Happy, Stylish, Dog-Lover
Calliope is a happy girl, composed and courteous! She is gently affectionate, content to be near you and receive nose kisses and head pats. She likes to observe things going on, and does this funny thing in her foster home where she will "supervise" her humans as they do home improvement projects - she watches them and keeps an eagle eye on them as if to make sure they do everything "right!"
Called "Callie Rae" in her foster home, she absolutely adores the big resident dogs - see the photos! She regularly hangs out with the two big Labs. She also loves their big and cushy dog beds, and they are happy to share them with her.
She plays serenely and doesn't require a lot of activity - except to watch your activities!
Calliope has some minor tremors; they give her the cutest little sway when she walks, reminding us of Gloria the hippo in Madagascar. That, and the way a fashion model smoothly strides down the runway, hips a'swayin'.
We don't know why Calliope has her little tremors, but at this point she requires no special care. She uses the litter box just fine, though she would do best with a low profile box. She can jump and move around like a typical cat - though sometimes she purposely falls over, takes a Power Nap in that very spot, and then gets up and power walks around the house! Such a character!
Calliope likes to get to know you before she gives you all of her trust; she has bloomed beautifully in her foster home! She likes to snuggle, and seems to always prefer it on her own terms.
While she loves the dogs in her foster home, she doesn't love the resident cats, but she will tolerate them, as long as they let her boss them around.
We think the ideal home for Calliope is with adults, young adults, and older kids. She would be great for someone looking for a chill cat. She would likely love a cat-friendly pup in her new home, too!
Calliope was named after one of the nine Greek muses, who is the goddess of music, song, dance, and epic poetry. She is a beautiful blue-gray tabby girl with a charming spirit and a delightful personality; she will be your house muse and love song for your heart! Contact us today to arrange a meet & greet!
All APA! cats are fully vetted, spayed or neutered, and have updated vaccines and a microchip. Lifetime support is offered by our Cat Behavior Team.
For further information or to meet Calliope, please email [email protected]