CG - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Adopted Cat

Adopted from Heartland Animal Shelter, Northbrook, IL.


While CG's adoption story may be similar to any other, I can guarantee you that he's had a profound impact on my life. I came across his Petfinder profile three years ago. It was his picture that grabbed my heart -- and his story. He's a special needs cat with cerebellar hypoplasia. At first I wasn't sure if could handle that, but I soon decided if I was going to adopt and love any cat, it may as well be one that needed love the most.

Adopting CG has been one of the best decisions of my life. Living and learning with his condition has taught me millions of things, including unconditional love. I've since started a blog about cerebellar hypoplasia and have connected with other CH cat owners. It's my goal to get the word out that special needs pets are just that -- special. They're extraordinary animals that will change your life unlike any other pet. It's been an incredible three years, and I'm happy to say it started because of Petfinder.

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