Tigger and Sam

Escape artist cat chooses home life over the great outdoors

By Sarah Thornton on August 5, 2021

Tigger left behind his door-dashing days and traded them in for long naps and relaxing time on the front porch of his new home

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Gia

New digs, new diet help senior cat manage chronic tummy troubles

By Nicole Hamilton on May 27, 2021

Patience, a little trial and error and an amazing foster home help senior kitty with irritable bowel disease finally flourish

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Sophie

Declawed cat gets surgery for sore feet, then a new home

By Best Friends staff on May 5, 2021

Sophie had painful toes from declaw surgery and didn’t use her litter box, but today she’s feeling good in her new home

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Mr. Meows

New life for a skinny, sick 17-year-old cat

By Tracy Blowers on March 11, 2021

A 17-year-old cat struggled with health issues, but after time in a foster home he was adopted by someone who helps others feel better every day

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Rafa

Adventure cat discovers the world on hiking trails

By Tracy Blowers on February 3, 2021

When they explore the great outdoors, Rafa’s adopters take him along for the ride

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Kosmita

Kitten healing from broken legs helps her new family feel whole

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

Best Friends veterinarians and a foster family help a kitten named Aslan heal from two fractured legs

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Itty Bitty

Shy cat gains confidence with a little help from a feline friend

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

When Itty Bitty came to Best Friends, he was timid and tentative until a foster family with a cat showed him that life is nothing to be afraid of

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Toro courtesy of Matt Rocha

2020: A record-breaking year for Best Friends in Utah

January 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Salt Lake City, foster volunteers helped Best Friends pivot for an epic year of lifesaving

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Rexie Roo and Cairistiona

Cat is ready to hop into 2021 on two legs

By Nicole Hamilton on January 7, 2021

Rexie Roo’s adopter reflects on life with her wonder cat and how much he’s taught her about patience, love, and resiliency

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Brigadier Adoption Story

Senior cat comforts adopter during cancer treatment

By Peggy Race on November 12, 2020

A quirky senior cat named Brigadier is just what the doctor ordered for an adopter who was diagnosed with cancer shortly after bringing him home

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