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Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Beatrix

  • ID C230561
  • Adoption Fee: $200
  • Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
  • Gender: Female
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Current Weight: 7.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 6/1/2022
  • Declawed: No

Beatrix's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Older/Considerate Children Only: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Needs Companion Animal in Adoptive Home: Yes

Beatrix's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Likes to Vocalize: Some
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
Other Traits:
    Playful, Timid, Skittish, Independent, Plays with Toys

Greetings, I'm Beatrix! While my background remains a mystery to my foster mom, she believes I've had a challenging start in life. I'm currently discovering the joys of being a cat within the safety and warmth of a loving home. Novel experiences and new faces make me a bit apprehensive, and I require a gentle approach to acclimate to unfamiliar situations. Initially, gradual introductions are key, along with a cozy, tranquil space where I can feel secure and at ease.

Once I grow comfortable with you, I'm a big fan of snuggles and playtime! Engaging in play brings out my spirited side, and I'm perfectly content amusing myself. However, I also cherish interactive play, particularly when it involves a string toy and my foster mom. Though it takes me a while to trust new hands approaching me—those appendages can seem intimidating—once I understand they're capable of providing affectionate pets, I transform into an enthusiastic cuddle enthusiast. Feel free to stroke my tummy, play with my paws, and shower me with kisses—I'll lean in with even greater affection.

I've been through the journey of transitioning from a lifelong stray to a beloved pet, and it's been quite an adjustment. While I might require some time to adapt, I assure you, I'll become your most devoted and affectionate companion.

As for my personality, I lean towards the timid side, though I'm equally inclined to seek out cuddles and value my independence. Good news: I've mastered the art of using the litterbox. Grooming-wise, I'm relatively low-maintenance—brushing is a treat I adore, and I'm open to having my nails trimmed without any fuss.

Let's talk about my preferences: I delight in treats, cozy blankets, wand toys, and the comforting heights of cat trees. Offering plenty of pets is a sure way to win my heart. However, I do have a few dislikes: unfamiliar places and being held aren't my cup of tea. It's worth noting that I thrive in a calm environment and, if there are children in the picture, they should be gentle and respectful. Patience is key when adopting me, and I might find solace and confidence in the companionship of another feline friend who can help me navigate this big world with greater ease.

I'm observant and have a vocal side too. Occasionally, I might express my discomfort when left alone with a brief cry, though I'll eventually settle down. Excitement prompts the cutest little meows to escape from me.

In conclusion, I'm Beatrix, a cat of many facets—shy yet affectionate, cautious yet curious. If you're seeking a loving companion who will reward your patience with boundless affection, I just might be the perfect match for you.
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