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After 2 months with an empty house we found a new travel cat. His name is Charley. He is about 4 years old, one of 3 cats and 5 dogs siezed in a neglect case. Sadly, he spent 7 months in the animal control kennel. Very nice kennel and care but still in lockup. I wish we had known sooner.

He is in good health but shy. Just getting used to his new home and owners. Very affectionate, he is already opening up after only 2 days here.

His face is almost identical to the cat we had from 1980 to 2000! That, and the fact he would be hard to place due to age and shyness, we just couldn't leave him there.



Our last cat made it to 30 states, we'll see where this one goes!

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He is really good looking Smiler Tere and I have found that cats are really good companions--different than dogs--but just as much fun. So glad you adopted him.

Jim


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Going to a shelter is always hard for me. It breaks my heart to see animals left behind. I could not stand for abuse cases, I would be tempted to beat the owners to near death. Kittens and pups are usually placed quickly but the older animals often wait far too long.

Charley was neglected but not starved or physically abused. His former owner was fined and has 2 years of probation as penalty.

We look forward to many good years for Charley. Our first cat was a part Siamese that looked just like Charley. We adopted him as an older kitten. He had been living in a garage and was close to feral. It took several weeks to get him to come out and around us but he was a great cat and lived to almost 20 years old. Still miss him...

Two months later we got Reilly from a friend whose cat had kittens. He lived to just over 18 years old. Some of you met him and know what a character he was. Miss him too...

38 years with 2 cats! Hope to get a long ride with Charley, too.


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86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Spartan MM, 6 spd Allison
400 hp fuel injected-------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
 
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Steve glad you found a new companion, have you asked him if he is a Barth cat?? In about a week he will be your boss.


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Happy for you guys and Charly. Can't wait to see him!


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Beautiful cat. Don't worry Charley will get you two trained in no time Thumbs Up


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