Metro Cat Rescue

$18,160 of $40k goal

Raised by 602 people in 5 months
Anthony Olszewski  JERSEY CITY, NJ

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help so that we can continue to help cats left to die in the streets.   We are DROWNING in bills for food, medical costs and supplies.   Please DO donate so that Metro Cat Rescue can be there to save abandoned kittens and cats.

Anthony Olszewski and friends have been helping cats in need  for for many years. We intervene  where a cat is  about to die -- like those abandoned to the cruel horrors of the street by heartless owners. We also care for  kittens that shelters routinely kill for being "too much  trouble" -- like Little Blake with ringworm shown here.   The Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page (Link below)  shows just some of the many more cats and kittens  that we rescued in only the last few years.

We recently began operating under the name Metro Cat  Rescue and hope soon to establish a formal organization.  All volunteer -- receiving neither grants nor tax payer dollars -- we depend on community support.

Our dream is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions  -- those innocents that now elsewhere  regularly are made to die.   Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue's goal on a distant horizon.   Without the necessary resources, each day there are cats that we can't help. Indeed, last summer, there was a dip in donations and adoptions. I would not let the cats go hungry, so I scraped by eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.

Little Blake the Ouija Cat is just one of our success stories.  On August 20, 2012,  she was rescued after being left on the sidewalk by a trash can near a post office.  Too weak to stand, the very young kitten was covered with fleas. She also had an eye infection, ear mites, ringworm and intestinal parasites.

Luckily, the tyke was small enough and the day was warm enough so that her entire body could be dipped in the bathroom sink. The fleas still on the head were carefully removed with a fine comb. And that was the easy part! The other conditions required considerable care and the application of medication.  


The second picture is from a couple of weeks later. Strength and confidence growing, Blake here had commandeered the recycling bin as her abode.


Just six months later,  Blake has become a regal lady, as she still is today.

Little Blake is only one of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue's quick action.

Please do support Metro Cat Rescue!   All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed.  If Metro Cat Rescue had  better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.

It's quick and convenient to use the DONATE button.  If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

Metro Cat Rescue Web Site

Metro Cat Rescue Facebook Page

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Update 34
Posted by Anthony Olszewski
3 days ago
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The first picture shows Venus DeCoco back in November. Venus was part of a cared-for colony of ferals in an inner city parking lot. When the weather turned cold, the kitten's health began to fail. It soon was obvious that Venus was very likely to die.

Metro Cat Rescue took Venus in. The first picture shows her soon after she arrive. After a week of warmth and medication, Venus recovered.

The now beautiful Venus DeCoco was introduced to other kittens and soon had a little buddy. For the first few weeks, after a bit of play, Venus still needed to stop to rest.

Venus was nervous the first time that she was brushed, but soon loved every minute of it.

The last picture shows Venus now, starting to get big. Venus, as an outdoor cat, was wild when she arrived. Indeed, a solid bite right to the bone of one finger was her first hello. Venus has become completely tame. Bonded to me, she wants to be held all day.

Thankfully, we have been able to provide Venus DeCoco with a home. Venus is only one of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue's quick action.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help! We are DROWNING in bills for food, medical costs and supplies. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

The dream of Metro Cat Rescue is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions -- those innocents that now elsewhere regularly are made to die. Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue's goal on a distant horizon. Without the necessary resources, each day there are cats that we can't help. Indeed, last summer, there was a dip in donations and adoptions. I would not let the cats go hungry, so I scraped by eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.

It would be particularly wonderful if you chose to sustain the mission of Metro Cat Rescue. Any amount will be a huge help. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved.

Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#CatRescue #Kittens #Cats #Charity
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Update 33
Posted by Anthony Olszewski
4 days ago
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As a kitten, Francesco was given a bottle like a human infant, He still loves -- all the many pounds of him now -- to be held in the crook of an arm and rocked back and forth with his eyes closed in bliss.

Unfortunately, though his original owners liked to play with a kitten, that did not grow into a commitment to care for a grown cat. When he matured and began to mark his territory, instead of having him neutered, the same ones who'd bottle fed him and taught him to trust people put him and a sibling out on the street.

