My name is Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50!

Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Republic, Washington - Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50
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Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50's Info...

I am already spayed, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with cats.

Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50's Story...
Chelan is a lovely, affectionate girl who seems much younger than the vet now thinks she is. When she originally arrived as a stray, we and the vet guessed her age at about 4. However, we discovered this skinny stray was unable to put on weight during her first couple of months at the shelter, so the vet tested her thyroid function and found Chelan to have hyperthyroidism, at a level that rarely occurs in cats younger than 10 or 11. So, we have revised our guesstimated age up to 11, and have begun treating her with methimazole (an easy pill dosage) and she has begun putting on weight. If the methimazole works to control her thyroid properly, she should have many more happy years ahead of her, and the medication is inexpensive - should be less than $10 per month.

We love this girl; she is polite, quiet, beautiful, and has no tail. We don't know if the lack of tail indicates some Manx or Bobtail in her genetics, or if it just one of those weird little quirks that happen sometimes; it does appear to be congenital, rather than the result of an amputation.

She will tolerate other cats if they are nice to her, but is not a huge fan of dogs. We haven't had any trouble getting her to take her pills (they are quite small); they do have the unfortunate side effect of causing some occasional vomiting, so Chelan is hoping to find an experienced kitty lover that takes cleaning the occasional pet stain in stride. The vomiting may ease as she becomes more used to her medication. Hard floors with washable throw rugs could be a plus. Overall, she is a pretty easy cat - nondemanding, loves to be petted, would really enjoy sharing TV time and nap time and any time at all with her person - she is very people-oriented. Chelan loves to be up high, so would appreciate some sort of cat tree or perch from which she could watch the world go by. She tested negative for Feline Leukemia and FIV, and would enjoy being indoor only or indoor/outdoor - she is going to want to sleep with you, plus her daily medication requirement makes her unsuitable for an outdoor only life.

Do you have a loving heart, willingness to pill your cat and clean up the occasional pet stain, and some warm and comfy sunspots to help make this old girl's second half of life the best ever? Chelan is ready to share her love and purrs with you. She tries to pretend to be a Seahawks fan, but deep down inside, we suspect she is drawn to the Bengals (ha).

All pets arrive spayed/neutered, dewormed, microchipped and vaccinated. Adoption fee for Chelan is suggested minimum $20 (more gratefully accepted), or she is eligible for our Seniors for Seniors program - adopters over 65 can name their own adoption fee. All pets are placed with a 30-day money-back trial period, to give pet and family enough time to discover any unknown allergies or other conflicts. Can't come to Republic? Don't let that stop you! We have monthly transports to both the Seattle area and Spokane, delivering adopted pets to their new owners. If you can add a little to your donation to help us cover our volunteer driver's expenses, that would be great!

Facts about Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50

  • Breed: Domestic Mediumhair
  • Color: Tortoiseshell
  • Age: Senior
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: C0963
  • Hair: Medium

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Chelan VALENTINE'S SPECIAL! 50, a Republic Domestic Mediumhair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Mediumhair for sale in Republic, or seeking a Domestic Mediumhair cat from a breeder in Republic.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Republic 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 Republic 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 Mediumhair breeders who help with Domestic Mediumhair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Republic paves the way for another one to be saved.