Color: DSH White & Black
Age: Born Approx. February 16, 2019
Gender: Neutered Male (micro-chipped)
Riley was being fed by a family on their front deck for a few weeks before they decided he had better come inside. This was just prior to the weather turning beastly cold in early February, 2021. At that point, he was presenting as quite shy and would run if he saw his about-to-be-rescuer looking at him through the window. But he never went far. His rescuer was quite sure the white and black visitor was socialized but, like many homeless cats, had probably become wary of people out of necessity. For the sake of expediency, he was trapped. He remains unclaimed.
It didn’t take long for Riley to relax and begin to establish a relationship with his foster family. He has shown that he loves being a family cat, the closer he can snuggle up beside you, the better. How he must have missed being a person’s pal when he was living rough outside. Through quiet, careful observation he watches the other cats having fun together and we know he will soon want to join in. Or maybe he'll get to be an only cat - he wouldn't mind that either! He very much enjoys being brushed - to him, it's another opportunity for loving contact. Now that he's been indoors for a couple of months, his fur is soft and snowy white and his little paw pads are pink and smooth. "Someone's going to be very happy with this little boy," says foster mom. To that we would add - and lucky too.
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