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:bulletblue: Mother & daughter, people from the building are taking care of them as much as they can.

:bulletblue: Note: If you are not able to take good care of pets (cats & dogs), do not keep them at all if you are going to abandon them when they grow up.
There are a lot of people in our country (Serbia) that want cute kitty or puppy for their kids to play, and when they grow up people just let them go and take another small and cute animal.
Sometimes people take dogs to some village and let them there, because dogs can come back if they are close to the home...
Without shelters for stray animals in a big city they are lost, it's sad, but true... pets are not guilty for being on the street, they are not toys ...

:bulletblue: I rescued and found home for many abandoned kittens, but I just can't save them all... and our streets are filled with stray cats and dogs and country is doing nothing about that.

:bulletblue: Thank you all for your comments about abandoned pets, I really appreciated your opinion.

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CMoretzfan19 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016
OMGD: looking at this while hearing Mittens quote in Bolt is so heartbreaking ): those poor kitties.
I hope they got nice homes 
MlpHandDrawn Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
We actually have a "clan" of cats in our neck of woods, we took a couple in that were sick or injured, but we let the rest just stay there and we named all them after warrior cats, and my mom actually rescued a hurt owl from the streets, it was about to get hit by a car and she stopped it, the memories are cloudy but we kept it in the storage room until its wing was healed, and we gave it a lot of deli meat so It wouldn't starve DX but we let it go and now it comes around now and then to have some deli meat. XD But all in all, we usually bring in hurt animals, we lose some, like a baby rabbit and we win some like the owl. Animals have feelings too!
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babyknuckls Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
beautiful pair! The mother looks like a chimera. Darling
Cinemutt14 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
Awww omg I hate seeing animals abanoned! It makes me wanna cry! :'-(
SWAGITASTIC Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
People believe cats and dogs are "animals". Technically, they are, but they have minds that are smart, and intelligent, and they are not supposed to be treated like garbage, because they care, and have done nothing to hurt us. It's sweet that you are acting for them, and helping them.
drawandexpress Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Student General Artist
This made me cry. I can't believe that people do this. Don't just get a kitten or puppy then rid of it when it gets big. My cat grew up and isn't as cute as a kitten, but I kept him and I love him to no end. There are way to many strays in my community and some of them don't make it (if you know what I mean). I't not fair to them, they are living and have feelings just like people.  
SiamailyaDeFog Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Student Photographer
I hate when people abandone animals -.- In my village abandoned cats arrive and search for a new home, and me and my parents try to give them a shelter and food. The last one is a little cat (I think one or two years old) who is quite scared, but we feed him and give a refuge for the night and bad days.
smurfshoe Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Well atleast she's a good momma. 
MoonSpirit555 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
See, I don't understand why people would do that. When I move out, I plan to have cats and kittens to take pictures of, and some other animals too. So when they get old I'll just love them more, no leave them. Any cat on the streets are going with me
SPATANJAS Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
I have changed my view recently from all humans being bad, to only most are. there are good ones too. and it is the good ones job , or burden, to save the other creatures from our own.  which is really saddening that we have to save others from us. humans are suppose to be so evolved and intelligent but there is so much lack of heart. with so many religions in the world one would think there are enough spiritual teachings that there would be more heart but sadly no.
wh1t3-t19Lightning Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe a spay and neuter program, to keep numbers of strays from rising?  

