Ashby the kitten and her five feline brothers were rescued from an engine at the Bay Area Rapid Transit repair shop.
The kittens were taken to the shelter in need of round-the-clock feedings. Wendy, an avid foster based in San Francisco, California took them in when they were just two weeks old.
A few days later, Wendy noticed that the kittens’ appetite slowed down and some even stopped nursing. She knew right away that something was wrong.
“No one could see it coming until the kittens stopped latching onto the bottle for no apparent reason to do so. I had a hunch that something other than picky eating was going on,” Wendy said.
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