A kitten that looks like a Dalmatian, along with her sister, bravely fought through all odds and emerged victorious after receiving another opportunity in life.
Meet the adorable feline duo, Pumpkin and Spice, who were in dire need of some TLC when they first arrived at an animal shelter. Both sisters were suffering from cloudy eyes and upper respiratory infections, but what kept them going was their strong bond with each other. Pumpkin, the calico, was especially frail and relied heavily on her sister, Spice, who sported Dalmatian-like markings on her chest and legs. These sweet felines required a foster home and someone who could provide them with constant care. Luckily, Thoa Bui, the cofounder of Mini Cat Town, came to their rescue without hesitation.
Thoa, speaking to Love Meow, revealed that the cats were suffering from severe eye infections, leaving their fate uncertain. However, Thoa and her team were willing to accept the challenge of saving their eyes. “In the first few nights, our only wish was for Pumpkin’s survival as she was extremely unwell,” she said.
Pumpkin, who had been under intensive care for several days, showed significant improvement and began to move around. Her companion, Spice, was there to support and encourage her throughout their journey towards recovery.
In just a short period of time in foster care, Spice made remarkable progress. Her eye’s cloudiness started to clear up, and she became more energetic with each passing day.
Pumpkin felt encouraged by her high spirits, and she strived to maintain the same pace of recovery. Gradually, the puffiness around her eyes subsided, and she looked fluffier and more substantial. Thoa informed Love Meow that both kittens gradually started feeling better after receiving treatment for their eye infection for about a week. Their health improved significantly when they began eating on their own and playing with each other, reassuring Thoa that they would be okay.
Upon their arrival, the feline duo was unwell and lethargic. However, now they have a renewed vigor and are enjoying playtime to the fullest. The strict eye treatment routine posed challenges for them, making their resilience admirable. Pumpkin’s right eye has healed completely, but the left one took some time to clear up. Their progress fills us with pride.
We were almost ready to give up on Pumpkin’s left eye, but a miracle happened overnight and the cloudiness almost disappeared! The two feline sisters have been inseparable during their journey of recovery. They savor every moment spent together and hardly ever leave each other’s side.
With her bold and inquisitive nature, Spice encourages Pumpkin to engage in play, and her enthusiastic spirit is contagious. As a result, Pumpkin is starting to break out of her shell and emulate Spice’s behavior.
After experiencing a lot together, the girls have formed a strong bond and we’re excited to find them a permanent home when they’re prepared. Spice is an extremely social individual who enjoys playing, while Pumpkin is a bit more reserved.
Following a few weeks of recovery and development, Pumpkin and Spice have fully regained their eyesight and are now in great condition. Pumpkin has started to display a more sociable and lively behavior as she observes and imitates Spice.
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Taken from lovemeow.com.