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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 Herbie Irene

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

 

Herbie #A705232 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 years old, blue tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 6/15/2015
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only (ask a volunteer or staff for more information)
  • Lap cat; very social
  • Loves sitting by the window
  • Great with other cats and dogs; wonderful 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.

 

fluffy   Percy

Fluffy #A727600 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, lynx point, Siamese mix, spayed
  • Intake: 5/23/16
  • Adores being brushed
  • Enjoys being petted; will sit next to you
  • Needs a quiet home
  • Fine with other cats but would be happiest as the only pet in the home; Good with older children

 

 

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  

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
 
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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

 

Mia #A746909 (currently in foster) Video

  • 12 years old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  4/11/2017
  • Front Declawed
  • Affectionate; loves to be brushed and petted
  • Lap Cat
  • Good with other cats; unknown around dogs and children

 

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

 

Katie Saturday Cox lindy

Katie #A750337 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 5/25/2017
  • Enjoys being petted and groomed
  • Playful; May be a Lap Cat
  • Will ‘watch’ you will you sleep
  • May get along with other cats; Nervous around dogs; Unknown around children

 

Saturday Cox #A750863 (currently in foster) Video

  • 14 yrs old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 6/1/2017
  • LAP CAT, active senior
  • Loves attention and petting; scratchers
  • Unknown around other cats, dogs and children, but may be fine with a proper introduction

 

Lindy #A751252 (currently in foster) Video

  • DOB: 12/1/2016, black and white tuxedo, spayed
  • Intake: 6/6/2017
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Playful; Loves ear scratches and chin rubs
  • Occasionally hides, but comes out for affection
  • Great with other cats and dogs; Probably fine with children

 

greta selena  

Greta #A752525 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 1 year old, black and white, spayed
  • Intake:  6/23/2017
  • Very shy; will warm up in time
  • LOVES being petted (go slow)
  • Enjoys belly rubs
  • Great with other cats; doesn’t like dogs; unknown around children

 

Selena #A732182 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 year old, black, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake: 6/30/17
    Shy with new people; warms up quickly
  • LOVES belly rubs
  • Very social and friendly
  • Great with other cats; unknown with dogs and children
 
Jewel Kissy shrub

Jewel #A350276 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 13 years old, brown tabby and agouti, Abyssinian mix, spayed
  • Intake:  8/13/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Mellow; easy to hold; likes belly rubs
  • Seems very tolerant of other cats; unknown around dogs; probably fine with children

 

Kissy #A756810 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 11 years old, white and black, Japanese bobtail mix, spayed
  • Intake:  8/25/2017
  • Front Declawed – should live indoors only
  • Shy at first; warms up quickly
  • Affectionate and friendly
  • Doesn’t like other cats or dogs; May be fine with older children; Must be the only pet in a quiet home

 

Shrub #A757974 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  9/9/2017
  • Enjoys being brushed
  • Shy, but warms up over time
  • Loves being picked up and held
  • Fine with other cats; may not do well around children; unknown around dogs

 

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Beautiful #A758424 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 7 years old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  9/16/2017
  • Friendly and affectionate
  • LOVES being petted
  • Enjoys being brushed
  • Very good with other cats; may be fine around children; unknown around dogs

 

 
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Gato #A758538 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 9 years old, cream and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 9/18/2017
  • Used to living indoor/outdoor
  • Playful; likes to be held
  • Stressed in the shelter
  • May not like other cats; good with dogs; unknown with children

 

Abby #A759243 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 9 years old, black, long hair, spayed
  • Intake:  9/29/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Enjoys belly rubs
  • Great with other cats; may be fine around older children; unknown around dogs

 

Ajax #A759244 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 8 years old, brown tabby, neutered
  • Intake:  9/29/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • Enjoys being petted and held
  • Easy to handle; playful
  • Great with other cats; may be too shy for children; unknown around dogs

 

  Lilly Morgan
 

Lilly #A759481 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 10 years old, torbie, long hair, spayed
  • Intake:  10/2/2017
  • Shy but warms up quickly
  • Lap Cat
  • Gentle
  • Doesn’t seem to like other cats or dogs; Does well with older children

 

Morgan #A759587 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 10 years old, gray tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  10/4/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Very affectionate; enjoys being brushed
  • Afraid of other cats, dogs and children; would be happiest in a very quiet home with no other pets

 

tigger    

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

 

   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

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 October 30, 2017