Striking black cat found underweight and dehydrated in Utah needs a new home
A gorgeous black cat named Dusk seeks to be taken in by a caring family.
The five-year-old cat is currently available for adoption at the Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dusk was originally rescued from the West Valley City Animal Service in September 2017.
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He was underweight and dehydrated — and had water from his eyes when Best Friends took him in, according to the shelter.
Today, Dusk is described as a “sweet, brave boy” who likes to have his head scratched.
Twilight can be nervous around people he doesn’t know, but he tends to warm up and make new friends quickly, says Best Friends of Salt Lake City.
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He also prefers to be the only cat in the house.
“Bring him home if you need a wonderfully loyal companion!” Best Friends told Fox News Digital.
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November marks National Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month – and Best Friends Animal Society CEO Julie Castle shared in a press release some of the reasons why bringing home a senior pet is a great option for people.
“Whether you’re looking for an active senior to take a walk with or a couch potato to keep you company, there are plenty of older dogs and cats out there who would love to be your new best friend,” she said.
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She said these animals “tend to blend in seamlessly with their surroundings as if they’ve been with you forever.”
Senior pets are the animals most at risk in shelters, despite being “tried companions” who need a second chance, Castle said.
Interested in adopting Dusk?
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