A cat shelter dedicated to the memory of a young feline lover who tragically left 4 years earlier

On May 18, 2018, Kimberly Vaughan and 9 others were killed in a shooting at a Texas high school. The teenager had 2 passions in life, cats and Harry Potter in this case. A local shelter devotes a whole part of its structure to his memory and takes care of seriously ill felines.

Wednesday, May 18 will be marked by a sad anniversary, that of the fatal shooting of the high school of Santa Fe in Texas. 4 years ago, 2 teachers and 8 high school students were shot dead by a 17-year-old teenager. One of the victims, Kimberly Vaughanwas 15 years old.

It is to honor his memory that the refuge Bayou Animal Serviceslocated at Dickinson, has refurbished an entire wing that will be used to accommodate cats with FIV, or cat AIDS. She was renamed Kim’s Cat Havenin tribute to the deceased, reported FOX 26 Houston Sunday May 15.

Illustration of the article: A cat shelter dedicated to the memory of a young feline lover who tragically left 4 years earlier
Bayou Animal Services & Adoption Center / Facebook

In his lifetime, Kimberly Vaughan loved cats. She always told her mother Rhonda Hart that when she grew up, she would have no children, but rather 17 cats. Kim would have been 19 today.

This project, Rhonda Hart and the team of Kim’s Cat Haven put their hearts into it and had been working on it for 2 and a half years, but its realization had been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The mother and the volunteers made sure to combine the worlds of the cat and the Harry Potterof which the high school student was a great admirer.

Illustration of the article: A cat shelter dedicated to the memory of a young feline lover who tragically left 4 years earlier
Bayou Animal Services & Adoption Center / Facebook

A haven for sick cats that Kim would have been proud of

Each of the residents of Kim’s Cat Haven will be named after characters from Harry Potter. There is already one of the deans of the host structure, Dobiewhose name was inspired by the elf Dobby. He will be joined by a young cat called Ron Weasleyas the best friend of Harry and of Hermione.

To read also: The hilarious reaction of a cat discovering the camera with which his master is spying on him! (video)

Illustration of the article: A cat shelter dedicated to the memory of a young feline lover who tragically left 4 years earlier
Bayou Animal Services & Adoption Center / Facebook

Cats with FIV should be separated from their peers, as the disease is highly contagious. At Kim’s Cat Haventhey will receive the necessary care and attention to allow them to live as long as possible and in the best conditions.

In addition, throughout the month of May, adoption fees will be relaxed in this shelter. Adopters will simply pay the amount of their choice.

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