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I adopted Quimby in May of 2016. When I first

1 month ago   |   By Happy Tails

I adopted Quimby in May of 2016. When I first met her she was lying in her cage shaved like a lioness, soaking up the sun but looking so sad and alone. She was a shy girl, a senior cat at 13 with little prospects of being adopted. It took a few visits for her to even come near me, but nonetheless I knew she was to be my cat. I adopted her and took her to her new home where, although it took awhile, she eventually settled in and began to trust me. We became best friends and cuddle bugs. She gave me just as much love as I gave her in the four and a half years we had together. She passed in...
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