"Wild Thing" had a terrible day on Monday, but a frightening day has the promise of a happy ending.
Wild Thing is just the present nickname for a tiny wild kitten caught in an outbuilding behind the Gazette-Journal in Gloucester, where it, a littermate and their mom had taken up residence.
The search continues for the rest of the family, after this coal-black baby with a white spot on its chest tripped the squirrel trap and spent a night of terror; but ate its food.
GJ staff got the kitten indoors and into a box, from which it promptly escaped, running madly through the newspaper building. Recaptured, it was placed back in its box then taken on what must have been a terrifying ride to a quiet room in a staff member’s home.
There it hides during the day and sneaks out at night to eat and drink and to use its personal litter box, and to get used to the human voices and presence it had never before experienced in its short life.
Once the kitten can be taken up...
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