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This poor cat named Bruno was returned to the shelter for his affectionate behavior but thankfully he was recently adopted and found his happy ending.

Bruno was returned to a New Jersey shelter just one week after he was adopted because the family thought that he was ‘too affectionate.’ They said that Bruno’s affectionate head-butting for kisses and pets, distracting bedtime cuddling, and “zoomies” made him the wrong cat for the family.

The Montville Animal Shelter wrote on Facebook that the mother and daughter were first-time cat owners which likely played a part in them returning the poor kitty.

“The family never had a cat before and said he was too affectionate, always wanted to sit on their laps, follow them around, and head-butt them for kisses and pets,” the shelter wrote on social media.

Lindsay Persico of the Montville Animal Shelter told USA Today that she noticed Bruno seemed sat and depressed once he was returned to the shelter which is why she posted his story on Facebook. The post blew up, which resulted in dozens of applications for the furry guy.

Now, Bruno has been adopted and who knows what to expect from an affectionate cat his story prompted a huge surge in cat adoptions from the shelter!

Recently, another cat, four-year-old Ellie, was surrendered by new humans because the cat ‘wanted to cuddle’. Then she went viral on Twitter.

Luckily, all changed for Ellie when she was finally adopted by a loving family! We hope that Ellie and Bruno get all of the love and cuddles that they deserve now!

We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to only adopt instead of shopping. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend, 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!

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