Bell’s house, a normal Sunday evening
turned into a small adventure—and gave
him the self-imposed job of finding
homes for a litter of abandoned kittens.
he was on his way out when he heard a
literal cacophony of meows, all
emanating from a tree in his front yard.
wee ones, six in all, apparently had
been abandoned earlier in the day.
three of them were as high as the top of
the tree,” Bell said.
kittens helpless and hungry pulled at
Bell’s heart strings, he said. Looking
the other way just wasn’t an option.
gathering up the ones we could reach I
went to fetch my ladder to get those we
couldn’t, as well as a box to put them
the little balls of fluff inside and
started making phone calls to friends,
family, co-workers and newspapers.
Their efforts paid off,
with all but one of the kittens finding
new homes. And that one’s fate: A
permanent spot in the Bells’ household.