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Father And Son Showed Some Love To A Stray Cat, Next Day She Came Back With A Surprise
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Father And Son Showed Some Love To A Stray Cat, Next Day She Came Back With A Surprise

What seemed like an ordinary father and son’s camping trip took a cute turn when a stray cat came to their camp. The guys quickly made friends with the feline but weren’t really prepared for a starving visitor, so they improvised and caught a bluegill for a cat to feast on. But then… the cat just vanished. Until the next morning that is, when it came back bearing gifts.

“A couple hours later I wake up to some noise and go outside to check. Now instead of two eyes staring at me, I see eight glowing eyes reflecting the light from my phone,” Michael said on Imgur. Mom brought the cutest trio of kittens when she felt comfortable introducing them to the guys.

“The next morning we caught over 13 bluegills and a couple of catfish. Let’s just say by the end of the day the momma cat was stuffed.” The cat and the kittens felt right at home with their new human friends: “There is no way this cat was not domesticated the way she craves human attention.”

They knew they can’t just leave them there, so they brought all four cats home: “It’s been a week now and they love it here. My family has decided we are keeping all of them,” Michael said.

Mama cat and her babies are safe now and are actually going to visit the vet this week to get spayed and neutered. Finally, life for them seems to have taken a brighter turn.

(h/t: lovemeow)

What seemed like an ordinary father and son’s camping trip took a cute turn when a stray cat came to their camp

The guys quickly made friends with the feline but weren’t really prepared for a starving visitor

So they improvised and caught a bluegill fish for a cat to feast on

“A couple hours later I wake up to some noise and go outside to check. Now instead of two eyes staring at me, I see eight glowing eyes”

Mama cat felt comfortable enough to come back with the cutest trio of kittens

The kittens felt right at home with their new human friends: “There is no way this cat was not domesticated the way she craves human attention”

The guys knew they can’t just leave them there, so they brought all four cats home

“It’s been a week now and they love it here. My family has decided we are keeping all of them”

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Adorable! So glad they have a home, please just get them all fixed!

Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

I think the text has been updated: "[...] actually going to visit the vet this week to get spayed and neutered"

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Mick Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful cats, amazing humans! We took a mom cat and five kittens in summer 2014. Found homes for three (Thanks to Animal Defense League Arizona) and added mom and two kittens to our five other rescued cat crew. Never a dull or lonely moment.

Mick Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

All neutered, of course.

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Nancy E
Community Member
5 years ago

What kind, kind, humans ! You cats are lucky, indeed.

Alice P
Community Member
5 years ago

cats are really smart and they can see things we don't,she knew these human are kind.

Mildred Bean
Community Member
5 years ago

HEROES! I love animal lovers, and you all rate 10 out of 10~

Melissa Nunya
Community Member
5 years ago

I love the picture of the cat waiting while he fishes for a snack! 😍

Rhon
Community Member
5 years ago

She's a beautiful little mum with gorgeous kids! You are so lucky that she chose you!

Molly Coates
Community Member
5 years ago

Just for future reference, when you find a stray animal with no collar, you should always bring it into a vet office to check for a chip. They probably did this, but it is good to mention anyways since the author didn't specify whether they had or not.

Helping Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Very cool! Cute cats indeed!

NQ L
Community Member
5 years ago

I love you guys. Thank you for saving these beautiful kitties.

MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
5 years ago

cat always choose right owners

Emre
Community Member
5 years ago

There is still hope in this fckng planet to live...

Koko Sempai
Community Member
5 years ago

I also saw a stray cat... It didn't like me lol ( ;^ o ^; ) nice story!

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so happy they kept them! I've seen countless stories about people rescuing stray animals but not keeping them afterwards, I don't know how they couldn't!

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

They have their reasons. Maybe their lifestyle wouldn't allow them to take care of a pet, maybe they don't have the proper living conditions to add a pet to their household (pets require some space too, and many common people live in small places). At least, they did rescue them somehow, so they did what they could.

