This cat is available for our Better With Age adoption fee of $50.
BIG FAN OF: Playing, especially swatting at feathers and mice on a string. He also likes batting around balls or crinkly toys.
NOT A FAN OF: Being picked up or having his tummy rubbed. He also tends to become overstimulated with too much petting and will let you know when he's done. He'll do best with people who understand cat body language and won't have their feelings hurt if he needs to be left alone.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Mr. Deputy is an active, playful cat who prefers to live life on his terms. He will need playtime each day to burn off some energy, but he also likes lounging in the sun in front of a window or on his cat tree. When he's in the mood, he'll jump in your lap or lie next to you and purr. He enjoys head scratches and back rubs for short periods of time. His foster family said he has been doing well in their house. He can be a very sweet boy when he wants to be!
OTHER REASONS HE'S SPECIAL: Mr. Deputy can have a sensitive stomach, so he needs food without red dye. He also does best when he's fed on a schedule, rather than being free-fed.
DREAM HOME: With experienced cat owners who understand cat body language and will respect when he needs his space. He'll do best in a more mature home.
This cat is participating in our Shelter Cat Getaway program -- a program designed to give cats a vacation from the shelter and let them enjoy home life while they wait to be adopted. While vacation is fun, there really is no place like home, so please consider adopting one of these deserving cats! As part of this program, their adoption fee is just $50 each (or $75 for a pair)! To learn more about this cat or schedule a time to meet it, please contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org or Betsy at email@example.com.
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