One day last summer, a beautiful sweet tortie appeared at my work property. I had been feeding stray cats ever since I started working at this property.
The sweet girl was very friendly and would follow me around whenever I would go outside. It broke my heart. (She later had four beautiful kittens which were rescued.) I thought she was pregnant again and someone helped to find a foster and rescue to help her.
I went back to my work to get her and took her to a foster home. She was vetted and then was kept in a cage for the past couple of months at a local pet store. I went there a few weeks ago and it was so sad seeing her stuck in a cage, in a locked room that I was not allowed in. (a COVID rule)
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I wanted to keep her myself but do not have my own place. Eventually I was given permission to adopt this sweet girl and completed the application. I received a call less than an hour later and was able to pick her up a few days after!
I was reunited with her after almost five months and now she has her forever home. She’s met my other cats and dog. She is very sweet and cuddly, although still a bit scared. I believe she will become more comfortable soon, though!
Story submitted by Kelly Schomberger from Allen Park, Michigan.
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