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Come meet these Desperate Housecats.

They are waiting for you to take them home!

All the Desperate Housecats (and more at Austin Animal Center) are available for adoption everyday.

Click on their photos for more pictures and/or information.

Pigeon Irene Percy

Pigeon #A702369 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 6 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 5/12/2015
  • Extremely sweet and friendly
  • Talkative and playful
  • A little shy; needs time to adjust to new surroundings
  • Fine with other cats; unknown around dogs; may be good with children

 

Irene #A707965 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, white and orange tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 7/20/2015
  • Lap Cat
  • Very friendly
  • Enjoys being petted (except near her tail)
  • Gets along with other cats; possible dogs.

 

Percy #A740277 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, blue tabby, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake: 12/14/16
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Always seeking pets and cuddles
  • Will sleep as close to you as possible
  • Fine with other cats; Doesn’t like dogs; Probably good with older children

 

Susie Mouse chili

Susie #A735500 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 1 year old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 1/10/2017
  • A little shy; warms up quickly
  • Lap Cat; LOVES to be petted
  • Very social; Seeks affection
  • Great with other cats; unknown around dogs or children

 

Mouse #A742466 (currenlty in foster) Video

  • 16 years old, orange tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 1/22/2017
  • Shy at first; Lap Cat
  • True personality will emerge in a home environment
  • Likes to be petted
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Unknown with dogs; Needs a quiet home

Chili #A508767 (currently in foster) Video

  • 16 years old, orange and white tabby, long hair, neutered
  • Intake:  3/17/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Very affectionate
  • Fine with other cats but wouldn’t mind being the only one; Unknown around dogs; Probably great with children

 

winnie Crow gracie

Winnie #A747042 (currently in foster) Video

  • 7 years old, blue cream, spayed
  • Intake:  4/14/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • ‘Bark’ is worse than her ‘bite’
  • Loving and sweet
  • Needs to be the only cat in a quiet home

 

Crow A673272 (currently in foster) Video

  • 4 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  7/12/2017
  • Enjoys snuggling
  • Adorable and sweet
  • Enjoys having her belly rubbed
  • Gets along great with other cats; Will probably do well with respectful dogs and children

Gracie #A731956 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, blue and cream tabby, polydactyl (extra toes), spayed
  • Intake:  9/5/2017
  • Lap Cat; loves to snuggle
  • A little shy at first – warms up quickly
  • Playful – enjoys catnip toys and lasers
  • May not like other cats or dogs; Prefers a quiet home

 

Baghi tigger smokey

Baghi #A758630 (currently in foster) Video

  • 9 years old, black, neutered, FRONT DECLAWED
  • Intake:  9/19/2017
  • Lap Cat; playful
  • LOVES to be brushed – especially his face
  • Shy; gentle; sweet
  • Fine with other cats and dogs; nervous around children; will be happiest in a quiet home

 

Tigger #A730753 (currently in foster) Video

  • 9 years old, orange & white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 10/6/17
  • Sweet companion; talkative, affectionate and playful
  • Shy with new people; needs time to adjust
  • Lap Cat; Likes to cuddle; Enjoys being brushed
  • Great with other cats; unknown with dogs; Needs a quiet home with no young children

 

Smokey #A761685 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, brown/white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  11/7/2017
  • Independent, sweet and feisty, loves pets
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Needs home with cat-savvy adopter
  • Not recommended for children or other pets

 

     
     
lacy garnet & peridot

Lacy #A763279 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, calico/white, spayed
  • INTAKE:  12/6/2017
  • LAP CAT
  • Very scared in shelter environment
  • Needs patient adopter
  • Unknown with other cats, dogs, probably OK with older children

 

Garnet #A752731 & Peridot #A752729 (currently in foster)

  • PERIDOT – DOB: 5/1/2017, brown tabby, neutered
  • GARNET – DOB: 5/1/2017, blue, neutered
  • INTAKE: 6/26/2017
  • Playful; Affectionate; Purr machines
  • Great with other cats and dogs
  • MUST be adopted together
mittens Bonnie Misty

Mittens #A763460 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, brown tabby/white, spayed
  • INTAKE:  12/9/2017
  • Very scared in shelter environment
  • Mellow and quiet
  • May be a LAP CAT
  • Good with other cats, unknown around dogs, OK with children

 

Bonnie #A760651 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, torbie, spayed
  • INTAKE:  10/22/2017
  • Enjoys being petted
  • Playful
  • Nervous and shy – needs a very patient adopter
  • Great with other cats; may be fine with dogs

Misty #A764237 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • INTAKE:  12/26/2017
  • Bobtail
  • Loves treats and catnip
  • Likes being pet and is playful
  • Timid – needs a patient adopter and a quiet home
  • Does not like other cats.  Would be happiest as an only pet

 

butters Romano Moonpie

Butters #A763599 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, cream tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  12/11/2017
  • Handsome, sweet, loves pets and belly rubs
  • Scared in shelter environment
  • LAP CAT
  • Good with other cats, probably fine with older children, Unknown with dogs

 

Romano #A763773 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, blue tabby/white, neutered
  • INTAKE:  12/16/2017
  • Very scared in shelter environment
  • Warms up with patience, needs a cat savvy adopted
  • Good with other cats, unknown around dogs and children

 

Moonpie #A764202 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 years old, white/brown tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  12/24/2017
  • Completely blind in both eyes, indoor-only home is a must!
  • Sweet, inquisitive, playful
  • Unknown around other cats and dogs, probably fine with older children

 

     
     
     
 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

To find out more information contact Austin Animal Center (AAC)

You can reach Desperate Housecats volunteers at: info at dhcaustin dot com

Be sure to check back often as the website is continually updated. Please remember that some of these wonderful cats are at AAC NOW and they are waiting to meet YOU!

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Updated March 23, 2018