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Meet Hissy

Special Needs Kitten

Hissy is a bit confused after spending the first few months of her life alone in a paddock. She came into care extremely underweight and full of worms. She hadn't known human attention and unlike the other kittens also found in the paddock who soaked up their foster carers cuddles and attention after a few days, Hissy was a bit too traumatised. Several months later and she is a fit and healthy young girl who now enjoys cuddles and will headbutt you for more pats and arch her back in delight of receiving attention. However she's a bit mixed up and instead of meowing for attention she hisses (hence her name). Hissy is just getting used to being picked up and she will require a home that can be patient and continue her recovery. Hissy would be suited to a home with or without other cats and preferably a quieter household. She will most likely turn into a lovely lapcat in the right environment.

Update 29/6/08: Hissy is progressing into a very affectionate cat. She loves attention and rushes to you for pats and caresses. She's tolerant of being picked up but is yet to truly enjoy a good cuddle. She is happy being nose to nose for kisses and although she is still hissing at odd moments, she seems to be starting to learn to meow and squeak for attention like a normal cat.

Hissy was adopted on 11 January 2009 after 8 months in foster care

  • DSH
  • female
  • 31 December 2007
  • black and white
  • $0
  • 28 April 2008
  • 11 January 2009

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Cats in Care pages for more cats available for adoption.

Last updated: 28 April 2008