Pippo


My story


I’m not sure how I came to be on the streets, but I spent a few years as part of a colony. I was looked after by some fantastic volunteers and also by some very nice bikers who used to feed me lots as I stayed near their bike club and got to know and trust them.


Me at the bike club
The summers here are blisteringly hot and so, because I am completely white, all those long hot summers out in the blazing sun took their toll, and I became very unwell with cancer. The nice volunteers took me in and couldn’t have done more for me, organising hospital visits and then surgery. Large parts of my ears were removed, and I underwent chemotherapy. They were very tough times. I was then no longer allowed to live outside because of the risk of the cancer returning, and the long search to find me a permanent home began.

One day I finally went to my forever home. It is out in the country, so it’ll be a new experience for me. I like it already.

Life today


My new life has only just begun so I have a lot of new things to get used to. I spent a grand total of three days in a nice small room on my own before curiosity got the better of me and I was eager to meet my new housemates. One day I ventured out of the small room, and since then I’ve explored the house, met all the residents and carved out a niche for myself at the top of the house, in a lovely little ‘apartment’ that I hear was built for Opus, the first blind cat that came to live here. I spend most of my days here in my nice warm bed looking out of the window. I am very mellow and don’t bother anybody. I’ve fitted in really well here.

My future


I intend to live as full a life as possible. I only have part of both ears and I only have one eye so I’m quite special. I can get quite stressed as there have been lots of changes and lots of things happening in my life, so at the moment I am on a special Urinary diet as I had urinary crystals, most likely due to stress. I hear another resident, Benson, is also on the same diet so at least I’m not alone.

Stats

I am neutered and up to date with all my vaccinations.
I tested negative for both FeLV and FIV.
I tested negative for calicivirus.

Star Qualities

I have brilliant white fur and when I glide along the floor downstairs I am referred to as the ghost! I am immaculate too and am quite a catch.

Habits

I have yet to display my habits, but stay tuned.