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Cat Rescue – Behind The Scenes

By Kelly Flanagan, FAN Volunteer - Prepare to be bored. Like, really bored. Spreadsheet bored.​Behind our Instagram feeds and Facebook posts, there are some surprising - but perhaps less than thrilling - gears turning to get community kitties into traps and loving...

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Newport Avenue – Full Circle TNR

By Anita Bradley, FAN Volunteer - Some trap-neuter-return (TNR) projects go on for many months, and the Newport Avenue project was one of them. Interruptions may occur, but FAN’s dedicated trappers do NOT like to leave cats behind! In July of 2020, a Norfolk community...

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Xena Michelle, Warrior Kitten

By Anita Bradley, FAN Volunteer - Tiny Xena Michelle was a mess when she was rushed to our Foster Mom Genevieve in May. Xena was rescued from a water-filled ditch in Franklin, VA by an extraordinary 10-year-old girl named Jakaylah. Weighing only 200 grams, Xena...

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Simon’s Rescue Story

By Anita Bradley, FAN Volunteer - Three Abandoned new-born kittens cried out from under a parked car   It was late April when a friend, KJ, called FAN volunteer, MK, and asked for help with a mama cat and three kittens she had seen in her neighborhood. The...

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