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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.

If you are interested in meeting a Desperate Housecat that is in foster please go to

Austin Animal Center and follow the instructions.

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

 

Bella

Bella #A818370 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 9 years old, tortie, spayed
  • INTAKE:  6/7/2020
  • Shy at first; Once she warms up, she LOVES being petted
  • Needs a patient adopter and a quiet home
  • Enjoys the outdoors (or a catio)
  • Great with other cats – really wants at least one cat buddy; Unknown with dogs; Not recommended for children

 

Gretchen #A865617 (currently in foster) Video

  • 4 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • INTAKE 9/13/2022
  • Playful
  • Confident
  • Looking for a cuddle puddle to join
  • Lap Cat
  • Loves a sunny window
  • Good with other cats (especially confident males; unknown with dogs or children

 

Mimi #A879385 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • INTAKE: 4/25/2023
  • Very social
  • Playful
  • Likes a multi-cat household
  • Great with other cats and children; Unknown with dogs

 

Jetta #A872502 & Joanie #A872501 (currently in foster) Video

  • JOANIE: 2 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • JETTA: 2 years old, black, spayed
  • INTAKE: 1/10/2023
  • Playful; Zoomies at night
  • Unknown with other cats and dogs; Not recommended for young children
  • MUST be adopted together

 

Flan #A873250 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, orange tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE: 1/4/2024 (previously 5/15/2023)
  • Needs a cat buddy
  • Very playful; LOVES Churu
  • Often cuddling with his buddy GANACHE
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Not recommended for young children

 

Ganache #A873215 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, black (with a smidge of white), neutered
  • INTAKE: 5/15/2023
  • Wants a cat friend in his new home
  • Needs time to be comfortable with humans
  • Often cuddles with his buddy FLAN
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Not recommended for young children

 

Puff #A886646 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, brown tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE: 8/8/2023
  • Very shy with humans
  • Tends to hide; Needs a cat buddy
  • Can be very affectionate once he knows you
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Not recommended for young children

 

Josephine #A887224 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, torbie, spayed
  • INTAKE: 8/17/2023
  • Enjoys being petted once she knows you
  • Becoming more confident
  • Likes to hide
  • Good with other cats; Unknown with dogs and children

 

Mr Peepers #A889285 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, blue, neutered
  • INTAKE:  9/20/2023
  • Very shy at first; Slow to warm up; Affectionate once he feels safe
  • Loves other cats; Must have a feline sibling to play/cuddle with
  • Extremely talkative
  • Unknown with dogs; Probably good with older children

Manny #A889613 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, brown tabby and white, neutered
  • INTAKE:  9/25/2023
  • FIV+ (not a big deal)
  • Can be petted if you go slowly
  • Extremely shy; Needs a cat buddy
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Not recommended for young children

Lilac #A890864 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, blue tabby and white, spayed
  • INTAKE: 10/13/2023
  • Playful; ‘Fish on a string’ is her fave
  • Cuddler; Loves being petted (especially head/neck scratches)
  • Likes her heating pad
  • Wants to be the only pet; Probably fine with older children

 

Amaryllis #A892209 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, brown tabby and white, spayed
  • INTAKE: 11/2/2023
  • Scared and nervous; becoming more confident
  • Easy to handle
  • Should do well in a home environment
  • Great with other cats; Unknown with dogs and children

 

Mickey #A893069 (currently in foster) Video

  • DOB: 9/2/2023, blue and white, neutered
  • INTAKE:  11/15/2023
  • Enjoys a good belly rub
  • Lap Cat
  • Extremely sweet; Sometimes a little shy
  • Great with other cats; May be fine with dogs and children

Squeaks #A896427 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, orange tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  1/16/2024
  • FIV+ (not a big deal)
  • Extremely sweet
  • Shy until he knows you
  • Unknown with other cats, dogs, and children

 

Thompson #A896434 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 years old, orange tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  1/16/2024
  • Playful and Friendly
  • Shy until he knows you
  • Likes belly rubs
  • Great with other cats; Unknown with dogs;
  • May be fine with older children

 

Mel #A762275 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, brown tabby, front declawed, spayed
  • INTAKE : 1/24/2024 
  • Very  friendly, cuddly and social
  • Lap Cat
  • Talkative
  • Needs to be the only pet in a quiet home

 

Silvio #A897923 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, black and white, neutered
  • INTAKE:  2/8/2024
  • FIV+ (not a big deal)
  • Likes being brushed
  • Can be handled
  • Good with some other cats; Unknown around dogs

 

Tony Soprano #A897926 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, lynx point, Siamese mix, neutered
  • INTAKE:  2/8/2024
  • FIV+ (not a big deal)
  • LOVES to be petted
  • Playful and friendly
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs

Hollywood #A898413 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 1 year old, black, spayed
  • INTAKE: 2/16/2024
  • Very shy; Learning to trust humans
  • Requires time to adjust to a new home and new people
  • Needs to be adopted into a home with a cat buddy
  • Great with other cats; Unknown with dogs; Not recommended for young children

Peachy #A898528 (currently in foster) Video

  • 12 years old, orange tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE: 2/17/2024
  • Very shy; Will need time to adjust to a new home
  • Playful
  • Loves treats and pets
  • Wants to be an only pet; Not recommended for your children

 

Sweet Pickle #A898604 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, orange tabby, spayed
  • INTAKE:  2/20/2024
  • Learning to trust humans
  • Can be petted once she knows you well
  • Needs a cat buddy
  • Great with other cats; Unknown around dogs; Not recommended for young children

 

Adelaide #A899268 (currently in foster) Video

  • 6 years old, calico, spayed
  • INTAKE: 3/1/2024
  • Very shy; Often hides; Needs time to acclimate
  • Lap Cat
  • Really enjoys being petted
  • Fine with other cats or as the only pet; Unknown around dogs; May be fine with older children

Izzy #A900050 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 13 years old, white and brown tabby, spayed
  • INTAKE: 3/13/2024
  • Friendly; A little shy at first
  • Talkative; Easy to handle
  • Lap Cat; Will sleep on your bed at night
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Good with 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 April 12, 2024