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Domestic Medium Hair / Mixed (medium coat)

Details about Tengo

  • ID C211155
  • Adoption Fee: $75
  • Breed: Domestic Medium Hair / Mixed (medium coat)
  • Gender: Male
  • Coat Length: Medium
  • Current Weight: 0.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 11/20/2019
  • Yard Required: No
  • Fence Requirement: Not Required
  • Declawed: No

Tengo's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Good for Apartment Living: Yes

Tengo's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly
Other Traits:

Hi there, my name is Tengo. I joined my in November of 2021 and have been on the hunt for my forever home since. You see, I'm a shy boy. I have integrated myself into my foster families home and enjoy the presence of the other kitties. Unfortunately, I am still learning about humans and am pretty distrusting. My humans can't really touch, hold, or pet me, and I'd prefer them to stay hands off. I am going to need a very patient family who will teach me that living in a home with people is as great as everyone says it is. I may never be a "normal" cat that wants to hang out on your lap or receive lots of pets from you, but hopefully with time and patience I will learn that humans aren't quite so scary. 
The vet says I have FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus). See the picture about FIV. More than likely I contracted FIV while I was living on my own on the streets. FIV is spread through deep bites or from parents with FIV. A cat with FIV can live a long life. FIV is a virus that compromises a cat's immune system reducing its ability to fight off illnesses.

Tengo was a stray. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an   adoption application.   An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our   How to Adopt page.

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our   Animal Care Fund.   Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.