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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 selena Crow

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

 

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

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
blanket genevieve gracie

Blanket #A756361 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, orange tabby neutered
  • Intake:  8/18/2017
  • Quiet, sweet and shy
  • Patient, cat savvy adopter required
  • Good with other cats
    Unknown around dogs and children

 

Genevieve #A757207 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, orange tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  8/31/2017
  • Likes belly rubs; enjoys being petted
  • Rests her head on your shoulder
  • Loves to purr and cuddle
  • Fine with other cats and respectful dogs; great with 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 Wheatley

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

 

Wheatley #A724773 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, orange/white tabby, neutered
  • Intake:  10/20/2017
  • Needs cat-savvy owner willing to work out litter box issues (DHC volunteers will work with his adopter)
  • Needs eye meds every other day
  • Sweet, affectionate, playful and energetic
  • Good with other cats and small dogs, probably fine with children

 

smokey Otis Cleopatra

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

 

Otis #A713383 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, blue tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  11/16/2017
  • CAT SAVVY adopter needed
  • Friendly, talkative, LAP CAT
  • Can be mouthy and gets over-stimulated
  • Aggressive with other cats, unknown with dogs and not recommended with children

 

Cleopatra #A762516 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 6 years old, brown/white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  11/21/2017
  • Sweet, affectionate, shy, Lap Cat
  • Easy to handle, likes belly rubs!
  • Will warm up in a quiet home with a patient adopter
  • Tolerant of other cats, unknown around dogs and children

 

 

lacy fez and general

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

 

Fez #A762367 (currently in foster) Video
General #A762368 (currently in foster) Video

  • FEZ - 8 years old, cream, neutered
  • GENERAL – 8 years old, orange and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 11/19/2017
  • Mellow and Friendly
  • Fine around dogs and older children
  • MUST be adopted together

 

 

mittens butters Hendrickson

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

 

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

 

Hendrickson #A763419 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, blue tabby, neutered
  • INTAKE:  12/14/2017
  • Active, young and playful
  • Affectionate, Confident, Friendly
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • May be good with other cats and children, unknown around dogs

 

Romano Lacey Trixie

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

 

Lacey #A764146 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 10 years old, calico/white, spayed
  • INTAKE:  1/19/2018
  • Affectionate, Friendly, LAP CAT
  • Loves catnip and wand toys
  • Doesn’t like other cats
  • Good with dogs, probably OK with older children

 

Trixie #A765711 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 7 years old, silver lynx point/white Siamese mix, spayed
  • INTAKE:  1/25/2018
  • Pretty, sweet and friendly
  • LAP CAT
  • Good with other cats, unknown with dogs and should be OK with 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 Febraury 19, 2018