Well hi there, I’m Dora. I’m a petite buff lady with white socks and bib, and pretty green eyes. I came here when I was given to one of Happy Cats’ partner vets because my people didn’t want me any more. They had mistreated me my whole life, so I came here to find a fresh start.

At 11 years old, I’m just approaching my golden years, so I should have a lot of life ahead of me with the right care. Because of my earlier trauma, I start out being very wary of people. Once I realize you’re going to be nice to me, though, I can turn on the purrs with the best of them. Even though I’m a senior, I love to play like any whippersnapper as long as the toy is not scary, like a quiet string on a stick or a stick under the rug.

My circle of safety is very small, starting with my little cube house that comes with me. I started off like a little turtle, not able to leave my shell, but now I can come out with the people I love for playtime and pets. You can see that I love catnip, rolling and playing with my catnip toys, so that’s one of the best ways to win me over!

I will need a very quiet and stable home to bring out my best. We think that time will heal my emotional wounds, along with a someone who is kind and very patient, proving to me that not all people are mean. I would be the perfect cat for someone who lives in a small space, to allow me to emerge from my shell at my own pace. I will do best in a home without children or other pets, to build up my confidence in quiet and safety.

I’m a TLC senior, so I can be adopted for $60, which includes my virus testing, spay, microchip, vaccinations, food & litter starter kit and a free vet visit. My adoption also comes with the Love Knows No Age support, which includes up to $1000 in free medical care with one of our partner vets for my first year. Also, through November, my adoption fee is half off to celebrate Adopt a Senior Cat Month! If you have the patience and love to help bring out the loving little kitty I know I can be, won’t you come meet me?

You can click here to fill out an Adoption Application for me. Someone should get back to you within 48 hours after you send it in. If you’d like to contact someone more quickly, please call Happy Cats at 719-362-4600.

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