Hi, I'm Mitty. (Courtesy Post)
Calico | Senior | Female | Small
(Courtesy post) Meet Mitty! We don’t know how Mitty started her life, but for the last year she has shown up to eat at a feral cat feeding station. She has always been very sweet and affectionate. The caretaker took special notice of her as she was small and always ravenous; the first one to eat and almost always there waiting. She has a notched ear so we knew she had been spayed.
Over time her caretaker trained Mitty to eat in a cat carrier, and in November of 2018 she caught Mitty and took her to the vet for a full exam and blood work. Mitty was so good for all of it; letting the staff handle her easily. Since then she has moved into a foster home with a warm room. Good thing because 2 days after her checkup, winter gave a quick preview of ice and snow.
Mitty is adorably sweet! She is a beautiful classic tabby with a wise face; a tiny, dainty girl! When we come into her room, she is usually reclining on a blanket on the floor. She immediately perks up and runs up to rub on us and purr madly! She is a lover.
Mitty’s blood work results indicate she has hyperthyroid which, is common in older cats (over 8-10 years old). This will require at least lifelong medication or special diet, or at best a radiation procedure at a specialist or surgery. The radiation procedure can be curative.
Mitty is looking for a warm place to retire from the streets. Right now she is isolated, as her foster home has 2 cats, one or which is not welcoming. The resident cats already live on separate floors of the house.
Mitty, however, has been living in a community with other cats and seems to coexist happily. She has not yet encountered a dog. She will stay separate for a time (she and one of the resident cats share a doorway, so they will become accustomed to one another for a few weeks before we would let them out together). Hopefully we will find a home for Mitty quickly. Mitty doesn’t need anything fancy, just a soft and cozy retirement home. A friendly lap would be a major bonus.
- Good with kids: I don’t know if I’m good with kids yet.
- Good with dogs: I haven’t met dogs yet.
- Good with other cats: Yes
- Suitable for townhouse and/or apartment: I could live in a townhouse or an apartment.
- Special needs: I need special care.
NOTE: We are an all volunteer group and do not operate a shelter. All of our animals are in foster homes. We are unable to place our animals outside of the Baltimore/DC area.
Please contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at (410) 980-0751 to arrange to meet Mitty.