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Cats Available for Adoption

The top section of this page contains cats under the care of Animal Friends Rescue Project. The bottom section contains cats not under the direct care of AFRP (we provide these listings as a courtesy to the public to help these cats get new homes).

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Postings updated on: Mar 27, 2015 at 6:33 PM.

AFRP Cats Looking for Homes - Call (831) 333-0722 if you are interested

Also please visit our adoption locations to see some more of our feline friends.

AFRP only adopts out cats that have been spayed/neutered. The adoption fee is $150 which helps to cover the cost of all care the animal has received, including their spay/neuter, vaccines, microchipping, and FIV/FeLV testing. Adopters are encouraged to take their new AFRP cat to one of our participating vets for a free wellness check (see list of participating vets).

Roo
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Roo is a 1-year-old grey tabby with special needs. She came to us from the Salinas Shelter after coming in as an injured stray. Due to an old spinal injury, Roo is unable to use her hind legs like a normal cat, and instead she takes steps with her front legs, but hops like a bunny with her hind legs, which stay together when she moves. Roo is a super sweet and friendly girl who makes the most of her challenges and does not feel sorry for herself in the least. She's looking for a safe, indoor-only home where she can become a cherished family member. Roo is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.
Clara Bell
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Clara Bell is a sweet and gentle 2- year-old grey and white cat who was born in an old school bus at a wrecking yard in south Monterey County. She was fed by an employee, but never had the luxury of living as a house cat. She loves to be petted and rolls over on her back when you rub her head. Clara Bell is a shy girl and will require a patient adopter who will give her plenty of time to adjust to her new home. Setting her up in a quiet spare bedroom while you are getting to know each other would be perfect. Give Clara Bell a chance and she'll be your loyal little friend! She gets along nicely with other cats, and is good friends with K.B., also on the web. Read more about Clara Bell. Meet Clara at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

K.B.
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K.B. (short for Kona Baby) is a handsome, playful and athletic 1-year-old black cat who was rescued as a young kitten and was raised in foster care. He remained very shy and wary for many months, but recently made a huge breakthrough and now enjoys rubbing up against legs and sitting on laps to ask for petting. He's a super mellow guy who is fantastic with other cats of all ages. He's known as "Uncle K.B." because he is so patient with the little kittens who want to play with him and chase his tail. Meet K.B. at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove - he's one of our "office cats," and we'd love to see him find happiness in a home of his own. He is good friends with Clara Belle, and they would make a great pair if adopted together.

Lionhead
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Meet AFRP's version of Grumpy Cat . . . Lionhead! He may look like he's wearing his smile upside down, but you won't meet a sweeter cat anywhere. Lionhead is about 6 years old. He lost his home when his guardian became ill and could no longer care for him. He came to us with a mouthful of broken and infected teeth, which have now been surgically extracted. Now that he's pain-free and feeling great, Lionhead is ready fill your life with love and smiles! Meet this special cat at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Tahiti
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Like a gentle tropical breeze, Tahiti will soothe your soul and warm your heart! She's a friendly and affectionate 8-year-old grey and white girl who came to us from the Salinas Animal Shelter after being picked up as a stray. Hard to imagine nobody came looking for this cat . . . she has a stellar personality and was obviously well-loved in her former home. She's great with people and is compatible with other cats. Meet Tahiti at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Rosie
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Everything will be Rosie with this sweet cat in your life! Rosie is a gentle and affectionate 7-year-old grey tabby with stunning white markings. She's a love bug who follows you around the house like a little dog and loves chin-scratches and head rubs. Rosie lost her home when her guardian became ill and could no longer care for her. She's a happy, healthy and playful cat who loves everybody and gets along fine with other cats. Meet Rosie at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Kenny
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Kenny is love bug wrapped in a puffy cloud of white and grey fur! He's a gentle 8-year-old who will give you nudges and head butts to ask for more petting. Kenny lost his home when his caretaker became ill and could no longer care for him. He is a gentleman with other cats, has wonderful house manners and is a mellow boy with the occasional streak of silly playfulness! Daily brushing is encouraged to prevent mats. Kenny has always lived indoors and is looking for an indoor-only home. Meet Kenny at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Christopher
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Gentle giant! Christopher is a tall and athletic 8-year-old grey tabby who loves to rub up against your legs to ask for attention. This big boy recently lost his home when his guardian became ill and could no longer care for him. Christopher has lived peacefully with other cats, but would also be happy to have you all to himself. He has never been outside and would do best as an indoor-only cat. Meet Christopher at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Zephyr
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Zephyr is a mellow, declawed 10-year-old tuxedo cat who lost his home two years ago when his family moved and could not take him along. He was adopted in 2013, but recently returned to us when he developed kidney disease. He is on a special diet and requires subcutaneous fluids once a week to help him stay hydrated. Zepyr is ready to move into a fairly calm and quiet household where his charming personality will shine. Since he is declawed, Zephyr needs to be an indoor-only cat for safety reasons. Meet Zephyr at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove. He is an Animal Friends with Benefits Program cat, click here for more information.

