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My name is Maxwell!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Maxwell
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Maxwell
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Milford, Massachusetts - Maxwell

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Maxwell's Info...

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

Maxwell's Story...
MAXWELL the Magnificent is a handsome gray tiger fellow about three years old. He is a solid, muscular guy and looks formidable, but he is a big love-bug with a great personality. He recently came to us from another location after finishing his four-month quarantine for a small bite on one front leg. He is all healed now and we are getting to know him. He in turn is starting to get to know the other kitties in our special room, and seems to be getting along with them just fine. He must have been someone’s kitty once because he is so friendly. Maybe he was left behind when someone moved away.

Maxwell has no problem with being picked up and cuddled, and he is rapidly becoming a favorite with the volunteers. He just LOVES food and will rub up against your legs in an attempt to get MORE food. He doesn’t like being told what to do and will swat, sometimes, in protest. Oh yes, he is FIV-positive, but he does not let that slow him down. This virus lowers a cat’s immune system response. He is young and healthy, and should remain healthy for many years.

Give a great cat a chance!! Let’s find this sweet guy a home as soon as possible. Maybe yours? He would be a great companion for another FIV-positive kitty who might be looking for a friend. We prefer to have these cats go to homes either with no other cats, or with other FIV-positive cats already in residence.

FIV Facts:
1. The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus is a slow virus that affects a cat's immune system over a period of years.
2. FIV is a cat-only disease and cannot be spread to humans or other non-felines.
3. FIV cats most often live long, healthy, and relatively normal lives with no symptoms at all.
4. FIV is not easily passed between cats. It cannot be spread casually - like in litter boxes, water and food bowls, or when snuggling and playing. It is rarely spread from a mother to her kittens.
5. The virus can be spread through blood transfusions, badly infected gums, or serious, penetrating bite wounds. (Bite wounds of this kind are extremely rare, except in free-roaming, unneutered tomcats.)
6. A neutered cat, in a home, is extremely unlikely to infect other cats, if properly introduced.
7. Many vets are not educated about FIV since the virus was only discovered 15 years ago.
8. FIV-positive cats should be kept as healthy as possible. Keep them indoors and free from stress, feed them a high-quality diet, keep and treat any secondary problems as soon as they arise. To learn more about FIV visit http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/cat-care/cat-care-feline-immunodeficiency-virus.html and
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/health_information/brochure_fiv.cfm

Facts about Maxwell

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray, Blue Or Silver Tabby
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Maxwell, a Milford Domestic Shorthair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Shorthair for sale in Milford, or seeking a Domestic Shorthair cat from a breeder in Milford.

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