Rooney was rescued by a caring couple who found his feral mother in a parking lot. They got her a can of food. She immediately grabbed the whole thing in her mouth and carried it to the bushes where 3 little kittens jumped out and started eating. The couple was able to catch all of them & took them to their vet. They were given medical care and then housed there for 2 months, being given lots of love and attention by the staff and others, in order to get them used to people and ready for their own homes.
Rooney has done well in his foster home. Even though he was scared the first day, he let his foster mom put him in her lap and enjoyed being petted. He has made good progress & within a few days got used to the different sights and sounds of being in a house. When his foster mom sits down near him he now comes to her to be petted. He also like to give nose rubs. Rooney is a gentle non-aggressive kitten. He might hiss if scared, but never bites or scratches.
Just as when he was transferred to his foster home, Rooney will probably be timid & scared when first moved to a new environment. In the beginning he might run and hiss when scared, but with patience it won't be long before he is purring for you to give him a nose kiss.
All HART kittens and cats are vet checked, combo tested, spayed or neutered, up to date on all vaccines, microchipped, and on flea and tick preventative.
If you are interested in any of our kitties, you must complete an online cat adoption application - Click Here. The application will put you in touch with this wonderful cat's foster family so you can schedule a meeting. Thanks!
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