Thalía Tetecatl is 23 years old, she is about to graduate as a veterinarian, but she already has many years of experience rescuing orphaned or abandoned baby kittens Photo: (Twitter)
Thalia Tetecatl he takes responsibility that would not correspond to him but he does it for the love of life and animals. This Young veterinarian has been rescuing orphaned baby kittens for several years, either by the death of the mother or more commonly, because they are abandoned in the street.
It was on January 4 of this new year that I left my house after several weeks of not doing so due to the pandemic, I took a path where I never usually travel. I heard constant desperate meows in the distance, There were three abandoned baby cats, their small size and umbilical cord evidence that they would only be about two days old. They were in a dirty little cardboard box on the street, about two meters away was another a dead baby, it was seen that it had come out of the box and perhaps died of cold.
I took the box not knowing exactly what to do, but I was not going to leave them there alone and it was a matter of time before some of the hundreds of stray dogs arrived, also abandoned from the streets and ate them. Someone disposed of them like garbage, in order for them to die.
When I found the kittens they were in a dirty box, the three were clinging to life, meters ahead their little brother had probably died of cold Photo: (Nallely Sánchez / .)
I took them to four vets from the surrounding colonies, none of them wanted them Or they even told me what I should do, I asked if there were any kind of nipples and that was when they sold me one, one more told me that they required special milk but none of them sold it.
After placing them in the sun they were quiet for a while, it was a frosty morning and I was surprised that they stayed together, thanks to that they kept enough heat to be well. It was very early when I found them and they were cold so I guess they were thrown away in the early morning or at night.
Thanks to the dedicated care of this young veterinarian, the three little ones have grown healthy and are already in the process of being adopted Videos: (@esc_michis)
Through social networks I started to post help to get a mother cat substitute for him to adopt them temporarily, since they did not want to eat from the bottle he had bought for them.
I have two cats, mother and daughter and both are sterilized. Naively I thought that since the big one had been an excellent mother with her only litter, maybe she would take care of the babies at times, but not, she sniffed them and rejected them immediately.
I thought it would be difficult if she found another mother cat who was nursing and it would be even more difficult for her to accept them as her own, but then one of the posts paid off, Facebook Animals CDMX channeled me to herIt was when I met Thalía Tetecatl.
I took them close to her home and from that day on with no buts or conditions she took over immediately. She sent me photos of the children’s evolution, she gave them a second chance at life.
Thalía Tetecatl is 23 years old, lives in the municipality of Cuautitlán Izcalli, in the State of Mexico, is a graduate of the University of the Valley of Mexico and is about to graduate as a veterinarian, but already has many years of experience.
The young woman had kittens when she was a child, a cat that was pregnant came to her house when she was five years old. Subsequently and for three years he rescued his current calico-type cat.
In this same period he began to specialize in neonates, he searched the internet about the care of baby cats but at that time there was not much information in the country, so He came up with the idea of creating this information from a medical perspective since he was studying veterinary medicine.
Subsequently created the Twitter account Michis School (@esc_michis) and the channel from youtube where does he post tips for caring for newborns, how they should be fed, washed, the right food according to their stage of development, and the beautiful stories and evolution of the kittens he rescues.
While most are photos and videos of his antics, there are also other cases like Pixie who has a skin disease, which is already being treated or one of the most painful like Lynx’s. A baby who arrived in very poor health, possibly poisoned, however despite the serum and all the care, her body was already very mistreated and she died.
He affectionately calls them “bakers” Photo: (@ThalizTH)
On the internet users usually recognize their great work, however there are haters who Sometimes they criticize her without knowing that behind each little rescued there are thousands of hours of care sacrificing her time, money that she gives from her purse, or the multiple sleeplessness when they are newborns and they have to eat every three hours, even when they are getting worse and he takes them to emergency vets, even if it is three in the morning.
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