Estimated Age: 9 years
Litter Box Manners:
Fastidious litter box user
I need at least weekly brushing
Sociability with Cats:
Good with cats or at least indifferent to them
Friendly and social
Our Rose holds a very special place in the hearts of our volunteers. When she first joined the RESCUE family, Rose was in really rough shape from her time fending for herself on the streets as a stray. Looking at her touched your heart…Rose was a bag of bones with dirty, oily fur, runny eyes, and little appetite or energy. Although Rose never showed the slightest aggression towards anyone, she growled constantly. Even while eating, Rose’s growling was continual as if she were afraid the food would disappear.
We’re so happy that after a short time with RESCUE, Rose’s realization that at long last she is safe and surrounded by people who love her and will provide for her has begun to sink in…Rose no longer growls and we now see the sweet purrsonality she was hiding beneath the surface emerge. Although she is still too skinny, her eyes are clear, her fur is clean, and her appetite is back in full force! We know with our continued love and care that Rose will put on much needed weight and this Bengal with the beautiful, thick, striped coat and lovely golden eyes will look and feel like a brand new kitty!
Rose adores people, happily basking in affection bestowed upon her! Cuddle time with her people is one of Rose’s very favorite activities because she knows she will be the recipient of much petting! She loves having her head scratched, ears rubbed, and is very at ease with quality time occupying the laps of volunteers! Rose doesn’t even mind if you sweep her off her paws and hold her close!
When she first arrived at RESCUE, Rose was very unsettled by the presence of other friendly cats. That too has changed; in the beginning, Rose watched them with interest, especially when they were playing with toys. She then progressed from giving her kitty roommates a friendly sniff to enjoying their companionship! As Rose continued to build her strength, she began to explore and show an increased interest in toys. Rose is becoming more active and increasingly curious about all that is going on around her! Rose is particularly enamored with her pink flamingo toy…she is quick to chase it and once she captures it, she talks up a self-congratulatory storm as she carries it away!
As each day passes, we are so excited to watch Rose continue to blossom and improve. What we are even more excited about is helping this incredibly sweet gal find that purrfect home where she will be doted on, well loved, and be able to live the happy life she so deserves. In return, Rose’s family will be rewarded with the gratitude, loyalty, and love of a kitty who has been through tough times and will know how lucky she is to be in her forever home!