Light colored kitten lying on its back

Tabitha became the emotional support kitten in her special needs foster home

For Mel, a foster animal mom at Pumpkin Patch Rescue, some foster animals require less work than others. Tabitha the kitten was one of these that was a natural at the foster home, a breath of fresh air for her foster mom. Tabitha was first brought to the foster home in late 2021. She was … Read more

Aoife is a disabled cat whose owners make sure she keeps living her best life

Aoife (pronounced EE-fa) was named by her foster mom, and she chose Aoife because it means beautiful in Irish. When Aoife was initially rescued as a kitten, it was thought that she had flat kitten syndrome and an inguinal hernia, both of which can be fatal illness. But it turned out she had a bad … Read more

Gray kitten with taped legs

Scooting kitten miraculously learns to walk

This kitten was born with swimmer syndrome, a condition that made it so difficult to stand on her back legs that she had to move by scooting around. But with a month of consistent therapy, she made a miraculous comeback and learned how to walk. Swimmer kitten The kitten, Jitterbug, was taken into foster care … Read more

Fuzzy orange cat with one lopsided eye

Arthur the “Fuzzy Potato” cat receives the care he needs

Is it a potato or a ball of fluff? No, it’s a cat! Arthur is a special needs kitten whose condition has improved so much with a little extra love and care. Arthur is currently a resident at Pumpkin Patch Pet Rescue in Los Angeles, California. He is in the foster care of the founder, … Read more