Selma was the runt of the litter and very small and weak when she was brought into foster care. She began to fade mysteriously, as runts do sometimes despite having plenty of food and water, and hovered close to death for two weeks. She has made a full recovery, thanks to lots of love and attention from her foster home, but is still quite little for her age, and will probably be a little cat when she grows up. She will not be big enough to be spayed until the last week of July.
Selma is so much weaker than her siblings that she tends to get beaten up when they want to playfight, so she has learned to just lie there and complain until they go away rather than fight back. Her adoptive family will need to take into account her inability to defend herself from other pets or small children. Her favorite thing to do instead of racing around or chasing toys is to lie purring in bed with her foster mom and cuddle, or chase her tail quietly by herself. She is very calm and gentle but will still let you know when the food dish is empty by standing on your chest and meowing.
Selma is a very sweet little girl who, while healthy right now, may or may not face more medical challenges in the future based on her early struggles. She is looking for a quiet home where she can be her quiet, gentle self, and will repay you with cuddles for the rest of her life.
Selma was born around 3/10/16 and will be available July 30th, at which time she will be spayed, up-to-date on shots, and tested for FIV/FeLV (several siblings have already tested negative).
If interested, please complete an application at www.pawsohio.org, which you will easily locate under the Adoption button.
**This pet is fostered by: Eliza**
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