Mr. Milagro (Miracle) was born in Davis, California in January 2015. His father was a cat we rescued from a highway bridge in rural Kentucky in 2014. My stepson took him home to California with him and nursed him to health and he mated with an unspayed female stray which he’d recently adopted and hadn’t had time to get her spayed! The kittens were a joy to have, so he kept Mr. Milagro and found homes for the other two.
Over time, my stepson relocated to the Bay Area for career reasons and lived on a small sailboat with Mr.Milagro and Mr. Milagro’s mother. The cats were left for long periods of time while he worked and took care of business. They were not exposed to other people or animals as years went by. Eventually, he moved into an apartment, but not much changed for the cats. Their needs were met but they were never socialized other than being with him when he was around.
This spring, my stepson became critically ill and could no longer take care of the cats. He asked if I could step in, as I am a cat mom, and his wish was to keep them in the family. Of course I stepped up and the cats were brought to me. That was the end of May this year. I found out neither was up to date on shots and Mr. Milagro was intact! Even though I tried gradually introducing them to my household, my cats went nuts when Mr.Milagro came out. His mom did ok, however, she turned on him and joined in with the others! There were fights and injuries. Mr.Milagro had to be isolated in the bathroom until I could get his neuter surgery. This was done on August 2nd, and he is still in the bathroom. He wants out, but if I let him out, he hides under the couch and if he comes out, the fur flies. I’ve tried to hold out for him, but I just don’t think it’s going to work for me to keep him under these circumstances.
Mr.Milagro is very shy, but has befriended me and is passionate about getting petted and having attention when I look in on him. He is now up to date on all shots, neutered and has a clean bill of health. He is a beautiful, darling boy that deserves a home where he can be the only cat. He must be totally indoors, as that is all he’s ever known. I hope someone out there will want to give him the patience and love he deserves in a forever home.
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