Zeb the cat was just days away from being euthanized after contracting feline immunodeficiency virus, which cost him most of his teeth and one eye. But in the nick of time he was taken in by City of Elderly Love, a senior pet rescue organization based in Philadelphia.
After appearing in one of the organization’s videos, Zeb, aged around 12, was picked up by Beth Flor from Spring City, Pennsylvania. She told ABC News:
He’s really affectionate. He’s just happy to have blankets to lie on and people to give him some affection. My kids absolutely adore him.
It’s hard to get photos of him because I get on the floor to get a photo and he immediately runs over.
Mrs. Flor, who has previously volunteered at a shelter for elderly pets, added that she hopes more people will adopt senior animals which also need homes. (Scroll down for the videos.)
1. Zeb was about to be euthanized by vets at the SPCA in New Jersey when he was taken in by City of Elderly Love, an organization which cares for senior pets.
2. After starring in one of the organization’s video, he was taken in by the Flor family in Spring City, Pennsylvania, and is settling into life in a loving home.
3. Zeb is settling into life in his new home.
Mrs. Flor said:
Just because an animal may not look like the obvious choice for adoption doesn’t mean he or she won’t be perfect for your family. People like an underdog, I think.
Yes, we do and we are glad that Zeb was given a second chance.
4. Alongside two new human sisters he must get used to the family’s other cat and two dogs.
5. Mrs. Flor, who previously worked at an animal shelter, encouraged more people to take in senior pets.
And here is Zeb starring in a couple of videos:
Source: ABC News.
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