Addy
Addy is a darling 5-year-old buff and white tabby with a sweet and playful personality. She lived in the same household since kittenhood, but recently lost her home when her guardian became ill and could no longer care for her. Addy gets along beautifully with other cats and is used to being an indoor-only cat. She's a bit timid in new situations, but bonds closely once she gets to know you. Meet Addy at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Rollie Pollie
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What a sweetie! Rollie Pollie is a 6-year-old tuxedo cat who wears a white bow tie under her nose, making her the cutest cat around! She's a friendly, well-mannered kitty who loves head rubs and rewards you with a cheerful purr when she's snuggled on your lap. Rollie Pollie came to us when her guardian became ill and could no longer care for her. She gets along nicely with other cats and loves people. Meet her at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Precioius P.
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Precious is a gentle and demure 8-year-old grey and white girl with a glorious long coat. She can be coy until she gets to know you, but once she's comfortable she will relax in your arms like a baby. Precious came to us when her guardian lost her housing situation. Precious lives harmoniously with other cats and enjoys being stroked and brushed. Meet her at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Saki
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Saki is a handsome 7-year-old tuxedo cat with a playful personality. He was rescued by a kind citizen who found him hanging around her barn after being abandoned by his previous family. Saki is still a bit wary around unfamiliar people and unpredictable young children, but warms up quickly once he gets to know you. He leans into your hand when you rub his head and stroke his back. He gets along fine with other cats. Meet Saki at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Augustus
Larger than life! Augustus is a magnificent 8-year-old declawed grey boy with soft, medium-long fur. He's 21 pounds of purrs and snuggles! Augustus lost his home when his guardian became ill and could no longer care for him. He gets along nicely with other cats, and is a gentle giant who loves to be petted and brushed. He is currently on a diet so that he can gradually and safely lose about ten pounds. He needs an indoor-only home. Meet Augustus at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Ambrose
What a cutie! Ambrose is a 5-month-old black and white kitten who came to us from the Salinas Shelter after coming in as a stray. Currently in foster care, Ambrose has a happy purr and enjoys playing with the tails of his foster siblings! This affectionate boy is a bit tentative around children and dogs, so would do best in an adult household. He does fine with other cats after a proper introduction. Ambrose is in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.
Shirley
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One of a kind! Shirley is a sweet 10-year-old Calico with unique markings. She came to us from the Salinas Shelter after being picked up as an injured stray. She had an open wound on her back, which has healed nicely. Shirley appreciates gentle petting, yummy chicken treats and chasing fishing pole toys. She deserves to spend her golden years lounging on the sofa, watching the world from the safety of a windowsill and sharing her love with a person of her own. Meet Shirley at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Samantha
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Samantha is a lovable 2-year-old orange and white tabby who came to us from the Salinas Shelter as an injured stray. Probably hit by a car, she underwent surgery to repair her broken hip, and is now ready for a home of her own. Samantha loves to be petted and will lean into your hand to ask for more! She's a gentle and friendly cat who will bring a ray of sunshine into the life of her lucky adopter. She'll need to be an indoor-only cat. Meet Samantha at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Buffy
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Buffy is a friendly 2-year-old pastel torbie who came to us from south Monterey County. She had been abandoned in a neighborhood and survived by begging for food at the doors of the cat-friendly households. Buffy loves to be petted and stroked, and gets along fine with other cats. We want to make sure this girl will never have to wonder where her next meal is going to come from! Meet Buffy at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Velma
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Velma is a stunning 1-year-old tortoiseshell with an exceptionally shiny coat. She was adopted from AFRP as a small kitten, and recently returned to our care when her guardian lost her pet friendly housing. Velma is a very sweet, gentle and playful cat who gets along nicely with other felines. She's a bit shy in new situations and with new people, but warms up once she feels comfortable. She'll blossom in a quiet, serene household. Meet Velma at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Beatty
With soft, bunny-like fur and a mellow temperament, 3-year-old Beatty is the ultimate lap cat who will make friends with anyone in return for snuggle time! He's a friendly boy who greets visitors at the door and doesn't have a shy bone in his body. He is great with dogs but can be a bit impatient with other cats, mostly because he wants all the attention for himself! He has been in long term foster after being rescued from a hoarding situation in South Monterey County. He is used to an indoor/safe outdoor lifestyle. Meet Beatty at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Malloy
Malloy is a lovely 9-month-old brown tabby looking for a loving home. She came to us as a young stray from South Monterey County, and spent time in foster care, where she transformed from a hissy, frightened kitten into a confident love bug! Malloy gets along wonderfully with other cats, and is a cheerful and friendly family member who is good with her scratching post and litter box. She enjoys chatting with her humans, asking for treats, snuggling and sleeping on the bed at night. Meet Malloy at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Cameron
Cameron had a rough start in life. He's a 9-month-old white and grey boy who was found in the middle of a South Monterey County Street when he was only 3 weeks old. Sick and scared, Cameron was bottle fed in foster care, where he regained his health, but he never fully regained his confidence. Cameron is a timid cat who wants to be loved, but has difficulty asking for it. He enjoys being an indoor-only cat, and uses his litterbox like a champ. He'll do best in a quiet home with a patient, experienced cat person. Meet Cameron at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Daffy
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Take a chance on love! Daffy is a lovely 2-year-old longhaired orange tabby who came to us with her best friend Bugs (also on web) when their guardian lost their home and could no longer care for them. Daffy is a shy cat and is looking for a very patient adopter that will give her plenty of time to get adjusted to a new environment. She is very bonded with Bugs, and we'd like for this adorable pair to be adopted together. Two-for-one adoption fee applies. Daffy is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Bugs
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Meet Bugs! He's a bunny-soft 2-year-old longhaired black cat who came to us with his best friend Daffy (also on web) when his guardian needed to relocate and could not take the cats along. Bugs is a gentle but shy cat who will do best with a very patient adopter who can give him plenty of time to settle in and get accustomed to new surroundings. He is very bonded with Daffy, and we'd like them to be adopted together. Two-for-one adoption fee applies. Bugs is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Tammy
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Nicknamed "Cow" for her cute spotted coat, Tammy is a 2-year-old who was surrendered to a local vet clinic with her litter of kittens last spring. She raised her little family in foster care, and now she's ready for a home of her own. Tammy is fond of napping on the sofa alongside the large dog in her foster home, as well as climbing and playing with her toys. She also enjoys supervising her humans by following them around the house and yard. Tammy will thrive in an adult household or with a family with older kids, as she does not do well around loud noises or lots of commotion. Tammy is currently in foster care in King City. Click here for an online application.

