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My name is
Big Boy [PF]!

Posted over 3 years ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Adoption process
1

Submit Application

2

Interview

3

Sign Adoption Contract

4

Take the Pet Home

My basic info

Breed
Domestic Shorthair
Color
Brown Tabby
Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Pet ID
10757873-TM-060816-1SSF
Hair Length
short

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Has special needs

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

I NEED A GODPURRENT!

This CAT is a member of our Permanent Foster program, and is happily living in a foster home willing to care for her.  If you would like to help with the cost of care for cats in this program, please consider becoming a 'godpurrent.'  For as little as $25 per month, you can help provide veterinary care and food for a special needs cat. Donations can be made by regular mail or online using Paypal.  https://www.fandfnm.org/become-a-godpurrent.html

For more information, please send an e-mail to felinesandfriendsnm@yahoo.com

HISTORY: BIG BOY was part of a TNR program and re-released where he found his way to a kind person who fed him for about a year.  Later this person could no longer keep him and took him to the Santa Fe Humane Society Animal Shelter, and he was transferred to Felines & Friends when found to be FIV+. However, as is typical with many FIV+ cats he has no symptoms, is in excellent health and expected to live a normal lifespan.  While conventional thinking is to only place an FIV+ cat in a home with no other cats or with another FIV+ cat, there are many “mixed households”.  According to Cornell University, the primary mode of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) transmission is through repeated fights resulting in the exchange of blood, and it poses no threat to humans or other species.  BIG BOY and his pal, JOE, became members of our PF program after their human passed away in February 2019. 

TEMPERAMENT: BIG BOY 2 is a sweet kitty who is a little shy at first until he feels comfortable in his new surroundings.   He bonded with JOE when they were placed together several years ago.    BIG BOY 2 is a big, handsome boy with a short coat and brown tabby markings.
AGE: born approx. 10/21/12 
MICROCHIP #: 981020013186307 
DATE OF STERILIZATION: 5/30/15, SFAS 
VAX RECORD: Rabies: exp. 10/26/17; FVRCP: exp. 10/21/19 
FELV/FIV test: 10/26/16, FIV+ 

[Santa Fe Animal Svcs. Permit #21-005] 

 

April 16, 2024, 12:24 am
Rescue
Felines & Friends New Mexico

Contact info

Pet ID
10757873-TM-060816-1SSF
Contact
Address
369 Montezuma Ave, Suite 320, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

2.

Interview

3.

Sign Adoption Contract

4.

Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

Pre-Adoption Application
Adoption Contract
$100 adoption fee per cat

All cats are FEL/FIV tested, sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

ADOPTION CENTERS

Primary: Petco - 2006 Cerrillos Rd [at St. Michaels], Santa Fe
* cats are rotated weekly between foster homes and display
* adoption room to visit the cats during regular store hours
* playpens are locked if no volunteer in attendance
* Adoption Advisors available Thursday through Sunday 1pm-4pm or by appointment

Secondary: Teca Tu @ DeVargas Mall
165 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe
* meet the special cat who lives at the store until adopted

MOBILE ADOPTIONS:
* First Saturday of the month at DeVargas Mall 12pm - 3pm
* special adoption events around Santa Fe as advertised

More about this rescue

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote kind and humane treatment of all animals.

To promote understanding of ownership and care of animals.

To promote early spay/neuter of all animals in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted animals euthanized in shelters.

To educate the public as to the health and safety benefits of early spay/neuter.

To provide low/no cost spay/neuter of cats and dogs.

To facilitate Trap/Neuter/Release projects where members of the community are feeding stray animals.

To promote the concept that each individual can make a difference.