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Lorien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-13-11 08:23 AM
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30. When my beloved kitty Peewee passed away his best buddy Miro stopped eating and drinking
and cried nonstop for weeks on end. I felt like Miro did, but I wasn't ready for another cat. Soon I had no choice though; he declined rapidly so I went for a frantic search through every animal shelter to find him a new friend. For some reason the shelters were sparsely populated at that time and none of the cats that I found there "felt right". I heard about a cat show that was taking place on the weekend, and all of the local rescue groups would have kitties up for adoption there. So I went, and while I was waiting for the staff of one rescue group to return from lunch a little Maine Coon kitten kept reaching out of his cage and grabbing my arm. I didn't want to buy a purebred cat, so I kept ignoring him-but he was persistent. I went home from the show empty handed, but thought about the kitten all night. It just seemed like he was "the one", despite my objections (as a rescuer myself) to purebred animals. Miro was still not eating the next day, so I rushed out to the show again and brought home the kitten. Miro and Oberon remained the best of friends for the rest of his days:







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