A small, malnourished black kitten was euthanized after likely contracting pneumonia, according to the resident who took the cat in.
In June, Kenilworth Road resident Roger Williamson took home a shy-but-sweet 2 lbs. black kitten that was found dumped in the quiet neighborhood. The female kitten had ear mites and appeared in relatively poor health.
The Williamson family, already with a black cat in tow, was reluctant to shake up the house order with another pet and hoped a good family would adopt the kitten.
"No one came forward and we ended up naming her Daisy," Roger Williamson told Patch Thursday. "Unfortunately she came down with pneumonia (best guess by multiple vets) and we had to have her euthanized today.
"Needless to say our hearts are broken. In just over 3 weeks she had become a vital part of our lives. Our only consolation is that we at least gave her a little happiness in her short life."
Williamson said the family is seeking a new black kitten to fill the void.
"We had so much fun with her and she seemed so special and grateful that we would like to try again," he said.
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