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Little Blake was rescued on August 12, 2012

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Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats left to die in the streets.   We are DROWNING in bills for food, medical costs and supplies.   Donate at our GoFundMe Page or click on this Link for the Amazon Wish List. Please DO contribute so that Metro Cat Rescue has the resources to be there to save abandoned kittens and cats.

Anthony Olszewski and friends have been saving kittens and cats for for many years. We intervene where a cat is about to die — like those abandoned to the cruel horrors of the street by heartless owners. We also care for kittens that shelters routinely kill for being “too much trouble” — like Little Blake with ringworm shown here. The Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page shows just some of the many more cats and kittens that we rescued in only the last few years.

We recently began operating under the name Metro Cat Rescue and hope soon to establish a formal organization. All volunteer — receiving neither grants nor tax payer dollars — it’s only with community support that Metro Cat Rescue can save kittens and cats in need.

Our dream is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions — those innocents that now elsewhere regularly are made to die. Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue’s goal on a distant horizon. Without the necessary resources, each day there are cats that we can’t help. Indeed, last summer, there was a dip in donations and adoptions. I would not let the cats go hungry, so I scraped by eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.

Little Blake the Ouija Cat, is just one of our success stories.  On August 20, 2012.  she was rescued after being abandoned on Central Ave. near the post office.  Too weak to stand, the very young kitten was covered with fleas. She also had an eye infection, ear mites, ringworm and intestinal parasites.

Luckily, the tyke was small enough and the day was warm enough so that her entire body could be dipped in the bathroom sink. The fleas still on the head were carefully removed with a fine comb. And that was the easy part! The other conditions required considerable care and the application of medication.

Strength and confidence growing, Blake here had commandeered the recycling bin as her abode.

The second picture is from a couple of weeks later. Strength and confidence growing, Blake here had commandeered the recycling bin as her abode.

Just six months later, Blake has become a regal lady, as she still is today.

Just six months later, Blake has become a regal lady, as she still is today.

Little Blake is only one of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue’s quick action.

Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I’ve had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats are well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had the resources for more space and basic equipment, there’s so much more that we could do. The donation of a used SUV or van would mean so much. With dependable transportation, we’d be able to save so many more kittens and cats.

It’s secure, quick and convenient to use the DONATE button at GoFundMe. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. There’s no such thing as a contribution that’s too small. Every bit — little or large — means a lot and makes a BIG difference!

It would be particularly wonderful if you chose to sustain the mission of Metro Cat Rescue by establishing a monthly donation through our PayPal account. The address to use is MetroCatRescue@gmail.com. Any amount will be a huge help. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved.

THANK YOU!

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Metro Cat Rescue saves kittens and cats from sickness, starvation and death in the streets. We intervene where a cat is about to die. Metro Cat Rescue also coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies.

