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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!

Here's Joe the barber, Metro Cat Rescue's landlord, and this is what he has to say:
"Every day, people bounce in here telling me how great it is what Metro Cat Rescue is doing. All I wants to know is when is that outfit going to pay the rent?"

And Joe's right. All the hale and hearty handshakes and posts of prayers and praise add up to nothing when it comes to scraping together the money for the bills. Please don't take offense; Metro Cat Rescue is very grateful for all the kind words. The reality is, though, the landlord and the utility company don't accept sentiments as payment. Metro Cat Rescue is in dire need of real community support just to keep operating.

Here's the real tragedy: the many requests for assistance that we can't help because of a lack of resources. And then there are the rescue and community cats that need to be neutered, but there's just no money for that.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help NOW! It’s quick and convenient to donate using the Link to our GoFundMe Page. If everyone seeing this contributed SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats who have to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-community-cats

There's no such thing as a donation too small; just $5 means a lot.

Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies. We’re working hard to bring some inside to socialize and to place in good homes. This takes lots of time, space and money.

Our day with the rescue cats starts at 6am and ends at 8pm. Volunteer feeding of community cats is at dawn.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.

You also can support Metro Cat Rescue by donating computers, cell phones or tablets less than four years old. (Either working or non-working — Secure removal and erasure of data is performed on all devices.)

Do you have household items, small appliances or anything else still in the box that you’re never going to use? Please consider donating these items to Metro Cat Rescue. We urgently need to raise funds. Anything that we can sell or use as a promotion for crowdfunding will be GREATLY appreciated!)

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

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Fudge and a number of other outdoor cats enjoy feeding stations and shelters setup by a Metro Cat Rescue volunteer on a vacant lot. The property has been vacant well over ten years and has grown over to become an inner city woodland. Unfortunately for the cats, development is scheduled. The hope is that when that happens the cats will move to other feeding stations installed in the neighborhood.
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Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies. We’re working hard to bring some inside to socialize and to place in good homes. This takes lots of time, space and money.

Our day with the rescue cats starts at 6am and ends at 8pm. Volunteer feeding of community cats is at dawn.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats living in the streets. It’s quick and convenient to DONATE. Just click on the Link to our GoFundMe Page. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats who have to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-community-cats

MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#Cats #Kittens #CommunityCats #OutdoorCats #NeighborhoodCats #CatRescue
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Duke L'Orange is a dashing fellow who graces us with his presence each morning at a feeding station.
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Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies. We’re working hard to bring some inside to socialize and to place in good homes. This takes lots of time, space and money.

Our day with the rescue cats starts at 6am and ends at 8pm. Volunteer feeding of community cats is at dawn.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats living in the streets. It’s quick and convenient to DONATE. Just click on the Link to our GoFundMe Page. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats who have to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-community-cats

MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#Cats #Kittens #CommunityCats #OutdoorCats #NeighborhoodCats #CatRescue
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This handsome tuxedo eagerly watches for the Metro Cat Rescue volunteer who is bringing his breakfast.
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Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies. We’re working hard to bring some inside to socialize and to place in good homes. This takes lots of time, space and money.

Our day with the rescue cats starts at 6am and ends at 8pm. Volunteer feeding of community cats is at dawn.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats living in the streets. It’s quick and convenient to DONATE. Just click on the Link to our GoFundMe Page. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats who have to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-community-cats

MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#Cats #Kittens #CommunityCats #OutdoorCats #NeighborhoodCats #CatRescue
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This cutie appeared, just as a Metro Cat Rescue volunteer walked out the door. Very, very hungry, the cat was happy to get a good breakfast.

Even though the kitty walked right up to the care giver, she would not let herself be picked up. After cat food was distributed to the many feeding stations in the area, this little soul was gone and has not be seen again.
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Metro Cat Rescue coordinates the volunteer care of many outdoor cats in a number of colonies. We’re working hard to bring some inside to socialize and to place in good homes. This takes lots of time, space and money.

Our day with the rescue cats starts at 6am and ends at 8pm. Volunteer feeding of community cats is at dawn.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats living in the streets. It’s quick and convenient to DONATE. Just click on the Link to our GoFundMe Page. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats who have to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

www.gofundme.com/metro-cat-rescue-community-cats

MetroCatRescue@gmail.com is the address to use to donate through PayPal.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com
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