I have sitting on my lap a kitten I found at one week old.  The neighbors had found her mother's nest fell down from the roof of their garage, and she had nowhere to move the kits.  Her sibling was already dead by the time I got to her.  She's now about 4-5 weeks.  I am very much in support of spaying and neutering cats, because that means that no feral kittens are born and no cat has to go through raising them or being raised on the streets.
Sulfyr Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
If I had infinite funding and space I would have a lot more paws running around the house.  The current count in the house is 32 ((4 cats, 4 dogs) or 34 if you count how big my German Shepherd's paws are.) )

I have a hard time understanding how a person could abandon an animal.  The 2 cats and 2 dogs that are 'mine' are my life and I couldn't ever bring myself to part with any of them.  My two cats rush the door whenever I get home from work, the dogs are usually outside singing to come in and say hello - it's a kind of love that I have never experienced from a person and likely never will.  To abandon something that loves you unconditionally - it's too cruel to put into words.  And animal abusers are even worse.  My huskyxaussie cross was a rescue from a bad home - poor thing wouldn't come into the house and spent the first week in a crate when I brought her home and wouldn't come out unless she absolutely had to.  It's been almost 2 years since I brought her home and she is finally starting to trust people - this past month was the first time I ever had her 'sing' and 'talk' in excitement when I arrived home... Little things like that are amazing and yet people can toss these creatures aside like they were an old broken toy in favor of a newer model.

ANYWAYS.  I love the picture!  And the mother's coat is gorgeous (and just the look they are both giving! Precious!!) :heart:
NatSilva Featured By Owner May 8, 2014   Traditional Artist
I dislike people who buy a cat or dog or any pet and then ditch it. :( it's hard to be rejected.
These two are beautiful :heart" I love mama cats coat. Lovely colours and little missy there has a cute cheeky face! X] If it was up to me I would adopt as many cats as possible and be a crazy cat lady! :D
BeccasKandi Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Same here in the US. 3:
My cat Yoda, is one of the only kittens who I could get to come close to me, the other 3 were and are terrified of humans. Someone left them in our neighborhood, they were only 6-8weeks tops. Its so sad. D:
constantie Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Similar problems in China, but even worse, often people get their pets stolen in China, many of them end up on the "fresh market" (the place where they sell fresh vegetable and freshly butchered meat) :(
TsukaLavire Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
I love every cat I come across, every time I've gone to Petco I'd go to the cats and play with them until my parents were done shopping for my actual cat and then there was a tremendous struggle to leave them when I was called, I just do not get how people can just leave such loving bundles of joy on the street.
pinkun Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
great pic
fiendy Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
that little one looks so sad, well it is sad, poor things , I hate animal cruelty of all kinds and         Abandonment is low of the lowest, wish the world could do more
layperson Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
featured :hug:
Shadowkey392 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Love Points :squee: 
MajaBuX Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Heart Heart
FrauBeutlin Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
Hope they'll find a good home one day!
FriesianGirl Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
Wow, Mom's markings are really unique.
Flyinghogmonkey Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer

Thank you for finding homes for as many as you have. My own cat Luna was a stray. She was just put out with her mom and brother. She was just a kitten then. For 13 1/2 years I have looked at her and thought about the unfortunate person that will never get to meet this amazing animal because they thought that dumping animals is an okay thing to do.


I know at times it may feel like what you are doing is not making a difference, but it is. It makes all the difference in the world to the cats that have new homes and to the homes that are now a little brighter. It helps people become more aware of this problem so that maybe one day it wont be.


Again, thank you for helping them.

caspermycat2 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
nice picture i feel bad for them
kattugglan Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gosh..The mother is so beautiful! :o how could someone leave her?!
sakumay88 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013
I don't understand how people get away with treating animals like this. If it was a human they left behind then there would be an outrage at it and big consequences! but since they're apparently that's no big deal to way too many people. Makes me furious!

Poor babies! Hope they get a proper home, they deserve it. 

