He can be very energetic and playful. He loves to stalk his prey - which is mainly the red dot, his wand, and the humans!! He will relentlessly chase his fosterers round and round the pillar in their lounge until they get so dizzy they give up and collapse in a fit of giggles on the floor. This little boy will keep you smiling and amused. Although he is not great at jumping, he makes a valiant attempt at leaping for his balls and makes the funniest noises as he runs after them – it’s like he is part cat, dog and horse! He’s definitely a very quirky cat, but that’s all adds to his unique charm. He has a good repertoire of meows and other noises and this helps the humans understand what Lionel needs.
Lionel is good as gold when left alone in the house when you go out to work, though he will, of course, expect lots of attention when he sees you! He loves to sleep on the bed with you and is very good overnight.
Lionel has been checked out by a vet - he only has one big kidney, but blood and urinary tests show it is working fine and he is healthy.
Lionel would be better in a household with no kids or other pets – he doesn’t like other cats. Lionel needs to be adopted by experienced cat owners who can see the endearing kitty he is and bring this out through love, play and understanding. Everyone who meets Lionel falls in love with him - there is just something so special about him and his big eyes. He was very stressed when he moved to his current foster home and it took a while for him to settle in, but he has blossomed into the sweetest, most endearing, and quirkily funny little kitty his fosterers have ever had.
Lionel can’t wait to be part of his forever home, chase you around the room until you giggle and have his belly gently rubbed as he purrs and purrs.
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