Cooper and James - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Adopted Cat

Adopted from Stray Pets In Need of MA inc. (SPIN), Wellesley, MA.


Cooper and James were dropped off at SPIN in 2006. Scared, shy and alone, they stayed in the shelter and kept to themselves for four years. I worked with them at SPIN for the first two of those years, watching them get more un-trusting and withdrawn over time. No potential adopters ever came forward, not once did they leave the shelter. I never forgot about them, and even after I moved on, I kept looking to Petfinder to see if they were still on the list. Once I had a stable home, I went back on 1/26/11 and brought them home. It has been almost a year now and the transformation is amazing. Both cats follow me everywhere, purring, friendly and happier than I've ever seen them. The shiest, hiss-at-everything cat has become a cuddle bug and spends every night curled beside me. I'm so grateful I got the chance to have them in my life and ever thankful to SPIN for not giving up on the task of finding them their forever home. From now on, they'll want for nothing.

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