Sutton
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Sutton is a sweet and gentle 11-year-old calico with fluffy, medium-long fur. She came to us from the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter. Though she's a bit shy at first meeting, Sutton relaxes and has a happy purr once you start to pet her and offer her some kitty treats. Sutton recently had her teeth cleaned and lab work done, and she's healthy and ready for the next chapter of her life. She'll do best in a quiet home. Sutton is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Licorice
Licorice was rescued as a tiny kitten from the fish plant in Salinas and was raised in foster care. Now 5 months old, Licorice is a friendly and playful girl who loves to carry toy mice around the house and can even open kitchen cabinets! She is a ring leader and the other foster kittens in the love to follow her around. One of her eyes is slightly crossed, which is super cute. Licorice is currently in foster care, but is available for meetings. Simply fill out our online adoption application.
Tabitha
Tabitha is an affectionate 5-year-old longhaired orange tabby who has had a couple of bumps in the road of life. She was one of dozens of animals that were confiscated from a hoarding situation in Monterey in 2013. She was adopted from a local shelter, but became homeless once again when a child in her family developed severe allergies. Tabitha is a wonderful cat who loves to snuggle against your shoulder and curl up at the foot of your bed at night. She is very playful, smart and inquisitive. She has some chronic congestion that comes and goes, and does well with a lysine supplement and antibiotic therapy when her symptoms flare up. Meet Tabitha at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Stevie Wonder Nix
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Stevie Wonder Nix is a 4-month-old brown tabby kitten with special needs. She came into a local vet clinic with severely infected eyes and a neurological condition. Though she is now feeling better, she is completely blind in one eye, and has limited vision in the other. Cats are amazing though, and Stevie uses her other senses to find her way around the house. She is in foster care with other cats and dogs, and gets along fine with them. She will do best in a quiet, consistent home without kids or lots of commotion. Click here for an online application.

Sassy Cat
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Sassy Cat is a darling 6-year-old tuxedo girl who came to us from the Salinas Shelter after being left behind in an empty house when her owner moved away. She's a sweet and friendly girl who will hop onto your lap for petting and cuddle time, and will even chat with you using soft meows and chirps. She's a mellow, easygoing, well behaved and gentle girl looking for a second chance at love. Meet Sassy Cat at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Cyrus
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Cyrus is a lovable 5-year-old white and tabby boy who loves sitting on laps and having his chin scratched. He came to us from the Salinas Shelter after being abandoned by his former owners. A calm, mellow vibe emanates from this cool character, and we know that whoever takes him home will enjoy many years of loyal and loving companionship. Meet Cyrus at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Lanie
Meet Lanie! She's a gorgeous green-eyed grey and white 5-year-old with a playful and affectionate personality. Lanie came to us when her owner became ill and could no longer care for her. She's a healthy, happy and well mannered cat who gets along nicely with other cats and loves to be petted and stroked. Her favorite spot is a sunny windowsill, where she can watch the birds and squirrels. Meet Lanie at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.
Angie
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What a beauty! Angie is a 5-year-old with a snowy white and grey coat and enchanting green eyes. She's a happy and healthy girl who lost her home when her owner became ill and could no longer care for her. Angie has wonderful cat manners and spends lots of time grooming her fur and making sure every whisker is in place. She gets along fine with other felines and loves draping herself across your lap for petting and cheek scratches. Meet Angie at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Gibson
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Gibson is a cheerful and healthy 3-year-old with a glossy black coat and a cute white-tipped tail. He was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and recently returned to our care due to some spats with the other cat in the household. This nice guy loves neck scratches and belly rubs, and enjoys being brushed. Give him some catnip toys and hair scrunchies to bat around the house, and he's a happy boy! Meet Gibson at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Patches
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Patches is a super sweet and mellow 8-year-old with a black and white coat. She was adopted from AFRP as a youngster, and recently returned to our care when her family moved and could not take her along. Patches loves cheek scratches and head-rubs, and is very easy to hold and handle. Looking for a cat with great manners and sparkling personality? Patches is your girl! Meet her at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Spyro
Spyro is a 10-month-old tabby and white boy who has waited many months to be adopted because he is shy with new people. He came to us as a young stray kitten, and spent time in foster care as a youngster. He's a healthy, playful cat who gets along wonderfully with other cats, but needs time and patience to warm up to people. The patient person who earns his trust will be rewarded with a very loyal and loving friend. Meet Spyro at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Toulouse
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Toulouse is a handsome 5-month-old brown tabby with a medium-long coat. He was found as an abandoned kitten on the streets of King City, and was raised in foster care. Toulouse is a very spunky, playful and energetic boy who loves to play with his toys and explore his environment. He can be a bit shy with new people, but once he gets to know you he has a mighty purr and loves to cuddle. Toulouse is in foster care but is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.

Gypsy
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What gorgeous eyes! Gypsy is a sweet and petite 7-month-old tortie-point Siamese with a friendly and loving personality. She was rescued as an abandoned kitten at a soccer field in Salinas, and was raised in foster care. Gypsy gets along nicely with other cats, but is also very independent and could live happily as a single cat in the home. She is currently in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Simply fill out an online adoption application.

