Barsik's owners, in the midst of moving, assured their elderly neighbor they'd briefly leave him in the building's hallway before returning. Unfortunately, the neighbor couldn't take him in but kindly watched over him, expecting the owners' swift return. But time passed—days turned into months—and Barsik remained abandoned in the hallway. The building's superintendent, eager for him to leave despite nowhere to go, added to the dilemma. Upon learning his story, we promptly rescued Barsik, and he quickly won everyone's hearts at the shelter. It took us a while to find a perfect home for Barsik, but we did it! There were tearful goodbyes when he left.