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Misty

Female - 10 month old - Domestic Short Hair

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About Misty

Little Misty sadly came to LAA as a stray. She has taken a very long time to settle into cattery life and finds it very daunting being introduced to new people and environments. Misty has possibly lived a very sheltered life away from most humans, but although she can be terrified upon first meeting, with plenty of time in a nice quiet home and a stable routine, she will surely grow in confidence around her primary carer. Misty has not shown an ounce of aggression while she has been with us, but any potential owners do need to be aware that she is very shy and will require a very long settling in period when she goes to her new home. Ideally, we are looking for an experienced cat owner who can give her the space she needs to come round in her own time, without having to put her in any unsettling situations. Misty may do well with another, possibly male, cat in the home, but ideally we would prefer her to be the only pet so that she can take her time to get used to her surroundings without the added pressure of having to make a new feline friend in the process. Misty can not live with children, but would possibly be ok around quiet older teenagers who can let her do her own thing. 

Cat Care

Until a cat is settled into a new home it is essential that they are not let outside and as a general guide this would be about four weeks. However, this is dependent on the individual cat.
Whilst a cat is confined to indoors you can introduce new toys for them to play with and chase. Cat nip toys can be especially rewarding. A scratch post will hopefully discourage them from choosing your sofa to sharpen their claws! Regular grooming by you will help to cement the bond between cat and new owner and although cats are known to generally be more independent than a dog, they thrive on companionship and interactive play. Even adult cats can be persuaded to practice their stalking and pouncing skills on an old shoelace, or play hide and seek in a cardboard box!


Interested parties form

If you are interested in giving one of our cats a home, please give us a call on 01455 888257 or complete an interested parties form. Alternatively you can come and visit the Centre, please view our Centre opening hours page for further details.

We ask any potential owners to complete an Interested Parties Form. You can do this at the Centre or download it and email it back to us info@leicesteranimalaid.org.uk