Metro Cat Rescue was too late for the other cat; that one was killed by a car. Thankfully, we have been able to provide Francesco with a home. Francesco is only one of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue's quick action.

Metro Cat Rescue needs your help! We are DROWNING in bills for food, medical costs and supplies. Click on the button to DONATE. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

The dream of Metro Cat Rescue is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions -- those innocents that now elsewhere regularly are made to die. Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue's goal on a distant horizon. Without the necessary resources, each day there are cats that we can't help. Indeed, last summer, there was a dip in donations and adoptions. I would not let the cats go hungry, so I scraped by eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.

Giving any amount will be a huge help. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved.
Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#CatRescue #Kittens #Cats #Charity
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Update 32
Posted by Anthony Olszewski
6 days ago
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One year ago, Metro Cat Rescue saved six kittens from a one-way trip to the junk yard! The mom cat -- now named Jemma -- gave birth in a broken-down car. The vehicle was about to be towed, so quick action was needed to save the little gals and guys. Metro Cat Rescue took the whole family in.

Jemma and her family are just some of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue's quick action.

It's quick and convenient to use the DONATE button. Any amount will be a huge help. If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved. THANK YOU!

Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#CatRescue #Kittens #Cats #Charity
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Update 31
Posted by Anthony Olszewski
12 days ago
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YOU can help STOP the killing of kittens! There are those that routinely kill sick kittens for being "too much trouble." Indeed, at one shelter (so-called) workers dubbed a manager the "kitten Nazi" because she was so "fast with the needle."

The dream of Metro Cat Rescue is to establish a facility to provide care for homeless kittens and cats with easily treated but contagious conditions -- those innocents that now elsewhere regularly are made to die. Sadly, a lack of funds has kept Metro Cat Rescue's goal on a distant horizon. Without the necessary resources, each day there are cats that we can't help. Indeed, last summer, there was a dip in donations and adoptions. I would not let the cats go hungry, so I scraped by eating little more than bread, rice and beans myself.

Little Blake the Ouija Cat is just one of our success stories. She was rescued after being left on the sidewalk by a trash can near a post office. Too weak to stand, the very young kitten was covered with fleas. She also had an eye infection, ear mites, ringworm and intestinal parasites.

Luckily, the tyke was small enough and the day was warm enough so that her entire body could be dipped in the bathroom sink. The fleas still on the head were carefully removed with a fine comb. And that was the easy part! The other conditions required considerable care and the application of medication.

Blake now is a regal lady whose only worry is gaining weight and so losing her fine figure

Little Blake is only one of the many cats that are happy and healthy today because of Metro Cat Rescue's quick action.

It's quick and convenient to use the DONATE buttpm. Any amount will be a huge help. Unfortunately, right now we have no idea what our funding will be next month — or even next week. Helping to make it possible for Metro Cat Rescue to plan for the future will mean so many more kittens and cats will be saved.


If everyone reading this gave SOMETHING, we’d be well on the way to providing for suffering cats left to fend for themselves. THANK YOU!

Please do support Metro Cat Rescue! All too often I've had to spend my own grocery money to make sure that the cats were well fed. If Metro Cat Rescue had better facilities and a used SUV or van for transportation, there's so much more that we could do.

Instead of posting questions as comments, email inquiries to MetroCatRescue@gmail.com

#CatRescue #Kittens #Cats #Charity
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$18,160 of $40k goal

Raised by 602 people in 5 months
Created October 30, 2016
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Katie Starbird-Tierney
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JA
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Joseph Allegro
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Anonymous
2 months ago
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Lorinda Hill
2 months ago
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DD
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Deborah DeMaio
3 months ago
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Tom DeLorenzo
3 months ago
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Keep up the good work!

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Cathy Cook
3 months ago
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Thank you for what you do!

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Felicia Fasullo
3 months ago
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Felicia

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Suzanne Ekster Lamagna
3 months ago
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God bless you for helping these helpless creatures

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Thank you for what you do. God bless you!

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