When Perdita finally arrived at the shelter, she was so cranky that staffers thought there might be something medically wrong with her.
As the vet soon discovered, Perdita was perfectly healthy. "We thought she was sick, turns out she's just a jerk," the shelter wrote.
Shelter staffers quickly realized that finding Perdita a home would be a challenge, so they started to think outside the box. “We got together and we decided that we would be brutally honest about her strong personality,” Lowery said. “That way, the right person would be able to adopt her and understand that she is not the cuddly kitteny type.”