Small Miracles and the Art of Saving One Animal

michele kitten      richard kitten

Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one animal.

A few weeks ago, Richard and I heard the terrible cries of a kitten in distress.

It cried non-stop for days.

No mother cat came..

there were no other kittens.

The poor animal was alone.

It was heartbreaking.. that relentless, terrified squeaking.

The cries seemed to be coming from underneath the foundation of the house next door. We crawled around outside and all over our neighbor’s property looking for the tiny animal, but could not find it anywhere. Defeated and miserable, my husband prayed to God to help that kitten.

That night, Richard’s prayer was answered.. but not in the way we expected. Miraculously, the little days-old creature had managed to crawl into our backyard! When the little thing heard the sound of my voice, it wiggled up to my foot, crying desperately.

To make a long story short, we rescued the little guy.

Sometimes, the difference between life and death

is you.