While Arthur was on trial adoption, he started to have pain when he was eating so they took him to the vet and it was discovered he needed a dental. Lapcats was able to pay for the entire procedure with assistance from the grant money received from the Petfinder Foundation and now Arthur has officially been adopted!
I adopted my first cat about a year earlier and I was thinking about adopting another. I knew I did not want a kitten; I wanted an older cat because they often don’t get adopted as easily. One day I was in PetSmart and I almost always look at the adoptable cats, but I wasn’t expecting to fall in love with one that day.
As soon as I saw Arthur and read his bio I was instantly attached. He was such a gentle giant and the best droopy eyes. I was able to go in the back and met Arthur and his personality came out instantly. He loves to lie on his back and have his belly starched. He is the sweetest ball of fur you’ll ever meet. I was definitely falling in love but I hadn’t really planned an adopting that day so I gave it the night to think on it, but the whole night I couldn’t imagine not having him.
The next day we went back to the store and talked with Barbara Doty, she was extremely helpful and flexible, and we came to the conclusion that I would foster Arthur for a few weeks to make sure he got along with my other cat and that he was happy in our home. After a few days on his own we decided to let him meet my other cat and after the initial smelling of each other they kind of just did their own thing. Not long after they started to play together and are still getting along great. He loves to be around people and is very docile.