Sad NJ Cat ‘Fishtopher’ Profile Goes Viral, Pet Is Adopted


GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP — After looking so sad and depressed it went viral, a South Jersey cat has landed a new home in time for the holidays.

“Fishtopher” is a 5-year-old Bengal domestic short-haired male, according to the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center in Blackwood.

A profile listed on Petfinder by the animal shelter along with a heartbreaking photo described the stray dog ​​as “sweet, easy-going, laid-back” and affectionate.

“Fishtopher is a big, cheeky lad,” he continued, who “loves to cuddle up in arms, it seems to reassure him.”

Since a Twitter user shared the list on November 24, it has been shared more than 21,000 times and received nearly 170,000 likes.

The cat was adopted in two days.

Erin Vogt is a reporter and anchor for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach her at [email protected]

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