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USA: Smurf the PURPLE kitten gets new lease of life at California shelter

United States, Redwood City
January 8, 2016 at 09:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Smurf the purple kitten was given a new lease of life after being rescued and taken in to the Nine Lives Foundation rescue centre in Redwood City, California, on Tuesday.

Smurf was picked up on the side of the road in San Jose, California suffering from a fever. Workers at the animal shelter believe Smurf was dyed purple by his previous owners and used as a chew toy for dogs as he had an estimated 20 bites over his body.

Shortly after arriving at the shelter Smurf met a new feline friend named Wanda, who has also turned slightly purple after snuggling up to her colourful companion.

Video Courtesy: Nine Lives Foundation

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Smurf the purple kitten was given a new lease of life after being rescued and taken in to the Nine Lives Foundation rescue centre in Redwood City, California, on Tuesday.

Smurf was picked up on the side of the road in San Jose, California suffering from a fever. Workers at the animal shelter believe Smurf was dyed purple by his previous owners and used as a chew toy for dogs as he had an estimated 20 bites over his body.

Shortly after arriving at the shelter Smurf met a new feline friend named Wanda, who has also turned slightly purple after snuggling up to her colourful companion.

Video Courtesy: Nine Lives Foundation

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