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One Year After Adoption The Saddest Stray Cat Has Made A Complete Transformation

Meet Mister Bruce Willis, the saddest stray cat who, after being adopted, has fully changed into a joyful cat. The orange tabby cat had to spend six years on the streets, abandoned and alone, before he could find his forever home.

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When he was 6 years old, he was rescued by Animal Humane Society in Minnesota, US. The animal shelter cared for him and helped him find a good owner. They shared Bruce’s story on social media with the hopes that someone would give him a forever home.

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Thankfully, after a month, Sandra, a cat lover, acquired Bruce after falling in love with him after reading his heartfelt essay. She realized then that she couldn’t help but be drawn to the sad cat.

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“I first came across Mr. Willis in an article that the Minnesota-based Animal Humane Society published in August of last year. His eyes had a certain quality that just called to me. He had such a dejected appearance.

My lease forbade pets, and I had no intention of obtaining a cat, so I knew there was nothing I could do about it. I still had to go see him, though. In person, he appeared much more dejected, and I had to leave after only a few minutes because it was so upsetting. I kept going back to see him for some reason.

He is FIV positive, which isn’t a big deal, but since he was at an animal shelter with lots of other pets, he got an upper respiratory infection. He was really sick for a while. I hoped that someone would adopt him, but he was still there, week after week,” Sandra told.

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She persuaded her landlord to waive the no-pet rule for the flat. Sandra was finally able to take the cat home after the landlord gave her the go-ahead. Bruce arrived at Sandra’s house and began a new existence as a devoted pet.

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“Eventually, I decided to ask my landlord for permission to get him, and I was really surprised when I was granted an exception. I brought him home the following day. He went from being the saddest cat to the happiest cat I’ve seen in only a couple of hours. He purred all night long and wouldn’t leave my side.”

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Bruce had serious health problems as a result of spending years living on the streets, including feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) positivity, immune system disorders, scars from fights with other cats, a healed eye injury, broken teeth, and scars from battles with other cats.

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“Mister Willis is FIV positive. It stands for feline immunodeficiency virus and it’s not as scary as it sounds. It basically means that he has a weaker immune system than ‘normal’ cats. When I first got him, he had a cold, ear infection, and eye infection that he got at the shelter. It was a little harder for him to fight it off because he’s FIV+ but he eventually did, and right now, I can’t notice his disease at all. I’m just making sure I’m doing what I can to keep him happy and healthy.”

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He was “the loveliest and most lovable youngster,” despite his depressing appearance and horrible circumstances. Bruce gradually gets more active as he adjusts to the new place.

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It’s been a year since Mister Willis found love from his new owner, and he’s transformed unrecognizably.

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Sandra shared Bruce’s photos on social media, where they have touched millions of hearts. And of course, everyone is glad to see his transformation.

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She stated in the article that he has been her cat for a year and is currently the happiest cat she is aware of.

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“I’ve had him for a year now and we’ve had our ups and downs. He was very sick for a while and we had to go to the vet all the time. Luckily, he was able to fight off all the infections and today, he’s a happy and healthy cat.”

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