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Failed fosterer...!

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ittybittyluna Sun 25-Sep-16 19:30:04

After fostering about nine cats over the last year we have become failed last. Our beautiful Sir Humphrey is the grumpiest cat we've had, lazy, greedy, vet hating, and one-eyed, but he has had such a hard life that we felt his journey should stop with us.

He was booted out of his home when his owner got pregnant. With nowhere to go (and clearly used to the high life) he was not streetwise, and was chased and beaten until a lady took him in. He's ended up with us, and due to an untreated eye infection, he recently had to have it removed. He has been so depressed wearing the horrible cone, but now it has been removed, he is returning to his old self.

So here he is smile

Brontebiscuits Sun 25-Sep-16 19:41:50

He's lovely! Look at those giant paws! I had a cat with one eye and he coped brilliantly.

GRW Sun 25-Sep-16 19:53:15

He's beautiful, and a lucky boy to have a permanent home with you. It must be hard to let any of them go.

ittybittyluna Sun 25-Sep-16 19:53:18

Oh, and toe floofs!

cozietoesie Sun 25-Sep-16 20:15:27

Ah well. Good on Sir Humphrey. smile

cozietoesie Sun 25-Sep-16 20:16:37

When does he have his stitches out?

FuzzyWizard Sun 25-Sep-16 20:30:44

He's lovely! I do love a good toe floof!

Jellybean83 Sun 25-Sep-16 20:43:49

Beautiful! I usually don't like to see people fail but I'm glad you have. I'm sure he'll be so happy in his new home.

ittybittyluna Sun 25-Sep-16 20:57:27

He was supposed to have the stitches out on Friday but he attacked the vet! They knew this before his surgery, and used thankfully dissolvable stitches. He did really badly under anaesthetic and we are loathe to put him through it again if we can help it. Apparently he is closer to eight years old rather than three (which is what we were told) so is getting on in years.

PolterGoose Sun 25-Sep-16 21:09:39

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cozietoesie Sun 25-Sep-16 21:11:06

Dissolvable stitches. Excellent. smile

Toddlerteaplease Sun 25-Sep-16 21:11:42

He looks like a mini lion, not a domestic moggie!

cozietoesie Sun 25-Sep-16 21:12:24

PS - 8 years old is prime of life! smile

passthewineplz Sun 25-Sep-16 21:14:37

He's beautiful, he's a lovely colour.

ittybittyluna Sun 25-Sep-16 21:48:50

He's our little apricot puff just don't get too close or the lion comes out

Cozie he is well known at the vets, they all ask after him. I dread to think how badly behaved he was for them - I think they all decided that no one wanted to risk his claws and teeth again, so dissolvable stitches it was wink

PosiePootlePerkins Sun 25-Sep-16 22:07:33

Ah he is a handsome chap! I'm pleased you've taken him in, lucky boy.

iloveeverykindofcat Tue 27-Sep-16 07:41:38

I can see the lion in him grin
He's lovely though, thank you for keeping him.

ittybittyluna Fri 30-Sep-16 22:41:52

Just a little update as he settles into life with us ☺️

ittybittyluna Fri 30-Sep-16 22:44:17

And my favourite...

iloveeverykindofcat Sat 01-Oct-16 07:03:54


winchesterfan Sat 01-Oct-16 07:20:45

He's beautiful!

PosiePootlePerkins Sat 01-Oct-16 07:43:02

Lovely. He looks very pleased with life!

Threetoedsloth Sat 01-Oct-16 09:56:02

Goodness me what a handsome boy he is. His story made my eyes leak. How lovely that he's got his happy ending. Snivels

MargotLovedTom Sat 01-Oct-16 09:59:24

Oh, he is a stunning cat. Hope he adjusts to a one eyed life without too much difficulty.

Wolfiefan Sat 01-Oct-16 10:05:10

He is truly magnificent. Gorgeous boy. And having fostered so many you have perfect training to be his slave!

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