HERE IS WHAT OUR VOLUNTEERS SAY ABOUT ASHLEY AFTER HAVING HER IN THEIR HOME DURING A HOLIDAY WEEKEND:
"We had her Saturday through Monday morning. She was really, really, really easy, purring and hunkering down on Annika when AJ took a nap in my office, and curling up with/on me when I'd join her on my daybed.
She does like to chew on things (cellphones pointed at her, cords) and claw on rugs and such, but I keep a bathmat under my desk for my dogs to park on that she had a great time clawing at and I couldn't care less. (Maybe worth getting her a claw sharpening pad for her kennel?)
Pill was easy. I'm not usually the pill giver at AWF so she didn't see it coming :) One pill in the AM an hour before you feed her, and that's it. She takes it, gives you a sullen look, and its forgotten a minute later. You can pretty much leave her dry food out for her all day, because she doesn't wolf it down and there is no fear of her overeating.
My husband pet her into a "crazy time" where she started charging around and playing with paper wads that Annika and I tossed for her. She was always careful with her claws and it was pure happy crazy catness. She ended up exploring more of my office room than Claire or the kittens: she was up on the dresser and desk, peeking out the window, popping dresser doors open to look inside.
I think she was happy to be in a new space, accommodated quickly, and would have been happy to explore more rooms. I think she'll transition to a new home really easily. And be really sweet and thankful to her new humans!
The pill is actually super simple and shouldn't really be an issue for someone who has a nice structured schedule where they have enough time in the morning to pop the pill and wait an hour to feed her. The surprise issue to a new adopter is that she doesn't like her current food. She will want any other pet's food.
She just wants to be pet. Very sweet. Very easy. And actually with her food/IBS stuff nailed she seems totally healthy and not in any way a burden."
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