When Adrian and his wife adopted Grumbles, a cat rescued by an association, this Glasgow resident was far from sure that the animal would save his life in turn. Now that she is out of this world, he wants to honor her memory by helping the shelter that collected and cared for her.
Adrian AbbottThe 48-year-old is preparing to take part in a mountain trek to raise donations for the association Protection of cats A Glasgow, in Scotland. It was with this organization that he adopted grumbles, a pussy that had supported and comforted him with his precious presence when he was at his worst. A story reported by Irvine Times.
At the time, she was his wife Jordan who had suggested adopting a feline. Adrian AbbottHe wasn’t really excited about it. He had, however, ended up attaching himself to grumbles, a true miracle. « She had been abused, starved, and covered in fleas and scabs [les bénévoles de Cats Protection] have neat He says. His heart health was also worrying, and he had no chance of survival.
grumbles she had, however, managed to frustrate the prognosis and had recovered, even though she was not yet fully out of business at the time of adoption. She had lost some of her coat and was very thin.
The pussy had become my best friendAdrian Abbott. She was by his side when he fell ill. Originally from Derbyshire in England and established in Easter House (suburbs east of Glasgow), he had suffered terribly from Covid at the beginning of the pandemic. He and Jordan veneau just returned from a trip to new york. His ordeal had lasted more than 8 weeks. « There were times when I thought I would never get out of it because I wasn’t getting any better He confides.
“She saved my life”
His working woman à Dundee, 120 kilometers from home, she used to commute before the coronavirus crisis. More Adrian Abbott ill, they had decided to stay at Dundeewhere also lives the mother of Jordan, to prevent the virus from spreading. The 40-year-old was therefore isolated during these 2 long months.
Fortunately, grumbles was there to keep him company and help him keep his spirits up. « She saved my lifehe said. She was amazing, and I loved her so much. She was very attached to me and always by my side. »
Then, whileAdrian Abbott was finally recovering from the Covid, the pussy had fallen ill in turn. She was suffering from kidney problems and, despite the 6,000 pounds (about 7,000 euros) spent on her treatment, her health had deteriorated again 6 months later. She was no longer feeding and things were only getting worse. The couple had to make the painful decision to be euthanized to alleviate their suffering. « I was totally devastated, he recalls. It meant everything to me ».
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Now he wants to do the same Protection of cats and help highlight the great work that this association does with animals in distress. An opportunity to participate in Snowdon Trek on May 20 in Wales, he opened a solidarity fundraiser to raise funds for the shelter.