DOB: April 2012
Description: Medium-haired Brown & White Tabby
POCKETS is a very sweet, moderately playful kitty. He loves being petted and brushed and getting belly rubs. While Pockets adores people, he can be timid when meeting new people. Once Pockets gets to know you and feels safe in his surroundings, he LOVES to hang out with you and comes running when you call his name!
Pockets is also playful and good at keeping himself occupied with toys. He loves to empty out his toy box then carry toys around. Pockets is learning to play fetch with fuzzy balls, but sometimes forgets to bring them back to you!
Pockets needs a low-key, but playful, like-minded kitty to bond and play with. Pockets gets lonely when his human companions are away from home so having a feline buddy who likes other cats is important for him. Pockets needs a quiet home without young children now or in the future. He will also do best in a home that will be relatively stable over time (e.g., without lots of moving around).
Pockets was found outdoors covered in scabs and sores, and had a very thin coat with patches of missing fur. He was infested with fleas and had developed a secondary bacterial skin infection. His skin has healed and his coat has grown back so he is now a fluffy boy. Pockets has occasional bouts of skin irritation that require treatment so we know he has some allergies to food or environmental allergens. He is not currently on any ongoing medications, but eats prescription hypoallergenic food.
Note: We waive adoption fees for special needs kitties like Pockets.
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PLEASE NOTE: WE ADOPT TO RESIDENTS OF NORTHERN VA AND WASHINGTON DC SUBURBS ONLY. PLEASE SEE OUR ADOPTION GUIDELINES AT WWW.SPCANOVA.ORG .
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