Unique Rescue Cat Captures Hearts With His Crooked Snout

Pinocchio isn’t just any cat. With his striking looks and infectious spirit, he’s a testament to the power of love and resilience. Despite facing numerous medical challenges, this young feline’s zest for life remains undiminished, proving that happiness is truly a choice.

A Journey from Struggle to Hope

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Jacqueline Santiago from Friends for Life Rescue Network stumbled upon a photo of Pinocchio, sensing something amiss. When they finally met, the reality was heart-wrenching.

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Upon his arrival at the rescue, Jacqueline revealed to The Dodo, “He was malnourished, dehydrated, and plagued with fleas.”

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At a tender age of 3 months, Pinocchio’s size was akin to a 5-6 week old kitten. His petite stature wasn’t the only concern. He battled a myriad of health issues, from a significant umbilical hernia to a potential hydrocephalus diagnosis.

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Yet, amidst these challenges, Pinocchio’s spirit shone brightly. His affectionate nature, as Jacqueline describes, makes him rush to anyone entering the room, eager for a cuddle or play.

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In essence, he’s a bundle of joy, spreading love to humans, cats, and dogs alike.

The Power of Foster Care Recognizing Pinocchio’s special needs, he was entrusted to the loving care of foster mom, Mel Lamprey.

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Mel, through Pinocchio’s Instagram, detailed the myriad medical battles he’s faced and continues to confront:

  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Enlarged heart
  • And many more…

Mel’s admiration for Pinocchio is evident, “His resilience and ‘can-do’ spirit, despite all odds, is truly inspiring.”

Not just resilience, Pinocchio is all about fun too! As Mel amusingly notes, “We’ve dubbed a certain angle of his as the ‘Fraggle angle’. If you’re unfamiliar with Fraggle, you’re missing out!”

And if you’re wondering about his unique snout, Mel invites you to witness Pinocchio’s “irresistibly boopable snoot.”

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While Pinocchio’s journey to a forever home is still in progress, Mel ensures fans get their regular dose of this adorable feline through Pinocchio’s Wish on Instagram.

In a world filled with challenges, Pinocchio is a beacon of hope and joy, effortlessly winning hearts wherever he goes. And yes, he’s stolen ours too!

H/T: www.pawsplanet.me