DC is settling in to Cat Care Society. He’s not quite sure about people yet, but he’s starting to warm up. DC is a young male, about 2 years old. He had been living with a family in a motor home, but they drove off and left him behind. A wonderful woman saw him there after the family left, and started feeding him. He was extremely nervous, but he would come out for food. She noticed that he was limping, and although it took her several weeks, she managed to trap him and bring him in. One of his hind feet has an old injury, it looks like part of the foot was crushed, and it healed improperly. We are still observing him to see if it is painful. DC also had a severe umbilical hernia, and part of his intestines were outside his abdomen, putting him at high risk for obstruction. Luckily our doctor was able to fix this when she neutered him. DC will be ready for a home someday, until then he will stay with us, nice and safe indoors.
We’re hoping this wonderful cat will warm up quickly with the right person paying attention, but it’s going to be a very slow process. DC will need a very special human. Someone with experience with scared and feral cats, who has the time and patience to dedicate to working with him. Anyone interested in DC will need to visit here at the shelter at least 3 times, and show the staff their willingness and patience. One day, DC will be an amazing companion kitty for the right person.
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