You helped save Frank the Kitten’s life

A few weeks ago I made one of my sporadic appeals for funds for the Official Website Charity™: Feline Friends London. This was a cat-specific appeal, meant to raise about £1000 for an operation to save Frank, a 15-week-old kitten with a liver issue that caused seizures. His owners, who didn’t have the dosh, turned the cat over the FFL to see if the organization could do anything. They expected that Frank would either die or be given to someone else.

I asked readers to pitch in a pound or two if they could, and, mirabile dictu, you came up with over 2000 pounds, enough to give Frank his operation and help rescue dozens of other cats.  I’m pleased to report that a cat scan (a real one), or something like it, has shown that Frank’s condition is indeed operable with a very high chance of saving his life. His operation is scheduled in a week or so, and assuming he comes through okay, he’ll be returned to his owners, who love him a lot. They are, needless to say, over the moon about this.

So fingers crossed for Frank, and thanks to everyone who was kind enough to make a donation to Feline Friends London. Here’s the kitty you’re helping:




    Posted July 21, 2019 at 4:12 pm | Permalink

    FAKE! Pauli exclusion principle prevents that kitten and that stack of books from existing in the same house at the same time

    • stuartcoyle
      Posted July 23, 2019 at 12:39 am | Permalink

      Schrodinger will tell you that the books are both in a stack and not in a stack until the cat interacts with them.

  2. Randall Schenck
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Permalink

    Go Frank. We are pulling for you.

  3. John Conoboy
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    Hoping to hear a good outcome. Glad to help Frank and his staff.

  4. Steve Gerrard
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 5:54 pm | Permalink

    Good news. Frank looks like a great little kitty.

  5. Ken Kukec
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 6:12 pm | Permalink

    Go Frankie, go Frankie, go Frankie!

    • BJ
      Posted July 21, 2019 at 11:28 pm | Permalink

      It’ll be all good, man.

      Frankie says relax.

      • Ken Kukec
        Posted July 22, 2019 at 8:44 am | Permalink

        Thanks, Wayne. Guess I got a little Garth there.

    • Posted July 25, 2019 at 11:46 am | Permalink


  6. Mark R.
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 6:44 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for keeping us updated.

  7. Michael Waterhouse
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 7:07 pm | Permalink

    Very Good.

  8. Michael Waterhouse
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 7:09 pm | Permalink

    Very Good

  9. ThyroidPlanet
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 7:43 pm | Permalink

    Glad to hear it – give Frank a pat for me!

  10. BJ
    Posted July 21, 2019 at 11:15 pm | Permalink

    OK, I saw the headline and was about to support a celebratory post, but I want to wait for an update saying the surgery was a success because most things in my life turn to shit. So, please, let us know as soon as Frank’s operation is a total success and he will be returned to his servants and receive lots of pets and wet food and love as he lives a long and happy life.

    I will genuinely be awaiting word of the surgery’s success eagerly.

    • BJ
      Posted July 21, 2019 at 11:29 pm | Permalink

      *post a celebratory post

      Damn midnight whiskey

  11. Posted July 22, 2019 at 1:41 am | Permalink

    Wonderful news! Hope he’ll make it.

  12. ginger katz
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 6:59 am | Permalink

    I’m relieved to hear this. I was wondering what happened to kitteh Frank.

  13. Posted July 22, 2019 at 9:01 am | Permalink

    Thanks for all you’ve done for Frank, Jerry. And to all your subscribers!

  14. Shelley D
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 11:10 am | Permalink

    So happy to hear that Frank will be saved and returned to his loving pet parents !!! Keep up the good work ! Love from Canada !

  15. Posted July 22, 2019 at 11:31 am | Permalink

    Meow … go Frank, go! From Ont, Canada

  16. Posted July 22, 2019 at 12:28 pm | Permalink

    Sorry about that. That sounds sad😭😭😭😭

  17. Posted July 22, 2019 at 1:12 pm | Permalink

    I’m very glad Frank the kitten is alive and well &happy.
    He is adorable. Hope he has a forever home.

  18. Christopher Thrawn
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    Good luck little Angel.

  19. Jessica Regina
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 2:03 pm | Permalink

    He is very cute. Adorable!

  20. Alexis Sebastian
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    Love this. Thank you for all you do.

  21. Marija Swistek
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 3:06 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations!! Great news. Hoping the surgery goes well. Frank sure has a whole lot of character. Very handsome cat.

  22. Kayla thomas
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 3:54 pm | Permalink

    How amazing…..hope he thrives after surgery…what a cutie sweetie pie!!!!!!!

  23. Vernon Ramsey
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 6:42 pm | Permalink

    Our two cats from the colony of Texas here, Frankie and Franks, shall have an appropriate cup of catnip tea in celebration and best wishes for the royal Frank from across the pond! Here at the 15 cat house of.Ramsey we hope to hear good news soon! Regards, Vern and Lea

  24. Liz
    Posted July 22, 2019 at 8:51 pm | Permalink

    Frank you are in my prayers. I think you are just adorable and loved by so many!! You will get through this! We’re all rooting for you and your family. Sending my love chin scratches cuddles!! ❤️

  25. Carol Johnston
    Posted July 23, 2019 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    I’m so happy and thankful that Frankie is going to be able to have his surgery. Keep up the good work, buddy. There’s a lot of people praying and cheering you on!

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