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July 8, 2012

SO worth the wait! :)

BREAKING NEWS!  We usually do our adoption/happy tale posts on FURever Home Fridays, but there's just NO WAY we can keep quiet about this for even one minute longer.  Let the happy dancing commence in three... two... one...

After more than two years of waiting -- and of seeing so many other cats in her room come and go -- our sweet, lap-loving pal Petunia has found her forever home!  


When "Toonsie" first arrived in May of 2010, we never imagined it would take this beautiful girl so long to be adopted.  But because it did, we're glad she was at PAWS, where she was well-cared for and much-loved by volunteers and staff alike.  And now she starts the "happily ever after" part of her life, with a home (and laps!) to call her very own. Way to go, Toonsie! :)

Also joining this week's adoption parade were Ladybug, and Gouda and Brie (together).  ConCATulations to all of the PAWS graduates and their new families!

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Have you heard?  We are among the four finalists in the "Best Cause Related Blog" category of the 2012 Petties!  And we need your help!  Please VOTE DAILY for us (and your other favorite cat blogs) now through July 31 (and invite anyone and everyone you know to do the same), especially since PAWS will benefit.  You can vote here (or click the Petties link in our sidebar).  Thanks for your support! :)


53 comments:

Ann Dziemianowicz said...

Aww! Happy for sweet Petunia!

Sparkle said...

Paws up! That is GREAT news!

Forever Foster said...

What marvellous news!! We wish Petunia and her new family a very happy, lap cuddling life together :)

A few Good Cats said...

We're also happy to hear the good news about Petunia!

The Cat From Hell said...

Me is just so very happy about Petunia and Gouda and Brie and Lady Bug and Again to Petunia! All good thing come - in time! And thanks yous for putting the link up for the petties! Me would forgets if yous did not has it!
Has a super weekend!
Kisses
Nellie

Angel MoMo's mom said...

Yay for Toonsie!!! Best of wishes in your forever home, sweetie!

The Chair Speaks said...

We're so happy for Petunia. Purrs and headbutts!

The Purr Diaries said...

Oh wow this just makes my day. After two years!! Soooo happy for Petunia!

Fuzzy Tales said...

This is fantastic news! We hope her forever home is just that--forever. And wonderful and loving and fun and joyful....We're so happy for her!

Sandra said...

It makes me just hilariously happy to read about Toonsie finding a forever home. I, too, cannot believe it, that such a gorgeous girl had to wait for 2 long years for her forever home, but I guess she just had to find the purrfect people for her. Good luck gorgeous!

Katnip Lounge said...

HURRAH!!! Our Sly waited two years as well, and he is the BEST boy. Petunia, have a wonderful time in your new Home.

Katie Isabella said...

Petunia, I am SO glad you got your own home and your own laps to be loved on and in. I know you will return that love. What a beautiful girl you are. xoxoxoxox

Mommy voted for you.

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

Such wonderful happy news! Thank you so much for helping her wait for that special home. xxx

Marg said...

Oh that is so exciting. We are so glad you finally got your forever home Petunia. Like your name. You look a little like our Baby Doll. Have a great day.

ZOOLATRY said...

A day for playing Happy Tunes!
Yay for Toonsie and all the others.
PS we've voted a few times, and
will continue to do so ... you all are most deserving of this!

Daisy said...

Congratulations to Petunia! I love her sweet face.

I will vote for you every day!

The Island Cats said...

Yay for Petunia! We can't believe it took it that long for that sweet girl to find a furever home. We know she will be happy!

Hannah and Lucy said...

We are so excited and jumping up and down with joy. We hope she will have lots of love and happy times.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Random Felines said...

yeah!!! sometimes the best homes are worth waiting for....

Rykers Boyz n Allie said...

WOOT! **HAPPY DANCE!**

Brian said...

I am so happy for you Petunia!!! Sometimes it takes a while to get it just right!

Purrfect Haven said...

Hip Hip Hoorah! so pleased and delighted for Petunia! Thank you for visiting, love Helen, Darcy and Bingley xxx

rumpydog.com said...

Hooray for Petunia!!!!!

The Furries of Whisppy said...

