From the event:
This girl was surrendered to the shelter by an owner that was moving and couldn’t take her along. (BAD owner! Bad OWNER!!) She spent 4 months in the shelter in Virginia until a contact of the East Coast Maine Coon Rescue sent her to Chris in a general e-mail. So Justice was then taken to New Jersey to be loved and pampered until a home could be found for her. In steps our hero, Don! He has adopted Justice, so now she will be making the trip back to Virginia to a permanent forever home. Justice is a loving 10 pound Maine Coon, until she decides differently! I’m told she can be moody and can even be aggressive if she feels threatened. Don will provide the perfect home for her. She won’t have to compete with anybody (2 legged or 4 legged) for his undivided attention. A match made in kitty heaven!
This picture doesn’t quite do her beauty “Justice”, does it?? Hahahaha – I didn’t even realize I was doing that until I started to type! Anyway – I just want to say that we all know that we don’t know the circumstances behind this beautiful girl being left behind, but we do find it very sad that Justice was a disposable member of her former family. No worries, though, she has a NEW family in Don and we’re certain that she will be a spoiled and happy girl there! In a crazy twist of fate, she was dumped in a shelter in VA, moved to NJ and is now moving back home to VA. I guess she’s a Southern girl after all!
Justice’s transport started bright and early on August 11th with Christine taking Justice from NJ to PA where they’d meet up with Trish. Here she is ready to set out on her big adventure. Now, as you may remember from way up there ^^^^, Justice does have a penchant for striking out if she’s scared or nervous, so all conductors were cautioned about that and it was noted on her carrier that she should not be taken out except in extreme emergencies.
Don’t know about you, but I think she’s already plotting her escape from the confines of this plastic and metal box!
Once Justice was on board with Trish, she sent us these pictures. Look at her face in this one – yup, she’s definitely plotting something!
Trish and Justice headed off to meet up with Edmund in Delaware. Edmund sent us this lovely shot – maybe the plotting is over and she’s thinking longingly of her new home with Don?
After he got home, Edmund said, “Did my first transport, went exactly as I expected. Met 2 other great volunteer Conductors, had nearly perfect weather and driving conditions and a perfectly wonderful fare. I’ll do it again to put a Kitty into a loving home” After one transport, most of our volunteers are hooked. You just can’t beat that warm fuzzy feeling (I know, I know, if you’ve read other blog posts, I keep saying that! But it’s TRUE!)
Edmund and Justice met up with Jennifer in Baltimore. Here’s a few pictures from Jen! Look at that beautiful, expressive face! In the bottom one she even kind of looks like she’s smiling! I wonder what Jen said to her??
After Jen, Justice met up with TJ and her son Alex in Virginia. Now, Alex is an old pro at transports – he’s done both the transport (with Mom driving, of course) and the B&B. Future conductor in the making, I think. In fact, here are TJ and Alex getting ready to go! Wonder if Alex is going to share that sandwich with Justice?? (Kidding, we know kitties don’t eat people food!)
TJ, Alex and Justice headed off to meet up with new Daddy Don! Here is Don meeting Justice for the first time!
After he got home, Don told us, “Justice is now home and running wild, after an 11hr trip she has a lot of pent up energy. Thanks to everyone-those who transported and well wishers.
TJ I hope you enjoyed your meal before heading back. Thanks”
Then we got to see Justice at home. Looks like she’s settling in quite nicely, doesn’t it?? No sign of the scared, hissy kitty that we were warned about. Clearly Justice is feeling safe and loved!! Thanks Don!!!!
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