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14 Year Old Brother And Sister Cats Get Adopted Together

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Two 14 year old cats were left behind and couldn't find a home. They were often overlooked at the shelter because of their age. "No one wanted them because they are older, but I think they are pretty cool," said their new human via reddit.

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Candy L (473)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 7:16 pm
14 year old brother and sister cats find their forever home after living in the shelter for one and a half years So glad they finally found a home.

Sandi C (98)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:12 pm
glad their together. hugs to the one who made this happen.

Karen Gee (97)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:45 pm
how sweet they were adopted together

. (1)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 9:52 pm
Another wonderful story! Thanks Barb.

iveta NoFwdsPls cer (41)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 9:55 pm
That's great news :) I am glad they were adopted together :) , thanks Barb :)))

Lydia S (155)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 10:23 pm
Praising God that that were able to be adopted together and so well loved .

GGmaSheila D (194)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 11:18 pm
Awesome - Kudos to their new Forever family. Great story, thank you much.

. (0)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 11:24 pm
so many times pairs of cats are dumped at the shelter. it is heartbreaking when the more social of the pair is chosen and thier BFFF gets left behind. sometimes they spend weeks looking for their buddy

Leslene Dunn (84)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 11:50 pm
These beautiful cats deserved better than this and I am so grateful to the people who opened their hearts and home to them.

Katka Oelmann (279)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 11:52 pm
Wonderful story. Thank you Barb

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 11:53 pm
What a great story. So happy for those beautiful cats. Thank You, Barb for this story.

Frans B (582)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:03 am
oh this is an amazing MIRACLE! - thanks for sharing

. (7)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:16 am
Wonderful they were adopted and together, lovely story, thanks Barb.

Christeen A (376)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:24 am
So happy together........................

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:34 am
Lovely story, thanks Barb.

Caroline S (78)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:53 am
They just found the perfect home ;-))

Elsa Boet (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:29 am
so happy thogether now and for ever!

Patricia H. (440)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:12 am

Monday July 22, 2013, 2:15 am
Thanks Barb.. Noted. This article is very important as it shows what joy a person can have when they adopt two related cats and also it shows the benefit of having older cats as they sleep more and are often more contented. Two of my foster cats are very old, but almost my faourite cats ever ! They are totally irresistable... I have to almost hug them to death every time I go past them! I adopted another older cat that had been in a shelter for yonks as she was an old mother cat... Her three kittens had been adopted, but the last one as a very shy one and the runt of he litter and nooone had taken it. I WAS going to just take the kitten, but when I saw the mother purring and snuggling up with her arms round her little one, I just HAD to take them both.!.. I always try my best to keep relatives together. I have one mother with her two now grown up kittens and another two sisters. It make take forever...( or never,) to get them homes, as most people don't want to adopt two cats, but I won't allow them to be parted.I DO wish people would take siblings who are obviusly bonded, as they are SUCH company for each other and the bond between them is so heart warming. It makes their lives so happy.

Maria S (95)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:54 am
Great story. Glad they were adopted together. Thanks Barbknigh!

Joy W (103)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:12 am
Thank you, Barb for sharing this beautiful story. I am so happy for them.

Anne S (14)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:24 am
Thanks Barb!! Heartwarming story

Barbara K (60)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:34 am
I'm so glad that they were adopted and kept together. Great news, Sweetie, thank you.

Kerrie G (118)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:36 am
Noted, thanks.

Nicole W (646)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:37 am
so incredibly wonderful, thank you Barb!

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:49 am
Nice to have found a home

Birgit W (160)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:36 am
Wonderful. I am glad they found a home together.gla

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:29 am
So glad they got a forever home together.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:52 am
What nice cats! Right now I do not foresee ever owning another pet. If I do I want one or two seniors. Kittens and puppies get adopted sooner but someone seniors really need the love and specially if they have been together for years.

Lisa W (143)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:59 am
This is a very happy story and these kitties look absolutely lovely and deserve a good home together! Lucky owners too, they look so cuddly! Thanks Barb!!!

