Her essay lays out some great points, like cats can warn you about seizures, are good for kids, and there are many out there in shelters who could use a good home. Romesa even smartly incorporated religion into her argument, saying, “Prophet Muhammed always fed cats and helped them out, because he knew they were kind and clean animals.”
Romesa said that she would love a Persian kitten, because they are “fluffy,” but would be happy with any cat that needed a good home.
“I wanted to get one from a shelter, so I could save a cat because that’s really important to me,” she said.
She also pointed out that her parents are always telling her to have less screen time with her electronics, but if she had a cat, she would be too busy playing with her pet to be on her devices.
“I just really want a cat because it would just change my life,” she said.
Rimsha said she has loved to see how many people are rooting for them to get a cat.
As for their parents, she said their dad seems convinced, now they just need to work on their mom.
“I think chances are maybe 80% as of now,” she said.