Kids Get New Kitty after Receiving More Than 100,000 Facebook "Likes"

Favorite
hairyette pawter,news,kids,likes,humans,facebook,social media,stories,Cats
- -

Seven-year-old Remi Urbano wanted a pet kitty for a long time. At first, his father told him no. Then he said no again. And again. Then, eventually, he said that Remi could have a cat if the photo featured to the left received 1,000 Facebook "likes." More than 100,000 "likes" later, Remi's wish was granted in the form of a cat to call his own.

November 5th @ 6PM
Posted by Dan's wife with the headline "Dan thinks there is NO way we can do this. I say there is. Help us out. We really want a cat named Hairy Pawturrr. If you can't like, share. Shares count too! Thanks so much everyone!!"

Hairy Pawturr … HAIRY PAWTURR! If those little kiddies weren't enough, how can you pass up on having a small kitten in this world named Hairy Pawturr!! (not to mention the HA HA to the face of the man who belittles social media). Of course, I did my part to 'like' and 'share'. I didn't think much about it until 10PM that night when I checked the photo again. It was just under 900 shares and 400 likes. I snickered and anticipated the look on Dan's face in the morning.

November 6th @ 9:30AM
The post had gone viral and it exploded to over 20,000 shares and likes—not to mention a following on the Ellen DeGeneres Facebook page. It was total insanity, but also total hilarity to hear Dan say, "Maybe I under shot it".

As if this story were not cute enough, Remi has named his new kitty Hairyette Pawturr. OMG!!!!!!!!

Goodnight Sweet Prince of the Day

Favorite
Nyan Cat,rip,Sad,news,Death,nyan,Cats,farewell
- -

Marty, the inspiration behind Nyan Cat, passed away last night after being diagnosed with Feline infectious peritonitis only a week ago, according to Chris Torres. In remembering his passing, Torres shared the story of Marty's life via his Twitter account and the homepage of Nyan.cat has been swapped with Sad Nyan Cat. Rest in peace, Marty.

Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day

Favorite
Heartwarming Tearjerker,puppies,lifesaving,down syndrome,news,stories,heartwarming
- -

Kyle Camp, a 10-year-old with Down syndrome, went missing Tuesday afternoon. Within hours, hundreds of friends and family had fanned out to find him.

When he didn't turn up, they feared the worst.

But 18 hours after he was last seen, Kyle was discovered safe and sound in a creek -- along with a mini expedition: His four puppies had "kept him warm overnight" in the woods until their barks gave up their location.

Awww.

Kabang, the Dog Without a Snout

Favorite
the dog without a snout,kabang,dogs,news,stories,strange,snouts
- -

Kabang jumped in front of a motorcycle last year to save the lives of two little girls in the Philippines -- but she lost her snout in the process.

Despite the grave injury, Kabang showed no signs of suffering, so her owner decided not to put her down. Kabang soon learned how to eat with her paws.

Still, her wounds weren't quite healing properly.

Enter the Internet: This month, thanks to $20,000 in online donations, Kabang is undergoing reconstructive surgery at UC-Davis.

Awww.

Kickass Cat of the Day

Favorite
cat,arrow to the knee,IRL,news,Cats,arrows,Memes,Sad,stories,categoryvoting-page
- -

Meet Ozzy, a Vancouver cat who took a crossbow shot to the neck last week -- and promptly became the Internet's newest meme.

(And not to worry: Several days and $1,000 worth of vet services later, he's all good.)

Cat Reunited With Owner After Missing for a Year

Favorite
Cats,heartwarming,humans,missing,news,pets,reunions,shelters,stories
- -

Never give up hope, Cheezfrends! Redditor "sweeetniblets" posted this photo with the commentary:

My friend just went to pet cats at our local animal shelter, and found her cat that had been missing for over a year.

Those, my friends, are tears of pure happiness and joy!

Obviously, kitty is very happy to be home.

Blind Kitten Rescued, Given New Forever Home

Favorite
blind,Cats,heartwarming,kitten,news,rescue,stories
- -

Well, here's another story to warm your heart today. Four years ago, a man found a tiny kitten while on holiday. But it was not your average kitten. In the rescuer's own words:

4 years ago while I was on holiday in the south of Italy (was living in the north) I found a tiny kitten desperately crying with the power of a thousands suns. I decided to take care of her during my holiday, so that she would be stronger and more capable to survive when I would leave back home. At the time she was obviously too young to survive alone under a 43 degrees Celsius (109 F) sun.

Her legs were clearly not okay, the mouth was also asymmetrical and impossible to close, probably because of a trauma, but the worst news still had to come. The following day I brought her to the vet who said that her eyes were closed not only because she was still too young but also because an infection ate both eyeballs. The vet also said that she was too weak, and that he thought that she could not survive.

In the following days my brother and I started to take care of her eyes infection, ears infection, intestine worms and fever, while keeping her warm, feeding her with warm powder milk every 4 hours and teaching her to follow the noise of our steps and clapping hands. After 15 days Skunky was still weak but alive, but I had to leave. So I changed my plane reservation to include a pet, and long story short, Skunky is now sleeping in my bed, with the body under my covers and her head on my pillow.

…what Skunky gives to me everyday is worth 10 times more what I might do for her.

Is it dusty in here? My eyes are watering, so it must be dusty. Yes, it is very dusty in here. So dusty.

Download the new Cheezburger app for a chance to win a PS4! in Cheezburger 's Hangs on LockerDome