102-Year-Old Woman Falls in Love With Shelter Cat

102-year-old woman falls in love with shelter cat
Iona' who's 102 years old, fell in love with Edward the shelter cat and adopted him.

We’ll leave you this Friday with a happy adoption story. Iona, who’s 102 years old, found the perfect match when her son brought her to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter in Texas. She said she needed a companion after the cat she’d had for 10 years passed away last week. Edward, a fluffy 2-year-old gray and white cat, won her over right away. "The way he cuddled upon my shoulder reminded me of the cat I'd just lost," she said. The pairing “touched my heart,” said Barbara Bates, the shelter’s adoption coordinator. She thought Iona and Edward had lots of love to give each other, and didn’t hesitate to approve the adoption because Iona’s son promised the cat would stay with the family should anything happen to his mom. — Read it at the Huffington Post

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