Category: “Cat”

Meet Thumper!

Meet Thumper!

Thumper
Domestic Short Hair
Male
14 years old
10 lbs.

Hello! How nice of you to stop by! It was my face that caught your eye, I’m sure; probably thinking to yourself, “Wow! What a handsome fellow!” Thanks, I get that a lot. So, yeah, I’m Thumper and I’m 14. If you are still reading, then, like me, you are very wise. You already know that an older cat is a relaxed cat, a mellow cat, an appreciative cat…..You already know that I’ll be fine by myself while you run a few errands, that your house will be fine, that your brand new leather couch will be fine…. You already know that I’m as happy to lounge in the sunny window as on your lap and that I prefer petting to playing. It would also be correct to assume that, as an older and wiser feline, I have many purrrrrls of wisdom to share about patience, loyalty, tenacity and unconditional love, and that I don’t mind hanging out with other chill cats.

What you might not know however, is just how much I love eating. Cat food, cat treats, that cake you left on the kitchen counter, that milk in your cereal bowl (what do you mean you weren’t done?). I’ve been compared to a dog in this manner, which I would find offensive it if wasn’t true. But think of it this way, you’ll never have to clean crumbs off the kitchen floor again because I’ll do it for you! I could be your sous chef! Maybe I’ll stop once I fatten back up now that my shelter hunger strike is over, but I’m not making any promises.

Since you’ve read this far, I guess I should also let you know that I’ve got a bit of an arthritic hip. It doesn’t stop me from doing everything I want to do, thanks to my arthritis medicine, but I do need to be a little more careful. For example, I don’t really need your help to get back down off the kitchen counter (really, just hide that cake!), but I would be grateful for a helping hand sometimes. My fast-moving days are behind me so I’d like to avoid a house with fast-moving hazards, like unfriendly dogs. On the plus side, (for you, anyway) is that although I am always on the lookout for a chance to explore the great outdoors, you’ll likely be able to catch me purrrrrty darn quick.

Anyhoo, I guess that’s enough about me. Why not tell me a little something about you? Go to the PawsCo website and fill out an adoption application. I already know, even before I read it, that you and I would be great together. We should set up a Meet & Greet! A quick email to my PawsCo friends will get the ball rolling!

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Meet Kitty!

Meet Kitty!

Kitty
Domestic Long Hair
Female
14 years old
6 lbs.

My name is Miss Kitty and all you really need to know about me is that I LOVE LAPS. I love everybody and anybody that has a lap. I love laps of all shapes and sizes. Big laps, little laps, warm laps…a Facebooking lap too busy to pet me, or a lap with all the time in the world. You might be thinking that I’m prone to exaggeration and that certainly I must like to do more than spend all day in the comfort of a lap, but you’d be mistaken. If you lose your lap, I can definitely help you find it. It’s not hard to do really, I’ll just follow you around the house while you look for it, offering plaintive meows of encouragement, until eventually you sit down and then, viola! There it is – and there I’ll be!

I might need a little help getting into your lap, I mean, I am 14 years old, but once I’m there, man, I’m there to stay. If I learned one thing from my stretch in the shelter, it’s that a lap should never be taken for granted again. They are a thing of beauty and worthy of the utmost appreciation! Just ignore that face I make when you decide to get up, I really don’t mean anything by it. It’s just, well, a lap truly is my most favorite thing in the whole world. If laps were cupcakes, I’d be the World’s Fattest Cat!

As it stands though, I probably should eat a few dozen cupcakes. My undeserved and unwarranted time at the shelter really took a toll on me, what with the lack of laps and all, but I fully intend to regain my pleasingly plump figure as soon as possible. These dang teeth of mine, or lack of a few to be exact, are slowing things down a little (wet cat food only, please!) but I’m determined.

But back to laps, it should probably also be said that if I’m not sleeping on your lap, I’m gonna want to be sleeping in your bed. Like, right next to you. Like, under-the-covers-snuggle next to you. I hope you won’t mind. I know I won’t! I also don’t mind living with other cats provided there are enough laps to go around. So, please give me a call! A lap is a terrible thing to waste! The best way to reach me is via email. While you’re at it, tell me a bit about yourself, too! Head over to the PawsCo website and fill out an adoption application. I can’t wait to meet you!

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Meet Pacino!

Meet Pacino!

Pacino
Domestic Short Hair
Male
2 years old
9 lbs.

Pardon me, but may I have a word with you? Yes, over here behind the couch. I simply need to ask you a few questions. Before we get started, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Pacino and I’m in the market for a forever family, but not just any family. The family I’m looking for is special indeed, for I am a special little guy.

Finding the right family is very much like finding the missing puzzle piece. I’ll be the right fit for them and they’ll be right for me. Now, on to the questions! Are you someone who has the patience to wait for me to come out from behind this couch and warm up to you? I won’t lie, you may have to come and get me. As much as I love my belly rubs, my fear usually keeps me from putting myself out there. Do you live in a quiet place? My perfect fit probably lives in a calm house where the two legged creatures are tall and don’t crawl or cry. Do you have other pets? I really like the other kitties in my foster home, and might even do well with a calm, respectful canine. Do you like to snuggle? I’ll spend a lot of time on my own, until you pull me onto your lap like my foster family does. We’re working on this to help with my fears (that and the belly rubs). It’s a process, but that’s where the patience thing comes into play!

So, last question; Do you have the time and patience to help me recognize my true kitty potential? If you’re curious to see whether you’re my missing piece, contact my friends at adopt@pawscoadoptions.org or fill out an application at https://pawsco.org/adopt/catadoptionapplication/. I think we’ll know right away if we fit!

