A cat shied away from everybody, however began to alter when he discovered somebody to belief at some point.

shy catTheodore the catLiz @lizskittybootcamp

Theodore was discovered as a road cat braving the cruel outside in North Philly. He arrived at Stray Cat Relief with a somber look on his face, and saved his head down the entire time.

He was shut down, barely moved, and did not wish to work together with anybody. Liz, a cat behaviorist who volunteers for Stray Cat Aid, noticed proper via his shy exterior and took him on to foster.

“He appeared unhappy and depressed and needed to be left alone. The primary night time I obtained him, I quickly realized he wasn’t aggressive in any respect, simply scared,” Liz advised Love Meow.

stray cat indoorsHe was rescued from the streets of North PhillyLiz @lizskittybootcamp

Life on the road hadn’t been sort to Theodore. He did not have a imply bone in his physique, and simply wanted an opportunity to really feel secure and liked.

“We do not understand how lengthy he was exterior, however I believe he was indoors and put out. He appears to know human contact.”

stray cat indoorsLiz @lizskittybootcamp

Liz started petting his face, head, and again to point out him that she meant good. Theodore did not resist the love and stood there as if to soak all of it in. Inside two days, he grew keen on petting and was prepared to sit down on Liz’s lap for extra pampering.

“I’ve cuddled him at the very least an hour a day, almost each day. He nonetheless does not method me after I enter the room, however he is began smelling my hand after I provide it as an alternative of hiding his face. He may also generally stretch out his physique whereas I am cuddling him.”

cat sad snugglingHe has a tragic face, however deep down, he simply needs to be likedLiz @lizskittybootcamp

Theodore made little steps of progress every day, and by the primary week, he was having fun with stomach rubs in Liz’s arms. “He lets me rub his stomach and therapeutic massage his again paws. He is such a candy boy.”

For a very long time, Theodore was dwelling with very unhealthy tooth whereas wandering the streets. He lastly obtained the much-needed dental work, and now, he can eat with out discomfort and luxuriate in his life in full.

cat snuggling theodoreLiz @lizskittybootcamp

His favourite exercise is none aside from snuggling with the individuals he trusts. Theodore might have a perpetual unhappy face, however he turns into the sweetest boy as he melts into his foster mother.

“He is additionally not overly lively and disinterested in toys. He does not even observe along with his eyes – that is not a cat that hunts.” Theodore was born to be a hugger and a lover.

sad cat hug theodoreLiz @lizskittybootcamp

Theodore continues to construct confidence in his quiet, comfortable foster dwelling the place he can calm down and snooze all day, with infinite hugs and kisses to remind him that he’s adored.

snuggly cat theodoreHe has blossomed right into a cuddly teddy bearLiz @lizskittybootcamp

“He nonetheless has a bit to go earlier than he is able to be adopted, however I believe he’ll make a incredible cuddly little companion,” Liz advised Love Meow.

“He is additionally FIV+ however does not have an aggressive bone in his physique, so he is secure round different non-aggressive cats.”

sad cat bowtie theodoreLiz @lizskittybootcamp

After a tough begin, Theodore is reveling in his new life, making up for misplaced love and hugs, and being the lovable teddy bear that he must be.

happy cat smile theodoreTake a look at his smileLiz @lizskittybootcamp

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