A handicapped feline who was overlooked by potential adopters at a Boston shelter has finally found his forever family.
After headlines circulated about the passed over special needs cat — who required a unique home because he army crawls, due to malformed legs — the shelter received almost 2,000 inquiries from over 40 states, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Thailand, China and Australia, regarding Ivan’s adoption.
“We have selected one lucky family for Ivan,” says a Facebook post shared by the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, who struggled for two weeks to get the cat noticed. “He also drew in some really wonderful folks to our adoption center who decided to adopt other special cats, including two 15+ year old cats!”
Interest in Ivan seems to have helped a lot of cats get noticed over the weekend. “We adopted out every single cat in our adoption room on Saturday!” the …