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Sweet Charity Tabby Waverly, IA

  • Senior
  • Female
  • Small
  • Tabby (Brown / Chocolate)

About

Coat length
Short
Health
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other cats.
Adoption fee
$50.00

Meet Sweet Charity

WE ARE NOT A SHELTER. WE ARE A NO-KILL 501-C-3 NON-PROFIT RESCUE: To see an animal, you must fill out an application first and then once approved, we can set up for you to meet the animal you are interested in.

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**Please find it in your heart to adopt a senior kitty today. It feels really good knowing you gave an older pet a home for the rest of their life. Bless those who adopt a senior pet.**



Sweet Charity ... Domestic shorthair, Brown Tabby, 'Senior Kiti-zen' at 9-10 years old as of 2013.

She was recently rescued by WPR when found abandoned in a Waterloo, Iowa home, along with some other kitty companions.

Sweet Charity is a beautifully marked brown tabby. This girl is somewhat scared right now - and who wouldn't be after being totally left to die by her former 'owner'... and just wants to hunker down and try to be as small as possible. But she is super sweet and we have no doubt she will be a great companion for that special someone who chooses to adopt her, once she gets to know them! She gets along great with the other kitties, but we have no idea about dogs or children.

Sweet Charity is fully vetted, been brought up to date on vaccinations, and tested negative for FeLK/FIV.

2/25/13 UPDATE: The new "kids" are doing well. Very different from my other fosters. They are very affectionate and loving, but the girl stills curls up tightly into a ball. I'm spending at least an hour a day with each of them holding them and trying to draw them out. The eventually do come out of their shell a bit ... they long to be pet. They just have no interest (yet) in wandering into the bedroom. My walk-in closet makes them feel safe I suppose. I have two hidden spots for them and them have now ventured into separate sleeping quarters. At first they remained glued together. Iharity will lay on me for hours if I wanted. Yes, in a tight ball, but she too will purr and nuzzle my hand if I rest between petting sessions. It's been ages since I've had a cat that doesn't mind being held ... in fact, it seems she prefers it. This will be a definite plus for those lap cat adopters out there! She has beautiful round eyes that I hope soon will lose that frightened expression. They've been exposed to all three of my cats and no surprise ... they all get a long. Of course these two aren't territorial which may be why the integration has gone so smoothly. Anyway - just wanted you to know. If I didn't already have three, I'd keep these two. In only three short days they've worked their way into my heart.

3/13/13 UPDATE: Charity no longer curls up tight into a ball. I find her stretched out in one of the cubbies I created. She will curl up tight when I pull her out of her safety zone, but yesterday we took a nap and she stayed curled up to me for quite a while. I was even able to convince her to nap out in the open on a pillow on a chair. She hung there for most of the day drifting in and out of sleep. She's by far, the least active of the three. At 11lbs, the vet says she's a little over weight (she likes to eat and sleep ... her activity level is that of a cat that is about 10 or 11. The vet says her teeth are those of a 6 or 7 year old (good sign that her teeth health won't be a problem as she ages!)

3/25/13 UPDATE: I wouldn't be able to adopt her out yet. The sweetest of the three you saved, but so frightened by all around her. She's the eater... loves food & a bit plump which I attribute to her fear. She remains in her cubby in the closet 99% of the time. She'll drop some weight when she realizes it's save to roam. Mind you, she's plumo .... not fat. 11lbs and she should be 8-9lbs. I pet her in her cubby... she loves to be pet but it takes a bit of petting to get her to stretch out of the ball she curls herself into... & at night I take her out, wrap her in my coat close to me & walk the house with her. She accepts this & no longer shakes with fear & even pokes her head out to see what I'm showing her. We sit for a bit all the while rubbing her belly (her fur still hasn't grown back & she loves having the smooth part of her belly rubbed). After a bit I return her to the floor of the closet where she'll hang out until she gets scared. All have free access to the entire house. Charity will surprise me when sleeping to lay next to me for a little petting only to disappear if I quit/fall asleep. She's going to need a patient, most likely quiet, forever home. She's uber passive so she'll accept any dominant cat as long as they accept her. Sweet Charity does have litterbox issues, and will not seek it out, altho if caged, uses the litterbox. She is let out of her cage for about 8 hours daily in one area, but spends the night in her cage.

2/17/18 UPDATE: SWEET CHARITY: is litter box trained as for as urinating and a litter box isn’t too far away. Although we’ve reduced her weight drastically over the years (she is no longer obese! Both she and Diamond gained weight when I had them locked in the cage most of the time. Supposedly, locking them in for long periods will get them used to using a litter box but it didn’t work with Diamond. Now I just deal with their issues), she has always had issues with her stool. Too hard and we find blood, we give her special food to loosen it and then she can’t make it to a litter box. She ALWAYS tries. She is a sweet, lovable cat we just can’t figure out the right diet to help her with her stool.


Will someone please adopt Sweet Charity and give her a forever home? $50 adoption fee.


WE ARE A NO-KILL 501-C-3 NON-PROFIT RESCUE. All donations are tax deductible. We do not have a shelter. All pets live in foster homes. We only adopt to indoor homes. To see an animal, you must fill out an application first and then once approved, we can set up for you to meet the animal you are interested in. We do background checks on all applicants. If you have assault, domestic abuse, or drug charges please do not apply. If you have questions, please send an email to waverlypetrescue@mchsi.com

All animals see a vet for shots and normal exams. If they appear healthy and there are no obvious health concerns, then extensive testing is not done. This is normal procedure for pet rescues and shelters.
Waverly Pet Rescue puts a lot of money into medical care for each dog and cat we take in. $200 is the average cost for basic care. This does not include if the animal had an injury, required extra flea / ear mite treatments, or needed extra days at the vet office.
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