Two 21-year-old bonded cats are adopted by a couple to spend their golden years in a loving home (video and photos)…

From a shelter, a nice woman from San Diego, CA rescued two bonded 21-year-old senior cats and provided them with a permanent home where they could continue to live out their lives together.

Meet Pepa and Meli, who would want you to say hi!

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Pepa and Meli, both 21 years old, were surrendered to a local animal shelter when their owner died away.

In my opinion, they are another example of what may happen when an owner does not have a plan in place for their pets in the event of an emergency. Amanda Smith, the owner of Camellia the Cat, stated, “It’s a story shelters hear again and again.”

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Amanda and her husband have a history of rescuing senior cats, having previously rescued Camellia, a 16-year-old blind and deaf cat from West LA Animal Services. As a result, a volunteer at the shelter approached Amanda and her husband about adopting these adorable companions.

As soon as Amanda glanced at the request, she felt a knot form in her gut. “A super elderly couple who have formed a strong relationship. I believe we all understand what the chances are in this situation. Furthermore, Meli had been removed off the adoption floor owing to her afraid and violent conduct, which made problems worse. Because I was guardian to a girl who had previously been afraid, I realized I needed to get them both out of there.”

Amanda and her husband, on the other hand, didn’t waste any time in setting off on a road trip to bring these boys back home.

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According to Amanda, her husband was on his way to Los Angeles, a four-hour one-way drive, to provide them with freedom and a genuine permanent home after a couple of minor hurdles.

According to Amanda, her husband was on his way to Los Angeles, a four-hour one-way drive, to provide them with freedom and a genuine permanent home after a couple of minor hurdles.

We discovered that Pepa was badly matted and underweight when we got her. She also had major teeth issues at the time. Besides that, she is the most lovable, fearless, and sociable cat I have ever met.  When she hears us returning after a trip, she will jump out of her bed. We peer in through an open window from the outside and see her running to the door to welcome us.”

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“Meli is still really nervous. When my 9-year-old daughter feeds her, she is gradually becoming more accustomed to us and is beginning to gently come out,” says the mother. “But she will not come out for anybody else.”

“Even while it’s tempting to expect immediate results, we understand that nervous cats need time and patience. We’re giving her the best of both worlds. Slowly, incrementally, we are seeing her starting to feel more at ease with herself.

“We will give her as much time as she needs.” “It’s what family members do.”

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“Our family is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of elderly cats. The task of caring for elderly pets is not an easy one. Despite the fact that we know they will leave us sooner rather than later, we open our hearts and our lives to these kitties. In those times when far too many pet owners are turning their backs on them, we pledge to care for them.

We are in charge of cleaning up after them. Due to their tiny and sometimes upset tummies, we feed them 4-6 times a day to satisfy their needs. The eating, sleeping, breathing, and behavior of the cats are all carefully monitored. No matter how long they are in our care, we can say with confidence that we have loved them to the best of our abilities every single day that they have been in our care. We provided them with a fresh conclusion to their narrative. Instead of passing away alone, afraid, and abandoned in a shelter, they die away in the safety of their own home, surrounded by their loved ones.”

Pepa is having supper at her new permanent home with her family.

“This elderly lady has filled my heart to overflowing with gratitude. “I’m head over heels in love!”

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“We are grateful that these magnificent souls have chosen to grace us with their presence during their golden years.” “There is nothing quite like a senior cat,” says the owner. The feeling of calm, pleasure, and contentment that comes from having a single pet is more than I could have imagined coming into this. The friendship is priceless and cannot be replaced. When my husband retires from the Navy, we want to create a full-fledged senior center. That is the beating heart of our family. “That is my ultimate life mission.”

Pepa is well aware that she is cherished!

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The fact that this girl spent her first few weeks hiding behind a dryer with her face in the corner, only to go into a more open room and hide beneath a bed in the furthest corner, is incredible.”

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Meli has been with us for many months. It took many weeks before the tiniest traces of recovery were apparent. It has been well worth the effort. Seeing her go out in the open with such assurance almost puts me in tears. She even comes forward to say hello to us. She still has a long way to go, but she’s gone a long way already.
“We consider ourselves very fortunate to have such an incredible, tough, and courageous cat as a member of our family.”

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