Kitten Rescuers

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  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons

Kitten Rescuers is an heartwarming documentary series following the heroic and compassionate individuals who work tirelessly saving and caring for tiny kittens in need from across the UK. The main focus of the show is on the volunteers and staff of three dedicated animal welfare organizations: the RSPCA, Cats Protection and Together for Animals. They work in various locations, from rural villages to bustling cities, often facing dangerous and heartbreaking situations, but determined to make a difference in the lives of these vulnerable creatures.

Each episode features several individual case studies of kittens who are in desperate need of rescue and intervention. Viewers follow the volunteers from the moment they receive the rescue call, through the challenging and often emotional process of catching, transporting, and providing care for the kittens, up until the point where they are able to rehome them with loving families.

The cases range from abandoned, injured or sick kittens found in the wild or on the streets, to vulnerable or orphaned newborns in need of round-the-clock bottle feeding and medical treatment to survive. In some cases, the kittens are found in dire conditions, such as hoarding or neglect situations, where they would not likely survive without intervention.

The show also highlights the importance of education and raising awareness about responsible pet ownership and the benefits of neutering and spaying. The volunteers often visit schools and community events to share their knowledge and passion for animal welfare, and to encourage viewers to take action to help these vulnerable animals.

The show's cinematography is stunning and captures the adorable and innocent nature of the kittens, as well as the bravado and dedication of the volunteers who work through the night to save their tiny lives. Viewers will be on the edge of their seats as the volunteers race against time to find and rescue these creatures in peril.

Throughout Kitten Rescuers, viewers see the profound impact that these acts of kindness and heroism have on the lives of these vulnerable kittens, as well as the families who adopt them. The show serves as a reminder of the value of compassion, the power of human determination, and the profound positive impact that our actions can have on the world.

Overall, Kitten Rescuers is an unforgettable documentary series that celebrates the beauty and fragility of life, and showcases the best of humanity's willingness to help others in need. It is a must-watch for animal lovers of all ages, and will leave you feeling uplifted, inspired and deeply moved.

Kitten Rescuers is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (14 episodes). The series first aired on February 7, 2017.

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Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 23, 2020
In this week's episode, Jo's at Harmsworth, one of the country's busiest animal hospitals. She pulls on a nurse's apron and helps out in two life changing operations on two very cute cat patients.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
December 22, 2020
In this week's episode, Jo gets stuck in at Harmsworth Animal Hospital, when she meets tiny kitten Lucky, who almost didn't make it, when she was so anaemic from fleas quite literally sucking the life out of her. Jo assists Vet Sam Fevy who is taking a blood count sample to see if this little kitty will be well enough to go up for rehoming.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
December 10, 2020
In Essex, it's a high risk rescue for Animal Collection Officer Joe White, when a kitten is spotted on a motorway hard shoulder. With cars roaring past only meters away from the unlucky moggie, Joe has to work fast to get the frightened feline to safety. But, in true cat fashion, she doesn't make it an easy job for Joe.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
December 3, 2020
In Birmingham, Inspector Herchy Boal investigates a complaint about a neglected cat with a broken leg. Unsure on how long the cat has been injured for, she must race against the clock to get it seen by a vet, if there is any chance of saving his poorly paw.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
November 26, 2020
This week, Animal welfare officer Matt Brown receives a call about a family of kittens that have been reported hiding in the loft space above a shop. However when he tries to rescue the kittens from their dark and dusty den, things don't quite go to plan, leaving one little kitten in a sticky situation.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
November 19, 2020
In our first episode, we witness our one of our largest and most dramatic rescues yet. Over 20 firefighters, race against the clock to save the life of little kitten Ezri, who has been stuck down a storm drain for over 10 hours, after falling into a river.
Where to Watch Kitten Rescuers
Kitten Rescuers is available for streaming on the Channel 5 (UK) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kitten Rescuers on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    February 7, 2017