Luke ♂ - FIV positive
Luke underwent a long treatment with antibiotics and eye drops/eye ointment for his eye infection and therefore had to get used to humans handling him from the very beginning. Thanks to this both of his eyes could be saved and he recovered fully and without visual impairment.
early and constant exposure to the human touch transformed the once shy
kitten into a confident and friendly cat who walks up to humans without
fear and demands cuddles. We have a daily greeting-ritual: He's
calling for attention with a short, high-pitched "meow" before he offers
his little head for a head bump and nose-kisses.
already had a chance to move into a long-term foster home in the UK but
then, unfortunately, was tested FIV positive and couldn't go as the
foster home isn't suited to take in FIV cats.
is transmitted solemnly through blood (i.
e. through deep bites from an infected cat to a healthy cat, during
mating or passed onto unborn kittens in the womb of the FIV positive
mother cat. Luke is a very friendly cat who never got into a fight with
others. He was also neutered when he was a kitten. That's why we believe
that the virus had been passed onto him through his mother.
enjoys the company of other cats. Therefore it would be ideal to
re-home Luke into a household with other FIV cats. Luke is a friendly,
non-aggressive cat and therefore can even be kept together with FIV
negative cats without opposing a risk to their health.
His friendly and playful
character will surely bring lots of joy into the daily life of his