A cat couldn’t get enough cuddles and affection after he was rescued from the streets.
This adorable cat with big cheeks came to the Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles early June for a chance at a better life.
Diane Barber of Best Friends met the sweet little guy when he was brought in. She immediately noticed his adorable cheeks (hence the name McCheeks) and informed her coworker, Samantha Bell, about the new cat.
“She knows of my love for scruffy street cats and immediately came to find me. When I walked up to his kennel he was meowing sweetly to me and rubbing on the bars of the cage,” Samantha told Love Meow.
“McCheeks wasn’t just a pretty face, he was also extremely affectionate.”
Samantha opened his kennel, and McCheeks snuggled right up to her face, rumbling with his little purrs as he melted completely into pets.
When he was held in her arms, he had the most contented look on his face. He kept slow blinking at his human friend while continued with his gentle face snuggles.
“McCheeks’s pure love! He’s confident, friendly, easy-going, affectionate, talkative, silly,… everything you want in a cat,” Samantha said. “When you pick him up he melts in your arms and hugs you back.”
McCheeks quickly made himself comfortable at Best Friends and wanted to be a part of the action, no matter what was going on.
“If we’re feeding the cats, he cries to be fed first. If nobody is paying attention to him, he will meow his sweet little meow until someone does. If you have a treat in your hand, he will get that treat,” Samantha told Love Meow.
McCheeks loves spending time with his human friends and makes sure everyone gets a dose of his lovin’.
Watch McCheeks in this adorable video: