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Age: I am about 10 years old
About Me: Hi, my name is Bettie. I was originally an only cat, but my parents’ health prevented them from taking care of me. I moved in with my foster mom, but she had 4 cats of her own and I came to realize I really prefer being the center of attention. What I’m looking for is a home where I can be your one and only. Don’t let my age fool you, I still like to play and get lots of petting. My favorite toys are shoe strings and catnip “cigars” but I also enjoy playing with bees and feathers dangling from wands.
I’m a pretty independent lady but I would like to curl up next to you on the couch and sit on your lap if you’re at your desk. I really like getting petted, giving you head bumps and an occasional kiss. I have good manners, I won’t try to eat your food or jump up on your counters. I only jump up on the couch or chair – to be by you! On the rare occasion I jump on the kitchen counter, it’s probably because I’m out of food. You will know when I’m hungry!
I’m currently eating Fancy Feast Classics – Seafood Feast and Salmon Shrimp are my personal favorites. I like most dry foods, but I have to eat a special diet now as one of my foster brothers is diabetic. I will do fine on a mix of wet and dry food. I am pretty fussy when it comes to treats but I really enjoy freeze dried chicken ones and may even squeak when you open the bag. Did I mention my adorable meow? It comes out almost like a squeak. I like to spend my days sleeping in the sun, watching birds and squirrels out the window, eating, playing with toys and keeping you company.
Due to the fact I do much better when I am the star of the show, it would be best if I went to a home where I am the only pet. I may be able to adapt to a younger, independent male cat if there is enough space for us to have some independence. Unfortunately, I get very scared around dogs. I have never been around children. My foster mom thinks I would do fine with older respectful children. I can get a little overexcited when getting petted and will give “love bites” to your hand. I don’t have my fangs anymore so the bites don’t hurt, but those love nips could startle a younger child.
I’m a pretty easy maintenance cat – I use my box, I let you clip my claws, I don’t get into things or wreak havoc in the house. I like to chill in the sun, get some attention from my person(s) play and EAT! Plus, not to brag, but I’m a gorgeous girl! I love to have my picture taken and my baby blues look so great in photos! I haven’t had a chance to shine in my foster home but going solo will give me a chance to spread my wings and give my love to you.
MEET ME/ADOPT ME: If you’d like to arrange a meeting or begin the adoption process, please fill out an adoption application by visiting www.twincitiespetrescue.org/adopt/adopt-a-cat/. A volunteer from Twin Cities Pet Rescue will contact you once your application is reviewed.
FOSTER HOMES NEEDED!!! Twin Cities Pet Rescue is a volunteer-run, foster home-based organization. We can only rescue as many animals as available foster homes. Please consider saving the life of an animal in need and become a volunteer foster home today. To become a foster, fill out a dog or cat foster application on the Twin Cities Pet Rescue website: www.twincitiespetrescue.org. There is little to no cost to foster an animal. Twin Cities Pet Rescue provides its foster families with food, supplies, and veterinary care for its animals. All you need to do is supply the love!
PLEASE NOTE: Twin Cities Pet Rescue does not adopt to homes further than 60 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area.