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May 13, 2010

Really Thankful Thursday

We really love being bearers of good news. After all, what’s not to love about sharing exciting adoption news, and passing along happy tales from the families of PAWS “graduates?” :)

Those of you who’ve been following our blog for a while may remember Nemo, the cute, energetic orange and white tabby with the neurological disorder and wobbly gait. Well, after more than a year of waiting, Nemo has found the perfect home! His new humans say "... he's doing great. There was no adjustment necessary. Nemo walked all over the apartment and just settled right in. He sleeps on our bed at night.” Hooray for Nemo!

Here are some more “feel good” follow-up stories:

Frenchie is doing great! She's actually sleeping on the couch next to me right now, and took no time at all to get comfortable with us. She still gets scared with new people, but when it's just us, she rules the house. She loves sitting with us, getting lots of attention, playing and running around the house. Her latest ‘thing’ is sitting in front of the glass doors to our back yard, and watching the birds fly around.”

“We adopted Hassie about a year ago, and she is perfect. We love her so much, and she has been a great addition to our family. Without your help, we wouldn't have had all of the good times that Hassie has brought us. She still loves to play with her hand toy that has all of the strings attached. We give her a little treat of salmon once in a while and she LOVES it! Thank you so much for bringing her into our lives and keeping her happy while she was at PAWS.”

After a few weeks of adjustment, say Murray’s forever people, he really came around. Now that he’s used to his new home, this handsome boy, “… sleeps with us, and licks our ears in the middle of the night. He is incredibly sweet … just a doll of a cat.”

Carrie is fantastic! She is totally happy with us, and we are totally happy with her. She settled in immediately and became the alpha cat, something our other cat seems fine with.”

Olivia is doing beautifully. After a bit of hissing, she and our other cat are getting along fine. Olivia is a really sweet kitty, and loves to be petted. We really love her and think she is perfect!”

Ishma's people say that, "Ishma is living the good life," and sent us the picture below to prove it! :)

And if you need some MORE reasons to smile, the following kitties were also adopted since our last adoption update: Apollo and Lindsey, Bode, Derek and Andy, Jax, Jenny, Juno, Mischief, Peppermint Patty and Sally, Pete, Sashimi, Sassafras, Schroeder, Shaun, Shirley, Snoopy, Tina, Timmy, Tommy, and Twitter.

Enjoy your forever homes, kitty friends. We love you! :)

33 comments:

A few Good Cats said...

We love to hear good news like that! We hope the cats and their humans have many happy years together. Both will always be thankful for your shelter giving them the chance to meet.

Jacqueline said...

Wonderful updates=we love happy endings!!...YAY for all those sweet babies finding the love and happiness they deserve!!...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

havetailwillwag said...

wow!! so many adoptions and great updates!! congratulations and keep up the good work!!!

Hannah and Lucy said...

It's great to hear good news about rescued kitties being settled in their new homes and training their owners. What wonderful work you do.

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

We just left a comment but it disappeared!

Oh what a lovely heartwarming post. Thank you for sharing. There is nothing as nice as hearing that rescue cats have found a loving forever home to be happy in.

Marg said...

Wow, that is so much good news. You sure do a great job at finding all those kitties good homes. It is so exciting to hear about some cats that have new homes since there is so much sad news about all the homeless cats and dogs. So we sure give you a huge Thank you.
Have a great day.

Goldie, Shade and Banshee said...

What a great post! Yippee for forever homes!!!

Everycat said...

What a roll call that is! It's wonderful that so many have got great homes and settled in so well.It's particularly good when a cat like Nemo gets a great home

Well done PAWS!

Whicky Wuudler

The Whiskeratti said...

Oh my Ceiling Cat - that is a lot of adoption going on! yeaa!!!! We're thrilled for everyone.

The Monkeys said...

That is all great news! We are so thrilled so many have found their forever homes!

The Island Cats said...

These are the best stories to read!! Yaaaay for all the kitties that have found furever homes!

Forever Foster said...

We'll admit, we got a bit teary! Congratulations on so many wonderful adoptions! :)

umi_e said...

Love to hear story like this :) THANK YOU!

James said...

Hello
As a Pet Lover your work really great for me.
Please keep sharing.
Dog Kennel

Anya said...

So so great news
so so happy to read it
all cats needs a safe home :))
Hugs to all from Kareltje =^.^=

ilona said...

I am very excited that my former fosters Twitter and Sassafrass have been adopted. They are all very special kitties.

Chrissykat said...

These are the best kind of blog updates...ADOPTIONS! All those lucky kitties getting homes! I'm sure the update emails & photos you receive just melt your heart! Great work...you are all angels.

Brian said...

I'm so happy for Nemo, and the others too of course!

www.shelter-cats.com said...

Thank goodness Nemo ended up at PAWS where he could take all the time he needed to find a perfect home. Great news for all the cats!

Sammy and Andy said...

Wonderful new!!!!!!!! Yay for Nemo and the other kitties that have been adopted.

And we are so happy for the kitties that previously were adopted to such fine homes.

Bless you for what you do for these darlings. xxxxxxxxxx

Kea said...

Sensational news and just what I needed to read, after the OSPCA York branch fiasco here in Ontario....Good news is welcome!!!!

Maggie May said...

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!

Melody said...

We loved the follow up stories. We're so glad they have such great homes.

Keep up the good work...and God Bless You too.

Melody

Life With Dogs said...

It's all good! After reading a lot of bad news today, this was the kind of post I needed...

soxycat said...

always good news when a kitty adopts some humans!

tekorin said...

What a great news!!!
YAY!!!!!
We are so happy to read the happy follow up stories!!
Wonderful!!!

AttieCattie said...

how wonderful! this is a great bloggie, i am verreh glad to see so much caring about kittehs.

Purrfect Haven said...

We are delighted to have you visit. Your blog has shown us how lucky we are, and also how much we should support you out there.. here is a PURR/SHOUT for Paws... love Darcy and Bingley xx

caspersmom said...

I just love to read your Thankful Thursday's especially when someone has been adopted. It's so great to hear someone has a forever home. It's also great to hear that others are getting along so well in their adoptive homes. It's something to celebrate.

Casper

Purrfect Haven said...

well it is always such a happy thing - happy ending stories for lovely kits - congratulations. Love Darcy and Bingley

Admiral Hestorb said...

Mom is back and helping me to come and see you.

Mom andI are so glad that these babies have a happy forever home. Mom gets all leaky at the eyes when she sees the kitties in the shelter, so here where you are, all is well and good. That makes Mom and me so happy.

Love,
The Admiral

Rascal said...

This is all very happy news. In fact, it just made my day.

Diamond said...

I love to see all the good news of the cats finding homes. I wish them all very good luck in training their humans too. Let us hope they have all gone to the homes of docile and intelligent humans.