I feel for you. I have 3 special needs kitties (never owned, barely fostered, rescued from a not-so-nice shelter). They are sisters, indoor cats. It took 2 years for them to like me...they don't like anyone else.
I had to board them due to termiting process. My vet recommended a cats only boarding facility. They were able to share the same cage, which was a very large space. It helped tremendously that they could be together, as they love each other greatly.
This facility called me every day with an update on how they were doing, eating habits, etc.
This was a far better solution than boarding them where dogs were also boarded (quieter) and much larger space.
Try to find this type of place and you will feel much, much better!View Thread
My cats were always indoor/outdoor, but I was aware this wasn't in their best interests. During the elder years of my last pets, I converted them to indoor only. My current 3 cats enjoy indoor living, only, which makes us all happy. They special needs kitties adopted from Humane Society, never owned, rarely sheltered. They are living a wonderful life with my home & large screened porch as their domain - now 12 years old and we're all happy!View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.