We're not sure how old this adorable orange and white tabby (?) kitten is, but we do know one thing for sure - little Miss Dumpy is a survivor. Here’s her story.
My husband's cousins own a ranch in SE Montana and so they have to haul their own trash to the dump. There a loader moves and compacts the trash in the dump. It had been muddy recently and the loader’s blade was 6 inches or so off the ground as it pushed the trash along, covering the kitten with mud. This saved the young kitten's life, as there was 'cushion' when the loader ran over it.
Our cousin happened to spot the kitten and pulled it out of the trash. The poor dear had 6 inches of mud on it plus mud crammed in every orifice of its body. He cleaned out the ears and mouth, washed her and discovered a beautiful orange and white tabby, a purring machine of feisty playfulness. If you just touched the kitten, her motor would just buzz. Welcome to the family, Dumpy.