Alvin
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Meet Alvin! He's a super friendly 5-month-old brown tabby who was rescued from a feral colony in Salinas as a youngster, and was raised in foster care. Alvin is a real ham who loves to play and has a happy purr for everyone he meets. Alvin gets along with all cats and the small dog in his foster home. He's a big boy who will grow up to be a large, handsome adult. Alvin is currently in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.

Cherokee
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Cherokee is a sleek and shiny 5-month-old black kitten who was rescued from a Salinas feral colony as a youngster and was raised in foster care. Cherokee is an affectionate boy who loves attention and carries his toy mice in his mouth! He is great with other cats and is fine with the small dog in his foster home. Cherokee is currently in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.

Seminole
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Seminole is a gorgeous 5-month-old striped and spotted brown tabby kitten looking for a loving adult home. She was rescued from a Salinas feral colony as a youngster, and was raised in foster care. Seminole is a smart and loyal girl who is protective of her siblings. She is wary of strangers but is affectionate once she gets to know and trust you. She gets along great with the other cats and small dog in her foster home. Seminole is currently in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.

Shawnee
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Shawnee may be the smallest of her litter, but she has a big personality! She's a 5-month-old black kitten who is super sweet, friendly and affectionate. She'll follow you around the house in hopes of getting some extra petting! Shawnee is adept at finding things to play with, and has been known to carry her toy mouse around the house in her mouth. She gets along nicely with the other cats and small dog in her foster home. Shawnee is in foster care and is available for meet and greets. Click here for an online application.

Cherry
Cherry is a sweet 9-month-old grey and white tabby with enchanting golden eyes. She was rescued as a young kitten and was raised in foster care. Cherry got along wonderfully with the other cats and the large dogs in her foster home. She's an affectionate, gentle and playful cat who will make a wonderful addition to most any household. Meet Cherry at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.
Astrid
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What a pretty girl! Astrid is a playful 7-month-old who has been waiting many months to be adopted. Found on the side of the road as a tiny stray, Astrid was raised in foster care but never lost her wariness of new people. She's looking for a patient adopter who can win her trust with kindness and kitty treats! Astrid gets along nicely with other cats and would be a great addition to a multi-cat household. Meet her at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Stache
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Stache is a debonaire 7-month-old who has been waiting many months for his home. Found as a tiny stray on the side of the road, Stache was raised in foster care but never completely lost his timid personality. He's looking for a kind and patient adopter who can build a bond of trust with him. Stache gets along great with other cats, and would be a great addition to a multi-cat household. Meet him at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Desi
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Desi is an 8-month-old black cat hoping for a little good luck to come his way! He and his brother Arnaz, also on the web, were rescued as young stray kittens in South Monterey County and were raised in foster care with other cats and dogs. A tad shy with new people, Desi is looking for a patient adopter who will give him some time to adjust to new surroundings. Meet Desi at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Arnaz
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Arnaz is a silly and playful 8-month-old black cat who would love to join your household! He and his brother Desi, also on the web, were rescued as young strays in South Monterey County and were raised in foster care with other cats and dogs. Arnaz is a bit shy in new situations, and is looking for a kind and patient adopter who will give him time to gain confidence in a new environment. Meet Arnaz at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Billye
Billye is a friendly 5-year-old tuxedo boy who came to us with his brother Spreckles, also on the web. They lost their home when their guardian had to move and could not take them along. Billye is the more reserved of the two cats, but once he gets to know you, his affectionate personality shines through. Billye has lost about five pounds while he's been in our care, and he's a healthy and mellow fellow. He has always lived as an indoor cat. Meet Billye at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Chakra
What a pretty girl! Chakra is a sweet and serene 1-year-old brown tabby who leans into your hand when you gently rub her head. She came to us as a homeless mother cat with a litter of kittens, which she raised in foster care. Now that her days of motherhood are over, she's ready to become the center of your universe. She's a very graceful and athletic cat who loves chasing feather toys. Meet Chakra at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.
Rover
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This 10-month-old tabby is loving and loyal, at your heels just like a faithful dog. He does have a wonderful independent nature as well, getting along with other cats and polite dogs. Rover loves to sleep at the end of the bed when night falls. If you have safe property and walk your dogs he loves to come along! He is not looking to be a playmate or companion to another dog or cat but he a good boy in a household not creating any problems and only asking for someone to be faithful too. Rover is currently in foster care in South Monterey County. Click here for an online application.

Angel
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Angel is a lovely 5-year-old calico who would love to join your family! She was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and recently returned to our care when her family could no longer care for her. This angelic feline is friendly with everyone, including other cats, dogs and children. She is a healthy cat though is very sensitive to flea bites, so it's important that she has regular monthly flea preventative and lives as an indoor-only cat. Meet Angel at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an adoption application.

Shylo
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Shylo is a sleek and shiny 6-month-old tuxedo kitten with a cute white mustache! She was rescued from the streets of Salinas as a young kitten and was raised and socialized in foster care with other dogs, cats and people. She's a sweetie who loves to be petted and enjoys playing with her toys. She has a distinctive tail which is about half the length of a normal tail. Shylo is currently in foster care but is available for meetings. Click here for an online application.

