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Clark (New Milford)

Type of Animal: 
Domestic Short Haired Tiger & White Tabby
We rescued CLARK, his baby momma LOIS, and their 3 babies ROWAN, RUE, & OLIVE back around Thanksgiving of 2022.
A Good Samaritan alerted us to their predicament and we were able to rescue them from a living a life outside in the cold. LOIS had most likely belonged to someone in her previous life because she was very confident and friendly. CLARK and the kittens were terribly shy, and poor CLARK was beat up and in pretty rough shape when we finally caught him.
He had a massive infection, wounds on his belly and face, and his mouth was a mess. He probably wouldn't have survived the winter without medical attention.
The first thing we did was attend to CLARK's medical needs. Once his infection was cleared and his wounds had healed he got a much needed dental, neuter, vaccines, deworming, and he tested negative for feline aids (FIV) and leukemia (FeLV).
CLARK CAN NOT EAT DRY FOOD. He is prone to urinary tract infections and crystals when he eats dry food and therefore must be fed a quality wet food only. If you free feed dry food to your cats, this is not a situation CLARK can be in.
CLARK loves other cats, and he absolutely must go to a home with at least one other friendly cat for him to bond with.
Once he was medically cleared, he was still super shy with people so we sent him to a foster home where we knew he'd get lots of human attention, and at the same time have lots of kitty friends to hang out with and help him build his confidence.
It was a slow beginning, but CLARK has really blossomed in his foster home. As you can see in his video, he LOVES being petted by his foster mom Carley!
The best home for CLARK will be one that is relatively quiet - no little kids - and with a patient person or couple who will allow CLARK to adjust at his one pace. Other friendly cats are a must. Cat-friendly, mellow dogs will be ok as long as they are respectful of cats, as CLARK currently lives with 2 large dogs and 1 small. He's just not a fan of the large, crazy dogs in his foster home as their high energy freaks him out.
When CLARK first arrived the vet estimated his age to be approximately 10 years old, but now that he's all cleaned up and healed from his wounds, the vets say he no older than 4 years old.
Can you give this sweet boy his happily-ever-after? He really deserves one.
CLARK is being fostered in New Milford, CT. If interested, please submit an online application to adopt a cat. He's ready and he's waiting!