Wesley T. Monkey isn’t like any other cat, he is a special one. He is THE CAT that you can rely on to be there for his friends when they need support the most!
The -year-old feline is “mayor” and cool child of the Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany, Pennsylvania.
The sanctuary, which is founded by Indra Lahiri, is considered a forever farm animals who haven’t any other place to live in. The sanctuary also houses about 100 cats and Weslet T. Monkey is the most popular one among these animals with a strong personality.
Weslet T. Monkey is known to be sleeping, riding, cuddling, or simply sitting on top of his big sized friends.
Unlike other cats who just jump off quickly when approaching big animals, Weslet T. Monkey is different. He likes to stay stick around his friends.
“All the other animals love him,” Lahiri told The Dodo. “He’s really just very popular. I don’t know how to put it any other way.”
A pregnant stray came to the sanctuary two years ago in the spring “in the time of kitten season” “That happens quite frequently,” Lahiri explained. “Stray mothers find the barn and, you know, there’s food, shelter, everything else. So they decide they’re going to come here to have their babies. But we track them, we get them fixed.” That stray was Wesley’s mother, the rest was history.
Since Wesley grew up at the sanctuary and around different types of farm animals, he really doesn’t notice the difference among spices.
“He just interacts the same way with another cat the way he would a human, a cow or a pig,” Lahiri said.
He is the only fearless cat!
“Even the geese that nobody else gets along with because they’re a little intense, Wesley T. Monkey will hang with them,” Lahiri said. Another prime example of his “I don’t give a damn” attitude: Lahiri said that it isn’t odd to check on four 1,000-pound pigs eating a stack of hay with Wesley resting right on top of the hay, not at all concerned that he might be accidentally be eaten. That said, the animals respect one another and are careful with each other”.
The fearless cat’s name comes from..
Lahiri explained that Wesley is the name of a musician she likes and his middle initial, “T,” stands for “THE,” making his full name Wesley The Monkey.
“Wesley’s family was given the name the Monkeys because they were like little monkeys and climbed around everywhere,” Lahiri said. “They were curious and mischievous.”
Wesley is a cat who isn’t just a “mischievous,” fun friend to have around. He’s also a friend who remains loyal to the very end. Such was the case with Penny, a cow that passed away a month ago at the sanctuary.
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