UPDATE 2/17/17: Wilford Brimley is now in foster care! If you would like to learn more about this sweet guy, please contact his foster mom at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Wilford is quite possibly the snuggliest cat ever invented. If there is a lap in the room, he wants to be on it. Naturally, laptops, books, plates, and other lap-stealers are his mortal enemies. Except books- he loves to rub his face on the corners of books while the humans attempt to read. If the lap remains unavailable, he will settle for trying to perch on a chest or armpit, but he really prefers to have a lap to camp out in.
His other loves include anything made out of fleece so he can knead it into a comfortable nap nest and laser pointers. He’s also a huge fan of purring and snoring, and is happiest when he can do all of his favorite things at the same time. Put a fleece blanket on or near your lap and this cat will follow you to the ends of the earth.
Wilford has a hilarious irony to his facial expressions- while he is pure sweetness and love, he has very misleading snaggleteeth that makes him look like he thinks he’s tough. He is the opposite of tough. He began his life as a stray, and when he was brought to PAWS he had to have most of his teeth removed, except for the snaggle ones. He can usually be found appearing to sneer with his tongue sticking out.
Wilford is in foster care with another cat but isn't a fan of the other cat. He should be the only animal in the home and is easy to startle with loud noises, so he would likely do best in a home without small children. He loves having adult guests over the house- more laps! Overall, Wilford will make a great companion and pet and is living evidence for anyone looking for a cat as loving as a dog!
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Name: Wilford Brimley (formerly Gentle G.)
Age: 4 to 6 years
Reason for surrender: stray
Animal ID#: A34082979
(updated ss on 2/17/2017)
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