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Hello My Name Is… One-Eyed Willy

Name, age, sex, breed: One-Eyed Willy (just Willy for short), two years old, male, short-haired domestic cat Owner, city: Terri and Dan, Toronto Ontario How I got my name: I was born with just one working eye; the other was blind and improperly formed, thanks to an unknown birth defect. One-Eyed Willy is a character in The Goonies, and it became my name for obvious reasons. How we met: My foster mom, Nanette, rescued me with her husband — they had found me, my sister, and our mom living under a porch in their neighbourhood. They fostered us until they could find homes for...
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Hello My Name Is…Micah

Name, age, sex, breed: Micah, year and a half, female, terrier/Golden Retriever/Muppet mix Owner, city: Antonia Richmond, San Francisco, CA How I got my name: Well, my foster parents named me Sandi, but then my real mom changed it to Micah. It’s pronounced MEE-kah, not MYE-kah. Between you and me, I think my mom spells it wrong, which is funny, because she’s a writer. How we met: At an adoption event in Seattle. I was about 11 weeks old. She told me later that all sorts of people tried to talk her out of getting a puppy, but she took one look at me and knew we were meant...