Their mom was a hero.
The three little kittens were born under a shed, alone and hidden from sight, to a feral cat. They were still tiny when a raccoon came to investigate. This could have meant the end for the little ones, as raccoons are opportunistic predators and will eat young and helpless mammals, but their mother fought valiantly to defend them. Sadly, she did not survive the battle, and one of the kittens was also injured. They needed help.
Heart Harbor Rescue took them straight to the veterinarian to get rid of parasites and nurture them back to health. Pearl and Shayne rapidly improved, but although the staff tried to save Wayne’s eye, it showed no sign of recovery and had to be removed. Then he healed well, with his siblings keeping him company at the rescue.
The three kittens had such a strong family bond that Heart Harbor Rescue decided to keep them all together. Like any shelter, they needed all the help they could get – and people who click and donate at The Animal Rescue Site made a huge difference.
“Without the help of GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Bank, I would not have been able to cover the cost of the surgery for Wayne as well as treatment for all three kittens for parasites. Thank you, Rescue Bank!” –Heart Harbor Rescue
source : theanimalrescuesite