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20-Year-Old Deaf Cat Surrendered For Being “Old” Gets A Forever Home In No Time

Most of us would consider it a blessing to have a cat for 20+ years. Now, imagine having a feline friend that long…and then deciding to give him up just because of his age. That’s exactly what happened to poor Rascal.

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ADOPTED 1/26*** ***PLEASE SHARE, 20 YEAR OLD CAT IN NEED OF HOME*** Rascal, TWENTY YEARS OF AGE, is a sweet old deaf fella who was surrendered to the…

20-year-old Rascal, who’s deaf, was brought to the Spotsylvania Animal Shelter in Fredericksburg, Virginia “for being ‘old’ and having accidents in the house,” the shelter explained on Facebook. Please check out the story below and it will make you feel relieved because of a happy ending happened.

“Rascal has lived with this family for nearly his whole life and is is understandably quite confused,” they wrote, hoping that this beautiful senior wouldn’t have to spend too much time in a shelter.

Fortunately, their petition was successful, and the next day, a kind-hearted woman named Meredith agreed to adopt Rascal!

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“Last night, I was scrolling and came across him.” she remarked, “He just yanked on the proper number of heart strings.”

“I couldn’t bear the thought of him having to spend another night at a shelter,” she continued

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The staff at the shelter couldn’t be more thrilled to see Rascal get his happy ending – a real forever home.

“…BIG thanks to Meredith, his new mother, for giving her heart and home to him. They commented, “And to Meredith’s husband for loving Meredith enough to agree to let her bring Rascal home:)”

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Furthermore, he’s “settling in wonderfully” to his new home, according to his cat mom!

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Meredith told us that the feline was due for a vet visit to address a couple of his health issues so he may enjoy the healthiest, most comfortable life possible.

“However his story concludes, it will undoubtedly conclude with me,” she remarked in the story.

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