobbyLevashki
Community Member
6 years ago

Umm, not sure about this... At all...

MaxineFultz
Community Member
6 years ago

How can people be so cruel!! These guys did a wonderful thing saving their lives!!!

JeniceGrimes
Community Member
6 years ago

God works in mysterious ways you had to be at the right place at the right time for those little babies to get the guts to jump in that water and swim to you amazing. I hope you guys went over and check to make sure there wasn't one other one that was scared to get in the water that would really suck if there was some more

captaingrumpy
Community Member
6 years ago

They swim a lot better than I thought they would.

BeckoningChasm
Community Member
6 years ago

Too adorable. I'm glad they were rescued.

LoniHoffmann
Community Member
6 years ago

Lovely guys...the kittens chose them to be saved by.

KatyMitchell
Community Member
6 years ago

Did they fake this in order to have a video go viral? That's a long way. Why didn't they move the boat closer?

CarolineLacarinSurridge
Community Member
6 years ago

the same thing crossed my mind; in today s age, you start distrusting everyone, it s a bit sad but true

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AngieCates
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys are awesome

AnnaDewart
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, was there some good reason these guys couldn't row their boat over to the kittens, so they wouldn't have to swim so far, for goodness sake!

WinkyCat
Community Member
6 years ago

Probably worried that the sound of the engine or the motion of the waves, even if the engine was off, would startle the kitty. Even if they had paddles, the motion of the water, could have causing him to panic and flail around dangerously. I think the way they handled it was best, especially since the 2nd kitten purrfectly followed the first kitten's trail!

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GingerMorgan
Community Member
6 years ago

I have to wonder why they didn't go toward either kitten to help. Doesn't Alabama have alligators?

JamieAcree
Community Member
6 years ago

Those sweet babies...I'm glad they're okay, and now have a family that loves them. Those guys deserve an award!

RebekaZając
Community Member
6 years ago

its really cool they saved them but one thing bothers me. Why they waited for the second kitty to come instead going for him with boat ?

ZofiaKaminski
Community Member
6 years ago

The boat likely had a very loud motor which might scare him.

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AiramAiram
Community Member
6 years ago

Bravoooo

SherryStraus
Community Member
6 years ago

What ass would leave tiny kittens out there where they would end up killed by some animal most likely??

dunbardunelm
Community Member
6 years ago

They need to leave before more come lol. So sweet!

AradiaNA
Community Member
6 years ago

I think he's a great guy...I hope he keeps them, I think it was meant to be!

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

I see a lot of people calling these guys heroes, what y'all expect? That they were going to hold their heads down in the water or pick them up and eat them on the spot?... Of course the suspicious one in me believes these guys threw them in the water and started filming when they were swimming back, does their video on YT have ads???

MaryFinelli
Community Member
6 years ago

Hopefully they will extend their compassion and kindness to fish, too. Science has shown that they, too, feel fear and pain. They also deserve our protection and respect.

LauraBevins
Community Member
6 years ago

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Saving cats but killing fish.

MaryMarty
Community Member
6 years ago

You are a true hero!

HeatherCrawford
Community Member
6 years ago

those poor little babies. takes a coward to dump a defenseless animal especially baby ones.so glad those little ones were rescued & the joy on the guys face finding thing says it all.

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

Nobody really knows that, it could have just been kittens born to a stray cat that either died or got separated from these two... probably stuck on that little isle when waters rose?

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KazReimann
Community Member
6 years ago

awww - poor darlings. Love the joy on the guys face as he rescues them x

EmiliaDaneella
Community Member
6 years ago

Amazing! What sweet guys! They're girlfriends should be so proud to have a man with such empathy to animals

SusanAngelMeStar
Community Member
6 years ago

Those precious babies would risk swimming in the lake instead of dealing with what ever is in the woods...

ElenaRozenberg
Community Member
6 years ago

Didrik they check for more kittens on that Island?

MarkSpencer
Community Member
6 years ago

Who on earth would try to hurt kittens??

MarinaSarg
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys are my heroes! Thank you for rescuing them and finding a good home for these little brave soldiers!

