9 Reasons For Adopting A Senior Cat – And 6 Reasons For Not Adopting A Kitten
He leaped out of the cage and grabbed me around the shoulders. My shock quickly turned into amazement. He hadn’t sunk his claws into me! My thought was, “This cat definitely knows good manners. Somebody has worked with him.” I looked at the ticket on the cage door. It read, “Morgan, male, age 14.”
Age 14? I hesitated. That was pretty old. I put him back in the cage and walked around the shelter, looking the other cats over. There were many nice ones, as well as a few kittens.
But my mind kept going back to Morgan, and I realized that, in fact, I had bonded with him. Fourteen years notwithstanding, we had become buddies.
THE PLIGHT OF THE SENIOR CAT
One of the saddest things you’ll see in Animal Shelters is the number of older cats waiting for adoption. By and large, people are looking for