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Domestic Short Hair / Mixed

Details about Nelson

  • ID C240720
  • Adoption Fee: $225
  • Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed
  • Gender: Male
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Current Weight: 0.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 4/13/2024
  • Declawed: No

Nelson's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Good for Apartment Living: Yes
  • Needs Companion Animal in Adoptive Home: Yes

Nelson's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly
Other Traits:
    Lap pet, Timid, Intelligent, Gentle,

Nelson is a quiet observer who likes to have all the facts before diving into a situation. Despite his young age, he is an old soul who is looking for a quiet and steady home. Nelson started as the shyest, most fearful of the bunch but has become braver and more loving every day thanks to wet food, Churu, time, and his siblings. His adoptive family will have to be understanding and work to earn his trust, but in time, Nelson will be a regal and gentle companion. It has been so rewarding to watch Nelson become the kitten we know he can be and know his forever family will feel the same way. Nelson is required to be adopted to a home with one of his siblings ( Moe, Bart, or Seymour) as he does look to them for comfort and they help him feel more comfortable. 

Nelson 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 are unable to adopt but want to help this animal and others in our care, you can donate to support the medical and veterinary needs of all Ruff Start Rescue animals.  

Want to adopt a kitten? We highly recommend you consider bringing home two instead of one! Adopting kittens in pairs has been proven to be beneficial for cats’ emotional and behavioral well-being and greatly improves the likelihood of long-term adopter happiness as a result. Adopting more than one kitten also reduces the risk of “Single Kitten Syndrome” (also known as Tarzan Syndrome), a symptom of under-socialization during a kitten’s most formative weeks. Kittens who are under-socialized may develop aggressive tendencies toward both other animals and humans as they grow, creating lifelong behavioral issues for owners.