Background: Josie came to his rescuer one day in July. He is one of the many strays in the hutong and was clearly in need of some help. His rescuer gave him some food and water, and he kept coming back for several months. After building trust, his rescuer was able to get him to a local hospital for a check-up. His rescuer thought he was a girl until they took him in, but he responds well to the name, so they decided to keep his name as Josie.
Personality: He is incredibly loving and relaxed. He is fully housebroken and loves humans. He may have been an abandoned house cat, as he is so friendly and is used to being around people and is unafraid compared to all of the other stray cats in his hutong area.
Ideal home: Josie would be happy with an individual, a couple or a family with children (e.g., 8 years and older) and WITHOUT other pets.
Breed, Sex & Age: Josie is a Turkish Angora cat with beautiful long white hair and is a male of about 7-8 years old.
Medical notes: Josie had a respiratory and ear infection when he was first rescued. He has been treated and is now doing fine. He has an occasional runny nose, but he is not sick and he should be able to enjoy a long and healthy life with his companion family. Josie has been fully vaccinated and dewormed and is microchipped. He is ready for his neuter surgery.
Post-adoption care: The International Center for Veterinary Services has enrolled Josie into their Rescued/Stray/Rehomed Pet Adoption Benefits Program. ICVS will provide Josie’s new family with significant discounts (up to 50 percent) on his vaccinations, neuter surgery, and accompanying health examinations during the first year with his new adoptive family.
Annual Vaccination Packages: ICVS has wonderful wellness and annual vaccination packages to keep him healthy and free of worms, fleas, and ticks. All the vaccinations and deworming Josie needs every year are included and the packages are discounted by 40-50 percent! The vaccination packages also include unlimited exams throughout the year.
Official Vaccination Certificate: I have been rabies vaccinated so ICVS will issue Josie’s new family the official Beijing Animal Health and Immunity Certificate (e.g., vaccination red book) at no charge! He needs the official vaccination red book to prove he’s been legally and properly rabies vaccinated and to move to other cities or to leave China with his family.
Pet Import/Export Counselling: ICVS will provide Josie’s family with unlimited relocation counseling and accurate information to take me with them when it is time to move to another city or to another country.
Door-to-Door Pet Transport Service: ICVS can help Josie’s new family arrange for door-to-door car transport for his appointments at the hospital.
ICVS Non-Profit Humane Animal Welfare Programs:
Please support and donate to the ICVS Non-Profit Humane Animal Welfare Programs here.
Donations may be made directly on the ICVS website through Paypal:
Please also donate via ICVS WeChat:
Your donations support ICVS in helping pets like Josie and the many stray/rescued/abandoned/rehomed and shelter animals in our community. The pets receive world-class medical care, treatments, good nutrition, and socialization with love and compassion that allows them to become healthy adoptable pets!
Please contact the International Center for Veterinary Services for more information about Josie and the many adoptable pets waiting for homes:
Tel: (010) 8456-1939/1940
Photos: Courtesy of ICVS