I've shared my rescue story many times on this blog, and many of you may know that Mum and I wrote about it in my book A Forever Home For Athena.
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Here is the short version of my rescue story in honour of Remember Me Thursday.
I was found abandoned in someone's garden as a kitten in the summer of 2011. Wood Green The Animals Charity took me in and cared for me until they put me up for adoption when I was 10 weeks old. At the time, Mum had been searching her local pet shelters online for adoptable kittens.
She had wanted a cat for a long time and it took a while to find me, but then she saw this little face and went to see me at the shelter the very next day.
This is the photo that was posted online. Mum saw it and went to the shelter to enquire about me. It is now framed on our bedroom wall.
It was love at first sight for both of us. I wanted Marie to be my Mum. In fact, I knew she was my mum as soon as I saw her.
So two days later she took me to my forever home and we love each other so much!
Do you have a rescue story? Share it in celebration of Remember Me Thursday and show others the light for pet adoption.
Please adopt pets. There are so many homeless animals in shelters all over the world that need forever homes. Pet Adoption Pinterest Board
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What a lovely post about mom finding you, Athena. I know you love each other so very much.
Have a purrfect day. My best to your wonderful mom. ♥
We love your adoption story sweet Athena and we hope many more kitties have that same good fortune!
You were a darling kitten who grew up to be a lovely cat, thanks for sharing your rescue story Athena.
We never get tired of your adoption story, Athena. We love how you both rescued each other! XO
You have a very happy rescue story and the best life with your mum.
You two were meant to be...a match made in heaven!
I am so glad you were rescued. I wish all kitties were so blessed. XO
Look at that sweet baby face!
Adopt, don't shop!
I LOVE your adoption story! Thanks for sharing it for RememberMeThursdays and thanks for all the photos of you as you grew up! Not only were you a magnificent kitten, but you have grown into a gorgeous lady cat!
You have such a sweet rescue story, Athena.
Your storyu is very moving and we are happy you were adopted! To the best forever home!
Athena, you are always the purrfect spokescat for rescue! Thanks for hopping with us today.
You were simply squeeable! Rescue is our favorite breed. I wish I knew more of my past. All the cats in our family have come from shelters or right off the street.
I read your book and story Athena and I loved it
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