Mews and Nips: Manhattan Kitten Nursery Saves Tiny Lives

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On the Upper East Side of Manhattan in a concrete-floored, bunker like space, staff and volunteers care for up to 300 newborn orphan kittens around the clock in a kitten nursery run by the  ASPCA. The program has raised 3,500 kittens during in a little over two years. As a result, kitten euthanasias at city shelters are down more than 20%. For more on the kitten nursery and a wonderful video, please visit the New York Times.

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Sunday, I shared my Thanksgiving ABC’s, on Monday, we explained the difference between the various feline pheromone products on the market, on Tuesday, we featured miracle kitty Lil BUB, on Wednesday, we told you what you need to know should you ever need to board your blind or deaf cat, on Thursday, we celebrated Thanksgiving, and on Friday, we shared Black Friday deals for cat lovers. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win 2 bags of Cats Incredible™ cat litter!

The kitty in today’s video is utterly fascinated by a glass of sparkling water – enjoy!

Have a great weekend!

Photo screenshot of New York Times video

2 Comments on Mews and Nips: Manhattan Kitten Nursery Saves Tiny Lives

  1. Connie
    November 27, 2016 at 9:58 pm (8 months ago)

    it is my dream to work in a kitten nursery

    Reply
  2. Janine
    November 26, 2016 at 8:47 am (8 months ago)

    I love the kitten story. The video made me laugh.

    Reply

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