We think we can all agree that being different makes us each unique and individual. Yet, being different for adoptable animals makes it harder for them to find homes. People seem to want that "perfect" pet. We think that being a different color or having something like FIV or FeLV or CH makes us each more special. So, talk to your friends and look in your hearts the next time you go to adopt and consider taking in an animal that may not appear perfect but will shower you with love.
Tumbles is a cat at Best Friends who has cerebellar hypoplasia....which means he walks a little funny. Add to that the fact that he is a black cat, and he seems to have 2 strikes right out of the box.
And he is one of many. Unfortunately, most shelters can't or won't take on those animals that need more medical care or more "work". Thankfully some places will. Here are a few more we know of:
blind cat rescue