January 28th 2014 12:57 pm
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Mom checked her mailbox to find a notice from the office of our apartment building. A few bad dogs and their bad owners have caused so much trouble in this building that the new policy is that all pets are no longer allowed here unless deemed medically necessary for disability. They put a stop to visiting pets last year.
They won't kick the other pets out until June 1. Mom can't and won't move and is not willing to rehome me after taking me in almost 2 years ago. Sure I gross her out sometimes with hairballs & a stinky litter box but she puts up with it because I'm so cute, quiet and a good boy. I'm her first cat ever since parental allergies prevented her from growing up with any pets other than fish.
She sent an email to the person who sent the notice stating that we've followed all the laws thus far with the neuter, front declaw (done before I even got here), up to date on shots, vet visits as needed etc and that I'm well cared for here.
She knows she has Asperger's so getting the companion animal notice shouldn't be a problem for her so we can stay together in our little shared space. She'll pay a visit to the therapist she used to go to and get it there. The rent renewal will be coming up in the next couple months so at that time she will have the note to submit with all the other required things. We are staying put and fighting it!
Dusty's mom says:
I still have all of Dusty's vet paperwork, the former pet policy, the new pet policy and a small photo book highlighting my first year with him. Once they see that I've complied with all of the prior rules up to now I'm sure to get a note to keep my feline friend as a companion animal for my depressive Asperger's. When I call for my appointment I'll be sure to mention the one I used to see no longer is there so they should be able to help me with a 1 time appointment some warmer afternoon to get this done. I have until June 1 but not waiting that long.