It was just an ordinary day when Imgur user Nigeltown came home to find an uninvited guest sitting in his favorite chair. He certainly never expected that leaving his window open could result in such a bold act of breaking-and-entering. Nigeltown took out his cellphone to capture photographic evidence of the crime as the brazen intruder stared back at him fearlessly.
“I came home from work to find…this little floof just chillin’ in my house. He must have come in through an open window,” Nigeltown wrote. “I don’t own a cat.”
The friendly tabby kitten was “meowing like crazy,” so the handsome and fabulous Nigeltown ran to the grocery store to pick up some cat chow! According to his Imgur account:
“Lil gato was so happy! He was meowing/purring as he ate.”
Nigeltown noted that his new houseguest did not have a collar, but he decided to canvas the area in search of an owner just in case. None of his neighbors reported having cats or seeing a pregnant mama or litter of kittens in the neighborhood recently.
The kitty was not happy that Nigeltown left him home alone to conduct his search!
The following day, Nigeltown took the little floof to see the vet. They searched for a microchip, but did not find one. However, they did find fleas and intestinal parasites. Nigeltown had his new pal vaccinated and purchased medications to clear him of the unwanted pests.
Once he was free of his parasitic hitchhikers, the “gato” felt like a million bucks! According to Nigeltown, when he isn’t “tearing around the place like a demon cat,” he is sitting “on or around” his newly adopted human!
Before allowing himself to get too attached, Nigeltown made one final sweep of his neighborhood to ensure that nobody was missing a mischievous tabby kitten.
Nobody claimed or even recognized the little stowaway, so Nigeltown decided to make their relationship official! He named the kitten Buddy and invited him to stay forever!
“My Buddy boy,” Nigeltown wrote. “he adopted me.”
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