Can’t get enough cats? Then you’re sure to be a little envious of Michelle, a Japan-dwelling kitty lover who spends most of her time in the company of her 12 Persian beauties!
But how did she acquire so many fluffy felines?
“It started when we met our first cat, Yuki, on December 30, 2010. We took her home after rescuing her in the middle of the road where we found her dirty and freezing,” Michelle told Catster. “After a while we decided to adopt one more and looked for the same breed on an adoption site — but we actually saw two chinchilla Persians and couldn’t decide between them, so we adopted them both.”
Soon, one of the cats became pregnant…and they multiplied! The remaining 9 cats are siblings from that litter, because Michelle happily kept them all.
But don’t worry–by now they’ve all been spayed or neutered. This “full-time cat mom,” as she puts it, already has enough on her plate!
Known as the “12 Cats Lady,” Michelle told Catster that some people admire her feline-filled lifestyle, while others have said it’s a little strange. But she doesn’t let the critics get her down. “I’m happy, so it doesn’t really matter what other people think about me having this many cats,” she said.
Anyway, they’re probably just jealous of her beautiful brood of purring Persians!
I just want to pet all that gorgeous fur!