Cheeks is such a dude. From his large frame and the way he struts around to his confident demeanor, there is no doubt that he is all boy. On one of the coldest days of winter, he laid down in middle of the road, directly in front of our rescue director's car. He is a smart boy and knew exactly what he was doing. She stopped, opened the door, and called to him. Cheeks meowed back at her and came running up to the car. He was matted, covered in wounds, and frostbitten. He needed help and he knew just where to find it!
Our big boy has been all fixed up and is doing great. He did test positive for FIV, but all this means to us is that he needs to have good food, regular vet care, and stay safely indoors. Based on our observations, Cheeks is a bit too much for other kitties and it would be best if he was the king of his castle. He has done well with dogs, but was annoyed by a hyperactive puppy (who wouldn't be!). He loves wand toys (especially the cat catcher mouse toy), the turbo scratcher, catnip, and his special little mouse toy. Cheeks does have a bit of spunk and likes things, like brushing and petting, to be on his terms (head & back are great, Neck and tummy are off limits). He is fine being held, but doesn't want to be a child's toy or purse cat. Cheeks would do best in a calmer home where he can be spoiled and loved like he deserves. He would love a catio, screen porch, or another way to safely enjoy the outdoors. Looking for a cat with personality and spunk? A cool dude to hang with? Cheeks is your boy!
Adoption Fees: All of our cats are spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated (as age appropriate), tested for Feline Leukemia/FIV, given flea/tick & heartworm preventative, & fecal tested (dewormed if needed) before being adopted out. Cheek's adoption fee is $50 including tax; adoptive homes are given all vet records at the adoption.
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