At the end of fall, the Cedar Valley Humane Society took-in more than 200 cats. That’s twice their normal volume due to the feral cat season. Now, the shelter has about 100 cats left because of numerous adoption programs to find the animals their forever homes.
“She just filled an empty void that I had,” said senior Mark Rundall who participated in the Cat Companions for Seniors program.
For 58 year old Mark Rundall, having three month old Precious means a new license on life.
“I don’t have to be lonely. It was very hard from me to live alone,” said Rundall.
Now the duo has one another; Rundall a companion and Precious a forever home safe from being euthanized.
“By placing a pet with them, it brings them out of their shell and makes them happier,” said Cedar Valley Humane Society Executive Director Bob Citrullo.
Cedar Valley Humane Society Executive Director Bob Citrullo says they’ve got plenty of cats up for adoption. At one point, some 217 of them scattered around the building after the spring and summer breeding season.