Tabby Tuesday: It’s My Gotcha Day

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Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! That’s right, today is my Gotcha Day! On this day in 2008 I came to my new home for the very first time. I was as happy as could be and loved my new Brother Ivan and my new family.  Sadly, my Brother Ivan ran for the Bridge less than a year later.

For those of you who are new to our blog, I was adopted once before, but was abused in that home.  I am so thankful that the nice ladies at Kitten Action Team do follow-up home visits.  They noticed right away that I wasn’t the same Brian they knew and that I was scared, not happy.  They, on the spot, took me away from that place and took me back to the adoption center.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it!
My human Mom was sad that I was not at the adoption center because she wanted to adopt me.  But she was happy when I was back and immediately started to convince my human Dad that I would be the purrfect brother for Ivan.  She did, I was adopted and was finally home, really home, just in time for Christmas.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it!
I am a happy boy and I knew immediately I was exactly where I was supposed to be and that is still the case.  That is one of the main reasons I try to help others find their Gotcha Day too, everyone deserves it.  Thanks to all of you for being my friends for so long.

Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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53 thoughts on “Tabby Tuesday: It’s My Gotcha Day

  1. Fur Everywhere

    Oh Brian, we are so glad Kitten Action Team does follow-up home visits, too!! We cannot imagine what possesses anyone to abuse kitties or puppies. It is just awful!

    We are glad you found such loving human parents to live with. They are the best, aren’t they? We are blessed to have you as our friend. <3

    Here's hoping for many, many more happy Gotcha Days for you!

  2. hilary

    Happy gotcha day Brian! I am so glad your mom’s wish came true and you got to go home with the most amazing family ever.. I think it is so funny, knowing your dad, that your mom had to do some convincing!

  3. Marg

    A very Happy Gotcha day Brian. We are so glad those nice rescue people rescued you and you found such a good home with your wonderful family now. We are so glad that you are our far away neighbor. You have a wonderful day.

  4. Bev Green

    Brian Happy Gotcha Day sweetie..we are so glad that Mum and Dad gotted you and took you to a home full of love and caring..hope your day is spent exactly how it should be..knowing you are safe loved and with a full tummy and friends to play with…loves Fozziemum xxxx

  5. Sammy

    Brian I hope this is a WONDERFUL Gotcha Day for you today – it sounds like you were a very lucky boy to escape from your first home and into the loving family you are now an important part of! You’re important to ALL of us who love you. Enjoy the day and FEEL THE LOVE!

    Happy Holiday Gotcha Day
    Sammy and Mom Pam

  6. Fuzzy Tales

    Happy Gotcha Day, Brian! Like Derry, you came home just before Christmas and were the best gift your humans received, we’re sure!

    Purrs and peace.

  7. Austin Towers

    A very happy gotcha day, Brian! I’m ashamed to say I didn’t know your backstory, but we are all so happy you found your loving forever home in the end!! xxxx

  8. Pretinha

    Happy Gotcha Day, Brian! Fico contente que você encontrou uma família maravilhosa para amar e dar todo o seu carinho. Muitos cafunés para você menino bonito!

  9. Jan K

    Happy Gotcha Day, Brian!! We are sorry that you had a rough start, but so happy that you ended up exactly where you were supposed to be!

  10. Caren Gittleman

    Happy Happy Gotcha Day Handsome!!! We are soooooooooooooo happy that you were “gotted!!!” We are even happier that you are EXACTLY where you are supposed to be! We LOVE YOU!! xoxo

  11. Annabelle

    Brian we are SOOOOOOOOOO happy you are where you’re supposed to be and that you have such a wonderful happy furever and ever home. You are one special mancat. Happy GOTCHA dear one.

  12. selina

    Brian, I don’t THINK we ever knew that about you! You were a very fortunate kitty – how could ANYONE abuse you, my dear friend??? I hate peeps like that.

