Thankfully, he was rescued from that horrible situation, where an even worse fate could have awaited him in the coming days.
Upon his arrival to our shelter, Hefty has thrived, realizing again that people could indeed be trusted. He has become very happy and comfortable in his kennel in our cat room, and enjoys following staff around during free time out of his little corner of the world.
We learned recently that Hefty was suffering from a significant urinary tract infection- one strong enough that it had undoubtedly been left untreated for quite some time. Putting the pieces together, it's easy to assume that Hefty's condition (which sometimes can result in a cat missing the litterbox or avoiding it altogether), is what prompted a frustrated 'owner' to retaliate and toss him aside. Proper medication, which also includes his prescribed C/D cat food, helps to keep the urinary tract infections at bay (although in times of stress, he may develop flare ups, with a system that overreacts). So sad that rather than taking the time to give Hefty the care he needed, he was instead tossed out.
Hefty is a great boy who deserves a chance to know what a real caring home and family is all about.
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