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Bottle Baby Training 2013

Want to spend time with our newest and sweetest Austinites? Our newborn kittens need you! Austin Pets Alive!’s Bottle Baby program is a chance to help save lives in the most rewarding ways. Our team rescues unweaned kittens, and oversees … Continue reading

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Update: Yana

On July 2nd, we told you about Yana, a 3 week old kitten so infested with parasites that she required a blood transfusion. When baby kittens are anemic, they are weak, don’t eat, their body temperatures are low, and they … Continue reading

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From a dumpster to the nursery – the Bottle Baby “A8″ Litter

This litter has an incredible story, one that’s almost made for the movies. A man working at an HEB Grocery store in Austin was putting trash in the store dumpster when he heard something suspicious. Upon closer insepction, he saw … Continue reading

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Update: Miracle Babies

Several weeks ago we posted a blog about many of the kittens we’ve rescued in Bottle Baby Program that had so many odds stacked against them that we considered their survival and ability to thrive a miracle. Here’s an update on a … Continue reading

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The Walgreen’s Kittens!

This adorable bunch of kittens is one of many bottle litters we have seen so far this season. Alec, Archer, Ace, Annabelle, Amelie, Adelaide, and two other litter-mates were found in a box outside Walgreen’s by wonderful people, who cared … Continue reading

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First Bottle Baby of 2010 Gets Adopted!

It’s rare to have kittens come to the shelter in the winter months, but Willow was no ordinary kitten. Willow, a beautiful “split face” tortie was everything her “tortitude” description implied. Tortoiseshell cats are named for their distinctive coloring – … Continue reading

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Bottle Baby Kittens

Take a look at some of our youngest bottle babies. These little ones were brought to us when they were only two days old! Many times people find kittens with or without a mother and bring them in to Town … Continue reading

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Current bottle baby inhabitants

We’d like to introduce you to our latest inhabitants of the bottle baby trailer: 9/12 litter: 5 kittens This litter came to the BBT *barely* 2 weeks old. The mother cat had been poisoned & died, and the babies taken … Continue reading

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