Adoption offers pour in for fat cat
Overweight kitty tugs at hearts.
Biscuit hasn’t had it easy. When he was surrendered at the City of St. Charles Animal Control shelter in Missouri, he weighed 40 pounds.
“I just couldn’t believe how big he was,” said lead animal control officer Teresa Gilley. With the help of the shelter’s veterinarian and staff, he dropped to 35 pounds and was adopted, but he was returned to the shelter a year ago because his family was moving, and hasn’t been able to find a new home.
Now 37 pounds, the shelter is hoping that 4-year-old Biscuit’s luck may have turned, thanks to a story about his plight in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch last week. According to an update on the shelter’s web site, offers to adopt Biscuit are now pouring in from around the country. His caretakers are hoping to find him the right home nearby to avoid any stress from travel.
— Read it at PawNation
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Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch / A Missouri shelter is hoping to find the perfect home for Biscuit.
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