Cautious, Handsome, Blossoming
Spicy Boi has beautiful marmalade stripes and the sweetest eyes! He's been working so hard at coming out of his shell and is still learning to trust people. He recently made friends with another kitty which has helped him become less afraid. They don't snuggle just yet, but Spicy likes hanging out with his new buddy and his foster mom can hear them playing at night. Definite progress!
Spicy is showing us that he wants to do more than tuck himself away all day. He's been mustering up the nerve to increasingly venture out of hiding. He'll now sit in the hallway and watch his foster mom from a distance. Sometimes he'll even come into the same room. She's managed to contain her excitement and play it cool at each new milestone. Her nonchalant, no rush approach is paying off. This adorable scaredy becomes a little bolder with each passing day.
Spicy needs a quiet home with a patient, cat-savvy person who is willing to unhurriedly allow him to adjust at his own speed. A slow and steady pace is really helping him overcome his fears and is just what he needs to continue to build his confidence. A friendly kitty companion would likely help him become more comfortable and make life more fun for him. Spicy isn't interested in being petted right now. But, given his increasing interest in spending time in the vicinity of humans, he may just work his way up to enjoying pets and more.
The world is a scary place, but trusting and loving the right person sure is grand. If you're willing to gently show Spicy this beautiful lesson, the sweet rewards will fill your heart. Contact us for an introduction!
Spicy Boi has tested positive for Feline Leukemia. FeLV is not a type of cancer. It's a virus that causes a weaker immune system and often a shorter life-span. For the most part, 'FeLVies' are just like any other cat. APA! waives the adoption fees of these cats, and provides FeLV-related treatment and support post-adoption. Spicy Boi can only live with other FeLV+ cats, but dogs and other animals are just fine! Any questions? We'd love to talk with you about Spicy Boi's care.
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 Spicy Boi, please email [email protected]