Jumper has had an interesting journey. She is a senior kitty, so we have no idea what her earlier years were like. What we do know is that she was taken to a county animal control as stray feral. She was put in their TNR program and sent to the vet to be spayed before she was returned to where she was trapped. During her surgery it was discovered that Jumper had a very bad infection in her uterus, so she was being spayed just in the nick of time. After her recovery she was ready to be returned, but when they went to release her, she kept jumping back into her carrier and trying to get back into the van. She obviously knew she needed help and was determined to get it. It was apparent that Jumper wasn’t feral at all, so she came to Good Mews. She still had a long way to go when she arrived here, weighing in at only 4 lbs. She required a second surgery to flush out more of the infection and a blood transfusion, but slowly she started eating better and gaining some weight. Jumper started to thrive, but what she needed most was a forever home. She doesn’t seem to like the other cats and her years of living on the street have made her a dominant lady.
Jumper’s story with us started in 2016, so she has been waiting a long time for her forever family. She is a gorgeous cat, so people do notice her when they come to visit. Unfortunately, Jumper’s feisty personality can sometimes turn people off. She is very sweet and social, but sometimes she doesn’t want to be bothered and while being petted, she will decide to let you know she is done with you by swatting. Not everyone wants a cat with this type of personality, so Jumper is having a hard time finding someone to give her a chance. It’s a good possibility that once Jumper is away from so many cats and the queen of her domain, she will stop the swatting and be the super loving girl we know she is. We have seen it often enough with previous Good Mews cats with similar feistiness! But we think Jumper will always have that feistiness in her, that’s what makes her so special!