Special needs kitten seeks special home in New York: Candy Corn is a ‘beautiful boy’

Candy Corn – a “playful, affectionate, adorable” orange tabby cat from New York with some special needs – is looking for a loving home.

“He is looking for a foster home to adopt while continuing his medical care at ARF,” the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. (ARF) told Fox News Digital.

Tiny Candy Corn is only four months old. He weighs 4.36 pounds, the shelter said.

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He was brought to ARF through a trap/neuter/release program called Operation Cat.

The kitten “definitely had a rough start in life” before coming to the shelter, ARF said in an email.

Candy Corn is four months old and weighs only 4.36 pounds.  He had "a bumpy start in life" and now needs a forever home.

Candy Corn is four months old and weighs only 4.36 pounds. He had “a bumpy start in life” and now needs a forever home.
(Hamptons, Inc. Animal Rescue Fund)

“Being visually impaired, Candy Corn also has some other special needs,” the shelter said.

“This beautiful boy spends his day in an office, playing with toy mice, snuggling in the desk chair and keeping everyone busy,” the shelter also said.

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Candy Corn is “lovable and fun” and is usually close to his “beloved stuffed duck.”

“Help us give Candy Corn the sweet life he deserves,” ARF said.

Candy Corn is a big fan of stuffed toy ducks and loves to play with toy mice.

Candy Corn is a big fan of stuffed toy ducks and loves to play with toy mice.
(Hamptons, Inc. Animal Rescue Fund)

Anyone interested in adopting Candy Corn should contact the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc.

The ARF Adoption Center is located at 124 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton, New York, 11937.

The center is open for adoptions on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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While it’s well known that dogs need daily walks, cats also need physical and mental exercise, the shelter said.

Samantha Bell, “resident cat expert” at Best Friends Animal Society, shared with Fox News Digital three ways cat owners can train their furry friends.

One way to ensure a cat moves is to get another cat, Bell said.

Candy Corn is a "beautiful boy" who needs a home.

Candy Corn is a “beautiful boy” who needs a home.
(Hamptons Animal Rescue Fund)

“Having two cats automatically increases [their] train as they will inevitably chase each other” — and maybe even play together, she also said.

Putting a toy or treat on top of something that needs to be climbed can encourage climbing and exploring “vertical territory,” Bell explained.

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Cat owners can also introduce their pets to a leash and harness system and take them for walks. The leash will give them “the ability to explore new places safely,” Bell said.

However, it is imperative that a cat owner consult a veterinarian before putting a cat on an exercise plan, Bell continued.

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“Remember, [the amount of] The physical and mental enrichment required will depend on your kitten’s age and medical conditions,” she added.

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