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Ben

DOB:  5/07

Male

Photo: Ben the cat.

POSTED BY TERESA, BEN'S RESCUER—

Ben needs to have a scratching post. He is good friends with Audrey. His behavioral descriptors include:

• independent

• submissive with other cats

• active

• more calm than excitable

• shy and reserved

• friendly, in an aloof way...he's not a Velcro cat

• more flexible than rigid

• unobtrusive

• more a mountain climber than a cave dweller

 

Photo:  Ben and Audrey the cats.
Photo:  Audrey and her brother Ben the cats
Photo: Ben the cat peeking out of the Christmas tree branches.

Ben likesother cats; sleeping under the covers; being near humans; hiding under the bath mat; his cat-buddy Mouse; sleeping with and grooming other cats; pull ring from soy milk carton; furry mice; balls; supervising anyone in the kitchen; sister Audrey; evaluate anyone scooping litter boxes; trilling; bird watching; ground squirrels

He dislikessudden restraint; being groomed; quick movements; being picked up or moved around; laps; strangers; a whole lot of attention

Photo:  Ben the cat.

Photo: Ben the cat.

Photo:  Ben the cat.

Ben’s Characteristics

not much

somewhat

quite a bit

very much!

 

Confidencethree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bit

Adaptable to changethree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bit

Plays well with othersthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bit

Activity levelthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bitthree paws=quite a bit

 General Temperamentgets along well

Photo: Ben the cat.


Johnson County Humane Society

JCHS      P.O. BOX 2775      IOWA CITY, IA  52244-2775

jchs@johnsoncountyhumane.org

Last update—03/04/14