    I hope you and your sibs have a wonderful, merry Xmas. I’m dying to know what I’m getting! Hee hee! Hope Santa Paws is good to you!


  13. Savannah's Paw Tracks

    Squeeeees Btian your photos are so cute. HAPPIEST EVER GOTCHA DAY. In case you don’t know, you are my role model for what I try to do for other cats and your Mom and Dad are motivation for all that Mom L does on the ground and in social media to help other cats like me…adults who get overlooked etc.

  14. Tamago

    Happy happy Gotcha Day, Brian! It’s wonderful Kitten Action Team do follow-up visits and you got rescued from the abusive home. Glad you found a loving forever home with your forever family 🙂 Enjoy your special day and happy holidays!

  15. Annie

    Happy Gotcha Day, Brian! You really won the lottery when you got your mom and dad. Thank goodness you were taken out of that awful home.

  16. hannahandlucy

    Happy Gotcha Day Brian – you are in the kindest loving family who will never let anyone hurt you. Thank goodness they found you and took you home with them.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  17. Four Crazy Cats

    Happy Gotcha Day Brian…we are glad you found a nice home to live in! It is unfortunate that there are mean people in the world. So thankful there are many wonderful folks too trying to make things better for all.

  18. Sherri Ellen TD

    What a meow-valluss story Brian…mee did not know it…
    Brofur Ivan sounds like hee was a nice mankat!
    An wee KNOW how speshell Mistur Terry an lady Celeste are 😉
    Happy Gotcha Day mee deer *easy on* furend!!!!!
    Woo Hoo!!!!!!
    ***nose bumpsss*** Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxx

  19. Pumpkinpuddy

    Happy Gotcha Day! I’ve probably said this before, but I’m sorry your first home wasn’t a good one. I’m so glad home #2 worked out to be so pawsome! You deserve it.

  20. mariodacat

    Brian Buddy, it just makes us sick to think that you were abused in your previous home. We get so mad at humans that do that to innocent animals, but then you know that and feel that way too. We are so happy you were gotted because we would hate to think that we might not have ever gotten to know and love you and your wonderful family. Merry Christmas pal and a big smooch for your lovely sisters.

  21. Deziz World

    Oh Brian, Happy Gotchaday. We can’t magine why anypawdy wuld hurt any kitty, but specially not you. Yous such a handsum mancat. Weez so glad yous mommy was able to convince yous daddy to adopt you. And weez so glad to be yous furiends. We look furward to a lot more years togevver. Hope yous day is purrfect. We knmow yous gunna get lots of extwa luvvin’. Y’all have a wunnerful day.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

  22. The OP Pack

    Happy Gotcha Day, Brian. We are sad to read that someone abused you, but we are so happy you are now in a home so full of love where the word abuse could never exist!

    Woos – Ciara and Lightning

  23. KB

    Oh Brian – I didn’t know your adoption story… I’m so glad that the rescue checked up on you at your first adoption home. You are now in the prefect place for you! Happy Gotcha Day, Brian!

  24. LP

    Happy Gotcha Day Brian! You are a wonderful boy who found a wonderful family thanks to your Mama’s perseverance 🙂

    the critters in the cottage xo

  25. Kitty Cat Chronicles

    What a happy day! We are so glad you got gotcha’d by the purrfect family. Happy Gotcha Day Brian, and we wish you many many more!

  26. Raven

    Happy Gotcha Day Brian. I’m so glad your rescue ladies kept watch over you and were able to get you to your perfect forever home. Keep up the good work on helping other kitties find their forever home.

  27. Scylla

    Brian, I am so sorry I am late wishing you a Happy Gotcha Day. I am a bad girlfriend. But it’s totally not my fault. Mommy was in Meridian for Grandpa’s surgery Monday and didn’t get back until late Tuesday night. She says they got a miracle and is very happy, so I am happy too. It is raining here, would you like to come cuddle in bed with me. ~Lots of Love, Scylla

    PeeS: Everybody else says Happy Gotcha Day too.

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