Joey is everything you always wanted a cat to be - friendly, sweet, and loving. He LOVES people - whether you are a complete stranger or a family member, he comes right over to you with a meow and a desire to be pet. He has a few Oriental tabby traits - striking colored eyes and the typical vocal meows and talking. He is also very long and tall - even eats off a raised feeder. He loves to be brushed too. He is great with his litter box and front-declawed. He is good with children too.
Joey is 13 years old so I know what you are thinking - is he healthy? Thanks to his owner, he had a long history of top notch veterinary care - even has the beautiful shiny teeth to prove it. Joey does have a thyroid issue which requires a prescription food - it cost as much as a high quality cat food and can be ordered at chewy.com so don't let that discourage you. He doesn't need any medication and just had bloodwork done - he is healthy cat.
Here are notes from his foster mom:
I took Joey as a foster sight unseen. It didn’t matter to me what he looked like, all I knew was that his 97 year old owner had to go into a nursing home and was heartbroken to have to give up her beloved kitty. I knew I could help ease her mind by agreeing to take him in as a foster for Tyson’s Place Animal Rescue. www.tysonsplacerescue.org
The mission of Tyson’s Place (a 501c3 non-profit) is to aid people and pets on their life journeys by assisting terminally ill people with providing care and/or finding new families for their pets. I’m fostering this 13 year old lanky guy until a permanent home can be found for him. Joey is said to be a Siamese mix. I don’t know about that, but what I do know is that he is gorgeous and unusual-looking. He is very tall, and rather thin. Joey is front paw declawed, very affectionate and calm. He was not shy upon arrival,even after the long ride from Grand Rapids. This chill, confident fellow is very easy to have around; he prefers his dry food over the wet and uses his litter box perfectly.
Joey has been diagnosed with a thyroid issue (not unusual for cats), but that doesn’t affect him in any way. His recent bloodworm is excellent, his teeth are amazing and he takes no medication. If you would like to meet Joey, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. He would love to have company, and he would love to be adopted.
Could you open your heart to such a special cat? All he wants is to be loved and petted and to sit in laps. Simply apply online at tysonsplacerescue.org or email email@example.com for more information. Plus, he has a $10 adoption fee for the month of June.
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