My name is
Chunk (FIV+)!

Posted over 2 years ago | Updated 1 month ago

Adoption process

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet


Submit Application


Home Check


Approve Application


Take the Pet Home

Adoption fee: $250

This helps The Queenie Foundation, Inc. with pet care costs.

My basic info

Colorpoint Shorthair
Gray or Blue (Mostly)
4 years 8 months old, Adult
Pet ID
Hair Length

My details

Alert icon Not good with kids
Alert icon Not good with dogs
Checkmark in teal circle Good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My personality

My story

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

Chunk is an affectionate guy who gets along with other cats and is bonded to Caroline. He has Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). There's nothing to do or medicine to administer. FIV means that Chunk's immune system is compromised. He needs to live indoors exclusively (just like all of our adopted cats), eat high-quality food, and live in a stress-free environment. Like all companion cats (and dogs), he should see his veterinarian every year without fail.

~ FIV is a retrovirus that compromises a cat's immune system.
~ FIV is a feline-only virus that cannot be transmitted to humans.
~ Cats who test positive for FIV can live for many years without serious symptoms.
~ A positive FIV test result is not a death sentence.
~ FIV is most often transmitted through a bite from an infected cat, therefore, cats who test positive for FIV CAN live with FIV-negative cats with minimal risk of transmission as long as they do not fight to the point of biting.

Our adoption process: Prospective adopters must be at least 25 years old and live in Connecticut. You meet the cat(s) in whom you’re interested (we’re a foster-based organization and our cats are in several locations). If after meeting the cat(s) you want to proceed to adoption, we email our application to you; please return it within 48 hours. We call the animal hospitals you’ve used in the last five years for a reference and do a home visit by video chat.

If you’re approved, you sign an adoption contract, we email the cat’s/cats’ medical paperwork to you and we meet at the PetSmart adoption center for you to pick up the cat(s) and receive a coupon booklet from PetSmart. The adoption fee, which includes, but is not limited to, is spay or neuter, vaccinations, worming, flea/tick prevention, and microchip, is $250 in cash per cat.
The Queenie Foundation, Inc.

Contact info

Pet ID
Enid Breakstone
Manchester, CT 06040

Their adoption process


Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

We place our cats in Connecticut, only. Contact us at 860 649 4488 or to make an appointment to meet them.


Submit Application

Request an application by email at and return the completed document within 48 hours. Adoption fee: $250


Home Check

We call all the animal hospitals that you've used in the last three years for a reference and then do a home visit via video chat.


Approve Application

If your application is approved, we email the adoption contract; you sign and return it. We email the cat's medical documents to you.


Take the Pet Home

We meet at the Manchester PetSmart. You pay the adoption fee, $250, in cash and receive a coupon booklet from PetSmart.

Additional adoption info

The Queenie Foundation runs a cat rescue/adoption program in the greater Hartford, CT area. We believe that one way to stop overpopulation is to place animals only after they've been sterilized. Our fosters are fully vetted before they’re ready to go home. All you add is love!

Occasionally, The Queenie Foundation posts animals who are available for adoption through other organizations or individuals, as a courtesy. If you have found an animal in whom you are interested who is not a Queenie Foundation cat, we invite you to contact the group or person whose information appears in the body of the profile. They can tell you all you need to know about the animal.

Requirements for adopting a cat: You must be a Connecticut resident and be at least 25 years old. You will fill out a Companion Animal Guardian History, provide the name and phone number of all the animal hospitals you've used in the last three years for a reference plus agree to a home visit via video chat. If you are approved, you sign an adoption contract and we email the cat's medical records to you. The adoption fee is $250 per cat (to be paid in cash) which includes, but is not limited to, spay or neuter, vaccinations, worming, and microchip.

Go meet their pets

The Queenie Foundation places cats in Connecticut, ONLY. You can meet our foster cats at the Manchester, CT PetSmart adoption center Monday - Saturday, 9 - 9 and Sundays, 10 - 7. Please contact us at 860 649 4488 or to make an appointment to meet them. You can request to meet the cat in whom you're interested IF there's a volunteer on duty in the adoption center. Knock on the door and request to meet the cat.

We have cats in foster homes, also, so if you don't see a cat at PetSmart who appeals to you, please contact us to inquire about these cats.

More about this rescue

We are an all-volunteer humane education and rescue/adoption non profit organization.

Our campaigns:
Spay/Neuter education
Cat rescue/adoption
Promoting a Vegan/Cruelty-free lifestyle
Compassion for Animals: focused at children and adolescents to interrupt the animal abuse/child abuse/adult violent behavior link.

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