A kitten is searching for its forever home after recovering from eye removal surgery.

Meet Sputnik! He was to be euthanized at the Prince George County animal shelter because he needed the eye removal surgery.

Alley Cat Rescue Inc. rescued Sputnik and their veterinarian performed the eye removal surgery.

Sputnik is said to be recovering well and now he's searching for his forever family.

Sputnik will be up for adoption in a week at Alley Cat Rescue Inc. located at 3906 Rhode Island Avenue in Brentwood, Md.