Extra Special Pets
"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language" - Martin Buber
Special needs animals make wonderful pets for people who can provide a little special care and extra time. They come in all shapes, sizes, and species. These pets may require special medical treatments, routines, food, or supplies, some help getting around, or need to be an only pet. Special needs pets are not for everyone. Please browse our Extra Special pets to see if one of them will be the perfect companion for you. Our staff members will be able to discuss each pet's needs in more detail with you.
Adoption fee for Patient Paw cats: $25
Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH)
5 years old
Winnie is one of the most affectionate cats we have ever seen. She LOVES to sit in your lap and spend the day cuddling and being petted. She was left outside of our building in a carrier with three other adult cats. During her exam, it was discovered that she has a developmental condition called Cerebellum Hypoplasia, or CH. Walking and coordination are affected and she “wobbles” or stumbles with uncontrolled movements. There is no pain involved.CH is non progressive, does not improve, and is non-contagious to other pets.
Winnie will live a long, happy, loving life in an environment with a few safety measures and routine veterinary care. She is uncoordinated and will need to be kept away from stairs that she could fall far from and injure herself. She can eat, drink, play, and use the litterbox with no problems, just a little messiness. A calmer home is necessary for Winnie; we have noticed that lots of activity seems to worsen her symptoms. Winnie's "Extra Special Pet's" adoption fee is $25.
8 years old
Bio coming soon.
9 years old
Bio coming soon.