World, meet Taco Cat.
While in name, Taco Cat is the same forwards as he is backwards, in deed, however, Taco is only looking to the future and never back at his past.
Abandoned on the front steps of Tree House in Chicago in 2007, Taco was adopted within a year. After five years in a home, his adopter returned Taco because he was unable to care for him any longer. And so, filled with hope and a bit of salsa, Taco is once again looking for his newest side dish. Can you be the beans and rice to his delicious, loving self? As a note, Taco has FIV, but he’s not too concerned about it. Cats with FIV can live long, healthy, happy lives and Taco is on a mission to prove it.
As for us here, if you remember earlier this week, I talked about my friend Cotton coming to the end of his 13 year battle with FeLV. MomFOD and I decided to sponsor Taco for three months in Cotton’s honor so that he might get a little extra attention. MomFOD paid and I pressed the “send” button on his sponsorship fees. And speaking of cash, remember that Tree House waives all adoption fees on FIV kitties and offers a health package for life. You can visit their website for details.
If you’re looking to add a new member to your family, we recommend Taco. He’s a little spicy and goes great with avocado. And you.
Please meet Ember. Careful now, she’s hot and spicy and may very well burn her impression of love right into your soul. Not your carpet, though. She’s totally carpet and upholstery safe.
Ember’s story is a harrowing tale of the type no one wants to hear. She found a forever home once and was abandoned in an apartment with a bowl of Cheerios. I mean, I like Cheerios, too, but that’s just not right. She entered Tree House and found another home, but due to major health issues, her owner had to return her. And then, it happened again. In fact, it’s happened four times. And now, for the fifth time, Ember seeks a brazier of her own where she can light a fire in someone’s heart.
Given all this abandonment, Ember went from an easy-going, highly huggable cat to one that requires a bit of patience and understanding when approached. She’s not a huge fan of other cats, because they like to get in her space and she needs that space to practice her interpretive dance moves. In fact, she’s been given the gold medal in rhythmic gymnastics for her “mouse and ribbon” routine. Impressive.
There’s even a counselor I know at Tree House who happens to have a crush on Ember and made this little love video to her.
If you or someone you know would like to meet Ember, contact Tree House today! She’s there, smoldering.
PS. Our buddies at Sleepypod are having a celebration giveaway now until the 31st of October, 2015. Stop by their blog to enter and for your chance to win a Sleepypod. They are amazing. (This is not an advertisement, nor were we paid. We just like their product and think you should have a chance to win one.)
World, meet Mitch: conqueror of laps, cuddler of man, zoomer of rooms.
This handsome feline is twelve years old but acts like he’s roughly three and a half. Maybe four, tops. In fact, legend has it he used to be part of a Motown band in his earlier years, but his days of running around are over and he wants you to know that if you Reach Out, He’ll Be There. He was previously abandoned by two families, but he harbors no hate towards people and just Can’t Help Himself when it comes to Standing In The Shadows of Love and snuggling you. He knows that with YOU, it won’t be the Same Old Song and there isn’t a River Deep or Mountain High enough to keep him out of your lap once he’s in your home, forever. Just Reach Out and He’ll Be there because Baby, He Needs Your Lovin’.
And if you’ve enjoyed my Four Tops references, you’ll also enjoy the fact that Mitch has a wee bit of hyperthyroidism and is taking an anti-histamine for skin and coat allergies, but despite this, his hair is fabulous!
Also, he’s been at Tree House since 2008, waiting. And that’s not a lie. Mitch needs a happy home, so please help him find the place that will be his forever, with laps aplenty, and no other cats to get in the way of him and his person, perhaps you. He’s ready to leave his Rooms of Gloom and find a home of his own! (Just kidding: Tree House is bright and happy. I just needed another Four Tops reference to lighten up this paragraph.)
If you want to meet Mitch, contact Tree House today. You totally will not regret it.
Fab photos provided by Tree House.
PS. Don’t forget about CatVidFest in Chicago tomorrow!!! Buy your tickets here and come out and meet MomFOD!