15 Homeless Cats That Will Change Your Life

It's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat month! Meet some beautiful felines that need a place to call home

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ROCKY

ROCKY
SPCA of Anne Arundel County

Age: 3
About Me: A very playful and social cat, Rocky will charm you with the big bear hugs he doles out when he wants your undivided attention.
Contact: Fill out an online application here.

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AVERY

AVERY
Canyon County Shelter

Age: 3
About Me: Found emaciated 90 days ago with a collar badly embedded around her neck, this little love has bounced back from the brink after surgery to remove it. She has doubled in weight and is searching for a quiet home with a comfortable couch.
Contact: Call Idaho’s Canyon County Animal Shelter at 208-455-5920.

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MARKY & MICAH

MARKY & MICAH
Paws & Prayers

Age: 6 months
About Us: This brother-and-sister duo was saved from a feral cat colony in early May and is adjusting well to domesticated life. While Marky is still a little scared, friendly Micah could live the rest of her life in your arms.
Contact: Fill out an application on Paws & Prayers’ website.

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BUDDY

BUDDY
Kansas City HSPCA

Age: 5
About Me: Searching for the purr-fect cat? Look no further. Buddy is a lovable lap cat. He enjoys brushings and gravitates toward people.
Contact: Fill out an application on the HSPCA’s website.

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DOODLE & DANDY

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Pet Rescue of Maryland

Age: 11 months
About Us: A bad case of juvenile gingivitis caused these young ladies to lose all their teeth shortly after they were born on July 4 of last year. Now eating fine, the sisters are very bonded and need a place to go together.
Contact: Download an application on the Pet Rescue of Maryland’s website.

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GEORGE

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Best Friends Animal Society

Age: 12
About Me: He’s been living at Utah’s Best Friends Animal Society since 2004, so it’s definitely time for George to have a real home. This feisty lap cat resides in a private suite because he doesn’t like other felines, but he’ll cherish his next owner forever and always!
Contact: E-mail adoptions@bestfriends.org

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HAMMY

HAMMY
Animal Rescue Foundation

Age: 3
About me: This sweetie was surrendered to a kill shelter by his elderly owner but got a new lease on life when Tulsa’s Animal Rescue Foundation saved him last August. He’s very friendly with other cats and loves to be petted.
Contact: Fill out an application on ARF’s website.

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HEATHERLEE

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Lise Greil

Age: 5
About Me: This staff favorite at the Humane Society of Indianapolis dreams of getting cozy on a sunny windowsill in her new home. She likes attention but is perfectly happy entertaining herself a safe distance away from other cats.
Contact: Call the shelter at 317-872-5650 for more information.

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JERA

JERA
Pet Pal Animal Shelter

Age: 2
About Me: Saved from euthanization by Florida’s Pet Pal Animal Shelter in April, this friendly little lady is as pretty on the inside as she is on the outside.
Contact: Call the shelter at 727-328-7738 for more information.

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SAMANTHA

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McKamey Animal Center

Age: 8
About Me: Samantha’s owner passed away a few months ago, and she wants to be the friendly shadow of her new owner. She’ll sit by the computer as you type, peek at your morning paper and watch all your favorite reality shows on your lap.
Contact: Tennessee’s McKamey Animal Center at 423-305-6500

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SPUNKY

SPUNKY
Idaho Humane Society

Age: 4
About Me: When Spunky’s family moved in May, they couldn’t take her with them. The shy British shorthair mix needs an owner with patience who will help her learn to love again.
Contact: The Idaho Humane Society at 208-475-0855

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WILLA

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Dumb Friends League

Age: 4
About Me: Willa was extremely fearful when she arrived at the Dumb Friends League of Denver in February, but she’s blossomed with help from staff and feline friends in the shelter’s cat colony.
Contact: Call the shelter at 303-751-5772 for more information.

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JABBA

JABBA
Paws & Prayers

Age: 6
About Me: This 25-lb. kitty, surrendered to a kill shelter earlier this year, needs a dedicated owner who will help him slowly work off some of his unhealthy weight. He’s a big boy who’s got a big, big heart to boot.
Contact: Fill out an application on the Paws & Prayers’ website.

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