18 hours ago

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Back in November 2016, the glamorous Tia Tortoni was living outside at a construction site. The other cats would chase her away from the food. A Metro Cat Rescue volunteer decided to bring Tortoni in before the bone chilling winter cold arrived. Metro Cat Rescue continues to care for her.* * *Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the care of community cats. We need your support now to continue to be there for kittens and cats in need. Donate at the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page:www.gofundme.com/f/t83m84-metro-cat-rescue-community-catsMetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate with Paypal.Look at the pictures here at the Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page to see just some of the many cats that we've helped.A series of vet bills basically used all of the little money that we had on hand. Not able to do sidewalk sales fundraisers during the lockdown, the money situation is dire. Not able to pay for someone to help with the chores, I have to do everything myself, often not finishing until after 2AM. Please email questions to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com instead of posting inquiries as comments.We ALWAYS need food and supplies! Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue Amazon Wish list:www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/D3HIJERAVBQFMetroCatRescue.com***Metro Cat Rescue has resumed flea market fundraisers at 3396 Kennedy Blvd (near Griffith St.), Jersey City, 07307. Want to help? Do you have anything to donate that we can sell? Email MetroCatRescue@gmail.com or text 201-205-5390 some pictures of what you want to donate. Anything that we can sell even for $1 is great! Pots, pans, dishes, cups, cutlery, small appliances, good condition toys and games, house plants, comic books, graphic novels, exercise equipment, bicycles, fish tanks, tools, game consoles. . .Old photos -- particularly black and white -- are good.Unfortunately, computers and cell phones over 3 years old can't be used. (Except for IBM PS2 computers.) CRT computer displays can't be used. Shoes need to be new in the box. Clothes need to be new with tags. No stuffed toys unless new in the original packaging.Street.Cheap#catrescue #kittens #cats #charity #outdoorcats ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Twiggy was a mother cat living in the streets. Her kittens had horrible eye infections, so a Metro Cat Rescue volunteer brought the whole little family inside years ago.Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can help kittens and cats in need. Please save these cats from suffering! Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page to donate:www.gofundme.com/f/metro-cat-rescueTwiggy has begun to drool. This often means that a full dental is needed. The cost of this procedure is around $1500. Before that, Twiggy needs to go to the vet for an examination. That's not easy with a cat that's not socialized. We need to discuss exactly how to proceed with the veterinarian. We might be able to give Twiggy an oral sedative before the visit. That might calm her down enough to make being handled by the vet possible. If that does not work, general anesthesia administered at the vet office will be necessary.* * *Metro Cat Rescue brings inside mother cats living in the streets so their kittens can grow happy and healthy and hope for good homes. When the babies are on their own, Metro Cat Rescue provides a warm and safe place for the moms and continues to care for them. Here's the Link to help Metro Cat Rescue help kittens and cats in need:www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-homeless-moms/MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate with Paypal.* * *Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.Take a look at the Photos here on the Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page and you'll see just some of the many cats that we've helped.Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries toMetroCatRescue@gmail.comHere's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue Amazon Wish list:www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/D3HIJERAVBQFIf you want to order from another vendor, that's fine. The address for mail and shipping is Anthony Olszewski, www.Street.Cheap, 297 Griffith St., Jersey City, NJ 07307MetroCatRescue.com/#catrescue #kittens #cats #charity #outdoorcats#neighborhoodcats #communitycats ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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A vet office discards the Styrofoam shells. (I guess vaccines are shipped in these.) Mushrooms from the supermarket came in the black plastic container. As luck would have it, the vegetable carton fits perfectly in the Styrofoam. With the heat from the sun and the insulation, water for outdoor cats keeps from freezing a little longer.***Metro Cat Rescue ALWAYS needs food and supplies! We especially need kitten formula, dry food and flea medicine. Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue Amazon Wish list:www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/D3HIJERAVBQF***Metro Cat Rescue has resumed flea market fundraisers at 3396 Kennedy Blvd (near Griffith St.), Jersey City, 07307. Want to help? Do you have anything to donate that we can sell? Email MetroCatRescue@gmail.com or text 201-205-5390 some pictures of what you want to donate. Anything that we can sell even for $1 is great! Pots, pans, dishes, cups, cutlery, small appliances, good condition toys and games, house plants, comic books, graphic novels, exercise equipment, bicycles, fish tanks, tools, game consoles. . . Old photos -- particularly black and white -- are good.Unfortunately, computers and cell phones over 3 years old can't be used. (Except for IBM PS2 computers.) CRT computer displays can't be used. Shoes need to be new in the box. Clothes need to be new with tags. No stuffed toys unless new in the original packaging.Street.CheapPlease email questions to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com instead of posting inquiries as comments.MetroCatRescue.com#catrescue #kittens #cats #charity #outdoorcats#neighborhoodcats #communitycats ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

