ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) --This week's ABC7 Cool Kid is Rocio Valdez, who uses her love of cats to help find them forever homes.
Rocio, 17, loves cats and has three of her own. She recently was asked by MeoowzResQ in Orange to foster a few kittens until they were ready to be adopted.
"I was only going to foster two kittens and they were a month old and I was only going to bottle feed them for a month, but then that same day they called me and asked if I could take four more kittens," Rocio said.
Rocio volunteers at the non-profit and for the past couple months has been bottle feeding the kittens every three hours while still maintaining a tight summer schedule, which includes an internship and water polo practice.
"It was busy, but I thought it was really fun," Rocio said.
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