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As the spring and summer months roll around, animal shelters see a huge influx of orphaned kittens and puppies. While you might think that being surrounded by hundreds of kittens and puppies sounds like a dream, for these shelters – many of which are already at maximum capacity – providing the special care and attention needed to help these babies thrive can be extremely overwhelming. Thankfully, this is where foster pet parents come in!

The kittens in this video came into the Sante Fe Animal Shelter in desperate need of a foster parent. Kittens their age need to be fed every few hours so the shelter’s coordinator had to find a willing foster ASAP.

Luckily, a kind man named Peter volunteered to help out and happily took in the five needy kitties. Although caring for kittens is a lot of work, this kind man was willing to do whatever it takes to give them a fighting shot at life and a future forever home!

If you want to help animals in need, but aren’t ready to adopt a pet, consider becoming a foster parent! Click here to learn more.

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Michael B.
3 Years Ago

ALRIGHT, you go, Peter!!! And thank god for New Hope too!

3 Years Ago

Hi Peter - if there is Super Man, yes, YOU ARE, not the type on TV ... this is effort and love from a saint ... Great job !!!! super heart-warming video and great love for mom-less kittens in this harsh world ... we need many more like you Peter
God Bless.

Kathy =^..^=
19 May 2015

You, sir, are an angel here on earth.

3 Years Ago

Awwww these 5 kittens are so lucky to have been taken in by Peter. God love our animals!!!! These kittens are so adorable.

ju mac
3 Years Ago

I think it is fantastic work that you are doing. loved it.

3 Years Ago

Raised new born kittens. Have no idea what happened to mom. After a second kitten of the litter died had to intervene we knew mom was gone. By that time the four remaining kittens were,...not well, puts it mildly. We took turns through first several nights keeping them warm and hydrating. I took no pictures of them as we feared they would not survive. Even the vet indicate their chances were grim. All four survived. Two placed in homes and two remain with us. They make it very clear to us that we are their "all". Having been socialized to us exclusively they are very different cats. They are not so much aloof. They keep same schedule as us. So no prowling or howling in the night. In fact when bedtime comes they sit and glare like someone came home late from a date. Our two survivors are most precious to us. Anyone willing to gamble the love and attention necessary to foster infant kittens should consider making it permenant. The rewards for us have been priceless.

3 Years Ago

Those kittens love Peter. Peter and the ladies in the shelter are such kind souls.

3 Years Ago

My daughter and I also fostered 3 baby kittens (approx 3 days old when found). And yes...it is a tremendous amount of care, love and just plain patience. Because they were obviously from a feral female, we were fortunate to find them when we did (in my attic). First was the initial cleaning, feeding and cuddling - then to the our Vet (we already had 2-adult cats) for a checkup. We were lucky that our Vet, who normally charges $35/per cat per checkup, only charged us for 1 and the required medication for 1 for an eye infection was free. The food turned out to be the most costly expense and after about 2 weeks we started with wet kitten food blended (my food processor will never be the same) with kitten milk and then the process of getting them off baby bottles (went through approximately 25 bottle nipples). Between scratches on my ankles (probably lost a good pint of blood) kitty poo on the wall (had to keep them boxed in in the beginning) and one actually peeing in my hair (one liked to climb up my shoulders to the top of my head and rest),the multitude of adventures of them being lost somewhere in the house and the wrestling matches, I wouldn\'t change a thing. It was me who had to take them to a no-kill shelter at 6-weeks, but just as I was waiting for the Manager, a couple was paying for dog food and asked to see them. They immediately wanted them and the Shelter, because the couple had adopted from them before, gave all 3 to them. No fee because the shelter didn\'t have to check them out. I had the Vets report with me. I still keep pictures of them on the fridge - Nelly, Stella and Miles.

Donny C
3 Years Ago

Peter and all those people in the video are such wonderful people. I\'m so happy the kittens received a chance at a good life. Thank you.

3 Years Ago

Peter is a better human being than most.

Myself included.


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