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Is my human being a bit paranoid?
...I think so.
I'm not sure if this is the right forum for it, but my human got a bit spooked by something my brother Trooper's rescuer said recently. You see, last September (2006, not this year), Trooper was dumped in a nearby alley when his last "human" moved away. He was freezing and forlorn until finally his rescuer trapped him a couple of months later and fostered him. Several more months later, he came home to us.
A few days ago, Trooper's rescuer found out from one of the catloving people of Trooper's old neighborhood that last month his former "human" came looking for him. Because apparently she now had a place that allowed cats. And she wanted him back. Trooper's former "human" was furious to find out from the catloving neighbor that Trooper had since been adopted and rescued out.
Trooper's rescuer for her part was spitting nails after she heard that story, saying what gall Trooper's former "human" had, dumping him outside like some piece of trash, assuming he would fend for himself all by himself through the cold of winter, etc, and then just expect Trooper to be waiting for her to return. After an entire year. Naturally, no one told Trooper's former "human" where Trooper wound up.
Our present human knows it's next to impossible that Trooper's former "human" would track him down to us. But, if she ever did, would there be the slightest chance that she would be able to legally contest our human's guardianship of my brother Trooper??
I think not, but our human is still a bit worried...