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Purrfectly Acceptable To Hug Your Cat Today!

Cat lovers have a really good reason to hug their cats today—it’s National Hug Your Cat Day but before you criticize this somewhat unique holiday, just remember, loving a furry feline is actually good for your health.

CBS Miami–06/04/2015

Kittens in need of a foster home from the Humane Society of Miami-Dade (Source: Humane Society of Miami-Dade)

Humane Society In Desperate Need Of Foster Homes For Kittens

Calling all cat and kitten lovers. The Humane Society of Greater Miami is in desperate need of foster homes for more than 80 kittens.

CBS Miami–05/07/2015

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Wanted: Volunteers & Foster Parents For Abandoned Kittens

Miami-Dade County Animal Services is looking for animal lovers who can volunteer their time or foster very young kittens which have been abandoned at the shelter.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

Florida panther kitten rescued in Collier County. (Source: Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission)

Panther Kitten Rescued In Collier County

Sometimes news stories don’t end well; and then there are stories like this one that has the “purrfect” ending that will leave you “roaring” with joy.

CBS Miami–02/20/2014

A panther kitten, found by biologists, was found to be the offspring of a female panther raised in captivity. (Source: FWC)

Panther Raised In Captivity Gives Birth

A panther, rescued by biologists as a kitten along with her brother, was discovered to have given birth to a “healthy and feisty” kitten just a few months after her release into the wild.


Miami Fire Rescue responded to a kitten stuck in a storm drain Wednesday. (Source: Lt. Iggy Carroll/Miami Fire Rescue)

Miami Fire Rescues Kitten From Storm Drain

A kitten in Miami got a jump start of using it’s nine lives Wednesday after falling into a storm drain.


(Source: Vanessa Borge/CBS4)

“Animal Friend” Plates Fund Local Animal Shelters

Our pets do so much for us. So why not do something for them?

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

(Source: Timothy Gleason/ Miami Fire Rescue TRT) This kitten rescued from a Miami storm drain needs a good home.

Firefighters Need Help After Saving Kitten From Death

Miami Fire Rescue did a good deed Sunday morning and has been left with a tiny problem as a result; a tiny, furry problem.


(Source: BSO) Richard Andres

Bond Set For Man Charged With Torturing, Killing Kitten

Bond has been set at $30,000 for a South Florida man charged with torturing and killing a kitten and domestic violence.


(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

72 Kittens Euthanized At Miami-Dade Animal Shelter

A highly contagious illness at Miami-Dade County Animal Services has claimed the lives of 72 kittens that had to be euthanized since the outbreak was first reported on Friday