SusanvanZyl
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank you, Thank you!!!!!!!!! May God bless you!!!!! :D

TrishScott
Community Member
6 years ago

Poor babies, they were so desperate for human help, the swam a long way to get to you! Bless you for saving them!

SusanCropper
Community Member
6 years ago

I don't know if these guys are single, but there are probably women lining up to date them now! So sweet to rescue an animal in distress.

ShrutiNaik
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope they didn't have any more brothers and sisters left behind... beautiful little babies... there are some good people in the world too...

BelindaShort
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope there aren't any more stranded there. What kind of jerk does this =(

AshH
Community Member
6 years ago

You are one of the true good people in this world

SaraMalam
Community Member
6 years ago

are you kidding, can't see the video because Empty Flask ENT put a copyright claim on it.. how nice...

DianneHancock-James
Community Member
6 years ago

I hope they have found a good home now .. they are very friendly

BárbaraFontenla
Community Member
6 years ago

Poor kittens. They look really grateful to be rescued

WinkyCat
Community Member
6 years ago

Awww, so cute doing the "kitty paddle" toward the boat! They instinctively knew these were "good guys" that would help them, unlike the scum that threw them out there. Four paws up & *paw bumps* to these wonderful men!

GurudarshanBhandary
Community Member
6 years ago

Great work guys ....

CherylFontaine
Community Member
6 years ago

That's a hell of a long way for kittens to swim...something doesn't jive.

SusanMeade
Community Member
6 years ago

Ive seen cats swim before but didn't know they'd jump in on their own, could swim so fast, or why they headed for that boat....anazing! thank goodness he is a kind, caring man!

laurab
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank you so much for caring and taking them in, many would not have!!! God Bless!!

IkaArshinta
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm crying now...poor baby kittens, so proud of you guys, thank you!!!!

DanielLaw
Community Member
6 years ago

I wonder where they swam FROM. That's a long damn swim for a kitten. Something strange about this...

AlexGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

So glad it was those two guys that found the kittens instead of another cat-hater like the ones that abandoned them!

KickChick
Community Member
6 years ago

They must've known humans otherwise they wouldn't have jumped off the island and swam towards these good guys! The animals know who is good, I'm so glad they were able to share it with us!

TillieMartinussen
Community Member
6 years ago

God bless them! Sweetest, most down to earth thing I've seen in a while. :) Made me so happy. Did they check the Island for more though?

JanetCobb
Community Member
6 years ago

I'm sure glad they were in the right place at the right time to help these sweet babies!

ZoeSchumacher
Community Member
6 years ago

The boat most likely had a motor, and that would not only scare the kitten coming towards them, but also the kitten on the boat with them.

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MysticalMan
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys did good. Way to go!

siggins_shea
Community Member
6 years ago

who ever left them was a very bad person. did you keep the cats ?

ceciliaPerez
Community Member
6 years ago

My heroes ! can you post pictures of your new Kittens today?

exilio
Community Member
6 years ago

Total awesomeness.

RainaNestore
Community Member
6 years ago

Those kittens r so cute

GiuliaScaramucci
Community Member
6 years ago

OMG thank you for saving them!!

yseta46
Community Member
6 years ago

They one who abandoned them to the river probably didn't realize they coudl swim. I'm so glad they found a new human to replace the dirt-bag.

Natacha
Community Member
6 years ago

God bless you!

JessicaWoehlke
Community Member
6 years ago

Now these 2 guys are TRUE HERO'S

AudraAshtonBulut
Community Member
6 years ago

Thank God for good people who do the right thing even if its not convenient for them on their trip. I am so happy these sweet beautiful babies are safe and have a great forever home now. You gentlemen are truly wonderful heroes! I know my husband would have done the same thing to help them too!

theSilverShadow
Community Member
6 years ago

And 'tis said that big husky guys don't like tabby cats! Yeah! Right!

MistiColon
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone dumped them or they'd be feral and not all loved and confident. I hate when people do such cruel things...

RuslanaInozemtseva
Community Member
6 years ago

brought tears to my eyes

RuslanaInozemtseva
Community Member
6 years ago

wow .. that brought tears to my eyes

MaryKateFerry
Community Member
6 years ago

thats really nice of them to rescue the little kittens

RJazz909
Community Member
6 years ago

BEST. FISHING TRIP. OF ALL TIME!!!!!!!

