Phoenix is a big kitty with a big purr-sonality! He is a very active cat who hunts and plays. Phoenix will chase and play with anything! Catnip toys, wand toys, balls, toy mice, pompoms, but his favourite are interactive toys or toys that move on their own, whether motion activated or suspended from door frames. He can entertain himself. He is also very much a vertical thinker and needs things he can jump and climb.
He loves to sleep on his foster Mom's feet. If he sees her feet he leaves them alone, but if they are under the covers and they move then he will pounce. He likes to sleep by or near her feet at night once he is finished making sure the house is secure. (He is a nocturnal hunter and needs quiet toys he can hunt and chase until he is ready to go to sleep).
In the morning he is very vocal making sure he gets his breakfast before anyone else. The nice thing is he will not wake you up, but once he knows you are awake then all is fair game!
He does well with other cats as long as they are also bold and energetic (a slow integration is a must) - another playful cat in his forever home would be ideal!
Sweet Phoenix was seized by the courts from his previous home for abuse and neglect. He was very thin and both of his upper canines had to be removed because they were broken. He is no longer thin, but he still has a fear of not getting food so multiple smaller meals along with some kibble at night should be given. His ears are missing some bits but he hears very well, especially the movement of the treat bag!
His foster family shares: "Phoenix was a very shy and timid cat when he first arrived in my home. He will need to be given some time to trust his forever family. He is listed as being black but his fur is actually smoke. The roots are white and get progressively darker to the ends. His coat is one of the softest I've ever seen. He is a gentle giant. I'm going to miss this love bug!". Please give Phoenix his forever home... only the very best families please apply!
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