(And not to worry: Several days and $1,000 worth of vet services later, he's all good.)
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.
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.
Last month, we told you about the first-ever internet cat video film festival in Minneapolis, MN. And last night, it actually happened. That's right, Cheezfrends, thousands of people gathered to watch a curated slate of 79 short films (selected from more than 10,000 submissions) featuring our favorite internet celebrities: CATS! Henri 2, Paw de Deux took home the coveted Golden Kitty Award. Well deserved, we'd say.
For more photos from the festival -- including one of a button that says "I'm With Maru!", click here!