The most recent Christmas miracle was when a lady came in wanting us to show her which cats had been here the longest. We showed her Curtis, Annie, Whisper and Porter. Any one of these would have been a great choice. She chose Whisper. Whisper is an older gal that had been with us way too long. We tried everything to get her adopted. One of our volunteers had a soft spot in her heart for Whisper and would always give her extra love and attention. She had resolved herself to the thought that Whisper might never get adopted and the shelter would be her “home” for the rest of her days.
Whisper spent her time sitting on the window sill looking outside. When I came in one morning and was told Whisper had been adopted, I was floored! I called Marianne right away to give her an early Christmas present with the news of Whisper’s leaving us. She almost couldn’t speak. She was in shock! All her hard work had paid off. It was indeed the best present she could have gotten, and, most important, Whisper found a home for Christmas.
We have already been updated with her progress, and from day one she seemed to ease into family life. Now she has a house to explore and a window sill all to herself to relax on and watch the world go by. Congratulations, Whisper, and may you live a long and happy life in your new home! To Whisper’s new “mommy,” you really are an angel for seeing the good in one of our older, longtime residents.