Motta, of Garner, told them that he'd found a kitten on the side of the road, nursed him back to health and needed help finding him a home.
Motta spent a lot of time and effort caring for the kitten, getting him medical attention and giving him the affection he needed to recover from his injuries.
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Thanks to his efforts, the kitten is expected to make a full recovery and will grow up to be even cuter than he is now.
After saying goodbye to Motta, Barbara Gibbs reached out to Dr. Page Wages, of Care First Animal Hospital, who took the kitten in and will foster him until he is ready for adoption.
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