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Little Manny found this magazine and now he's mad. He wants to know why we didn't have turkey for Thanksgiving!Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can help kittens and cats in need. Please save these cats from suffering! Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page to donate:www.gofundme.com/f/metro-cat-rescueFor many years, I would get the holiday special turkeys from the supermarket and cook for the cats. The secret for preparing a turkey properly for the cats is not to bake it. Instead, simmer in a large pot until tender. This way, the turkey stays moist and does not lose weight. For any preparation for meals -- for cats or for people -- meat must be cooked thoroughly. Livestock is very often infected with Toxoplasma. People are much more likely to catch Toxoplasmosis from undercooked meat than from a litter box. If there are no mice where you live, then the cat can't catch Toxoplasmosis from rodents. Uncooked meat -- beef, poultry, lamb or pork -- can carry the parasite.Unfortunately, with the many little gals and guys cared for now by Metro Cat Rescue there's just no time for artistry in the kitchen. * * *Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page:www.gofundme.com/f/metro-cat-rescueMetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.Metro Cat Rescue has no cushion of dedicated funds for medical care. As it stands now, for each and every vet visit -- standard checkups and neutering, too, not just emergencies -- has to be paid for by pleading for help on Facebook. This sometimes means that a sick cat suffers for days waiting for medical attention.Giving any amount will be a huge help. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved.Many hours are spent each day feeding, washing bowls, providing worm medicine and laundering the cats' beds. So that Metro Cat Rescue can do more, we need your help! We've run out of space to take in any additional cats. And there's the time -- with the kittens and moms that we have here now, the day starts at 9 in the morning and ends at 2, 3 or even 4am.Metro Cat Rescue needs a bigger and better space. We also need the funds to hire someone -- at least -- part time to help with the chores.Metro Cat Rescue receives no grants or taxpayer dollars. To help kittens and cats in need, we rely on community support. So that Metro Cat Rescue can continue this mission and do more, we need your help. It's quick and convenient and safe to use this Link to the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page:www.gofundme.com/f/metro-cat-rescueMetro Cat Rescue is in DIRE need of support! EVERY day we get requests that we don't have the resources to assist with. This means that kittens are born in the street because no one helps us to help them. PLEASE DONATE!www.gofundme.com/f/metro-cat-rescueTake a look at the Photos here on the Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page and you'll see just some of the many cats that we've helped.The dream of Metro Cat Rescue is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions -- those innocents that now elsewhere regularly are made to die. Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue's goal on a distant horizon.Without the necessary resources, each day there are poor moms and babies that we can't help. With the economic uncertainty of the pandemic, too often there's a dip in donations. So that the cats go hungry, so I scrape by, eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.Metro Cat Rescue needs your help! We are DROWNING in bills for food, medical costs and supplies. Click on the Link to DONATE. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for homeless cats that now need to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries toMetroCatRescue@gmail.comMetro Cat Rescue always can use food and supplies. Here's the Link to the our Amazon Wish list:www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/D3HIJERAVBQFIf you want to order from another vendor, that's fine. The address for mail and shipping is Anthony Olszewski, www.Street.Cheap, 297 Griffith St., Jersey City, NJ 07307MetroCatRescue.com***Metro Cat Rescue has resumed flea market fundraisers at 3396 Kennedy Blvd (near Griffith St.), Jersey City, 07307. Want to help? Do you have anything to donate that we can sell? Email MetroCatRescue@gmail.com or text 201-205-5390 some pictures of what you want to donate. Anything that we can sell even for $1 is great! Pots, pans, dishes, cups, cutlery, small appliances, good condition toys and games, house plants, comic books, graphic novels, exercise equipment, bicycles, fish tanks, tools, game consoles. . .Old photos -- particularly black and white -- are good.Unfortunately, computers and cell phones over 3 years old can't be used. (Except for IBM PS2 computers.) CRT computer displays can't be used. Shoes need to be new in the box. Clothes need to be new with tags. No stuffed toys unless new in the original packaging.Street.Cheap#CatRescue #Kittens #Cats #Charity #OutdoorCats#NeighborhoodCats #CommunityCats ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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A simple cat shelter can make the difference between life and death. This little lady was safe from the storm in a storage container with a hole cut in the side. The cat was snug and warm on a bed of straw (not hay!). The quickly constructed emergency housing was later improved by placing a shell of insulating Styrofoam inside. A Metro Cat Rescue volunteer -- and generous donors -- provide community cats with a hearty breakfast each and every day.* * *Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the care of community cats. We need your support now to continue to be there for kittens and cats in need. Donate at the Metro Cat Rescue GoFundMe Page:www.gofundme.com/f/t83m84-metro-cat-rescue-community-catsMetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate with Paypal.Look at the pictures here at the Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page to see just some of the many cats that we've helped.A series of vet bills basically used all of the little money that we had on hand. Not able to do sidewalk sales fundraisers during the lockdown, the money situation is dire. Not able to pay for someone to help with the chores, I have to do everything myself, often not finishing until after 2AM. Please email questions to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com instead of posting inquiries as comments.We ALWAYS need food and supplies! Here's the Link to the Metro Cat Rescue Amazon Wish list:www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/D3HIJERAVBQFMetroCatRescue.com***Metro Cat Rescue has resumed flea market fundraisers at 3396 Kennedy Blvd (near Griffith St.), Jersey City, 07307. Want to help? Do you have anything to donate that we can sell? Email MetroCatRescue@gmail.com or text 201-205-5390 some pictures of what you want to donate. Anything that we can sell even for $1 is great! Pots, pans, dishes, cups, cutlery, small appliances, good condition toys and games, house plants, comic books, graphic novels, exercise equipment, bicycles, fish tanks, tools, game consoles. . .Old photos -- particularly black and white -- are good.Unfortunately, computers and cell phones over 3 years old can't be used. (Except for IBM PS2 computers.) CRT computer displays can't be used. Shoes need to be new in the box. Clothes need to be new with tags. No stuffed toys unless new in the original packaging.Street.Cheap#catrescue #kittens #cats #charity #outdoorcats ... See MoreSee Less
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