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Virtual Rehoming

This is a free listing for an animal in the community who is in need of a new home. This animal is not available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society, but is being re-homed by members of the community. For more information, you can contact the animal's current guardian using the contact information below. Thank you!

Cricket

Cricket Animal Is Rehomed!

Age: 3.5
Species: cat
Gender: Female
Breed: Domestic Shorthair
Animal Weight: 9.5 lbs
Animal Color: Dilute Torbie
Rehoming Fee: 0
My two favorite things about Cricket: She is a wonderful cuddler and she chirps! That's how she got her name, Cricket.
Contact Info: zoe.e.thompson@gmail.com

Current Location: Madison, Wi
Is Cricket spayed or neutered? yes
Is Cricket up to date on vaccinations? yes
Why the animal is being rehomed: Cricket is aggressive with other cats and must be an only cat. We have an elderly cat who cannot live with her in the home.
What are your two favorite things about Cricket? She is a wonderful cuddler and she chirps! That's how she got her name, Cricket.
How long have you had Cricket? 9 months
Where did you get Cricket? From a friend
Has Cricket ever bitten someone? No
What, if any, medical or behavioral concerns does Cricket have? Cricket has a history of bladder stones but is fully recovered. She needs to be kept on a grain-free diet of mostly wet food to keep her healthy.
Has Cricket lived with other animals? Yes
If yes to the above, which animals has Cricket lived with? Cricket has lived with other cats of both sexes and various ages; she does not do well with any of them. She is very territorial around other cats and gets aggressive. She has never been around dogs.
Has Cricket actively fought with other animals in the home? No
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: She is very territorial and aggressive with cats (but not at all aggressive with people) and will "hunt" other cats in the home.
Does/did Cricket hide from other animals in the home? No
How does Cricket interact with animals outside of the home? Unknown
Are you requiring that Cricket not go into a family with certain types of pets? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain which types of pets you are restricting: Cannot live with cats. She has never been around dogs, but we are guessing she would not do well with small dogs either. She might be okay with a large, calm, non-reactive dog.
Has Cricket lived with any children under 18? No
Cricket has lived with children of these ages: Cricket has never lived with kids, but has interacted well with respectful kids who have visited.
Does/did Cricket hide or avoid children in the home? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: She hid from a rowdy 2-year-old who would not give her space
Does/did Cricket display any forms of aggression toward children in the home? No
Are you requiring that Cricket not go into a family with children under a certain age? Yes
If yes to the above, please list your restrictions: Would do best with no kids under age 4
Does Cricket have any fears? Cricket does not appear to be afraid of anything in particular
Cricket's overall activity level: Moderately active
What should the next family should know about Cricket: Cricket is a truly wonderful little cat and we are heartbroken that we can't keep her, but she has been aggressive toward our elderly cat, which is affecting the older cat's health. Cricket is completely gentle and non-aggressive with people. She loves to cuddle and play and look out the window.

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