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Neglected Cat Found Roaming Streets Keeps Waiting for Someone to Give Her a Chance

Neglected Cat Found Roaming Streets Keeps Waiting for Someone to Give Her a Chance

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Meet Sara! She’s a loving 8-year-old rescue cat in Nashville, Tennessee.

Life hasn’t been fair to poor Sara, but she’s still hoping someone will open their heart and give her a chance.

Sara’s foster mom, Madeline Fitzpatrick, tells us all about sweet Sara in the story below.

A Shocking Discovery

Sara was found on the streets amongst a colony of feral kitties.

However, one look at Sara confirmed she was not feral.

Sara is a Persian cat, an expensive exotic cat sold by breeders.

How did this fancy pants Persian cat find herself in a feral colony?

The Road to Recovery

Her past remains a mystery, but it’s very likely she was either abandoned or lost.

If she was lost, no one has stepped up to claim her.

Sara was found in horrible condition and required extensive veterinary care.

She had a severe case of pancreatitis and a bowel obstruction that required surgery.

To make matters worse, she had an ear mite infection so bad that she is now partially deaf.

Poor Sara’s long hair was so severely matted that she had to be completely shaved.

However, there was still hope for Sara.

With the help of several fosters and a very talented veterinarian, this sweet girl is as good as new.

Her recovery took several months, but she took it like a champ!

Sara, whose full name is Dr. Sara DVM, was named after the veterinarian who worked tirelessly at no cost to save her life.

What is Sara’s personality like?

Sara has shown me that despite what terrible circumstances life throws at you, you can still be kind.

She has so much resilience and strength.

I am so proud of her for how far she has come!

Sarah loves attention and is extremely affectionate.

She’s always head butting our arms and legs politely asking to be pet.

Sara is a big fan of wet food, wand toys, her catnip floppy fish, and binging cat TV.

She loves to snooze, especially next to her foster mommy.

Unfortunately, despite how much she loves humans, she does not feel the same way about other kitties.

She even hisses when she sees herself in the mirror or when I try to take a selfie with her!

Because of this, it’d be best for Sara to be adopted by someone as an only child.

Because Sara was found as a stray cat, her ear was tipped.

This doesn’t make Sara any less beautiful.

Ear tipped kitties need love too!

Adopt Sara

Sara is fully vaccinated, spayed, and ready to be adopted!

Despite how much we adore Sara and love having her in our home, she really wants to find her forever family.

All she wants is to curl up in a cozy home with a family she can call her own.

However, she hasn’t received any adoption applications.

I don’t understand why no one seems to want her.

After all she’s been through, this sweet girl deserves to live happily ever after in a loving home.

Sara is still in foster care in Nashville, TN and up for adoption through Fluff Nashville.

If you’re interested in adopting this precious girl, click here to fill out the adoption application.

Please share Sara’s story online to help her get adopted by someone special!

Click here to follow Madeline on Instagram to see more of Sara.


We have wonderful news to share: Miss Sara has been adopted!

Thanks to all of you amazing National Kitty readers, Sara’s story was shared and landed in front of the perfect match!

Just by reading and sharing, you helped Sara live happily ever after.

It was bittersweet for Madeline to say goodbye to Sara, but she was so happy to see Sara start a new chapter of life.

After all that Sara has been through, she deserved to find love again.

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Michael Freitas

Saturday 19th of November 2022

I'm so glad that Miss Sara finally found her Forever Home and Family. Take Care and God Bless 😺


Friday 11th of November 2022

I have 20 I think now....are animal rescues real Allegedly they where coming to the rescue.... like I said....20....and growing


Saturday 22nd of October 2022

Ah nevermind I see she has xD


Saturday 22nd of October 2022

Does shadi have any business emails I'd be interested in some of these cats. Particularly this one and the savannah cat from August. If they are still available I'll take em. I'd like to know what shelters they are at if their still available because if they can name a price for them give me about 3 days I'll probably have enough. depending on the amount of care needed I will work till I drop to take care of them. Also my family has links to a person who is a professional regarding animal care. So if I need. To know how to handle any unexpected issue I have resources to learn how to handle it


Saturday 22nd of October 2022

Hi Lee, Griffin has already been adopted! For any further inquiries, please email Sarah at [email protected]

Susie James

Monday 17th of October 2022

Oh I just wish there was strict laws and punishment for animal cruelty over there. In Australia it can be up to 20,000 fine, and or imprisonment. I believe if can commit to the ongoing care and love for an animal don't have one.