Susannah Nevison is a doctoral student at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and after overseeing a pedagogy class in a middle school and walking back to her car, she noticed she was being followed by a cute little stray cat that looked a bit in distress. Nevison noticed her companion, and as she got into her car and placed her purse on the passenger seat, the cat climbed on her lap, as if asking for a ride.
“I was kind of stunned — she just sat in my lap purring and nuzzling, and eventually climbed up on my shoulder,” Nevison said. Sadly, she’s very allergic to cats but of course, that didn’t mean she couldn’t at least try to help the little cutie, and so she did. “Since the cat didn’t have a collar, and clearly wanted a ride, I drove her to a local shelter.”
The cat seemed to have something in her eye, which at the Salt Lake County Animal Services they determined it “actually looks like the eye/socket did not form correctly which is why we will remove it; if not it could get infected and be very painful for her.” As of now, the cat has had all the care she could possibly need and is waiting to be adopted into a loving, permanent home.