My plan...Adopt pets for the rest of my life rather than children....Already have 2 rescue girls (sisters) which I got when they were 14 weeks old

Chenoasimmonslumbee Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
how do people do that!?Its so messed up!Waaaah! 
Mdragonflame Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Always sad to see an abandoned calico</3 They're the prettiest breed, to me.
TheBlueImpulse Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Calicos aren't a breed, they're a coloration. A few different breeds (including domestic shortair) can be calicos. And the point to this is abandoned cats in general, not because of their looks. I don't like persian cats too much, but to me it's equally as upsetting to see an abandoned persian cat than it is to see any other kind of cat. Let's try to look past appearances and see this for what it is.
Mdragonflame Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Uh.. thanks for that... I didn't mean JUST calicos. Any abandoned animal is heart breaking to see. All in all I have no idea how to respond to this. Personally I think cats taste good, but I prefer dogs. Talk about looking past appearance.
HelgjeD Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
This photo speaks for itself. Many emotion in it. Very well taken.

We got the same problem in our neighbourhood.  If they would only sterilize there cats, there wouldn't be so many unwanted kittens. They have so many, they can't care for all of them anymore. It's sad.
Mitch-el Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
Interesting shot and background that would make for an interesting story. It's a shame that so many animals get abandoned like this, though. Such a shame.
ShanghaiSarah Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
They're beautiful! 
Totally agree with your words and likewise living in Shanghai there are so many strays. It's very sad! 
Cyrkael Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like both your photo and your comment.
People sometimes lack of responsability, whatever their country... that's really sad for the animals.
monazul Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
are very beautiful!!
hopefully someone will adopt :'(
DarrinBaizon Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
quite lovely, though appearing stray seem quite healthy!
eyeofsnowleopard Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
so lovely and cute
kataang7789 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
Oh kitties, I wish I could give you a home! I will some day, I promise!
You photography is beautiful and I love that you're calling attention to the plight of these animals.
Sanluris Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Gosh. My family has rescued a lot of animals, mostly cats. One of the cats was from the street.
Cats are good at surviving in lots of places but it's better if they can be taken care of by someone.
Anyway, these cats are very pretty. I hope they're doing okay. It's nice that the people are taking care of them. :)
There's a stray cat by the place I used to live and people are feeding her/him.
Amysgrafiken Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
Is that a photo or a drawing? :)
Zeanenica Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Poor cats... I just wish people would think before getting or abandoning their pets. 
Kitty-kat911 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i wish that people that do this can feel how the animals feel to have a warm safe home ripped away from them it is not fair to them if you buy or get a pet you are making a commitment to look after that animal till it dies i wish peolple understand that i also struggle with that we rescued a female cat witch was pregnant.  It sad how cruel people can be.
PolarbearToxicDeath Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student General Artist
I hate people who abandon their pets. I refuse to let go of my pets until they die or I will find them a good new home. No animal should be left on the streets to die.
ecolorcollaboration Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Cat stories.
I was told by a friend that they knew of 2 kittens that needed a home or be abandoned. I of course was horrified and took them in. The 2 kittens, 2 sisters Tyke & Toad, lived the life of queens. The heating was on for them when it was cold they ate salmon and cream at Christmas, in fact they ate better than me all year round. I would wake up in bed and find them curled up under the duvet with me. 
They finally died of old age, Tyke was 17 years of age. They are buried over looking the beach near where I live so they can always look at the sea and seagulls. 
I can never have pets again as it was heart breaking when my 2 girls died. But they were loved and cared for, to the best.
NiNja10Doh Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
I love cats to death :)
Meow-pics Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
i wish some millionaire would start a home for the strays and spread the word that animals are not toys... but i guess rich people don't care about animal suffering! :( :(
that's how i would use my money...
things are better in finland, abandoning a pet is a crime, and it leads to penalty. despite that, there's a certain amount of strays every year, but there's also a statutory animal shelter in every town, where we can bring strays we find...
thank you for doing your share rescuing animals!!! :heart::hug:
WretchedEegg Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Poor creatures. Sucks how people thinks they have no feelings. tehyre same as humans but cant talk.
Spirito-de-Amor Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Poor babies ♥
NerysGhemor Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
Poor babies. :(  Is it common for there to be animal shelters in Serbia, or do animals like this have to rely on the good graces of people in their neighborhoods to help them?
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