Drax (New Digs)
ID: 118
Age: Adult
Sex: Male
Breed(s): Domestic Long Hair
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Meet Drax (New Digs)!

Drax is an almost 4-year-old neutered male cat. Abandoned during the high heat of summer, he found shelter in a neighbor’s bushes during the day. He made his presence known by meowing and coming out to greet people early mornings and at dusk. We are the only cat owners in a cul-de-sac of folks not allergic to cats so we took over his care in hopes of finding his owner or a new home.

Drax’s chip number was linked to a “deceased” cat by the name of Max. Since one of our cats is called Max, we had to select another name. Having cute white fangs clearly visible against his black fur and being “undead,” we thought Drax (as a variation of Dracula and Max) would be a good temporary name.

Our vet did a complete medical evaluation and confirmed that he is FeLV+. Since feline leukemia is contagious to other cats, we regrettably cannot incorporate this playful and affectionate kitty into our clan. The virus only affects cats and *cannot* be transmitted to humans, dogs, or any other animal.

Drax is a sweet, loving, and active cat who greets us with pleasure when we visit him in the spacious, air-conditioned workshop where we shelter him. He’s a lap-cat, a keyboard-cat, and a top-of-the-office-chair-cat until he decides to retire to his basket until playtime. Drax is the epitome of a cartoon cat when chasing the illusive green laser – skidding from here to there. When we depart, Drax often runs after us - grabbing our ankles (without using his claw) to keep us with him.

Drax absolutely deserves a real home inside a house and with no other cats or just with other FeLV+ cats. He deserves access to cuddles and playtime throughout the day that a forever home will provide him.


If you have a specific question about Drax, then please email newdigs@dallaspetsalive.org. If you are interested in applying to adopt this pet, fill out the application at the link above.

Drax is participating in the Dallas Pets Alive rehoming program. All of the medical, behavioral and other information about this pet was provided by the pet’s owner. Dallas Pets Alive encourages all adopters to verify the information prior to adoption. Please note that Dallas Pets Alive (DPA) is acting as intermediary to connect prospective adopters with individuals wanting to rehome their pets. DPA is not liable for any information provided about this pet and the adoption transaction is purely between the pet owners and adopter. DPA is not responsible for any damages, injuries or adoption returns as a result of any adoption transaction. DPA! is not responsible or liable for any animals involved in its New Digs program. DPA! acts solely as a facilitator of adoption between the animal's surrenderer and potential adopter and makes no claims as to the accuracy of the animal's medical or behavioral history provided by the surrenderer.

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