Rachel Thompson/News-Register## JJ Sandmann and his mom, Megan Sandmann of Dayton, be familiar with Stevie Ray, a blind cat who remains in the going to end up being “America’s Favorite Pet.” Stevie’s owner, Amber Blankenship is on the left and her mom, Roxi Blankenship, is on the right. Stevie is preparing a stroll downtown this weekend, too.
Although he could not see his brand-new pals, blind tabby Stevie Rae indulged in their attention throughout a stroll through downtown McMinnville Tuesday.
The cat will be back downtown this weekend as his owner, Amber Blankenship of McMinnville, gets the word out about Stevie’s success in the “America’s Favorite Pet” competitors on the Internet.
Stevie made the finals after putting initially in his classification in the semi-finals on Thursday. Local individuals can choose him to win by going to americasfavoritepet.com and clicking “leading cats.” One vote per individual daily is complimentary.
Blankenship satisfied Stevie while taking care of kittens as a foster volunteer with Homeward Bound Pets and Hazel’s House. They rapidly established an unique relationship and she wound up embracing him herself.
Stevie was hurt when he was a young cat, prior to pertaining to Homeward Bound. The shelter’s center saved his life, however his eyes needed to be gotten rid of due to the fact that of the damage. Despite that, he navigates and plays similar to any other cat, Blankenship said.