Family Adopts 20-Year-Old Cat, Never Expected How Much Love He Had Left To Give

October 31, 2016

A senior cat named Dexter was 20 years old when a kind family gave him a home to call his own. They had no idea how much love he had left to give.

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Photo credit: Jill Williams

The Williams family originally went to Best Friends Animal Society to look for a young kitten, but had their hearts stolen by a charming senior kitty.

They knew he didn't have much time left, but they took a chance on the old toothless cat and gave him a loving home to live out his retirement.

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Dexter and JJ had a special connection. The two bonded instantly.

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Photo credit: Jill Williams

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Not only did he get along with his human family, he was also the leader of the wolf pack.

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Dexter lived another two years with his family before he left for the rainbow bridge.

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"We will never forget the love and happiness he gave in his very short time with our family," Jill Williams wrote. "Rest in peace, Dexter."

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Photo credit: Jill Williams

Watch Dexter's touching video here:

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