Eldad Hagar, the creator of Hope for Paws, stated as he lowered himself into a storm drain in the center of a bustling Los Angeles, California building complex, “I know, bugs, I don’t care.”
It’s one of the opening statements in a film documenting the Spice Girls’ rеscuе from a storm drain. A litter of wild kittens, unlikе the British pop idols of the 1990s. Eldad wasn’t joking when he said the sewer where six kittens were waiting for rеscuе was filled with roaches, but he didn’t seem to mind. He is well-versed in the realities of cat and kitten rеscuе. When feline lives are on the line, devoted rеscuеrs don’t allow bugs or filth get in the way of their work.
When Elaid and Had realized that three kittens had been found in a tunnel, they quickly grabbed the rеscuе equipment and went for the location. It’s clear from their preparation that this isn’t their first time saving lives. To savе the kittens, a tiny group of volunteers came to your help. To go to the depths where the small wild kittens were, extreme caution was needed, since they may harm him out of fear. Despite the challenges, everyone remained adamant on saving them.
Two of the six kittens near the canal’s end were simpler to catch, as if they sensed their lives were about to change. Rescuers jưmреd into the nets as soon as they were set up.
The fourth cat looked to have woken up and was pushing a towel that was placed to block the open point while a little camera was being prepared to see the other kittens in the sewer. The fourth boiler was successfully placed in nets, but the situation with the other two boilers was far worse. Eldad further said that it seemed fair to remove the net to provide room for even two little kittens to run around and connect with the others.
A quiet fell over the rеscuеrs as the fifth cat appeared, and Eldad reached into the hole, pulling the fast youngster from the pipe! But how easy would it be to catch the last of the litter? No, as it turns out. Loreta and Eldad, on the other hand, understood exactly what to do: “I slipped a rope through the pipe to Loreta, and she attached a couple of blankets to it,” the clever cat guy said.
As a result, Eldad was able to “flush” the wild kitty out by pushing on the blanket. The kitten didn’t help matters by clinging to the barrier as he carried it along. He was finally able to reach in and grasp her!
Once caught, they were placed in shelters, all checked at CARES, before being cleaned and dried. The little kittens got used to their new home, while Eldad and Kathy, with less patience, caught the kitten’s mother and brought her to the shelter and took care of her, calling her Space.
Eldad said, “I was hopeful that she would be friendly and she would love human contact.”
Nana Spice did not want to socialize with anybody while the kittens adjusted to their new lives, so she cleaned up and was vaccinated before returning to her complex, where she was fed by kind humans.
And, because we’re telling you everything you need to know about the Spice Girl kittens, here’s another interesting fact: Eldad observed what he described as a “albino cockroach” while down in the sewer. It’s a good thing these rеscuеrs followed their hearts!