As resilient and special as this cat is, does anyone else wonder why our society doesn't focus as much attention on our children who are abandoned everyday?
Maggie Roberts holds Nemo after being rescued from Homosassa Bay, three miles east of Tampa, on Saturday, July 3, 2004. Roberts was out with her husband when they spotted nine-inch Nemo paddling furiously and screaming at the top of his lungs. Nemo was adopted by Rogers' sister-in-law. (AP Photo/Clearwater Marine Aquarium, HO)