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Catster’s Rescue Cat of the Week: Pumpkin

Let’s assist discover eternally properties for rescue cats who want particular assist like Pumpkin. Please share her story in hopes of discovering her the proper eternally dwelling and human.

Pumpkin’s Story

Pumpkin has been on the shelter for eight years.

Pumpkin is among the oldest residents at New York’s Bideawee shelter. Discovered trapped inside a tire when she was simply four months outdated, she was dropped at Bideawee Westhampton for housing and care. Now eight years outdated, she is greater than able to be adopted. In line with the shelter, Pumpkin nonetheless has a lot of playful and kitten-like power. She is a social butterfly (she struts across the Westhampton location like she owns the place!) however can get a bit labored up when she receives extra consideration at a time than she will deal with. She would do greatest in an grownup dwelling with cat-savvy adopters.

Bideawee’s no-kill coverage implies that pets who come to the shelter have a house there till the pet finds his or her eternally dwelling. In line with Bideawee President and CEO Leslie Granger, extended-stay pets dwell in Bidawee’s places of work and animal hospitals, the place they’re cared for by veterinarians, volunteers and adoption workers. “However as a lot as we love them, these pets deserve a brand new starting, an opportunity to be positioned in eternally, loving properties greatest suited to their particular wants,” she says.

In case you are curious about adopting Pumpkin (or different long-stay or senior pets), go to

Pumpkin is a social butterfly however can change into simply overstimulated.

Have a cat or kitten searching for a eternally dwelling? In case your rescue has a cat or kitten ready too lengthy for a eternally dwelling, e mail us at to probably be featured as Catster’s rescue of the week on Fb and on our web site Please put Rescue Cat of the Week within the topic line. We need to showcase cats which have waited a number of months for his or her eternally dwelling or have particular wants that make discovering the proper dwelling tougher. Embrace the cat(s) identify, age, brief historical past and a number of other good images. Embrace all contact data on your rescue.

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