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Lou Wow
Community Member
5 years ago

Clever cat! Kind, wonderful people!

lemontzz aide
Community Member
5 years ago

What a great story! And a happy ending too. That was one 'smart mama'! she knew animal lovers when she saw you guys! Good 'karma' (was going to say kat-ma but thats stale isn't it? LOL :o)

anonymous
Community Member
5 years ago

Soooooo happy they did this! They will all have a very happy life together

Cláudia Santos
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so glad for them! And for you also! Bless You!

Marcia
Community Member
5 years ago

Thank you for doing this

NASHI
Community Member
5 years ago

Really good choice not to separate them ADORABLE what are their names

Diana Hockley
Community Member
5 years ago

How wonderful of this family to take mum and the babies in. They will be rewarded with love for the rest of their pets lives.

Meowoui
Community Member
5 years ago

You both rock

Lira Mai
Community Member
5 years ago

love this.

Kawaii Lemon
Community Member
5 years ago

"yeah, uh you got three more fish?"

Laurel Smedberg
Community Member
5 years ago

I think this father is a purrrfect role model for his son, and any other children,..even other adults...Karma will see this if she hasnt already,..and he will be gifted in ways he wnt even imagine, more than he already has been..as he has the gift of not being a Monster, like 98% of human population are.

jacluckycat
Community Member
5 years ago

I needed this story

Pi...
Community Member
5 years ago

Aw poor kitty n her babies. So glad she found loving and nice ppl where she could feel safe and secure. Warmed my heart.

M
Community Member
5 years ago

Heartwarming!

Cynthia Comstock
Community Member
5 years ago

Thank you very much for your kindness!!! I might be incorrect, but it looks like Momma's left ear has been tipped. That's what Vets are doing these days. When a feral/homeless cat is caught, they spay/neuter them, then release back to where it was caught. It really helps on overpopulation. You said she was so friendly, and that's just not normal for a stray, especially a new Momma. You and your family did a wonderful, wonderful thing but giving these babies a new home. God bless each of you. Thank you again and hopefully, this will inspire others to do the same!!!

Cindy Araya
Community Member
5 years ago

Adorable! So happy they have a home now!

Isabel Beldeanu
Community Member
5 years ago

Great job from the family and spaying and neutering is the perfect way to prevent more strays!

putri cinta
Community Member
5 years ago

aww... that kitten so cute at all...

Ildiko S.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is my motivation to work hard and make a career. So I could afford adopting pets!!!

Abigail Garrett
Community Member
5 years ago

Yr so sweet

L and P
Community Member
5 years ago

good decision :)

Sarina Schock
Community Member
5 years ago

❤️

Hańka
Community Member
5 years ago

Touching story...

Violaine LB
Community Member
5 years ago

It's so great these little guys are staying together with their mamma!!

Marie Rundel
Community Member
5 years ago

So gooood guys....!!

Nuniek Widiayani
Community Member
5 years ago

Very kind family

Anete Evelone
Community Member
5 years ago

And such a happy ending! She new she can trust you!

MeganAnn Nokes
Community Member
5 years ago

Hjxdhdhdjdjrueyeydufh

Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Adorable! So glad they have a home, please just get them all fixed!

Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

I think the text has been updated: "[...] actually going to visit the vet this week to get spayed and neutered"

Load More Replies...
Mick Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful cats, amazing humans! We took a mom cat and five kittens in summer 2014. Found homes for three (Thanks to Animal Defense League Arizona) and added mom and two kittens to our five other rescued cat crew. Never a dull or lonely moment.

Mick Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

All neutered, of course.

Load More Replies...
Nancy E
Community Member
5 years ago

What kind, kind, humans ! You cats are lucky, indeed.

Alice P
Community Member
5 years ago

cats are really smart and they can see things we don't,she knew these human are kind.

Mildred Bean
Community Member
5 years ago

HEROES! I love animal lovers, and you all rate 10 out of 10~

Melissa Nunya
Community Member
5 years ago

I love the picture of the cat waiting while he fishes for a snack! 😍

Rhon
Community Member
5 years ago

She's a beautiful little mum with gorgeous kids! You are so lucky that she chose you!

