This is Hope. She can’t see, but she doesn’t let it stop her.
Hope was found when she was 16 weeks old at a Ikea parking lot along with her mother and sister, Charity and Joy. She had no eyes.
“This sweet 4 month old kitten suffers from Microphthalmia, which literally means ‘small eye’. Hope was born with two very tiny non-functional eyes and is completely blind,” the shelter wrote. They shared photos of Hope on Facebook. “She definitely caught the hearts of a lot of people,” Janet Cappus, the adoption counsellor said. “She’s incredibly intelligent and can find her way around.”
“She’s the most playful kitten… anything with a spring or a ball, if she could hear it, she was playing with it. She would run all around the room,” she added.
Hope’s mother and sister got adopted and found a home together, but Hope was still waiting for her forever home due to her special needs.
Not long after, she met her match.
“Her new (dad) says she’s already found her favorite spot on the couch,” Cappus said.