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Male12.9 lbs
  • FIV Program
Status Available to Adopt
  • Breed Domestic Shorthair
  • Age 5yrs 4mos
  • Location At Shelter
  • Color Buff
  • Foster Eligible

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Meet Griffin

Hi there, I’m Griffin! I may have had a rough start in life, but don’t let that fool you – I’m all about the cuddles and purrs now. I was found as a stray with a nasty wound on my head and neck, but the rescue I was at before FOHA, took me in and nursed me back to health. I have some scars to show for it, but I wear them proudly – they’re a reminder of how strong I am.

I may be a bit shy at first, but once I get to know you, I’ll be your very best friend. I absolutely adore chin scratches and if you have any cat treats on hand, I wouldn’t say no to those either. I’m a pretty chill guy – I don’t need constant playtime or attention, although I’ll never turn down a good snuggle session. And if you have other cats at home, no problem – I’ve shown that I do well with my feline roommates here at FOHA.

Overall, I’m just a gentle soul in search of my forever home. If you’re looking for a loving companion who will shower you with affection while also being low-key and easy to be around, I’m your guy. Come meet me at FOHA and see if we’re a match!

Griffin's Medical Information

There is something else that I want to share with you. I have FIV, that’s what I have but it is NOT who I AM! Please don’t let that scare you away.   I want you to know that FIV+ cats can and DO live long, healthy, and normal lives when given the chance. In fact, statistically, most FIV cats live as long as their indoor counterparts (13-18 years), and much longer than cats that live outdoors (3-8 years). There are many reported cases where FIV+ cats live well into old age without ever showing any symptoms. It’s important to note that dogs, other pets, and humans are absolutely immune to FIV. The virus itself is astonishingly frail and can live outside of the body for only a few seconds. The virus is also extremely slow-acting, so it is unlikely to pose any threat to other cats in the household.   I am a sweet and loving kitty who just wants a warm and safe place to call home. If you are willing to give me a chance, I promise to bring you years of joy and companionship. So please come and meet me, and see for yourself that FIV+ cats are just as wonderful and deserving of love as any other cat.   Read more about FIV at