Guy turned down from adopting a rescue cat because he's gay. Internet rallies to help.

Guy turned down from adopting a rescue cat because he's gay. Internet rallies to help.
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Alex Andreou is a UK-based writer, actor and aspiring owner of a rescue cat.

Posted by Alex Andreou on Wednesday, August 29, 2018

We've never met IRL but judging from his online presence, he seems like he would be a great cat-dad.

But when Andreou drove two hours to adopt a cat that "desperately needed rehoming," he says he was turned down by the cat's caregiver "for being gay." How does that affect his ability to care for a cat?? Great question: it doesn't! It's called bigotry!

Here's the convo that went down between Andreou and this "religious" cat owner who "strongly disagrees" with his gay "lifestyle."

Guy turned down from adopting a rescue cat because he's gay. Internet rallies to help.

Yes, because turning down a kind stranger who wants to ADOPT A CAT who needs a home is what Jesus would have done??

The convo continues:

Guy turned down from adopting a rescue cat because he's gay. Internet rallies to help.
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Andreou shared the whole saga on Twitter, where it went viral:

"So, I just travelled two hours to adopt a cat that desperately needed rehoming and was turned down for being gay," he wrote. "WTF IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE."

He also followed up with this heartbreaking tweet:

ALEX, WE WANT TO HUG YOU. Twitter clearly felt the same, and quickly rallied around to offer support:

Many raged against the cat-owning homophobe:

And others jumped in to offer to collect the cat on his behalf:

Everyone really, really wants to help.

Looks like love has trumped hate yet again! Because the story has a happy ending. Andreou recently posted this update:

And there's more:

If you have pink sparkly or rainbow cat gear, please get in touch with him ASAP. As they always say, it takes a village to shut down a homophobe.

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