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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.

Caroline Lulu Pigeon

Caroline #A694968 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, brown and white, spayed
  • Intake: 1/7/2015
  • Talkative
  • Lap cat (almost)
  • Very Friendly
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Fine with young children and small dogs

Lulu #A698987 (currently in foster) Video

  • 11 years old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 3/20/2015
  • Playful
  • LOVES being petted
  • Shy with new people and surroundings
  • Fine with other cats; wouldn’t mind being the only pet in a quiet home

 

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 Irene fifty

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.

 

Fifty #A722388 (currently in foster) Video

  • 3 years old, black, neutered
  • Intake: 3/15/16
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only (ask a volunteer or staff for more information)
  • Extremely playful
  • Will follow you everywhere
  • Great with other cats; tolerant of dogs; needs to be adopted into a home where he’ll have at least one cat buddy

 

 

mittens fluffy abby

Mittens #A723354 (currently in foster) Video

  • 12 years old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 3/30/16
  • Loves petting; playful
  • Lap Cat (at 19 lbs prepare yourself J)
  • Will probably sleep with you given the opportunity
  • Would be happiest as an only pet

 

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

 

Abby #A731089 (currently in foster) Video

  • 6 years old, orange and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 7/15/16
  • Shy in new environments; warms quickly
  • Playful; Talkative
  • Loud Purr
  • Tolerant of other cats; may be fine with cat-friendly dogs; Good with older children

 

Misty Owl Ginger

Misty #A732818 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, black, spayed
  • Intake: 8/13/2016
  • Playful and sweet
  • Shy with humans; needs a very patient adopter
  • Great with other cats and dogs
  • Must be adopted into a home where she has at least one cat BFF

 

Owl #A735403 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 9/23/2016
  • Playful and very affectionate
  • Lap Cat; LOVES Attention; likes belly rubs
  • Needs a patient adopter who will give her time to adjust
  • Great with other cats; unknown with dogs; probably fine with older children

 

Magic #A736702 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake: 10/15/2016
  • Needs time to adjust to a new home
  • Enjoys being brushed, picked up and held
  • Lap Cat; Sometimes gives gentle love nips
  • Great with other cats and dogs; fine with older children
Elsie rj Percy

Elsie #A739374 (currently in foster) Video

RJ #A727414 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, brown tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 12/11/2016
  • Playful; Super Sweet
  • HUGE fan of belly rubs
  • Extremely social
  • Very good with other cats and children; unknown with 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 cosette

Susie #A735500 (currently at AAC) 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

Cosette #A743281 (Currenly in foster) Video and Video

  • DOB: 10/1/2016, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 2/6/2017
  • Playful; loves pole toys
  • Shy with strangers; sticks like glue once she knows you
  • BIG BIG fan of the ‘chin scratch’
  • Good with other cats and dogs; may not do well with children

 

Andy Cuba Fluff

Andy #A743703 (currently in foster) Video

  • 19 years old, brown and white tabby, Maine Coon mix, spayed
  • Intake:  2/15/2017
  • Front Declawed – should live indoors only
  • Extremely sweet and affectionate
  • Loves to be brushed and petted
  • Fine with other cats; Wouldn’t mind being the only pet in a quiet, safe home; Good with older children

 

Cuba #A624331 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 5 yrs old, blue and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 2/17/17
  • Lap Cat; enjoys being brushed
  • Gives love nips, not for young children
  • Active and Playful
  • Unknown around other cats and dogs

Fluff #A743900 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 5 years old, cream and white tabby, medium hair, neutered
  • Intake: 2/19/17
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Lap Cat; Mellow
  • Enjoys being petted; may give ‘luv nips’
  • Good with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Probably fine with older children
Martin Baby Lynette

Martin #A742950 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 1 year old, black and white, neutered
  • Intake: 2/22/2017
  • Friendly and sweet
  • Mellow and shy
  • Playful and talkative
  • Fine with other cats and dogs

Baby #A744240 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 10 years old, tortie, spayed
  • Intake:  2/25/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • Extremely sweet and affectionate
  • Loves to be brushed and held
  • Tolerant of other cats; Would like to be the only pet; Probably good with older children