Forrest
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Forrest is a friendly and easygoing 7-year-old orange tabby with a magnificent fluffy coat. He recently lost his home when his guardian developed some health problems, and he's hoping to find his way into the heart of a new family very soon. Forrest loves to sit on your lap for petting and brushing, and enjoys having a nice windowsill to sit and watch the world go by. He's a mellow and loving companion, and gives great hugs! Meet Forrest at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Betty Quilla
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A concerned citizen contacted us to help Betty, a gentle 1-year-old black cat who was eking out a living as a stray in a Salinas neighborhood. After giving birth to five tiny kittens (none survived), she endured being kicked and frightened away by neighbors who did not want her in the area. Fortunately, x-rays showed no broken ribs or serious injury. Understandably, Betty is a bit shy and slow to trust. She's looking for a kind and patient adopter who can show her that life can be good. Meet Betty at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Simba
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Simba is a 10-year-old flame point Siamese mix with a soft and fluffy medium-long coat. Simba was adopted from AFRP as a small kitten, and recently returned to us when his owner no longer had time to care for him. Simba is in pretty rough shape from having to live outdoors. He is blind in one eye, and has a few scrapes and scars from encounters with other neighborhood cats. Simba would love to spend his golden years as an indoor cat, where he can curl up on your lap and lounge on the sofa. He's a super friendly cat who deserves some extra love. Meet Simba at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Angelina
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Angelina is a stunning 8-year-old tortoiseshell with a dramatic coat in a mosaic in golds and browns. She was originally adopted from AFRP as a small kitten, and recently returned to our care when her family could no longer care for her. Like many torties, Angelina has some "catitude" around other felines, and prefers human-only companionship. She'll be happiest in a quiet, adult household. Meet Angelina at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Sophia
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Sofia is a gentle and friendly 18-year-old tortoiseshell looking for some love in her golden years. She had been living on the streets of Carmel after being abandoned by a former guardian. Several Carmel families made sure she had daily food and water, but when she was hit by a car last month, Sophia came into our program. Fortunately she was bruised but not broken, and she has made a wonderful recovery. Like many senior cats, Sofia has kidney issues and is on a special diet. She also requires subcutaneous fluids every other day. She is looking for a special adopter or foster volunteer experienced with caring for senior cats. Meet Sofia at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove. She is an "Animal Friend with Benefits" cat, please read more.

Tank
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Big love! Tank is 15 pounds of sweetness! He's an 8-year-old brown tabby with an exceptionally friendly and mellow personality. Tank was adopted from us in 2009 (weighing 11 pounds) and returned to our care at 18 pounds when his guardian passed away. He is doing well and has lost 3 pounds in foster care! He is good with other cats but would prefer a home with no dogs. Ask about Tank at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove or click here for an online application.

Lulu
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When it's kitten season, it's also "mama cat" season! Lulu is a super sweet and friendly 1-year-old torbie who came to us as a homeless mother cat from South Monterey County. She raised her babies in foster care, and did a wonderful job. Now that her work is done, Lulu is ready for a home of her own! She loves petting and head-rubs, and she rolls on her back with happiness when you give her attention. She's a young, healthy and happy cat who will be a wonderful companion for most any family. Meet her at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Flora
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Flora is a darling 5-year-old tuxedo cat who came to us from Los Angeles when her shelter closed down. She's a bit timid in new places and with new people, but once she feels comfortable she enjoys being stroked and petted. Flora gets along very nicely with other cats and would be a wonderful addition to a multi-cat household. She recently had her teeth cleaned and she's in great health. Flora is looking for a patient adopter that will give her time to adjust to a new home. Flora is currently in foster care, but is available for meetings. Click here for an online application.

Kelly
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Kelly is a super-sweet 4-year-old who came to us from a shelter in Los Angeles when it had to close down. Kelly has spent her entire life in the shelter system and our fondest wish is to see her find a loving home where she can watch birds from a sunny window and have a person of her own to love. She is a bit shy with new people, but warms up quickly once you offer her a chicken treat! She gets along great with other cats and is best friends with Veronica, also on the web. Meet Kelly at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove. Her adoption fee is waived thanks to a donation from an AFRP supporter. Kelly is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Veronica
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Veronica is an 8-year-old black cat who came to us from a shelter in Los Angeles when it had to close down. She's a bit timid with new people and new places, but is very sweet once she gets to know you. Veronica spent her entire life in a shelter environment, and we would love to see her finally have a home of her own. She gets along very well with other cats, and is best friends with Kelly, also on the web site. They love to snuggle together and would love to be adopted as a pair. Veronica is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Mylee
Mylee is a super sweet and friendly 1-year-old tabby who is thankful for her second chance. Abandoned in a Salinas neighborhood, Mylee lived on the kindness of strangers and finally ended up at the Salinas Shelter, where she spent her stray time and was never claimed. Mylee relishes head rubs and back-scratches, and never turns down a kitty treat! She's a darling girl who will make a wonderful companion for most any family. Meet Mylee at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Nakita
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Nakita is an affectionate 1-2 year old torbie who was found in South County as a homeless young mother cat with a litter of kittens. Now that her kittens have flown the nest, Nakita is eager for a family of her very own. She is a delightful cat who loves everyone she meets. She has a sweet habit of rolling upside down when you pet her! Meet Nakita at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Harley
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Harley is a friendly 6-year-old calico who was left behind when her owner passed away. A trip to the vet confirmed that she had some skin cancer on the tips of her ears from sun exposure, and she required surgery to removed the damaged tissue. This nice cat has healed nicely and gets along beautifully with other cats. She could also live peacefully with a respectful dog. Harley is great with kids and loves to be petted. Due to her history, she needs an indoor-only home to limit her exposure to the sun. She is currently in foster care in Hollister. Click here for an online application.

