Cat Who Wears Her Heart On Her Chest Finally Finds A Home

Written by: Adri Sandoval
Adri Sandoval is the Special Projects Manager for iHeartDogs and iHeartCats. Her work has deepened her love for animals, fostering a strong passion for rescue and animal advocacy.Read more
| Published on January 25, 2016

It’s hard not to love a cat who dons a furry heart-shaped mark on her chest.

But for a long time, when people would visit the cats at the Converse Animal Shelter (CASI) in Converse, Texas, “big-hearted” Muffy would duck in her cage. Because the kitty was so shy, she was overlooked by adopters for most of her two-year life.

Posted by January Dugan on Saturday, January 9, 2016


But last week, she found her soulmate.

When Muffy’s forever mom walked into the shelter, it was love at first sight!


“[Muffy] was shy for sure, [but] with her adoptive mommy, she showed affection and trust immediately,” January Dugan, an animal control officer and temporary CASI volunteer, told iHeartCats.

We’re thinking that the sweet and timid Muffy wanted to be careful who she opened her heart up to. It looks like she made the perfect choice!

Muffy went home with her new best friend this morning! Thank you everybody for sharing her story. We still have many…

Posted by Converse Animal Shelter – CASI on Wednesday, January 20, 2016


CASI wants to remind us that are plenty of other beautiful shelter animals that need love.

“Thank you everybody for sharing [Muffy’s] story. We still have many other cats and dogs at CASI with their own unique stories who would love to find their furever homes too. Please stop by and meet them!” the CASI posted on their Facebook page.


Special thanks to January Dugan for sharing her pictures of Muffy!

(Featured images adapted from photos by January Dugan and the CASI Facebook page.)