Swirl is about 3 years old, weighs about 10 pounds and is a very sweet lap cat. After his owner died, the inheritors tossed all his cats outside. He was rescued at the request of an attorney who was handling the sale of the property (house), that Swirl and several of his fellow 'Colony' cats were living under. The house was scheduled for demolition, and the attorney didn't want any of the kitties to die. We (The Purr De Leash Project) rescued a total of 10 cats and 1 3-day-old kitten, who also survived. He has a slightly tipped ear (the top of one ear was trimmed when he was neutered as a 'feral'). This kitty is a real love bug! He was a little frightened at first..but as sweet as can be now.