Minnie came to the shelter after potentially months of neglect. A nice lady took her in, but was unable to keep her indefinitely as Minnie wasn’t fond of the resident cats at all!
Minnie is a very sweet little lady. She has the most beautiful green eyes, and raises a paw when she would like affection (see video on facebook, it’ll melt your heart!)
Upon taking Minnie for her routine check at our vets, it was discovered that she was diabetic and most likely has been for a while. Her treatment has now started and we are hopeful we can get her feeling great again.
Due to this condition, Minnie is desperate for an experienced person (or even a novice if willing to learn!) To give her a home and keep her treatment going. Currently she has insulin administered at 12 hourly intervals, so ideally someone who has the same daily routine or perhaps works from home would be ideal. Minnie will be part of our long term foster scheme too, which means that she will come and live with her new family permanently, but the shelter can help with veterinary costs, medications and support and advice.
Please don’t be put off by this diagnosis, Minnie can still live a full and happy life and it’s really not that scary administering insulin! And Minnie is very well behaved when it’s time for her little jab. She is easily won over with a treat though!
Minnie has been loving indoors for at least the last 6-7 months and seems comfortable with this. We think it may be a good idea that this remains the same as she will need her medication at the same times each day.
We know Minnie doesn’t like other cats, but we aren’t sure how she would be with children. She can be a little shy to start with, so maybe older or sensible children may be ok. We always recommend the whole family meeting a cat before taking them home.
(Minnie was fostered briefly recently, but unfortunately their fosterers circumstances changed and they had to bring her back, which they were heartbroken about seeing as she is such a sweetie, but it was the best thing for her. She is now looking again for a permanent foster home.)
If you could give Minnie her perfect home, please get in touch.
If you are interested in adopting Minnie or would like to learn more about what we need from you to adopt, please visit our adopting page.