Buck was picked up as a stray who seemed to have been wandering for some time. He was brought to the BC SPCA Quesnel & District Branch with high hopes of locating his owner.
A gorgeous Russian mixture, staff was surprised to find no one had taken the precaution of giving Buck any forms of identification should he ever be lost. He was held for a period of time, but soon was made available for adoption when no one came or called.
Buck went to a local veterinarian to be neutered and receive his tattoo so that he could always be reunited with his new family should something ever happen. He took a ride on The Drive for Lives program to the BC SPCA Richmond Education & Adoption Centre to help maximize his chances of adoption.
Buck caught the eye of a woman in Victoria and everyone could tell she was serious. It took a little longer than the average adoption, but staff could tell Buck would be well looked after in her hands. His new mum has written us about how he’s made himself right at home.
Dear Jennifer, Meaghan and everyone at the Richmond SPCA,
It's hard to believe it's already been three weeks since I took Boris (formerly Buck) back home with me to Victoria, but I wanted to send a hello and let you know that Boris has settled in very well here. I am so happy we found one another!
He is beautiful, smart, and everything I hoped for in a kitty. Shanley (my roommate) and I agree that he's such a wonderful addition to our home. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone at the Richmond SPCA for making the adoption process such a pleasant experience. Everyone I interacted with, via email, phone or in person, was really nice, enthusiastic and supportive.
You could have easily dismissed my inquiry about Boris given that I am currently living in Victoria, but I'm so glad you went the extra mile and considered me as a potential match. Your professionalism and thoroughness really communicated to me that Boris' well-being was of top priority. I have so much respect for what you guys do. I had been wanting to adopt an adult rescue cat for quite some time and couldn't be happier with my decision.
Attached, please find a couple of my favourite pics of Boris. The first is of him playing with one of his new mouse toys (he still really likes the rainbow plush one that came with him though), and the second one is of him sleeping in "his spot" on the couch.
Josie (and Boris)
We thought Boris was a fantastic cat right from the beginning and we’re so glad that he was able to find his perfect match in Josie. Congratulations on your new addition and thank you for choosing adoption as your first option.
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