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My name is Larry!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Larry
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Larry
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Larry
Photo 3 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Larry
Photo 4 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Larry

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Larry's Info...

I am already neutered, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, and not good with dogs.

Larry's Story...
Little LARRY is a hard-luck kitty whose fortunes are looking much better now. He is a local kitty who was being fed by a nice lady in her backyard. He was found to have a wound between the toes on one rear paw. This was an automatic quarantine in our special room. His time has now been served and he is ready to move on. He also has only one eye, but he does not let that slow him down. And he is FIV-positive, but otherwise a healthy little fellow.

Larry is a cute little black and white tuxedo kitty with an adorable face and little white blaze, about 1½ years old. When he arrived, he was very scared and hid under his bed. Within only a few days, he was much more social and could be patted and cuddled. Larry has regained his confidence and now loves people -- he purrs and cuddles and runs and climbs. He is the welcoming committee for anyone coming into the room.

Larry has a good appetite and has gained almost 1½ pounds during his incarceration. If one feeds him first, since he meows for food, he is ready for seconds before all the others have had firsts. He will climb on your shoulder and purr and do head butts. He seems to be agreeable with other cats. If you are looking for a new playmate for your FIV-positive cat, then maybe Larry would be a good fit. Come and meet this little sweetheart!

We prefer to have these cats go to homes either with no other cats, or with other FIV-positive cats already in residence.
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 Larry

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black & White Or Tuxedo
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Larry, a Milford Domestic Shorthair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Shorthair for sale in Milford, or seeking a Domestic Shorthair 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 Shorthair breeders who help with Domestic Shorthair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Milford paves the way for another one to be saved.