ST. LOUIS — A kitten who nearly died on a frigid St. Louis night is now getting a second chance.
Anna, aptly named after the character from the “Frozen” movies, was rescued by a good Samaritan on a below-freezing December day. She was found abandoned on a porch in the city.
Anna was unresponsive and was so cold the man who rescued her was worried she was frozen to death. He “was in tears” when he brought the tiny cat to the shelter, an official with the Humane Society of Missouri said.
Doctors and staff members didn’t think Anna would make it through, but she beat the odds. Anna is now healthy, playing, purring and ready to find her forever home.
Her first day up for adoption was Valentine’s Day, and she didn't stay up for adoption for long. She was headed to her new home later in the day.
If you're interested in adopting one of the other furry friends at the Humane Society, you can see all the available pets on their website.
With another stretch of cold weather expected in the St. Louis area on Valentine's Day, the HSMO is encouraging pet owners to remember to keep their pets safe and warm. Anyone who sees an animal in distress should call their local police department and the Animal Cruelty Hotline immediately at 314-647-4400.