Pat B (355)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:39 am
Thank you, Barb for this great, and wonderful story.!!

MmAway M (500)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:55 am
Thank you Barb! Now they need to live another 14 years!

Gina Caracci (219)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:20 am
I wouldnt have hesitated to adopt them both. My problem is Id want to bring them all home but two is better than one.
good for her and for them!
My cat doesnt like other cats or Id have more.
thx for happy story Barb!

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:06 am
I'm so happy they were not separated, but adopted together..TY Barb

Nancy M (197)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:20 am
Great story. I am glad that they were adopted together. Could have been sad for them if not together.

Beth Tatum (95)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:25 pm
This is the best story I've heard in a very long time! The person who adopted these 14 yo siblings is a wonderful human being and will be rewarded one day, either in this life or another!

Quinton Smith (40)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:15 pm
Older Moggies need love and furever home to please adopt a older Moggy you will not be disappointed older Moggies are just pre-programmed big kittens give them a try. =^..^=

Quinton Smith
Paw Town Cats

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:41 pm
Wonderful Story! Thanks Barb!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:41 pm
Thank you for sharing such a sweet story! Blessings on you and the person who saved the cats.

Twyla Sparks (208)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:02 pm
I am so glad they found a home together.

Florence Eaise (132)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:17 pm
Great post Barb!! I read this about a week ago and haven't stopped telling people about it we even printed the story out and [posted it at the animal shelter where I work its so inspirtational! NOted and shared again thanks Barb

Judith Hand (55)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:20 pm
Super, Barb. Great and sweet story. Oh, yeah, noted, too.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:42 pm
You cannot currently send a star to BarbKnight because you have done so within the last day. Thank you, dear! Amazing, heartwarming story. I wish both cats and their family much love, peace and light :-)

bev g (128)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:18 pm
aaah thats wondefful news. really is. always theolduns get left They are so beautiful. hope their home is really nice,. gudluck

Mark Quire (68)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:51 pm
Peace to all God's creatures.

Suzanne L (99)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:36 pm
There are some major benefits to adopting older animals, especially if you're on the older side yourself. I'm so glad the shelter kept them for this long and got them a home together. Thanks Barb.

Connie O (44)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:17 pm
so glad they are together!

Kim O (396)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:35 pm
Yay!! Very glad to hear this news! Thanks Barb!

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:23 pm
This is wonderful !!! Shared on FB.

Sherri G (128)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:18 am
Excellent story - my cat lived for 23 years so these two may have a forever home longer now. Thanks for posting Barb. Noted

Debbie Crowe (87)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:30 am
This brother & sister were lucky to have lived together before the shelter, at the shelter and now in a new forever home, where they look very happy!!

We have a brother & sister who we rescued before the lady took them to the shelter. They were 4 months old then, and they just turned 5 on July 4th. Our son has the other brother, so we kinda kept their family in our family (LOL)!!

Sara P (57)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:12 am
Happy to hear that they can spend their 'old age' together :))) Thanks Barb.

Julia R (295)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:03 pm
First, I would just like to say that I'm glad that these cats were rescued by a no-kill shelter! They are both so beautiful and such sweet animals. So many animals who are so loving are put down every day at shelters simply because there aren't enough homes to place all the animals in! And another great point in this article, is it shows how older animals make wonderful pets and often times, sadly, they are over looked. I was also very glad to read in this wonderful article that the adopter adopted both brother and sister who had been with each other their entire lives. It really would have been sad to have to break this duo up. Bless them for their kindness and insight! Great post. Thanks Barb for this heartwarmer!

Laurie H (817)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:23 pm
OMG Tears of joy!!!!!!!!! So very heartwarming to hear!!! So Many Thanks Barb & Sara for sending~

Thursday July 25, 2013, 3:28 pm
They are beautiful and lucky: sometimes nature must be helped.
Thanks Barb!

Ruth C (87)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:56 am
I'm so glad that these kitties were adopted together.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Monday July 29, 2013, 8:43 am
Thanks Barb, that is a really nice story, so glad that they stayed together!
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