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Featured FIV+ Furkid: Tyson

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FIV-positive cats deserve forever homes and Furkids in metro Atlanta is helping make that a reality by waiving all adoption fees for their FIV-positive kitties and offering free medical care for one year. Click here for more information on this special promotion.

FIV stands for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - it is a virus that affects a cat’s immune system. FIV weakens the immune system making them more vulnerable to other infections. However, FIV-positive cats can live safely with FIV-negative cats.

Each week I will be featuring Furkids’ FIV-positive kitties who are available for adoption. This week’s featured cat is Tyson – a male orange and white tabby cat. Here is a message from Tyson that is posted on the Furkids’ website:

Hi, my name is Tyson and I am as sweet as I am big and handsome. I'm an orange and white tabby boy with lots of love to give. My story started when someone showed me love. I arrived as a stray at a vet tech's home. She took care of me and gave me lots of good food. But now I have a chance to find a place of my very own. I will roll around and meow when I am looking for some attention. I am also happy to find a nice warm lap to relax and chill. You know sleeping is one of my best talents. When I was checked out I was told that I am FIV+, but this is not a death sentence. We can live just as long as cats that do not test positive. All I need is a warm house with a cozy bed and I will be your best furry friend for life. Please consider adopting me and making me a part of your family today!

Click here if you are interested in adopting Tyson or another cat from Furkids.

Click here to see all of the FIV-positive cats currently available for adoption from Furkids.

Click here to see all of the cats available for adoption from Furkids.

Click here to see the Furkids Adoption Center locations in metro Atlanta.

In 2013, Furkids saved 1,597 dogs and cats and found forever homes for 1,351 dogs and cats. Click here to read more about Furkids’ mission and history.

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