Cat Welfare Association
George came to Cat Welfare in September 1997. He came to us with his crinkled ear and was extremely thin. Until June 2002, he had always been aloof and didn't let people get too close to him. He didn't like people or other cats much at all. When our shelter spokesman, Bosworth, died in June 2002, George suddenly became more affectionate. He even began to pay extra attention towards Bosworth's favorite staff member. He forced her to love him just like Bosworth did. George will let people he trusts pick him up, but just like Bosworth he only likes to be held next to your left shoulder. When George wants your attention, he will follow you around the room and demand your attention. He'll even appear to point at you with his right foot to let you know he's watching you. George has a chronic medical condition that requires cortisone injections every 3 months. George is our proper, distinguished gentleman. When George started to get a little too frail in the fall of 2006, he went to live in a foster home (the Silver Social Club). He loves his foster home and is given lots of love along with all the medical and grooming attention he needs while still being able to have visits from his favorite Cat Welfare staff members.
Update October 27, 2008: Sadly, we lost our George today. He had a long life and will always be remembered by those who knew and cared for him. We will miss our handsome boy and we thank Judy, Doug, and George's fellow Silver Social Club feline friends for giving him so much love in his old age. George is going to be buried next to the birdbath that sits outside his favorite window. We'll miss you George.