The entire level of having a cat is for the cuddles, proper? Sadly, some folks assume that it’s potential for felines to be “too affectionate.” Such was the rationale given to a New Jersey shelter when a household returned a cat named Bruno solely per week after adopting him.
Bruno the Cat Returned for Being ‘Too Affectionate’
Montville Animal Shelter shared Bruno’s story on its Facebook page late final month.
“Unhappy information Bruno got here again after solely per week!” the submit learn. “The household by no means had a cat earlier than and mentioned he was too affectionate, at all times needed to take a seat on their laps, observe them round, and head butt them for kisses and pets. He was additionally too playful and acquired zoomies within the night! So if anybody is on the lookout for a Velcro cat, he’s your man.”
Bruno’s adopters had been a mom and daughter who had by no means had a cat earlier than him. As a result of the mom labored from residence, she discovered Bruno’s exercise degree and attention-seeking “distracting,” in response to USA Today. The daughter’s sleep was additionally interrupted by the cat’s want for cuddles in the midst of the night time.
Affectionate Cat Goes Viral
When Bruno was returned to the shelter, he “acquired a bit depressed” in response to Lindsay Persico of the Montville Animal Shelter. That change motivated her to share Bruno’s story on social media.
Little did she know that the Fb submit would go viral. Quickly, the Montville Animal Shelter was flooded with adoption functions.
All of the press not solely helped Bruno get adopted; it additionally helped different cats on the shelter discover perpetually properties, too.
“Individuals had been coming to our door to satisfy Bruno, and we acquired virtually all of the cats within the retailer adopted within the meantime,” Persico instructed USA At present.
Seems, loads of individuals are on the lookout for snuggle-loving cats – and are of the opinion, like us, that there’s no such factor as “too affectionate.”