Such happy news! Have a good life, Petunia, Ladybug and Gouda & Brie!

Maggie @ Shelter Cats said...

It was a very good week at the shelter. That sweet Parfait kitty was adopted too!
I'm off now to do my daily vote.

Tamago said...

How exciting!! We are so happy Petunia found forever home after long wait!!

Alexi said...

Meowman, We may need your help and that of PAWS with one of our Russian cats, Olivia. We know where she is in the NYC area. Is there a way I can call you? you can send me an email to krasota@bellsouth.net
Thanks so much.
Alexi's mom bean who is worried sick about Olivia.

The Lee County Clowder said...

Good noos, Petunia. We hope you have a good, long rest of your life, full of cuddles and snuggly laps.

Julie Baugh said...

Great news, hope you live happily ever after, Toonsie.

Repositório said...

Awesome news!!!

Tillie and Georgia said...

We simply love happy news!!! Petunia, we wish you the happiest life ahead!!

Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Tiger,Treasure and JJ

Cara n Crew said...

WOO HOO! so totally pawsome! concats to Petunia! that's what we love about PAWS: no matter how long it takes :) all our best for Ladybug, Gouda and Brie too!

Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

Grrreta said...

Yay! We're very happy for Petunia and her new family. Congratulations on being a finalist for a Pettie!

Oui Oui said...

Yay for sweet Petunia! We are so happy for her. And, we are so glad to finally be visiting again! We'll go over and vote for you now.

Cat said...

We are so happy to hear this news!!! Yay for Petunia and her wonderful new home :-)

Jan's Funny Farm said...

What great news about Petunia. And best of luck!

Beth said...

So heartwarming! So happy for her. She's adorable.

Alley Cats and Angels of North Carolina said...

Oh the best news ever. Certainly understand why you didn't wait for FURever Home Friday.

So very happy for Petunia.

Thank you PAWS!

Cat Chat With Caren And Cody said...

That is THE most amazing news!!! Sooooooo happy to hear that! I wouldn't wait either!

She is one exquisite cat!!
YAY!
xoxoxo

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

Oh hurray hurray hurray! We is so happy to hear!

But you know, you have kept her well, and safe and loved so that she could live to see this day, so kudos to you AND her new Pawrents!

Cory said...

That is just the best news! We will purr that Petunia will know nothing but happiness and love in her new home.

LP said...

Such great news for Petunia! We hope she is spoiled rotten forever and more :)

the critters in The Cottage xo

Layla Morgan Wilde said...

We hope Petunia adjusts smoothly to her new home. Two years is a long time but it gives hope to other long timers. Our Gris Gris was almost crazy from pacing in a small room for over a year before he came home with us.
P.S. Congrats on the nom. You have our vote!

Kjelle Bus said...

YAY !
So happy for you , Petunia !
YES I have seen and voted twice (so far) for you on The Petties :)

Keisha said...

O hai! That is such awesome nooz. Yay for adoptions!! :)

catsynth said...

Great news about Petunia!

House of Carnivores said...

Yay, Petunia! And those are some gorgeous green eyes. It's so surprising sometimes, the ones that get overlooked for so long.

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

Hi I came by to say hello and smile at Petunia again XOXOXO

Kwee Cats and Life said...

We are SO happy! These are the things that just make our hearts sing! Happy happy time for Petunia...a forever home. Thank you so much, we think you guys are just great.

And we are voting our little hearts out for you guys :-)

We love LUNA said...

Awesome news!!!!Good luck!
purrs and love to you all,
Luna

Karen Jo said...

I am so glad for Petunia! Congratulations to the other graduates, too.

Avalons Garden and Mewsings of Garden Cottage Cats said...

YEA!!!! ::clapping pawz:: we so glad efuryone gotz dere Furefur Home! and so glad dat you guyz had Petunia wif you till she got her Furefur Home.
We hopez efuryone livez Happily Efur After ^..^
Fank You fur what you all do~ ♥♥xoxoxo♥♥

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

We think Petunia had to wait this long because the perfect family had to be ready for her! We're happy she had you in the meantime. Congratulations, Petunia!