Skip to comments.Shelter Tries to Find Home for Cat Who Has Been Waiting for Over 400 Days..
Posted on 09/05/2018 7:02:06 AM PDT by vannrox
This charming little boy had been waiting for his forever home for over 400 days. A week before Valentine's Day, the shelter decided to help him find love.
Meet Champas the cat!
This gorgeous five-year old cat came to Animal Welfare League (NSW, Australia) over a year ago in December 2015. He was very shy, hiding in the shadows and didn't want to interact with anyone. Many animals got adopted, but people kept passing him by.
The shelter decided to assign him a role to help socialize him, so he became the feline receptionist working alongside a staff member at the front desk.
From that day on, Champas slowly came out of his shell. When he realized that humans aren't so bad, he blossomed.
The adorable little guy grew to love people and would purr loudly for their attention.
Champas had already spent one Valentine's Day in the shelter. They wanted to find him the perfect home so he could be with someone he loves this Valentine's day. They came up with a unique campaign for the special little guy.
"I'm a single, white male looking for love...
"I like romantic naps on your paperwork, long sniffs of your petty cash, and curling up on your stuff."
"Office cat with impeccable credentials! - CHAMPAS"
The kitty became quite a celebrity at Animal Welfare League.
Four days before Valentine's Day, a man named Nathan, came for the little guy.
As soon as they met, everyone knew it was the perfect match.
"To everyone who is wondering what happened to Champas the long term resident of Kemps Creek - he came home with me today, and after biting my hand, went straight to sleep." - Nathan said via Animal Welfare League.
Little Champas has already taken over his human's bed and is loving his new life.
He's enjoying this Valentine's Day with the people he loves.
Sorry, I have six. Otherwise.... >)
What a beautiful little guy.
Looks like a nice cat.
Identical to one my wife snuck into the house. He was abandoned at a gas station mini Mart in Memphis, living off a dumpster. They are flame point Siamese cats. I’m not a cat person but he sure is a pal.
I love these stories. I have a hard time with people who insist they don’t like animals. I’m thinking, “What the heck’s wrong with you?” lol
“To everyone who is wondering what happened to Champas the long term resident of Kemps Creek - he came home with me today, and after biting my hand, went straight to sleep.” - Nathan said via Animal Welfare League.
Typical cat. Bites the hand that feeds it.
And gets away with it.
We have adopted two cats from our shelter over the years that were 550+ days in the shelter.
One was very grateful and one of the best kitties ever...the other is a loaner and does not like other cats.
Happy we adopted them nevertheless.
This is a nice story - thanks for sharing!
We don’t have many on FR from Australia (or NZ FTM) who would have the wherewithall to adopt. I hope it’s directed to them, because it’s kind of pointless when most of us are a large ocean away.
Anyway, I love the kitty - and he’s in truth a buff-and-white, which has always been my good “kharma” with kitties. And I love that his first pix is him sitting like an egg LOL!
Looks like an Office Cat
Seems to me he has found a home
And gets away with it.
I'm not an expert, but I've noticed that my daughter's cat, "Shorty" who seems fond of me will take a nip at my wrist as a show of affection. Champas doesn't know it hurts, I think.
Second the PING!
Angels rescue those in need. Thank you for being an angel.
The thing is, Champas probably thinks he’s home. The security and love he got from the staff and customers whom he knows is what has brought him out of his shell. Take him from there and into a place with only a few humans, whom he may not even know, and there’s no telling how he’ll react.
Best thing would be for one of the staff to take him and then he could travel to work with them to see all his friends.
Well, assuming travel to work doesn’t stress him out.
Little Champas has already taken over his human’s bed and is loving his new life.
Notice they didn’t say owner or master, but “his human.”
Ah, never mind, he got a home away from home already.
Obviously ‘overlooked’ because he is a WHITE cat, born of privilege and doesn’t or shouldn’t receive our help....
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