The shelter posted this ad on Facebook
Despite the shelter’s not-so-shining endorsement of Perdita, the viral ad got the attention of some people who are up to the challenge—in an update, the shelter revealed that staff are now looking through over 50 applications to find the best home for the world’s worst cat. Perdita’s not sure what to think of all the attention.
The shelter posted this update
While some commenters were amused by the ad, just as many were sympathetic. After all, Perdita is undoubtedly confused and traumatized after losing her owner and being taken out of the only home she knew. Despite all that shelter workers do to keep animals comfortable during their stay, being in a confined, noisy space around lots of unfamiliar animals and people is inherently stressful, especially for animals that previously lived alone. Unfortunately, that stress can keep a shelter resident from showing the best side of their personality, a vicious cycle that makes finding a willing adopter more difficult.
Some commenters shared their stories of taking a chance and adopting cats who seemed aggressive in the shelter but turned out to be great companions once they grew comfortable in their new home. Among all the potential adopters vying to give Perdita a chance, there’s bound to be someone who will give her love whether she turns out to be sweet, spicy, or a little of both.
Commenters are sure Perdita will find a loving home