Tagged: cat adoption

3 The Tiniest Kitten Grows Up

POSTED BY Bradley IN

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Approximately three months ago I had the opportunity to adopt a kitten that was 1 week old and found in a shoebox in some bushes by a friend who rescued him. The time since caring for him and raising him has been an extremely fun and rewarding experience, and he’s the apple of my girlfriend and my eye! Raising a pet from such an early age and having to bottle feed have definitely brought out my “Fatherly” instincts! I am extremely emotionally attached to Greywind and feel a sense of pride watching him grow up and love watching him experience…

9 Lives for $9

POSTED BY Aimee G. IN

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Summer is officially upon us here in Los Angeles and that means sunshine, BBQ, vacation, and animal shelters bursting at the seams with adorable animals in need of a home.  Summer time is especially tough for adult shelter cats.  With floods of baby kittens arriving every day, our older feline friends are often overlooked at this time of the year.
The Found Animals Foundation team knows that adult cats need love too, so we are partnering with 16 local shelter locations to launch our new summertime cat adoption drive – 9 Lives for $9.  From June through August any cat…

Happy Hug Your Cat Day

POSTED BY Jan D. IN

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Happy Hug Your Cat Day! Adopt & Shop is a proud participant in Found Animals summer Cat Adoption Special 9 Lives for $9. Adopt any adult cat 9 months or older for only $9. (Regular $60) All cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped and current on vaccinations. Stop by Adopt & Shop or any of the other participating shelter locations and take home your very own cat to hug!…

Little Pussycat – A Cat Adoption Story

POSTED BY Found Animals IN

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Gordon Langsam is a devoted Adopt & Shop volunteer who’s love for animals lead him to adopt a little cat named Mayflower in November of 2011.  Gordon shares his cat adoption story and updates us on how the newly renamed Pussy Cat is doing since he brought her home:
I took Pussycat to Petco just today to have her nails trimmed and teeth brushed. Although it took 3 adults to coax her into the cat carrier, the groomer said she was an excellent cat! She is a darling companion and being a cat, she is very independent and comes to…

15 (Mis) Perceptions of Cats

POSTED BY Sunmin L. IN

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My 69-year old single aunt recently moved into a retirement community for seniors. When I saw her over Christmas, I asked her if she would like to adopt a dog because she had always shown a fondness for my parents’ dog Johnny and my other aunt and uncle’s dog Jerry. She said that she didn’t want the responsibility that comes with owning a dog so I suggested she adopt a cat instead. Upon the mention of “cat,” she hissed (pun intended) and shook her head vigorously. At the same time, my mother who was sitting next to her was doing…

Romeo, Romeo, Where Art Thou?

POSTED BY A Pet Lover IN

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This is a blog post written and submitted by one of our readers. Share your pet adoption story.
I have always been fond of Orange Tabby’s ever since I could remember, and have always wanted one. Since moving to LA, it just hadn’t worked out to where I could adopt a cat. I either had roommates who were allergic, (or weren’t fond of animals) or couldn’t have one where I lived. It just wasn’t fair being the animal lover I am and growing up around them!
I since moved into a tiny studio (free of roommates) and had a place…

Mr. Jingles

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This is a blog post written and submitted by one of our readers. Share your pet adoption story.
Over a year ago we adopted a cat via PetSmart and the Humane Society. I thought it was odd that they offered me the cat at a discounted price, but it was not until I got him home that things began to unravel. I named him Mr. Jingles, he is a very cute male tuxedo cat. He is 6, missing a fang, declawed, and missing most of his leg. When we brought him home he was petrified. I couldn’t hold or console…

16 A Black Cat Adoption Story

POSTED BY Chris C. IN

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Today is National Black Cat Day and to celebrate, we have special guest blogger & black cat owner Chris C.  who is going to share his adoption story with us! Welcome Chris!
I was volunteering with animals at a local animal shelter when I first encountered eFu (pronounced eee-foo). Normally I worked with the dogs, feeding them, refilling their water bowls and spraying down their kennels. One day I was asked to help feed the cats as the workers there were shorthanded. As I was making my way through the kennels and making sure the cats had food and water,…

30 Share Your Adoption Story Contest

POSTED BY Jade L. IN

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Pets are special and unique in their own way. Part of what makes them so special to you and a member of the family is how they found their way to you. The story of how you “met” is a milestone that you’re likely to remember for the rest of your life. I know I’m not alone when I say, one of my favorite things about working in animal welfare is hearing about how people and their pets met and became a family.
In honor of these fated first meetings we have decided to hold a “Share Your Story” contest.…