Whatever pet it may be: dog, cat, or triceratops, how did you meet? Did you adopt? Did you get to take it from a litter? What was it like? How did you feel when you first met?
My current pet, if you can ever call a cat "yours," was really more my wife's cat. The cat loved my wife and she loved it. When my wife died, the cat kind of looked at me and said, "Meh, you'll do." Actually that's too harsh on my cat. I love my wife's cat and she loves me. She would sit on my lap when my wife was alive, but it was clear she preferred the attention of my wife. Now that she's gone, the cat sits on my lap when I watch TV or listen to music. Every night when I put her to bed (she must be put in the kitchen or she will meow her head off at all hours of the morning), I hold her and pet her and she loves it.
I met her in 1999 when I came down for breakfast AND FOUND HER IN MY SEAT! She was sitting in my chair, eating some food my wife had put out for her. When I asked about the cat, my wife confessed she had been feeding her every day for the past week or so, and that morning she took her inside and dried her off (it was raining). The cat started coming around more and more. She was, and is, the sweetest cat. She would purr even if you just looked at her. Soon after, my wife asked to take her to the vet, get her fixed and vaccinated, bought her a collar and a bed, and after that it was her cat, I mean our cat.
Most Helpful Girl
That's really cute and brought a tear to my eye.
My dog, she was going to be abandoned but my brother told his friend to give her to him. I was actually still afraid of pitbulls at this time. So I admit I didn't like her much. But she loved me. And she'd always come to me, so very quickly I warmed up to her. I've been through hell and back for this dog, and I'm still willing to do more for her.
She's very maternal and sweet and extremely protective. Especially of "victims", babies and children, and me of course :)
She's my baby. I've had her since 2007.
My cat, he's my precious too. My sister's neighbors were just gonna throw him out on the street because he's all black and people seem to be afraid of black cats or don't like them :/
So I took him in and he's like the sweetest cats I've ever had. He just doesn't like kids, but neither do I lol
I had another cat who passed away. My niece found her in the dumpster and begged my sister to keep her. So she did.
My other kittens, I'm technically just fostering them for now. But I don't want to give them away because they're so precious! These are the most loving kittens ever! :31
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I got my little friend from a pet hospital. It was totally by chance, actually, as I had been at the grocery store doing shopping when I saw a sign about "Kittens!" across the street.
So I went over to the pet hospital just to look and play with some kittens, because why not? And I saw a little black cat in the corner all by himself. He was looking around with these little blue eyes, just wishing for some attention.
The rescue volunteer told me that he was the runt of his litter and that since he was black, nobody was taking him. He was just two days from going to the county shelter, which would have pretty much been a death sentence.
I picked the little guy up and he purred, so I took him home.
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