“He let the people who found him walk right up to him and pick him up, so we assumed he was a sweet one,” Rebbecchi said. “Since then, he was always happy to be with people and won’t stop kissing and trying to play. Given his condition, he was very comfortable around people.”
One of his favorite people soon became Natalie Barber, a woman who works with City of Elderly Love (COEL) rescue, which specializes in senior pets. She frequently visited Charlie at the hospital and cheered him on since the first day he came in.