For the fourth consecutive year, Best Friends Animal Society is sponsoring “Back in Black” – a nationwide campaign dedicated to increasing awareness and adoptions of black cats and dogs. This year’s campaign will run throughout the month of May. Click here to read more about this adoption campaign.
Good Mews Animal Foundation in metro Atlanta is one of the Best Friends’ No More Homeless Pets Network Partners that is participating in the “Back in Black” adoption promotion. Throughout the month of May you can adopt a black cat or a black and white cat for only $50. This a less than half of the regular $125 adoption fee and you will receive a goodie bag along with your new kitty.
Vixen is one of the many Good Mews cats available for adoption for a reduced fee during May and he/she recently posted a special message on the Good Mews Facebook page:
Hello, I am Vixen. This is my fourth year at Good Mews and I am hoping I will find a forever home soon. I like it here because I have lots of friends, but I think I would really enjoy a quiet home with another kitty or two to hang out with.
I have posted on Facebook a few times when we have had adoption specials and one time I was the featured cat of the month, but none of that helped me find a home. So what do you think I should do? Maybe I should jump in someone’s lap and purr? I know that would help, but I am just not ready for that. I am shy and a lot of noise and activity makes me nervous, that is why I keep out of the way on adoption days. But once the shelter is quiet, I do come out and walk around and sometimes let people pet me. So I know once I am comfortable in a home, I will do the same there. It just might take me a little longer than most kitties.
What I would really love is to go home with one of my pals here at the shelter. I like Mr. Hyde a lot, so maybe someone will consider us? But either way, I think it would be nice to finally have a home of my own. So if you think you would like to adopt a shy cat, will you consider me? I am part of the Back in Black special supported by Best Friends Animal Society and I have a reduced adoption fee of $50 and go home with a goody-bag. And this is the last weekend for our special so be sure to stop by on Saturday!!
Vixen is a five-year old black and white female domestic short hair kitty. The following is some additional information about Vixen from the Good Mews website:
Vixen and two of her friends were living outside an apartment complex. A kind family was feeding them during the warm season, but when it started to get cold, they started to worry about them. They brought the cats to Good Mews in hopes we could take them in and find them a safe, loving home.
Vixen was very nervous and confused when she first got to the shelter. She kept yelling at everyone, demanding to know why she was there. Volunteers talked softly to her, telling her that this was a good thing—she would be warm, safe, and well-fed until her permanent family came. Vixen soon calmed down, deciding she liked the idea of a forever family!
Vixen is a charming little girl, who is very chatty. She enjoys being petted, but doesn’t like it when you pet her head that much. She does, however, like to be petted on her back and does a great “elevator butt” when she’s really happy. She is a nice little girl and would be a very entertaining friend to have around.
Click here if you are interested in adopting Vixenor another cat from Good Mews.
Click here to see the cats that are currently available for adoption from Good Mews.
Click here to see an awesome video of the kitties in action at the Good Mews Shelter.
Good Mews is a cage-free, no-kill cat shelter offering an alternative to traditional animal shelters in the Metro Atlanta area. They provide a safe haven for homeless, abused, or abandoned cats until they can be placed in permanent, loving homes. Since 1988, Good Mews has placed over 7,000 cats in forever homes. The shelter receives no government support and relies solely on donations of time, services, goods and money from its many supporters and local businesses. Good Mews is home to approximately 100 residents on any given day – most of whom reside at the Shelter in Marietta, with some cats residing in foster homes.