KarynBoulais
Community Member
6 years ago

What do I think? I think this shows the dichotomy of the animal-human experience. Asshole dumps two lovely kittens. Two kittens save themselves by SWIMMING to a boat where they know a human is....humans, who cared for then dumped them. Trusting sweet kittens! These men are awesome!!!

CrackrJax
Community Member
6 years ago

Well isn't that something! Very sweet <3

LisaSchmidt
Community Member
6 years ago

poor kittens, they probably were so wet! Hope that they are fine now! The guy is really great! He has done a great did Liz from http://www.bestehandyspion.com/

IanBodey
Community Member
6 years ago

They're undersize you have to throw them back....lol

NickGroeneveld
Community Member
6 years ago

are you kitten me

ФRИNАGЛАМАШЕРIngvarvonBecker
Community Member
6 years ago

Thanks those supermen !)

RachelGrajales
Community Member
6 years ago

awww so cute!

TiffanyWebb
Community Member
6 years ago

Heros! Saving them babies like that!!! WTG boys!

IkaArshinta
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm crying now...poor baby, thank you guys..

BobbyLevashki
Community Member
6 years ago

Umm, not sure about this... At all...

MaxineFultz
Community Member
6 years ago

How can people be so cruel!! These guys did a wonderful thing saving their lives!!!

JeniceGrimes
Community Member
6 years ago

God works in mysterious ways you had to be at the right place at the right time for those little babies to get the guts to jump in that water and swim to you amazing. I hope you guys went over and check to make sure there wasn't one other one that was scared to get in the water that would really suck if there was some more

captaingrumpy
Community Member
6 years ago

They swim a lot better than I thought they would.

BeckoningChasm
Community Member
6 years ago

Too adorable. I'm glad they were rescued.

LoniHoffmann
Community Member
6 years ago

Lovely guys...the kittens chose them to be saved by.

KatyMitchell
Community Member
6 years ago

Did they fake this in order to have a video go viral? That's a long way. Why didn't they move the boat closer?

CarolineLacarinSurridge
Community Member
6 years ago

the same thing crossed my mind; in today s age, you start distrusting everyone, it s a bit sad but true

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AngieCates
Community Member
6 years ago

You guys are awesome

AnnaDewart
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, was there some good reason these guys couldn't row their boat over to the kittens, so they wouldn't have to swim so far, for goodness sake!

WinkyCat
Community Member
6 years ago

Probably worried that the sound of the engine or the motion of the waves, even if the engine was off, would startle the kitty. Even if they had paddles, the motion of the water, could have causing him to panic and flail around dangerously. I think the way they handled it was best, especially since the 2nd kitten purrfectly followed the first kitten's trail!

Load More Replies...
GingerMorgan
Community Member
6 years ago

I have to wonder why they didn't go toward either kitten to help. Doesn't Alabama have alligators?

JamieAcree
Community Member
6 years ago

Those sweet babies...I'm glad they're okay, and now have a family that loves them. Those guys deserve an award!

RebekaZając
Community Member
6 years ago

its really cool they saved them but one thing bothers me. Why they waited for the second kitty to come instead going for him with boat ?

ZofiaKaminski
Community Member
6 years ago

The boat likely had a very loud motor which might scare him.

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AiramAiram
Community Member
6 years ago

Bravoooo

SherryStraus
Community Member
6 years ago

What ass would leave tiny kittens out there where they would end up killed by some animal most likely??

dunbardunelm
Community Member
6 years ago

They need to leave before more come lol. So sweet!

AradiaNA
Community Member
6 years ago

I think he's a great guy...I hope he keeps them, I think it was meant to be!

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

I see a lot of people calling these guys heroes, what y'all expect? That they were going to hold their heads down in the water or pick them up and eat them on the spot?... Of course the suspicious one in me believes these guys threw them in the water and started filming when they were swimming back, does their video on YT have ads???

MaryFinelli
Community Member
6 years ago

Hopefully they will extend their compassion and kindness to fish, too. Science has shown that they, too, feel fear and pain. They also deserve our protection and respect.

LauraBevins
Community Member
6 years ago

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Saving cats but killing fish.

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