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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!

Sampson

Sampson

Age: 2.5
Species: cat
Gender: Male
Animal Weight: 11
Animal Color: Orange
Rehoming Fee: 20
My two favorite things about Sampson: He sleeps/snuggles with me every single night (under the covers in the winter) and he still has a playful kitten nature.
Contact Info: hornkm42@gmail.com

Current Location: Algoma, WI
Is Sampson spayed or neutered? yes
Is Sampson up to date on vaccinations? yes
Why the animal is being rehomed: Sampson needs to find a calm environment with someone who will love on him and let him lay in the sun. I currently take in respite kids, and he does not handle the stress of consistently changing people very well. He's been my baby for almost 3 years, but he knows who his owner is and is protective.
What are your two favorite things about Sampson? He sleeps/snuggles with me every single night (under the covers in the winter) and he still has a playful kitten nature.
How long have you had Sampson? 2.5 years
Where did you get Sampson? I got him for my birthday.
Has Sampson ever bitten someone? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: I have one kid who has been living with me the last two years. Sampson is protective of her and I. She was wrestling with a friend in the house and Sampson thought the other person was hurting her, so he bit the other person.
What, if any, medical or behavioral concerns does Sampson have? Sampson has anxieties when new people come and stay for a while. He is ok with visitors, but if they stay in his space, he gets anxious which shows through his behavior.
Has Sampson lived with other animals? Yes
If yes to the above, which animals has Sampson lived with? 10 yr old male cat
Has Sampson actively fought with other animals in the home? No
Does/did Sampson hide from other animals in the home? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: I chose yes because if new animals come into the house, Sampson will either try to intimidate or hide before getting more comfortable.
How does Sampson interact with animals outside of the home? He does not go outside the home.
Are you requiring that Sampson 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: I would prefer Sampson be an only animal due to stress levels.
Has Sampson lived with any children under 18? Yes
Sampson has lived with children of these ages: Sampson lives with someone who is now 18, but she moved in when she was 16.
Does/did Sampson hide or avoid children in the home? No
Does/did Sampson display any forms of aggression toward children in the home? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: Only if he feels they are a threat/hurting one of us.
Are you requiring that Sampson not go into a family with children under a certain age? Yes
If yes to the above, please list your restrictions: Kids under 13
Does Sampson have any fears? Sudden loud noises startle Sampson and he gets scared.
Sampson's overall activity level: Moderately active
What should the next family should know about Sampson: Sampson absolutely loves to lay in the window and soak up the sun. He also loves toys and playing fetch. He would do extremely well with an elderly person/couple who needs a companion. He enjoys snuggling up at night with his "person" and will sleep until the morning. He has never once used the bathroom outside of the litter box. He truly is an awesome cat, he just can't handle the constant changing of people in my house. I feel terrible when he gets so anxious/stressed and really want him in a home where he will be totally loved for who he is.