Please contact Ellette (VillageRescue@gmail.com) for more information about this pet.
Are you a cat whisperer? Do you have the patience for an apprehensive, uneasy and a bit anxious cat? Mia really wants to be your friend, but she takes quite a bit of time to get used to you and then she will be totally bonded to you. It has been a month that she has been at the sanctuary and she is now a loving cat, rubbing against my legs as I clean her room.
Mia has had two previous homes in her 8 years and as each caretaker got up in their senior years they felt they could not care for her. Sadly, somewhere along the line, she was declawed and as is often the result, she developed behavioral issues. One of these issues is if she is left alone for a long period of time, or gets otherwise upset with you, she might use your favorite spot as her litter box – according to her previous person. I can attest, however, that she will not tolerate having her back end brushed or stroked until she has bonded with you.
Getting past this, Mia really is a lover and absolutely enjoys having her head and neck brushed or stroked. Once she has bonded with you, she will keep you company, sleep with you and be your loyal companion. But please note: she cannot be an outdoor kitty due to being declawed.
Mia has been tested for the leukemia and FIV viruses as well as heartworms and is negative for all. She did have a bladder infection in the past and therefore, the veterinarian recommends that she remain on a reduced calorie urinary food. This is not any more expensive than any other quality food we would recommend for our adopted cats.