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June 3, 2011

FURever Home Friday - Bootz Edition :)


Hi, I’m Bootz. My volunteer pals Tracey and Kevin said it would be okay if I wrote today’s post. Those of you who’ve been following Animal Shelter Volunteer Life for a while probably remember me for my nice long furs, floofy belly, and my fondness for watching TV. You might also recall I WAS one of the longest-tenured cats at the shelter, and that I HAD BEEN waiting for my forever home for more than two years. Hey, did you notice how I made that last sentence PAST tense? That's because I’VE BEEN ADOPTED, and am doing really well in my new forever home! (I hid under the bureau the first night, but decided pretty quickly that my new home is awesome. I love my new people, and even get along well with my new siblings (a dog and a cat))! :)

Oh, and guess what else? Lots of other PAWS kitties also found their forever homes since Tracey and Kevin's last adoption update! Check out this list of other recent PAWS graduates:

Beans, Beignet and Dumonde (together), Bubble and Squash (together), Bufo, Carmen, Cary, Cutie Pie and Faith, Duncan, Jade and Pearl (together), Kiet, Louie, Marbles, Oliver, Onyx and Topaz (together), Paula, Sammi, Sandy and Shirley (together), Soda and Farrow (together), Squeak, Vincent, and Zircon.

Well, I've gotta go now. Have a great weekend, everybuddy!

(Note from Tracey and Kevin: We love you, Bootz! Thank you for trusting us and your other friends at PAWS, and bringing so much joy to our lives. We’ll miss you -- and all the other graduates -- but are overjoyed that you’ve found your very own forever families.)

52 comments:

Clooney said...

LOOKIN' GOOD Bootz! Yay! We are so happy that you are in a wonderful forever home and adjusting well. It's great that the other kitties found their homes too, great news. Hope you all have a good weekend.

san said...

My word. You are looking really nice and happy and very floofy too Bootz. Really gorgeous.

the amigos and san

MoMo said...

Yay for you, Bootz! We are so happy that you and all the other found forever homes.

d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

Bootz, if Rumblemum lived closer I think you'd have been added to our family!! But I'm happy that you've found a good home!

Daisy said...

Hooray for you, Bootz! And also to all the other PAWS alumni. I wish you all much happiness!

The Island Cats said...

Oh Bootz! That's such good news for you and all the others that have been adopted!! Enjoy your new furever home!!

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

What wonderful noos. We always feel happy inside when we hear abowt adoptions. Smoochies.

Sorry we haven't visited for a while, we had grandbeans staying for a vacation. It's been happy chaos!

We hope this posts!

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

YAY! It posted!

The Whiskeratti said...

Wooo!!!! This calls for a celebration! What wonderful news. Ok, everyone line up for the conga victory dance. :)

Diamond said...

it is so good to hear that so many deserving kitties have found lovely new homes. I hope they can train their humans quickly and live together happily forever after.

Marg said...

That is so great Bootz. You waited a long time so you deserve the best home ever. We are glad that you are happy. It is also so good to hear about all the others that have found homes. Hope all of you have a fantastic week end.

Fuzzy Tales said...

We're thrilled for you, Bootz, that you finally have your wonderful forever home!

We're happy for all the recent adoptees!

PAWSKaryn said...

So happy for Bootz! I will miss him, he was my favorite cat to brush! I hope his new family knows that he is the ultimate catnip fan!

:-)

Hannah and Lucy said...

Bootz we are dancing down the garden cos we are so delighted you have got your furever home. When mum breaks out the tuna juice we'll raise our glasses to toast you and your new family.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

one of Fae's humans said...

OMG that is AWESOME news!! CONGRATULATIONS!! 2 years?? it's about time! glad to hear that things are going well at your new forever home and i hope they forever will!

take care, Bootz!

Batu said...

Bootz is gorgeous! Glad he has a forever home....

www.shelter-cats.com said...

Bootz was my choice for "best whiskers" at the shelter. We'll miss you Bootz- have a happily-ever-after wonderful life.

Cat said...

Congratulations Bootz, we are so glad you found your forever home! What a lovely long list of adoptions, it warms my heart to think of so many kitties in safe and happy homes :-)

Brian said...

Oh Bootz, that is totally wonderful and I'm so happy for you! Congrats to all the others too, adoptions are my favorite thing!

Mary Pugh said...

Super news!! Happy to hear about new forever homes!!

Mary

Admiral Hestorb said...

Bootz, I am SO glad you have a forever loving home now. Many many kisses and loves. xoxoxoxo

SAS....Sammy, Andy and Shelly said...

YAY, Bootz!!!!!!!!!! What a handsome fella you are!!!!!!! We're so happy that you and the others have all found loving forever homes.

xxxxxxxx

The Cat From Hell said...

