Tara also has a stand out personality. Initially shy, the more attention she gets, the more outgoing she becomes. If you visit our cattery, you'll likely feel a tap on your head from Tara. She climbs to the top of the cat cage and then stretches out to tap a passerby. Just saying surprise and hello!
Tara also loves to play. She is our tomboy cat, able to stand her own with any of the guys who want to wrestle her. Yet, she is not aggressive and everyone seems to like her.
Tara would still need time coming in to a new house. However, if kids are safe and consistent, she should be fine. Dogs might be a bit scary for her.
Tara's special need is that she has the herpes upper respiratory virus. This is not terrible, but it is contagious to other cats. Most cats developed immunity from most forms of herpes if nursed by their moms. The virus acts like an allergy - the cat can demonstrate runny eyes or perhaps sneezing. It is more obvious if the cat is stressed. It can be lessened by giving l-lysine treats (inexpensive and do not need an prescription). Tara looks forward to her treats!
Tara had a tough start to her life and has enough love in her that she overcame natural instincts and instead, chose to meet people part-way to share a friendship. Come on out and meet Tara for yourself.
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