The other day, 21-pound Edgar landed himself in a Maryland animal shelter after going after his family’s “smaller grandchildren,” says Humane Society of Carroll County executive director Charles Brown.
Brown was told that Edgar left the bigger grandkids alone, but took to, as Brown put it, “harassing” the others.
Here is the fierce, feisty lion in all his enormous glory:
It’s a great photo. So great, that within a few hours of it going up on the shelter’s Facebook page, Edgar had gotten himself adopted by a young couple who came in and quickly bonded with the massive feline.
“He did not spend three full hours in the shelter,” says Brown.
Guys, it gets even better. Edgar’s reach is as profoundly large as his physical size.
Just on his one day in residence, lots more people came into the shelter, also wanting to meet Edgar. They may have been disappointed about not getting to lay hands on Mr. Massive, but they didn’t leave empty-handed.
“Edgar did end up spurring eight other adoptions that day,” says Brown.
Congratulations on your huge new life, Edgar — and good work on helping get more shelter pets into homes, too, big boy!
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