Jasper
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Jasper is a 8-month-old brown tabby kitten who is ready for his furr-ever home! He was rescued as a youngster with his sister Miss Willow, also on the web, and was raised in foster care. Jasper is a playful and loving fellow who is eager to bond with a special person and provide years of purr-fect companionship! Jasper is currently in foster care, please click here for an online application.

Miss Willow
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It's easy to fall in love with Miss Willow, a darling 8-month-old brown tabby kitten looking for a home. She and her brother Jasper, also on the web, were rescued as youngsters and were raised in foster are. Willow is a playful, loving, adventurous and curious kitten who promises to provide you with love, laughs and many years of companionship! Willow is currently in foster care, click here for an online application.

Skye
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Skye is a sleek and shiny 7-month-old tuxedo kitten who came to us from the Salinas Shelter as a youngster, and was raised in loving foster care. A bit more reserved than her brother Sebastian (also on the web), Skye is an independent spirit who loves to play with her kitten toys and enjoys a good rough-and-tumble game of chase with her siblings. She'll do best in a quieter home where she'll get lots of hands-on attention. Meet Skye at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Grease Monkey
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This beautiful Orange tabby hitched a ride from King City to Greenfield in the engine of a car when he was a small kitten. When the hood was opened he ran for his life and hid in Nick's Garage until he could be trapped and placed into foster care. Now about 8-9 months old this former feral kitten would enjoy a calm and quiet home. He gets along great with other cats and is not afraid of polite dogs. When all is quiet in the house he enjoys his time on the bed with you asking for attention otherwise during the daylight hours he can still be a bit skittish. He will need a special adopter willing to be patient. Adoption fee lowered for Monkey. Click here for an online application.

Saphira
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Saphira is a very special old girl who loves snuggling on laps and napping the day away in a cozy cat bed. She's about 13 years old and came to us from the Santa Cruz County Animal Services. Like many older cats, Saphira has been diagnosed with kidney failure and she is doing well on a special renal diet. She also receives subcutaneous fluid twice a week to keep her hydrated. Adopting or fostering a special older cat is a very rewarding experience. Can you give Saphira some love in her golden years? Saphira is currently in foster care, let us know if you'd like to meet her! She is a Compassionate Choice Cat, adoption fee waived to a qualified adopter. She is an "Animal Friend with Benefits" cat, please read more.

Oscar
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Oscar is a 1-year-old brown tabby and white kitten looking for a loving home. He was rescued from the streets of Salinas with his mom and siblings when they were only a few days old. Raised in foster care, Oscar is a mellow cat who seems to take everything in stride. He is a shy boy and will do best in a quiet household with a patient adopter who can give him plenty of time to adjust to new surroundings. He gets along fine with other cats. Meet Oscar at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove. He is a Compassionate Choice Cat, adoption fee waived to a qualified adopter.

Maddox
Maddox is a playful and gentle 1-year-old tuxedo cat who was rescued from a feral colony and was raised in foster care. He's a super sweet cat who is a bit shy with new people and new places, but once he's comfortable he's a playful and affectionate little guy who loves attention. He gets along great with other cats. Maddox is a very small cat and will always retain his kittenish appearance! Meet Maddox at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Bob
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Bob just wants to be friends with everybody! He's an outgoing and confident 12-year-old brown tabby who lost his home when his guardian could no longer care for him. He's a fantastic lap cat and loves to be petted and stroked. Bob is in good health but did test positive for FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus). Cats with FIV can live long and healthy lives, and should live as indoor-only cats. The virus can only be spread through a deep bite wound and cannot be transmitted to people or dogs. Read more about FIV. Bob is currently in foster care. For more information about meeting or adopting him, please fill out our online application.

Serena
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Serena is a gorgeous 1-year-old who loves playing with toy mice and tossing them in the air! Serena was found abandoned in a Salinas backyard and was raised in foster care with her siblings. She has a calm personality and is good company when reading or watching TV. Serena is a shy cat will do best with a patient and experienced adopter who can give her plenty of time to adjust to a new environment. She gets along with other cats and might be a nice addition to a multi-cat household. Serena is currently in foster care. She is a Compassionate Choice Cat, adoption fee waived to a qualified adopter.

George
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George is a handsome 1-year-old with bunny-soft medium-long fur. He and his siblings were abandoned in a Salinas backyard and were raised in foster care. George is a sweet but shy guy with a mellow and calm personality. He gets along great with other cats and might be a good addition to a multi-cat household. He's an observer who sits back and takes in everything going on around him. He'll need a patient adopter willing to give him plenty of time to adjust to a new environment. George is currently in foster care. He is a Compassionate Choice Cat, adoption fee waived to a qualified adopter.

