Shelter cat who went viral thanks to ‘sad and depressed’ photo is now helping other cats get adopted

A cat that had been positioned for adoption in New Jersey has identified viral fame and a endlessly household – thanks to an on the net ad announcing that he was trying to find a property.

Now, his Twitter web page is getting made use of as a platform to assistance other felines locate residences.

Fishtopher, a 5-12 months-aged small hair domestic tabby, now has 80,000 followers given that Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center shared an impression of him on Petfinder.

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The listing stated: “Fishtopher is not a fish out of water, but he is out of types at the shelter. He is pretty sad and frustrated and will only try to eat when he has enterprise.” 

“Fishtopher is a significant cheeky boy, would not you really like rubbing up on people big cheeks,” shared Homeward Certain Pet Adoption Centre on Fishtopher’s viral adoption listing.
(Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Centre)

Fishtopher was brought into the shelter on Oct. 19 soon after currently being uncovered as a stray, according to his adoption listing.

“He is a sweet, uncomplicated-likely, laid-back boy. Fishtopher loves remaining pet, and is an affectionate boy,” the shelter shared in the listing.

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The listing went on, “He wouldn’t even search up for pics, but did get pleasure from his just one on 1 consideration, and getting chin rubs.”

Fishtopher was adopted and introduced into a new house in Baltimore, Maryland, on Thanksgiving Working day.

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Given that Fishtopher’s adoption, he has ongoing to “stay in contact” with his thousands of Twitter followers.

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Now, Fishtopher “shares” postings about other cats who are in require of houses – just as he the moment was.

Soon after a cat is adopted, persons have been tagging the “Fishtopher the Cat” Twitter page to announce that these cats have located a new spouse and children.

“HE Received ADOPTED,” a single human being wrote on Jan. 18, introducing the unique tweet shared by Fishtopher’s account that includes a cat named Vinny.

“his adoption connection no for a longer period will work and he is not outlined on the shelter site so i believe its risk-free to suppose ADOPTED!!” the Fishtopher account tweeted on Jan. 10, along with a image of a stray cat named Grizzly.

All over again on Jan.10, the Fishtopher account introduced how a cat named Big Mac was adopted in Missouri: “his foster let me know hes fulfilled his new family members and theyre taking him home saturday!!!” the tweet said.

A representative from Homeward Certain Pet Adoption Centre instructed Fox New Electronic that their social media accounts have increasingly obtained followers considering the fact that the “unhappy” impression of Fishtopher went viral.

 The shelter has also been in a position to assist viewpoint pet homeowners study extra about adoptable animals, the rep additional.