This is our new cat.....Baby Boy.
Yes, that is his name....his given name by his previous owner who apparently couldn't keep him and gave it to the ASPCA.
He is five years old and a complete LOVE. We have decided to keep the name.
This is a picture of him at the ASPCA yesterday. I was able to spend about an hour with him and really liked his temperament. After I put him back in his box, his look and aura completely changed. He cried and tried to pick at the lock. Here he is looking terribly sad and I think confused, because I think he thought I was going to take him home.
And here he is now....finally at home. All he wants to do is cuddle and rest his head on my foot....
We first saw him three weeks ago and every time we went back, he always managed to gently get my attention. The kids wanted a kitten, I wanted an older cat. When I first saw Baby Boy, I knew we had found him. We went back the following week for a second time....third, and fourth, and he was still there. (Sadly, a 5 year old cat isn't as desirable as a kitten)..... After meeting with him yesterday, we made all the arrangements to adopt him today.. I picked up the kids from school and took them to 'socialize' with Baby Boy. It was a perfect match. The best part is that he is incrediably gentle and is very comfortable with the kids. A total lap cat.
We've only had him for a few hours and he already feels like family.
Baby Boy, you had me at 'MEOW'