A cat who was found as a stray, hopped onto the lap of a girl in wheelchair and wouldn’t let go.

Chris Poole

A few weeks ago, Chris Poole, who has been rescuing and caring for community cats in his area, noticed a new face in the neighborhood. A blue-eyed feline showed up one day to join the feast amongst other cats, and came back a few days later.

The new cat on the block might have been wandering the streets for some time. “Apartment complexes usually get lots of stray cats at the dumpsters as well as cats that are left behind when people move out,” Chris told Love Meow.

Over the weeks, the kitty slowly warmed up to his food provider and became increasingly talkative as he lowered his guard. Once he realized his human friend meant good, he began to let Chris pet him.

Chris Poole

“Then an even bigger breakthrough came when I introduced him to catnip and silver vine,” Chris shared. “He would roll around and let me pet his belly and generally have a good time.”

That’s when Chris knew the cat belongs in a good home, and decided to find a rescue to help the deserving feline. Suncoast Animal League (in Palm Harbor, Florida) quickly stepped up. With help from some silver vine, the friendly stray went into a humane trap, and bid farewell to life on the streets.

Chris Poole

After a couple of days, the cat adjusted to the indoor life and turned into quite the love-bug who wanted nothing but attention. “His name (Sinatra) suits him well. He is very vocal all the time,” Larissa Condarcure of Suncoast Animal League told Love Meow.

Larissa knew just the perfect home for him. After having Sinatra for about a week, she reached out to Lori Griggs who was at the shelter with her daughter, Kiley, a few months ago.

“They explained the troubles that they have had finding a cat, and I was determined to get them the right cat.”

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