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We are looking for very special homes for these three beauties. Please share as it might take a little longer to find their ideal families but each would make such a special household companion.
These three are FIV positive and need very specific homes. They must be kept indoors at all times and cannot be homed with any other cat.
Gracie, Tom and Tigger are all very calm, quiet placid cats that would make a great pet in the right home.
FIV (Feline immunodeficiency virus) is a viral infection that affects cats. It causes affected
animals to have a weaker immune system in comparison to non-FIV positive cats. FIV initially results in a short-lived illness. Cats then enter a stage of progressive immune system decline but many remain without symptoms of the disease for
many years. In fact, research indicates that FIV cats may have a similar life expectancy to uninfected cats.
Many cats with FIV are able to live long and happy lives and can make wonderful pets. Although FIV isn’t easily transmitted between cats (only through deep bites and not via sharing food and other normal interaction), the risk means that a FIV positive cat should be adopted into a single cat household only. As FIV can’t be transmitted to humans or other non-feline animals, an FIV positive cat is able to share his or her environment with a
dog or other pet.
FIV is most commonly seen in unneutered male cats who have been involved in fighting for territory. It is spread by biting and body fluids and does not
spread in the environment. This disease is one of the main reasons why we strongly recommend all cats are neutered at four months of age, as neutering can reduce a male cats urge to mate, roam and fight.
‼️ It is very important that FIV cats are always kept indoors.
If you would like to offer any of these gorgeous cats a home please e mail us at info@mayospca.ie or call 086 8032592. Please include your name, telephone number, email and what cat you are interested in and we can advise as to how to best care for them