Mango, the cat doused with lighter fluid and set on fire April 20, enjoys some new fancy digs.
The little calico cat that was burned over 70 percent of her body is now living at Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah. The organization, which houses more than 1,700 animals on 3,700 acres, is known for the National Geographic Channel's show "Dogtown."
Mango, who was owned by Karen Kiil, was an indoor cat that escaped during a move last month. Someone poured lighter fluid on the cat and set her on fire. While still on fire, the little cat was caught by three little boys who used a hose to put the fire out. Kiil, whose daughter and grandson were moving in with her after becoming homeless, gave the cat up so she could be treated.
Sharon Lohman, vice president of New Beginnings for Animals Merced, a local rescue group, had helped get Mango's owners help for the little cat when she was first burned. Lohman said she was contacted by the Utah organization last week about helping Mango.
"They called me and said they had some questions about her and they wanted to talk to the vet who was treating her," Lohman said.
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