Feline Rescue thinks the best way for you to get a feel for the work of the organization and it’s many dedicated volunteers is by letting our adopters (and their cats!) tell their own success stories.
Today we hear from Taormina (now Beatris), who was adopted by Kathleen in September 2015!
Beatris Taormina here. I was called Taormina, which is a beautiful mysterious name, while I was at Feline Rescue. But six weeks ago I moved to a new forever home and my new human poppa is unable to say Taormina. He comes out with words like “terminal” which I do not think funny. So we agreed that I would be called Beatris, Bea for short. It means ‘blessed’ which is very appropriate because I was living outdoors then was found and brought to Feline Rescue by kind people. Now I have a home of my own.
Well, almost of my own. In addition to the two humans there are some dogs and another cat. The dogs do not go in my part of the house. They are snuffly and noisy and not serene, but I do not dislike them. They are where they are. The other cat, whose name is Isobel, I am not so sure about. She is older and she seems territorial about the Large Soft Area where she sleeps most of the time. So I have a smaller Soft Area to sleep on. I also have numerous windowsills to sit in the sun and watch the birds. Lots of birds out there. They would be good to eat, but I am an indoor cat now. I have a purple collar that complements my calico coat.
I saw a man called Dr W last week, who said I was a bit fat. I was insulted and bit him on the arm. He did mention how beautiful my calico coat is, which is good that he recognized my superiority. He poked me and I felt a bit sick from the shot but now I am all right.
My people have made me a scratching post. It is lovely. It’s behind my favorite chair. My female human has gone outside and found catnip for me, which smells so nice.
The food at this house is remarkably good. The female human, who seems to be some sort of servant, is up at 5:30 and brings me a dish of canned food. This is acceptable. She tidies up and cleans the litterboxes (there are five) every day, and washes the dishes and sweeps and so on. Then she is gone during the day and the male human amuses me. The servant also brings me chow in the evening. The chow is excellent, including the kind I had before but also some other kinds. It is mixed, so I pick out the kind I like best first then eat the rest later. I also eat the breakfast of the male human. This morning I had croissants that I took off the table. Usually the male human and I have bacon and eggs, then work on the computer. I am very good at the computer although the keyboard is not as nice a place to sit as the lap.
The female human seems obsessive about brushing me and the Other Cat. She does so every day, and I am getting used to it. She also knows how to use the laser and the cat dancer, and will work very hard to amuse me. This is good. I like this house.
Yours most kindly,