Old cats can nonetheless make new mates.

Elderly animals usually have a tougher time getting adopted. For one cat in North Carolina, nonetheless, his superior age really helped get him adopted into a really particular residence.

Gus and proprietor
(Humane Society of Catawba County)

Jane Bowers, the manager director of the Humane Society of Catawba County, spoke with Fox News about Gus, a 19-year-old cat. He had been surrendered to the shelter in September when his earlier proprietor had a life-changing scenario and will not take care of him.

According to Bowers, Gus instantly stole the hearts of the employees at Catawba County.

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Just a few weeks after Gus was introduced in, the shelter obtained a singular request. The household of a 101-year-old woman named Penny was in search of a brand new cat for her. Her earlier cat had handed away and Penny was in search of companionship.

Gus, who’s estimated to be about 133-years-old in cat years, ended up being an ideal match.

For instance, Bowers defined, older pets are usually home or “potty” educated. They’re additionally much less prone to chew on the furnishings and they’re “just happy to be back in a family environment.”