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No one wanted to adopt Griu the cat for the most ridiculous reason

Every cat should have a loving home, but sadly for Griu that wasn’t the case, and it was all because there was something slightly different about his appearance.

By Zoë Monk

Published on the 16/11/2020, 09:00, Updated on the 08/02/2021, 13:24

Griu is a handsome black cat from Ekaterinburg in Russia.

But his beautiful coat, yellow-orange eyes and lovely character wasn’t enough to help this friendly feline find a forever home.

Unwanted and unloved

Griu was constantly passed over for adoption at the animal shelter where he lived, all because of something he was born with that has earned him the name, vampire cat.

The little cat was born with two protruding teeth which makes him look like a combination of Dracula and a sabre tooth cat. Sadly, his unusual fangs put off prospective adopters.

Happy ending for Dracula cat

That was until he met Olga.

Olga had no problem with Griu’s unusual gnashers and instantly fell in love with him.

Now he has the loving home he deserves, Griu is embracing his vampire-side, even taking part in a bit of feline vampire dress-up!

Photos of Griu shared online have attracted a lot of attention. While some Instagramers have asked if his teeth are fake and added on for effect, others have inquired as to whether Griu’s sabre-tooth look is actually a cat breed!

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