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Dixie Domestic Short Hair Madison, WI
- Tabby (Brown / Chocolate), White
- Coat length
- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered, special needs. FIV+ .
- Good in a home with
- Prefers a home without
- Other cats.
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Dixie tested positive for feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). This disease is caused by a retrovirus that is only contagious to other cats. Infection is lifelong and there is no cure. While the virus is dormant, cats with this infection are healthy and require no special management. However, if the virus reactivates later in life the cat may have a reduced immune system function, which may cause the cat to be more susceptible to other infectious diseases or cancers. FIV is typically transmitted through deep bite wounds. If you have other cats in your home it is important to supervise interactions with your cats to prevent fighting. Casual contact such as playing, grooming, or sharing dishes and litter boxes does not contribute to viral spread.
We recommend adopters consult their veterinarian to determine the optimal strategies for keeping this and any other cats in the home as healthy as possible in the long run.
More information is available at: catfriendly.com/feline-diseases/fiv/
Interested in this sweet cat? Apply today at http://www.underdogpetrescue.org/cat-application
**Please note: Our animals live in foster homes throughout the Madison area. We do not have a shelter where animals are available for daily viewing. Applying is the first step in our process.**
Underdog Pet Rescue of Wisconsin, Inc. cats are up to date on the following medical treatments before adoption:
Spay or Neuter
Rabies and distemper up to date (as age appropriate-kitten adopters may need to provide their adopted pets with rabies vaccine and distemper boosters if adopted before 14 weeks)
FeLV/FIV test (FeLV only for kittens under six months)
Our adult cat adoption fee is $75. It is $100 for two adults. Our kitten adoption fee (under 5 mo) is $150. If two kittens are adopted at the same time, our adoption fee is $225 for the pair. If an adult cat is adopted with a kitten, our adoption fee is $175.
*Please note that all breeds noted are estimates or best guesses. We very rarely have information on our animals' actual breeds since they often come to the shelters we work with as strays*
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