Cheeseball came to PAWS along with her two brothers. They were found at a local oil refinery. Her brothers had chemical burns and sadly did not make it. We're not sure if Cheeseball was born with Down Syndrome or if she inhaled some of the chemicals at the refinery to give her her endearing personality. You see, Cheeseball has a sway when she walks and has trouble standing still (check out her video). While she never walks a straight line, she does't let anything get in her way - except tall things. That's good news for cat lovers. She can can climb stairs but can't jump up onto tables and counters like her more agile feline friends. In most ways, Cheeseball is a normal kitty who relishes in time spent having her ears, neck and face scratched. And, she's a huge fan of sleeping in your lap. She is very loving. She lived for a while with big dogs and children. She is currently in general population with other young cats and does great.
She has some limitations - she cannot jump very high and she has difficulty reaching the middle of her back. She may need help grooming herself occasionally. She can use a litter box without problem and would do best with a low-profile side to the box.
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