Woman Saves 21 Year Old Cat Left by Owner to Give Him Best Days

Tigger, a 21-year-old cat, was left to a nearby veterinary clinic by his owner at the end of his life. He couldn’t figure out why and felt sad and perplexed. Then, though, Adriene Nicole appeared. Nicole made the decision to bring him home after reading his story on the Canton Neighbors website. He needed love, and she wanted to give it to him.

Sadly, Nicole soon learned that Tigger had a tumor the size of a golf ball and renal failure. Nicole said, “Though he has renal failure and we detected a tumor, he kicks it like a 12-year-old, so it doesn’t stop him. We made a list of odd adventures for Tigger’s bucket list,” she said on Facebook.

“Though it might not be much to others, all the little trips outside are a blast for him because he loves to be outdoors…the beach being his favorite so far,” she explained. “The most important part is that Tigger’s story just shows how amazing it is to adopt a geriatric pet and give them the best remaining days! He has forever changed our hearts and will hopefully change the hearts of others when it comes to adopting older pets!”

At the sunset of his life, 21-year-old cat Tigger was abandoned by his human

Credit: Adriene Buisch

But then Adriene Nicole came along

Credit: Adriene Buisch

She brought him home from the shelter because she wanted to provide him with the affection he needed.

Credit: Adriene Buisch

Not only was he underweight and his fur was matted, Nicole soon discovered he was terminally ill

Credit: Adriene Buisch

But it didn’t hold Nicole or Tigger back

Credit: Adriene Buisch

“Though he has kidney failure and we found a tumor, he kicks it like a 12 yr old”

Credit: Adriene Buisch

We made the decision to compile a collection of random adventures for Tigger.

Credit: Adriene Buisch
Credit: Adriene Buisch

“Though it might not be much to others, all the little trips outside are a blast for him because he loves to be outdoors…”

Credit: Adriene Buisch

His personal favorite place is the beach.

Credit: Adriene Buisch

He has forever changed our hearts, and maybe he will do the same for others who are considering adopting older animals.

Credit: Adriene Buisch

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