Molly Coates
Community Member
5 years ago

Just for future reference, when you find a stray animal with no collar, you should always bring it into a vet office to check for a chip. They probably did this, but it is good to mention anyways since the author didn't specify whether they had or not.

Helping Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Very cool! Cute cats indeed!

NQ L
Community Member
5 years ago

I love you guys. Thank you for saving these beautiful kitties.

MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
5 years ago

cat always choose right owners

Emre
Community Member
5 years ago

There is still hope in this fckng planet to live...

Koko Sempai
Community Member
5 years ago

I also saw a stray cat... It didn't like me lol ( ;^ o ^; ) nice story!

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so happy they kept them! I've seen countless stories about people rescuing stray animals but not keeping them afterwards, I don't know how they couldn't!

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

They have their reasons. Maybe their lifestyle wouldn't allow them to take care of a pet, maybe they don't have the proper living conditions to add a pet to their household (pets require some space too, and many common people live in small places). At least, they did rescue them somehow, so they did what they could.

Load More Replies...
Lou Wow
Community Member
5 years ago

Clever cat! Kind, wonderful people!

lemontzz aide
Community Member
5 years ago

What a great story! And a happy ending too. That was one 'smart mama'! she knew animal lovers when she saw you guys! Good 'karma' (was going to say kat-ma but thats stale isn't it? LOL :o)

anonymous
Community Member
5 years ago

Soooooo happy they did this! They will all have a very happy life together

Cláudia Santos
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so glad for them! And for you also! Bless You!

Marcia
Community Member
5 years ago

Thank you for doing this

NASHI
Community Member
5 years ago

Really good choice not to separate them ADORABLE what are their names

Diana Hockley
Community Member
5 years ago

How wonderful of this family to take mum and the babies in. They will be rewarded with love for the rest of their pets lives.

Meowoui
Community Member
5 years ago

You both rock

Lira Mai
Community Member
5 years ago

love this.

Kawaii Lemon
Community Member
5 years ago

"yeah, uh you got three more fish?"

Laurel Smedberg
Community Member
5 years ago

I think this father is a purrrfect role model for his son, and any other children,..even other adults...Karma will see this if she hasnt already,..and he will be gifted in ways he wnt even imagine, more than he already has been..as he has the gift of not being a Monster, like 98% of human population are.

jacluckycat
Community Member
5 years ago

I needed this story

Pi...
Community Member
5 years ago

Aw poor kitty n her babies. So glad she found loving and nice ppl where she could feel safe and secure. Warmed my heart.

M
Community Member
5 years ago

Heartwarming!

Cynthia Comstock
Community Member
5 years ago

Thank you very much for your kindness!!! I might be incorrect, but it looks like Momma's left ear has been tipped. That's what Vets are doing these days. When a feral/homeless cat is caught, they spay/neuter them, then release back to where it was caught. It really helps on overpopulation. You said she was so friendly, and that's just not normal for a stray, especially a new Momma. You and your family did a wonderful, wonderful thing but giving these babies a new home. God bless each of you. Thank you again and hopefully, this will inspire others to do the same!!!

Cindy Araya
Community Member
5 years ago

Adorable! So happy they have a home now!

Isabel Beldeanu
Community Member
5 years ago

Great job from the family and spaying and neutering is the perfect way to prevent more strays!

putri cinta
Community Member
5 years ago

aww... that kitten so cute at all...

Ildiko S.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is my motivation to work hard and make a career. So I could afford adopting pets!!!

Abigail Garrett
Community Member
5 years ago

Yr so sweet

L and P
Community Member
5 years ago

good decision :)

Sarina Schock
Community Member
5 years ago

❤️

Hańka
Community Member
5 years ago

Touching story...

Violaine LB
Community Member
5 years ago

It's so great these little guys are staying together with their mamma!!

Marie Rundel
Community Member
5 years ago

So gooood guys....!!

Nuniek Widiayani
Community Member
5 years ago

Very kind family

Anete Evelone
Community Member
5 years ago

And such a happy ending! She new she can trust you!

MeganAnn Nokes
Community Member
5 years ago

Hjxdhdhdjdjrueyeydufh

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