What wonderful News! Me always loves to hear happy stories. It makes my eyes water!
kisses
Nellie

Julia Williams said...

Bootz, thank you for writing to tell us all the BEST NEWS EVER!!! I'm so happy for you, and I am sure you will continue to love your forever home...forever!! And yay for all the other lucky kitties who also found their forever home.

Mike K said...

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Thank You
P.S. June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day

Alley Cats and Angels of North Carolina said...

Bootz, that is the best news. I'm so happy that you've been adopted. It just goes to show, good things come to those who wait. Although sometimes it sucks to have to wait so long. But you've been in good hands with PAWS until your people came along.

OKcats said...

We love happy posts!! We've seen lots of happy posts today, and yours ranks right up there!! Thanks for making us smile even bigger!!!

Tillie and Georgia said...

Oh boy!!!!! We just love when we hear such good news!!!! We are SO happy for you Bootz!! Have a wonderful new life :)
Purrs Tillie and Georgia

Pibble said...

When I heard that Bootz was adopted, I nearly danced on the front desk in the lobby! Don't worry, I restrained myself... But I was very, very happy for our beautiful Bootz!

Dorothy said...

Yay for you Bootz and all of the other PAWS kitties!! You can all do the happy dance! Woohoo!

Jana said...

Oh, Bootz - we are soooooo happy for you and for all the other sweeties that found their forever homes! ...our mom was so happy when she read your good news, her eyes got a little leaky.. that's just how mom's are.
Congratulations!
~~Casper and Angle~~

Siku Marie, White Dog said...

Your new life suits you well, Bootz. You look fabulous and very happy! Congratulations to all of you kitties and your forever families for finding each other and forming a loving bond. We whish you all long lives filled with safety, healthy, happiness, and love. Woohoo!

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

Bootz, You're 'DORABLE! The Human thinks you look a little like a duck, though, MOL! We are thrilled to read you have a furever home, and equally thrilled to see so many others do also.

The Humans at PAWS are really doing Ceiling Cat's work there ;-)

LP said...

Yipee for Bootz! Wonderful that you are not only loved forever Bootz but that you love your new home too!
Congrats to all the others who found new homes too. Here's to many happy ever afters! :)
the critters in The Cottage

The Tame Lion said...

Yeah! Meow! Meow~~~

Tamago said...

Yay for Bootz!! How wonderful you found a very nice new home!! And you got dog and cat siblings? Oh I am sure you will have so much fun with them!
Congratulations to all the PAWS graduates too!
Thank you for the happy post :-)

Krystine N said...

Bootz was one of my favorites at PAWS! I can't believe he was there so long. I'll miss him but I'm so glad he has a forever home now!

Princess Jasmine said...

Congratulations Bootz for finding your forever home. Good things come to those that wait huh :) How anyone could have resisted you we will never know :)xx

The Misadventures Of Me said...

Way to go Bootz (and all yoo other furrys)! Furever homes are da best!!

Everycat said...

YAY! BOOTZ! Of course we remember you! We're so happy that you and lots of other kitties have been adopted. We wish all a long and happy life in your new homes and hope your new humans are at your beck and call all day and all night long!

Whicky Wuudler

Photo Cache said...

congratulations. take it from us it's heavenly to have a forever home. our mama and papa made that possible for us. yay!

Emma and Buster

lokithecat said...

Congratulations, Bootz! You're very handsome.

Admiral Hestorb said...

Mommy came back to say you look ike a human she knows. You do. xoxox

Anya said...

So nice to hear that you all received a new wonderful home :-)

Hugs Kareltje =^.^= Betsie >^.^<

Amy and The House of Cats said...

Hi Bootz! Wow that is just such great news that you have found your forever home! We are so happy for you! We hope you are enjoying it!

Purrfect Haven said...

what happy, happy news, we are so pleased. Love Helen, Darcy and Bingley xxx

Trixie, Lily, and Sammy-Joe said...

Congratulations on your new home, Boots! Sammy-Joe, the cat among us, agrees that it is always a good idea to hide under something when you first get to a new place. That way you can scope out the scene! :D

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

This is the wonderful part of blogging. Knowing you have a furever home makes me happy inside and out. Love your photo. Such a cute kittie.

Kitikata-san said...

Oh Bootz, I am so happy you got your furrever home! I am so sorry it took so long, 2 years. But, I am so happy you waited for your wonderful family! Much love and joy Bootz, Kitikata-san

Au and Target said...

That's so sweet. We're glad you're happy!

Catsparella said...

Hooray for Bootz!! Such a bold, beautiful mancat deserves nothing less!! Concats to you and all of the other lucky kitties who have found their forever homes!! :)

Ann Dziemianowicz said...

Happy for Bootz and kitty friends. So glad you all have forever homes!