 

Lynnette #A738181 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, dilute tortie, spayed
  • Intake: 11/10/16
  • Shy; Sometimes hides
  • Lap cat in training
  • Enjoys being petted and held
  • Great with other cats; probably fine with cat friendly dogs
Wella Marty Jilly

Wella #A744415 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 1 year old, torbie, spayed
  • Intake: 2/28/2017
  • Playful; loves to be brushed
  • Shy with humans; needs a very patient adopter
  • Great with other cats (Cat’s Cat)
  • Would be happiest adopted into a home with at least one other feline; may be fine with dogs and older children

 

Marty #A744733 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 5 years old, blue, neutered
  • Intake: 3/6/2017
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Lap Cat; Enjoys being picked up and carried
  • Likes to cuddle
  • Great with other cats and children; Unknown around dogs

Jilly #A744802 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 10 years old, black and white tuxedo, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake:  3/7/2017
  • Playful; Likes being brushed
  • Shy until she knows you; Talkative
  • Lap Cat; LOVES being petted; Will sleep with you
  • Fearful of other cats and dogs; May be fine with older children
Bonnie Lily Spikes Howard

Bonnie #A745255 (currently in foster) Video

  • 4 years old, tortie, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake: 3/15/2017
  • Loves to be brushed
  • Shy with strangers; warms up pretty quickly
  • Lap Cat
  • Needs a quiet home without other pets

Lily Spikes #A746129 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  3/29/2017
  • Lap Cat; mellow
  • Shy; warms up quickly
  • Affectionate; growls instead of purring
  • She may be fine with other cats; unknown around dogs and children

 

Howard #A746227 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, orange and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake:  3/30/2017
  • Outdoors is his thing! (Safely, of course!)
  • Active and Playful
  • Likes other cats; unknown around dogs and children
Pearl Shadi Mia

Pearl #A746292 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, white and brown, spayed
  • Intake:  3/31/2017
  • Front Declawed – should live indoors only
  • Very affectionate; Enjoys being petted all over
  • Lap Cat
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Respectful of dogs; May be fine with older children

 

Shadi #A746341 (currently in foster) Video

  • 3 years old, white and blue, American Curl mix, spayed
  • Intake: 3/31/2017
  • Playful; Lap Cat
  • Shy but warms up quickly
  • Extremely friendly; will jump in your lap
  • Good with other cats; May be fine with dogs and older children

Mia #A746909 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  4/11/2017
  • Affectionate; likes pets and brushing
  • DECLAWED – needs an indoor home
  • Unknown around other cats and dogs
  • Unknown around children
Kovu Fitzwilly Lilith

Kovu #A747031 (currently in foster) Video

  • 3 years old, cream tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 4/12/2017
  • Enjoys being brushed; Playful
  • Shy in a new environment; tends to hide; needs a patient adopter
  • Lap Cat; will sleep with you
  • Good with other cats, dogs and children

 

Fitzwilly #A679910 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, B&W Tuxedo, neutered
  • Intake:  4/19/2017
  • LAP CAT; Enjoys belly rubs
  • Shy, Gentle and Affectionate
  • Would prefer an ADULT only home, no children
  • Other cats OK, no dogs

Lilith #A747675 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 7 years old, tortie, spayed
  • Intake:  4/23/2017
  • Affectionate; talkative, energetic, loves pets, very sweet
  • OK around other cats and dogs
  • Probably OK around older children
Sqeaky Theo  

Squeaky #A745253 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  4/30/2017
  • Playful; Likes being brushed
  • Shy until she knows you; Easily picked up and held
  • Lap Cat; LOVES a good belly rub
  • May be fine with other cats given proper introduction; unknown with dogs, May be fine with older children

 

Theo #A702047 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 7 years old, black longhair, neutered
  • Intake:  5/1/2017
  • Affectionate; relaxed, calm
  • LAP CAT; loves being brushed and petted
  • Good around other cats and children
  • Unknown around dogs
 
     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

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 May 26 , 2017