This shelter is giving a 20 year old cat the retirement he deserves
Forrest the cat is 20 years old and living out his last days enjoying some sun and pets from volunteers and whoever wants to give them.
"This is Forrest and he's 20 years old. He's spending his last few days/weeks in this sunny window at the shelter I volunteer at," reddit user blamethecranes shared.
He has a little note that sits behind him that reads:
"My name is Forrest. I am about 20 yrs old and in kidney failure. I am enjoy my life sitting in the sunlight. You can pet me. I appreciate the attention. - Love Forrest."
He was loving the belly rubs. Purring up a storm!
Forrest had a brother named Sunny, and they were both rescued from a hoarding situation. They were fostered by a kind woman for a while, but after Sunny passed, Forrest returned to the shelter to get around the clock care he needed.
The shelter is doing everything they can to keep him going and keep him comfortable.
"He was purring up a storm yesterday when I sat with him. I brought a pillow to the window, set it next to him and felt it was too small so I went to the closet to get a bigger one. When I came back, he was kneading on it and attempting to fit on top of it. He's such a sweet boy with lots of love left. I think he's been loving the attention he's getting in the sunny window."
Forrest is getting all the love and attention he can get, and he's taking it all in. A nice sunny spot to relax in, plenty of humans to pet him and love on him, fresh food and fluffy pillows and blankets, Forrest knows he's loved.
This is a reminder that our fur friends are only here for a short period of time, so enjoy it while it lasts and let them know how much you love them.
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