Meet Ralph

Ralph is a reserved older gentleman on the lookout for his retirement home. He has found himself in our care under devastating circumstances and his entire world has now been tipped upside-down. Ralph is a gentle boy that is rather timid and not so fond of the cattery environment. He therefore needs a patient and understanding owner willing to work with him & bring him out of his shell. Ralph would benefit from a quiet home life with an owner that understands he likes his own company and prefers to be left to his own devices. In the right home, Ralph may flourish and become more of a right arm to his human but all of his needs must be met and exceeded. Ralph has previously lived with other cats so could be re-homed in a similar environment with the right provisions in place. He must also have outdoor access after the settling period to stretch his little senior legs if he wishes. If you are a super understanding human and would like to take Ralph under your wing then please enquire.
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: Approximately 9.5 yrs
Sex: Male
Can live with dogs
Can't live with dogs
Can live with cats
Can't live with cats
Can live with children
Can't live with children
Not housetrained

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If you see an animal on our website that you are interested in adopting, you should fill out an Animal Enquiry form. This gives us more details about yourself and your lifestyle to make sure you are a good match for each other. If we get multiple requests for one animal, we will consider them all and choose the most suitable home to match it to a new owner. This will allow everyone interested a fair chance of adopting it
First meeting
If your application is successful, we will invite you for a first meeting. Here, you and the animal will meet each other and see how you get along. Following on from this, there may be more meetings and you can introduce other pets as required.
Home checks
Home checks are required for every dog before we set the adoption date. This was done physically pre-Covid but we now ask for videos and photos. We need to be sure the home environment is suitable for that dog and the garden is secure. If dogs/rabbits are going to live with other dogs/rabbits, we will arrange an introduction as previously mentioned.
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