It’s been a bittersweet adoption day here at PALS, as we all say farewell to our long-time resident, and PALS Adoption Center “mascot,” Bob!

Bob was born with Cerebellar Hypoplasia, a disorder found in cats, wherein the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls fine motor skills and coordination, is underdeveloped at birth; this affected Bob’s balance and coordination; Bob is also deaf.

These conditions may have slowed Bob down, a bit, but they never stopped him. Whether he was wandering around the PALS Adoption Center, stealing the office chair the moment someone vacated it, or going for walks with one of the volunteers, Bob was very much a part of the daily routine at PALS.

So, it was with a sense of anticipation that we waited to find out whether or not Bob’s adoption would go through. Was this the right fit, for Bob, and his new caretaker? Thankfully, the answer to that question was a resounding YES! Not only would Bob be going to a loving home, but he’d be going home with someone who has a wealth of experience with special needs cats, having cared for several in the past.

So, while we’re sad to see him go, we’re also overjoyed to see Bob find a loving forever home, and wish Bob, and his caretaker, many years of happiness together!