by Christine
(Crete Illinois)

Hello Everyone!

My name is Christine.I recently became a home owner and being a cat lover,thought it a good time to get a furry companion.My timing was purrfect.
Within a week of moving in I noticed a grey adult male checking out my property.He came around frequently so I began setting food out for him.

At first,he'd run if I came out to give it to him and I never saw him eat.I would just find the empy dish the next morning.This routine continued for a few weeks.I began leaving the dish on my porch instead of underneath it and sure enough my grey hungry friend was coming up to feed.

Eventually he allowed me to pet him and one glorious day he jumped on my lap while I was sitting on my patio!

The rest,as they say, is history.Gus(he looks like a Gus!) is now living in my home,is using the litter box with no problem and playing with the toys his human got for him.We are a happy couple.

Getting ready for our first trip to the vet,so purrrhaps one of us(him) is not going to be to terribly happy for a short period of time.

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Sep 24, 2011
by: ange-gizmo

its so nice to see there are kind people out there willing to help an animal in need!!! just be sure not to turn into a rescue horder lol j/k

Sep 24, 2011
I am so glad you met Gus
by: Leena

I am also very happy you found Gus - or the other way around. I think you two were meant for each other.

Gus must have been used to people before, because he jumped to your lap... I can imagine how wonderful that must have felt, to win his trust.

May be that Gus is not overly happy about the visit to the vet, but you do the right thing to take him there for a check up. Give him treats after he has been a good boy :) (And I am sure you are understanding even if he isn't. You never know what his past has been, and maybe he has even been to a vet before.)

I hope you have many good years ahead of you!

Leena :)

Sep 24, 2011
Lucky boy Gus
by: Mangalakatzs

Great to hear that he has found a special friend, he will reward you will lots of love. So pleased that you were kind enough to give him a safe home.

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