Kona
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Kona is a 4-year-old black cat looking for a very special adopter. She came to us from a shelter in Los Angeles that closed down. Sadly, Kona arrived at the L.A. shelter when she was only 12 weeks old, and has spent her entire life in a cage situation. We'd like to give this shy girl the opportunity to experience life as a cherished house cat. She is gentle but very timid, and will need a very patient adopter who will start her out in a room of her own and allow her to gradually expand her territory as she gains confidence. Kona is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Jo Jo
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Jo Jo is a handsome 1-year-old brown tabby who was rescued from a feral colony as a young kitten and was raised in foster care. He is a fun and playful boy who gets along marvelously with other cats and never fights - he is very submissive with other felines. While he allows petting once he gets to know you, he can be a bit bashful with new people and scared in new environments. He has the potential to be a wonderful companion cat for a patient cat-savvy adopter who will allow him plenty of time to love and trust. Meet Jo Jo at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Santa Maria
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Santa Maria is a gorgeous 5-year-old with a medium-long black and white coat and a fun and friendly personality. She came to us after being surrendered to the Santa Cruz County Animal Services. Santa Maria is a gentle and well behaved kitty who loves to sleep on the bed with you and enjoys chasing laser pointer lights. She has lived with older kids and gets along fine with other respectful cats. Santa Maria prefers not to share her home with dogs. She has inflammatory bowel disease and needs a special diet to keep her feeling her best. Meet Santa Maria at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Silas
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Silas is a playful 1-year-old with a splashy black and white coat. This sweet boy came to us from the Salinas Shelter and was raised in foster care. Silas is a social butterfly who loves romping with his feline friends and enjoys chasing catnip toys. He's a bit shy with his human friends, but with a treat or two he starts to warm up. He'll do best in a fairly calm and quiet household that can give him time to adjust to a new environment. Click here for his video! Meet Silas at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

Francine
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Francine is a sweet senior tabby who came to us from the Salinas Animal Shelter. She's about 15 years old and has a gorgeous medium-long coat and a cute 3/4 length tail. Francine has a very sweet and gentle personality, and would love nothing more than to spend her retirement years on a warm lap. She'd do fine living with other cats that did not pester her. She's had a recent dental, bloodwork and exam. She is in good health and is an easygoing and well behaved little friend. Francine is currently in foster care. For more information about meeting or adopting her, please fill out an online application.

Tootsie
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Tootsie is a friendly 5-year-old brown tabby looking for love! She came to us from a rescue group in Los Angeles that had to close down. Before that she lived with a family that had to surrender her due to some landlord problems. Tootsie loves to rub up against you to ask for petting, and enjoys chasing feather toys. She is not overly fond of other cats, and would be in kitty heaven as your one-and-only kitty friend. Like many cats, Tootsie prefers to be petted and stroked near her head and neck - no belly rubs please! Her adoption fee is waived thanks to a donation from an AFRP supporter. Click here for an online application.

Jet
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Jet is a sweet and petite 12-15 year-old black cat who is ready for her luck to change. She lost her home when her owner became ill. With nobody to care for her, she wandered the grounds of a senior housing complex in Carmel Valley until being rescued by a concerned citizen. Jet is a very gentle and affectionate kitty who just wants a quiet home and a warm lap. She gets along fine with other friendly cats. Jet has been diagnosed with kidney failure and is on a special diet and subcutaneous fluids. If you have a soft spot in your heart for senior kitties, you'll love Jet. She is very spunky and spry and enjoys life! Meet her at the AFRP Adoption Center (office kitty) in Pacific Grove. Jet is an "Animal Friends with Benefits" cat, please read more.

Lazy Daze
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Lazy Daze is a six-year-old orange female. She gets along nicly with other cats and with cat-friendly dogs. She is an alpha female so she holds her own. She is still very skittish with people but does tolerate petting after she gets to know you. Lazy Daze has had her lower teeth removed as she has a form of stomatitis and may need to have her uppers also removed at a later date. She still eats very well and feels much better now that the painful teeth have been removed. She would love a quiet indoor home where she can learn to bond with her new family. Lazy Daze is in foster care in Santa Cruz. For more info please fill out an online application.

Outdoor Cats
Do you have a ranch, barn, greenhouse, workshop or studio that could be a safe haven for a feral cat or two? We often have a few cats in our care who have lived their whole lives outdoors, and are not comfortable in our adoption center. They will have already been spayed/neutered, and immunized. If you can provide food, water and shelter for feral cats who needs a safe, secure outdoor home, please contact us. We recommend a good cat fencing system that can be used for outdoor cats or for your indoor cats who want a safe outdoor adventure. Read more about cat enclosures.

Other Cats Looking for Homes - See contact info beneath each picture

The following cats are not under the direct care of Animal Friends Rescue Project. AFRP provides these listings as a courtesy to the public to help these cats get new homes. Please contact the person listed with the picture if you're interested in adopting one of them.

AFRP is not responsible for the adoption of animals in this section of the web page.

