Cat Returned To Shelter For Being ‘Too Affectionate’ Now Thriving In New Dwelling

A cuddly cat whose affection was an excessive amount of for one household has lastly discovered his good match.

Bruno, a buff-colored tabby in New Jersey, went viral late final month after the Montville Animal Shelter posted on Fb concerning the cat’s adoption and subsequent return.

“Unhappy information Bruno got here again after solely per week!” the shelter wrote. “The household by no means had a cat earlier than and stated he was too affectionate, at all times needed to sit down on their laps, comply with them round, and head-butt them for kisses and pets.”

The shelter additionally wrote that Bruno was “too playful” for the household and “acquired zoomies within the night,” referring to the bursts of vitality that may make cats run round in a frenzy.

However Bruno’s huge persona made him the right pet for an additional couple within the state. The couple, recognized by their first names Catherine and Andrew, informed in a narrative revealed on Friday that they first noticed Bruno on-line earlier than the animal shelter’s Fb publish went viral.

“A number of hours later, [Catherine] sends me a screenshot of the publish with like a thousand shares, freaking out like ‘What if we don’t get him? What if he acquired too well-known,’” Andrew informed the web site.

There was a lot curiosity in Bruno that the shelter needed to pause purposes for him. However Catherine and Andrew have been those who finally took him dwelling. He’s settling in effectively, and his new household finds it “lovely” when he wakes them up by headbutting them.

“Once we first picked him up, he mainly crawled into my neck … I feel he was very excited to depart the shelter and be held once more,” Catherine stated.

However whereas just one household could possibly be Bruno’s fortunate new adopters, his story additionally helped different cats on the shelter discover properties, employees member Lindsay Persico informed in a earlier article. So many individuals hoped to fulfill Bruno, she stated, that “nearly all” of the shelter’s cats acquired adopted.