Fishtopher the cat is adopted after his 'sad and depressed' profile goes viral

Publish Date
Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 9:26AM
Photo / Twitter via @mrfishtopher

Photo / Twitter via @mrfishtopher

Warning: This may be the cutest thing you see all day!

A rescue cat named Fishtopher now is happy in his new home thanks to social media.

The five-year-old tabby went viral after a Twitter user shared his adoption profile, "I swear to god. If one of you doesn't go get Fishtopher…" reads the tweet from @mollyaclarke, also featuring screenshots from Fishtopher's bio.

"He is very sad and depressed and will only eat when he has company," New Jersey's Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center wrote in his bio.

Over 170,000 people liked the tweet, including Laura Folts, and her partner Tanner Callahan. The couple then made the trip from Baltimore to New Jersey for their chance to adopt the cat, arriving at the adoption centre an hour before it opened - along with eight other potential adopters.

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"Knowing he was popular, we drove up to Homeward Bound with some hopes, but knew if not Fishtopher, we wouldn't come home empty paw'd as we saw a few other cats online that we were considering," Laura told NBC News. "We arrived early enough to be the first ones, and he was adopted!"

Fishtopher's owners have now created him his own Twitter account, "Saddy now baddie living in MD," his bio reads.

Too cute! 

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