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Meet Claire!

Meet Claire!

Claire
Domestic shorthair
Female
14 years old
9 lbs.

What’s today’s date? What! It’s 2017 already?

Golly-gee-willikers, time passes by so quickly. I cannot believe I’m already a senior citizen—or so the label on my bag of food tells me. Luckily for me, I still have lots of love to give to an amazing forever family. I’ve recently been staying with a foster family and they have been absolutely delightful, but I’m ready to find my senior feline palace—or forever home if you prefer to call it.

You know what the best part of adopting a senior animal is? All the sage advice and stories you’ll get to hear. Like that one time my friend Gladys got a new bag of catnip for Christmas and we went out to tease the dogs next door…maybe you had to be there to think it’s funny. Anyways, I have lots of valuable worldly advice too; like never paw at a yellow and black striped flying bug, or never swallow a grasshopper whole because they’ll keep hopping in your tummy. That’s only the tip of my advice iceberg—or adviceberg, as I like to call it.

I am also a big fan of other cat friends and would also do well with a dog friend (as long as he is calm and polite with having a feline buddy!) So a home where I can have other furry friends is a great match for me but I also would do just fine as the solo animal in the home as well.

One thing to note is that I do need medication to help with my hyperthyroidism. The kind folks at PawsCo can fill you in on the details!

If you’re interested in hearing more of my stories and advice—like how to maintain your balance while swatting inanimate objects—then please email my friends from PawsCo at adopt@pawscoadoptions.org and fill out an adoption application at https://pawsco.org/adopt/catadoptionapplication/.

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Meet Bubbie!

Meet Bubbie!

Bubbie
Domestic Short Hair
Male
6 years old
9 lbs.

Have you guys heard of this new trend called Cat Memes? Apparently, they’re all the rage on the Interwebs. After seeing a few, I decided I was the inspiration for cat memes! You see, I love being pet, until I don’t like being pet anymore! Apparently, this kind of behavior is super funny to you humans. Well, that’s just me, Bubbie, being Bubbie!

So, I am a youngster but I’ve seen some stuff. When I was just a kitten, I tried out a store and cage environment but really didn’t like it. It was quite lonely and I took to making myself extra clean through grooming. I just wanted to ensure I was as handsome as possible in case my forever family saw me that day! After that, I ended up with the nice folks at PawsCo and now I am in a loving home as a foster pet.

My humans say I am friendly, cheese-motivated, toy-motivated, and after all that motivation, I am sleep-motivated. I am free to roam the house, and to be honest, with all that free time, I just can’t help but nap! I should also note that I am superbly nonchalant with other cats in the house. I secretly like the companionship.

I am definitely on the adoption market and would be so happy to meet you and find out if you think I would be the right gentleman for your home. I promise to keep you company in the kitchen, nap by your side to keep you warm, and provide you with an abundance of inspiration for your venture into cat memes!

Thanks for considering me as an addition to your family. You can apply to adopt me or email my friends at PawsCo to learn more!

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Meet Tikki!

Meet Tikki!

Tikki
Manx Cat (Brown Tabby)
Male
6 years old
12 lbs.

When you hear the word “perfect,” do you think of something or someone who is without fault, flawless, or ideal? “Perfect” is defined as “having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be.” It also happens to be how my foster family describes little ol’ me. That’s right, my name is Tikki and according to those who know me well, I’m just perfect.

At 6 years old, I’m definitely past the kitten stage, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know how to have fun! I can still play and pounce with the best of them! That said, I also know when it’s time to snuggle. I accept affection from everyone. I’m a gentle soul who is happy to hang out with humans (both big and small), canines and other felines, too! I’ve been a pro at the litter box for as long as I can remember, and I will make sure to keep an eye on that roomba for everyone’s sake.

So, there you have it. Fun, loving, protective, smart—that’s me! Who doesn’t want a little perfection in their lives? Or perhaps in my case, purrfection is a better word. See, I’m even funny! I’m also looking forward to meeting my forever family so make sure you email my friends at adopt@pawsco.org or fill out an adoption application at pawsco.org/adoptions/catadoptionapplication/. Let’s find out if you and I are the purrrrfect fit!

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Meet Oreo!

Meet Oreo!

Oreo
Domestic Medium Hair
Male
7 years old
10 lbs.

They call me Oreo. And when they call me, I usually answer in my own quiet voice. I haven’t learned your language yet, but I’m working on it. I’ve already learned a lot of other things by living with people.

It took me a little while to get used to being in a real home. I spent some time living outside before I was put in a shelter. I was so scared there that I hid in the back of my cage the whole time. The people didn’t think I would ever get adopted because I was terrified of everything outside of my little metal box.

But then PawsCo got me and put me in a real home—with treats, and toys, and catnip, and a great window seat! I like all of that, but most of all I like the person in the real home. I hid from him at first, but then I noticed how nice he was to me. He gives me lots of head and belly rubs. Now I follow him around everywhere to get more of those. I guess I’ve always just wanted to be around people who give me head and belly rubs.

I’m still scared of some things, and it takes me awhile to feel safe in new places. But I really like people now. I even like the other cat I live with. I’ve met some dogs and some kids too—both are pretty good if they’re quiet and don’t bother me too much.

If someone makes me feel safe and loved, I’m going to stay with them forever. If you want me to stay with you forever, email adopt@pawscoadoptions.org or fill out an application at https://pawsco.org/adopt/catadoptionapplication/.

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