Otto is a young stray who was someone's house pet at one time. When they moved, they left him behind to fend for himself on the street. He was lucky enough to find a kind family in his neighborhood who already fed other feral and abandoned cats. But since he was new and unneutered, the other cats picked on him and beat him up.
His kind caregivers tried to feed him separately, but he was still bullied by the other cats. They contacted BFF for help with Otto, and once trapped, it was clear he is not feral - just a former house pet who had to adapt to the mean streets.
Otto is now neutered, vaccinated, and has tested negative for FeLV. His wounds are cleaned, and he's eating up a storm. He is positive for FIV, but that is not a big deal - he will still live a full, normal life. He's friendly and enjoys petting, but needs some work. He has trust issues - unsurprisingly - and can be a little fresh at times. Because he was treated badly by the other cats on the street, he would probably be happiest as an only cat.
If you can give Otto the second chance he so deserves, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us an IM on facebook.
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