Kitten Prefers Human Shoulders to Life in the Shelter

Some animals tolerate shelter living better than do others. Adorable kitten Harper was one who simply could not thrive in a shelter environment and her health took a nosedive when she entered. Foster volunteer Patricia Lika, concerned about the sweet little feline, took her to her foster home where she could recover in a more suitable environment until she could be adopted.

The first order of business was to wash away the nasty skin parasites with a bath for the newest feline addition to the foster room. Feeling much better following her de-flea regimen of a bath and combing session, little Harper switched on her purr-motor and her charm to communicate just how much she appreciated the extra attention and effort to help her feel like a new kitten.

Harper was relieved to be in a home environment and set to work exploring her new surroundings: The kitten foster room. She met some other kittens and after the initial posturing and tail-puffiness, the three of them settled in together for a feline snuggle-pile on Patricia’s lap.

Harper found that she enjoyed cuddling with humans more than anything, making shoulder rides and nuzzling against necks her top priority in life. Really, anywhere snuggled up to a human is her favorite place to be, but she found a special love for shoulders, wanting to be as close as possible to her foster mom at all times and breathing her sweet kitten purrs into her ears. Harper waits for a forever home and forever humans with whom to share her special love.

Kitten Prefers Human Shoulders to Life in the Shelter