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My name is Sophia!

Domestic Longhair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Sophia
Photo 1 - Domestic Longhair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Sophia
Photo 2 - Domestic Longhair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Sophia
Photo 3 - Domestic Longhair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Sophia

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Sophia's Info...

I am already spayed, a special needs pet, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with dogs, and good with cats.

Sophia's Story...
SOPHIA is a long-haired gray and white sweetheart with incredibly soft fur. She came to the shelter with two tiny kittens, who have already been adopted. And she is only about a year old.

Sophia is a beautiful little cat with a sweet little face, a gentle disposition, a fluffy gray tail – and a few extra toes! She loves to be picked up and cuddled, and will rub on your legs for attention. She gets along fine with other cats and would never pick a fight. She just loves everybody.

Sophia is also FIV-positive, but since she is young and healthy, this should not be a problem for many years. She would be a great companion for another FIV-positive kitty who might be looking for a friend. We prefer to have these cats go to homes either with no other cats, or with other FIV-positive cats already in residence. Come and meet this beautiful little girl soon!

FIV Facts:
1. The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus is a slow virus that affects a cat's immune system over a period of years.
2. FIV is a cat-only disease and cannot be spread to humans or other non-felines.
3. FIV cats most often live long, healthy, and relatively normal lives with no symptoms at all.
4. FIV is not easily passed between cats. It cannot be spread casually - like in litter boxes, water and food bowls, or when snuggling and playing. It is rarely spread from a mother to her kittens.
5. The virus can be spread through blood transfusions, badly infected gums, or serious, penetrating bite wounds. (Bite wounds of this kind are extremely rare, except in free-roaming, unneutered tomcats.)
6. A neutered cat, in a home, is extremely unlikely to infect other cats, if properly introduced.
7. Many vets are not educated about FIV since the virus was only discovered 15 years ago.
8. FIV-positive cats should be kept as healthy as possible. Keep them indoors and free from stress, feed them a high-quality diet, keep and treat any secondary problems as soon as they arise. To learn more about FIV visit http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/cat-care/cat-care-feline-immunodeficiency-virus.html and
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/health_information/brochure_fiv.cfm

Facts about Sophia

  • Breed: Domestic Longhair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue (Mostly)
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Long

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Sophia, a Milford Domestic Longhair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Longhair for sale in Milford, or seeking a Domestic Longhair cat from a breeder in Milford.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Milford already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Milford breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Domestic Longhair breeders who help with Domestic Longhair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Milford paves the way for another one to be saved.