is a young, campus cat from the west side of the Iowa River.
Her extended family has grown up outside near the UI College
When Sadie was captured
in a humane trap, she was already a young adult, and it was
clear that she had never been touched by a human. It was also
clear that she was terrified and not looking forward to the
her initial health checkup and vet care, she went to her foster
home and had to learn about stairs, cat beds, hands, and all
the other things that most housecats take for granted.
her introduction to humans came after kittenhood, Sadies
education will take awhile, but she is gaining confidence slowly
and making progress. She has access to the entire house and
has favorite cave-like spots under tables.
still doesn’t quite trust her fostercaregiver, but that’s
understandable considering she is not a competetive animal.
We think once she finds a quiet home with another cat, she will
continue to blossom.
out her son Aidan,
nephews, Lynx, and Niall,
her sister, Nicole,
and her mom, Baby.