Miss Chevon Found Her Forever Home~!

Chevon is a 7 year old, very overweight girl who came to us way back at the end of March.  She was not happy, did NOT get along with any of the other kitties & rarely left her cage when volunteers came in to care for the kitties.  She would growl & grumble at the other kitties & volunteers.  We were all getting concerned that she would have a very hard time finding her forever home.  Not only was she an older kitty, but she was very overweight & her attitude was not exactly friendly.   None of which made her a prime candidate for adoption.

After a couple of months, she finally began to come out of her cage more & more.  She quit growling at the other kitties (except for Benji, but that’s another post).  When we got some kittens in for an adoption event in June, those that weren’t adopted over the weekend stayed with us. She began to watch them play from a perch on the cat tree.  Then, miracle of miracles – she began interacting with them! 

The Wednesday morning volunteer – Sheri – called me one day to tell me she watched Freckles (a 5 month old kitten) go into her cage & start eating her food (none of us can figure out why, but all the kitties try to eat her diet food – really?).  Sheri held her breath waiting for Chevon to flip out & chase him out of her cage.  But she didn’t.  She licked him on top of his head instead! 

It was truly a turning point for Chevon.  Every time, almost, a volunteer came in to let the kitties out to play, Chevon would join them.  We all were so happy & relieved to see her finally become the sweet kitty we knew she could be.  She would sit on the second shelf of the cat tree (amazing she could jump that far!) & watch the kittens play.  Sometimes, she would play with them or by herself – which she had never done before.  She began letting some of the volunteers brush her & clean her in places she couldn’t reach because of her size.

Chevon has finally found her forever home with one of our sweet volunteers – Mindy! YAY! 

Mindy took her home Friday evening to be a companion to Lily, who she adopted from TLC at our location about 5-6 months ago.  Mindy’s family recently lost their 15 yr. old FIV+ kitty & now Lily ( AKA Precious) is all alone.  She sent pictures of “The Queen” – LOL~!

SO HAPPY FOR CHEVON!!

Enjoy your new forever home sweet chubby girl!

ALL OUR LOVE GOES WITH YOU!

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Meet Brothers Gus and Andy!

These two sweet orange boys just came to us on Monday.  They were recently surrendered when their previous owner of five years had to move into an assisted living facility.  A family member took them into their home but Gus and Andy could not adjust to their other pets and noisy kids.  They are used to living in a nice quiet home with no other pets or young children.

Right now, they are very scared and confused about their situation.  They don’t understand what’s happening to them or why they’ve been shuttled around so much.  Most cats get pretty stressed even under normal circumstances when they have to travel.  Gus and Andy were already very stressed before being transferred from the main shelter in Hamburg to our adoption location at Pet Supplies “Plus” in E. Amherst.  The main Ten Lives Club shelter is at least 20 miles away, so it’s about a 40 to 45 minute drive!  Not fun being stuck in a travel crate for a long drive!

Gus and Andy are approximately 5 years old and they are brothers.  They’ve lived together their whole lives and need to be adopted together into a quiet home with no other pets or young children.

Gus and Andy’s regular adoption fee, as a pair, would normally be $50 but during the month of February, we are running a Valentine Adoption Special so their adoption fee is only $28 through the end of this month!

They have both been neutered, have all of their vaccinations up to date and tested negative for FeLeuk & FIV.  PLUS, we offer a free veterinarian visit certificate with adoption!  Each kitty would get a certificate.  There are many vets on the affiliated vets list all over Buffalo & the surrounding suburbs – your vet is probably on the list.

Stop in & visit these two sweet brothers – Gus & Andy at Pet Supplies “Plus” in East Amherst.
We are located at 9630 Transit Road, E. Amherst, NY.

For more information about adopting a kitty from Ten Lives Club, visit our Adopt A Kitty page.

To set up a Meet & Greet with Gus and Andy, please submit the form below.

And Then There Were None…Skye Found Her Forever Home on Sunday!

Just when I thought this past week couldn’t get any better for adoptions, it did!

Sunday afternoon I got a call from a lady who had just lost their previously adopted Ten Lives Club kitty of 13 years very suddenly. She and her husband needed another furbaby to fill the huge hole in their hearts.

She mentioned to me that she felt a little bit guilty for wanting to adopt a new kitty so soon but their house just felt so empty without the kitty they had loved for 13 wonderful years.  It’s natural to feel that way when you are grieving.

Kim, our volunteer who met them at the store to visit Skye, told them – “You rescued one kitty 13 years ago and gave her a wonderful life.  Now you have the chance to rescue another kitty – it’s Skye’s turn now”.  What a beautiful way to look at an otherwise sad situation!

The couple fell in love with Skye of course!  They took her home with them to start a whole new life with sweet, loving purr-parents.  She will be showered with all the love and attention she deserves for the rest of her life!  Skye will be a member of their family and know without a doubt that finally, she has found her forever home.

Within just a few hours, I received a sweet e-mail from them with pictures of Skye in her new forever home.  She looks so happy & right at home already!

WE ARE ABSOLUTELY THRILLED YOU FOUND SUCH A WONDERFUL FOREVER HOME SWEET GIRL!

ALL OUR LOVE GOES WITH YOU!

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