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    17 Before And After Cat Adoption Photos That Will Make You Happy-Cry

    Because every pet deserves a second chance.

    The following photos are of cats who were rescued from horrible situations of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Luckily, they were rescued by kind souls and have finally found their forever homes.

    Interested in adopting or rescuing a furry friend? Scroll to the bottom for some helpful links!

    1. Gomi:

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    2. Cotton:

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    3. Mittens:

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    4. Kamal:

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    5. Zoe:

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    6. Vincent Van Gogh:

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    7. Simon:

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    8. Kia:

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    9. Kamara:

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    10. James Bean:

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    11. Hunter and Zissou:

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    12. Jazz:

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    13. Murray:

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    14. Flareon:

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    15. Eleanor:

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    16. Jake:

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    17. And finally, Simba:

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    Are you ready to add a furry friend to your family? You can find plenty of cats looking for forever homes on Petfinder or Adopt A Pet!


    And don't forget to check out your local rescues and shelters!

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