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Person Has Their Parents Watch Their Cat During Their First Year Of College, Parents Secretly Give It Away
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Person Has Their Parents Watch Their Cat During Their First Year Of College, Parents Secretly Give It Away

When Reddit user nexerxe left home to start their first year of college, they couldn’t take their beloved cat, Spotty, with them. So, nexerxe left the critter with their parents. Or at least that’s what the student thought. Nexerxe eventually found out that their parents actually gave away the kitty. Without even telling them.

So, crushed but not defeated, nexerxe made it their mission to find their pet and get it back. And with the help of the Internet, they did. Nexerxe set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise the funds needed to re-adopt the kitten, and 10 people chipped in $240, allowing the broke college kid to be reunited with their four-legged buddy.

And Spotty isn’t just a cat. The kitty is nexerxe’s friend. When their father was emotionally abusive, their mother refused to let them get help. “The only thing I had was my cat,” nexerxe said. “I moved out when I was 18 to get away from the abuse, and accepted that I would have to fully support myself in a town where I knew no one and had no job.”

Now, nexerxe works two jobs and is about to start one of them full-time but still can’t imagine their life without Spotty. “I’ll do anything for my kitty.”

Here’s what people said about the whole ordeal

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ravina nimje
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such parents dont deserve to see their grandchildren or have any kind of support in later years.

Seabeast
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yup. Of course, they'll whine and complain about it to anyone who'll listen.

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Raine Soo
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm glad that you were able to re-unite with your beloved Spotty. Tortoiseshells are very special. I'm also sorry to hear that you had a rough childhood. You can't choose your blood relatives, but you can make a new family that will embrace you. Hugs to you.

DogMatic
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They certainly are. Vets call then 'naughty torties'. My tortoiseshell cat is 20yo now, bit senile, but still that special mix of loving & fierce. So glad she got her cat back, hope they have many long happy years together.

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Magpie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is pure abuse. Torture. Why would any parent do this shit?. .....yah i know there is no "why" in abuse. It is just abuse, So glad you got your cat back. Only thing i found that works with abusive parents, is just do not have contact with them.

Magpie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

* edit: ...works with My abusive...

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ravina nimje
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such parents dont deserve to see their grandchildren or have any kind of support in later years.

Seabeast
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yup. Of course, they'll whine and complain about it to anyone who'll listen.

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Raine Soo
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm glad that you were able to re-unite with your beloved Spotty. Tortoiseshells are very special. I'm also sorry to hear that you had a rough childhood. You can't choose your blood relatives, but you can make a new family that will embrace you. Hugs to you.

DogMatic
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They certainly are. Vets call then 'naughty torties'. My tortoiseshell cat is 20yo now, bit senile, but still that special mix of loving & fierce. So glad she got her cat back, hope they have many long happy years together.

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Magpie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is pure abuse. Torture. Why would any parent do this shit?. .....yah i know there is no "why" in abuse. It is just abuse, So glad you got your cat back. Only thing i found that works with abusive parents, is just do not have contact with them.

Magpie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

* edit: ...works with My abusive...

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