A stray tomcat knocks on a woman’s window and asks her for help – and can therefore just about be saved. He threatened to freeze to death outside.
Québec – A woman from Québec, Canada, met an unusual guest at her window. When suddenly there was a persistent knock on the window, she looked and discovered a hangover . He had asked her for help with his velvet paws – and was saved just in time.
Stray tomcat: body was littered with pests and bite marks
The Canadian stray apparently knew that he would get support from humans. Very similar to a recent cat that went to a hospital shortly before giving birth (* FR reported). Because it was so cold outside in Québec that the cat already had frostbite on his body, according to thedodo.com.
The woman who found him happened to be volunteering for the cat rescue organization Un Chat à la Fois. So she got the idea to send a photo of the poor cat to the founder of the organization, Marie Simard, with the request to help her. Marie Simard was shocked by the cat’s condition.
“It broke my heart,” she told thedodo.com . Then the orange cat was taken to a veterinary clinic . The vets quickly realized that the help for the cat came just in time. The animal was covered with fleas and ticks as well as bite marks.
Cat “Aslan”: foster mother wants to keep him forever
In addition, many of the cat’s teeth were rotten and he had suffered frostbite. Many stray cats have similar problems, but not all are as lucky as “Aslan” – that’s what the vets called him, based on the film “The Chronicles of Narnia”.
After the treatments, the cat “Aslan” came to a foster mother who, however, wanted to keep him forever. There are also numerous stray cats * in Germany. The German Animal Welfare Association estimates their number at two million. Some communities neuter cats to prevent them from spreading. * FR is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network.