Momo
Momo is an easygoing 6-year-old neutered male tuxedo cat in need of a loving home. He's a big 16-pound bundle of love! Momo loves to snuggle and nap, but still enjoys a good chase of his wand toy. He is an indoor cat, perfect for a quiet home - he's a bit uneasy around children or dogs. Momo is up to date on shots and is FIV negative. His family is moving to Hawaii and they would like to spare him the quarantine period. Momo is not an AFRP cat, for more info please call Kaitlin at 808-265-6787 or email meepedz@gmail.com
Princess
Princess is a wonderful 14-year-old spayed female looking for a loving home. Her guardians have three cats, and are moving to a place that only allows two cats. Princess is an affectionate, well balanced and sweet natured lap cat who would be ideal for any senior citizen. She gets along nicely with other cats and has always been an indoor-only cat. She is up to date on shots and is healthy. Princess is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Pacific Grove. For more information call William at 831-899-5420 or email tobingroup@comcast.net
Sophie
Sophie is a beautiful 7-year-old spayed female with a snowy white coat. She's a very social cat and likes to be the center of attention. Sophie loves humans but does not get along with other animals, so needs to go to a home where she can be a single pet in the household. She's a very sweet, gentle and affectionate cat who loves to lounge on a sunny windowsill. Sophie is not an AFRP cat. For more information about adopting her, please call Megan at 775-848-1775 or email megandamico@gmail.com
Charlie
Charlie is a handsome 1-year-old Maine Coon mix looking for a loving home. He's a sweet, playful and lovable boy who likes to interact with his fishing pole, chase laser beams and wrestle with stuffed animals. He also likes to cuddle, purr and be around people. He's an indoor cat who sometimes likes to go onto a patio. Charlie is healthy and is neutered and up to date on vaccinations. He is good with other cats and people of all ages. Charlie is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Los Altos. For more information please call Cady at 408-420-8504 or email cadylazz@yahoo.com
Neidin
Neidin is a gorgeous 10-year-old tortoiseshell looking for a loving home due to allergies in the household. She's a social, spunky lap cat who is happy to entertain herself if you are busy. She has perfect litter box habits and also knows how to use a kitty door to do her business outside. She has been an indoor/outdoor cat and loves kids and dogs. Neidin is in good health and is spayed. She is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in San Carlos. For more information please email Keri at kerirbailey@gmail.com
Lulu
Lulu is a terrific 3-year-old spayed tuxedo cat looking for a loving home due to allergies in her family. She is a super mellow and loving cat who gets along great with other cats, dogs and kids. Lulu enjoys being an indoor/outdoor cat (mostly indoor) and has no health or behavior issues. You might call her the perfect companion cat! Lulu is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Carmel-by-the-Sea. For more information about meeting or adopting her, please call Shelly or Bill at 831-625-4226 or email shelly@kargesfineart.com
Lincoln
Lincoln is a handsome 12-year-old long haired orange tabby who originally came from the SPCA in 2009. He lived in a home with some senior citizens, but now needs a new place to live. Lincoln is very affectionate and enjoys vigorous petting. He stays close to his person and enjoys an indoor/outdoor lifestyle. He may be older, but he is still very active and agile! Lincoln is neutered and is in good health. He'd prefer a home with no other felines, and will be happiest with a full food bowl and someone to give him lots of love. Lincoln is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Carmel Valley. For more information please call Eric at 831-224-5016 or email ericyoungpro@gmail.com
Sassafras Jones
Sassafras is a gorgeous 6-year-old spayed female calico looking for a loving home where she can be an only pet. She is healthy and is up to date on vaccines. Sassafras is primarily an indoor-only cat though does occasionally go out onto the patio to enjoy some sunshine. She's a loving and cuddly cat who wants to be on your lap or by your side as much as possible. She was bottle fed by her family, so she is very bonded with people. Due to stress in her current environment, her guardians want Sassafras to find a peaceful new home where she is safe and loved. Adult home only. Sassafras is currently living in Salinas and is not an AFRP cat. For more info please email Alice at alice.a.saul@gmail.com
Gigi
Gigi is a wonderful 10-year-old spayed female black kitty looking for a home where she can be a single cat in the home. (She gets along great with dogs and birds - just not other cats!) Gigi loves hanging out with her human friends and has a very sweet and friendly personality. She is in perfect health and is up to date on vaccines and parasite preventative. Gigi is an indoor-only cat, and currently lives in San Juan Bautista. She is not an AFRP cat. For more information about giving her a loving home, please call Megan at 831-428-2760 or email memoriarty@ucdavis.edu
Cassie and Chips
Cassie and Chips are a bonded pair of kitties that have been together their whole lives. They are about 16 years old but seem younger. Both need to lose some weight! They are curious and outgoing, both immediately started exploring their surroundings as soon as they arrived at my house. They also welcomed being pet and were happy to visit the food bowl. Their owner passed away last weekend and they are part of the "Caring Companions" foster program at Woods Humane Society in SLO. I took them in until a registered cat foster is available (I am actually a dog foster but they needed a place to go.) In the meantime, people can email Susan at: ssklee@pacbell.net
Luna
Luna is an 8-year-old spayed female brown tabby who lost her home when her owner took a job in Germany and could not take her along. She has a very sweet and laid-back personality and loves to lay on your lap. Luna is in good health and is up to date on shots. Her records are with Banfield Veterinary Clinic. She is a strictly indoor cat and is very talkative and is good company! Luna gets along fine with respectful dogs but would do best as a single cat in the home. Luna is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Seaside, CA. For more info please contact Sherri at 831-320-9210 or email Egyptianmamma@gmail.com
Rosie
Rosie and Gabriel (also on web) are a wonderful bonded pair of declawed grey and white kitties who are looking for a home together after their owner could no longer care for them. They are in long term boarding at East Lake Animal Hospital and are healthy, spayed/neutered, current on vaccines and were declawed by their previous owner. If you can offer one or both a loving indoor home, please call the vet clinic at 831-724-6391 and ask for Brittany.
Gabriel
Gabriel and Rosie (also on web) are a wonderful bonded pair of declawed grey and white kitties who are looking for a home together after their owner could no longer care for them. They are in long term boarding at East Lake Animal Hospital and are healthy, spayed/neutered, current on vaccines and were declawed by their previous owner. If you can offer one or both a loving indoor home, please call the vet clinic at 831-724-6391 and ask for Brittany.
Bandit
Bandit is a gorgeous 3-year-old Siamese mix with big blue eyes. He is neutered and up to date on vaccines. He was abandoned in a Salinas neighborhood and is currently being cared for by a kind neighbor. This nice boy deserves a loving home of his own. Bandit is not an AFRP cat. For more information, more photos or video, please email Carrie at purr-meow@juno.com
Max
Max is a 2-year-old neutered male brown tabby who was rescued from the streets and is now a playful and trusting little guy who loves attention. He is a talkative character with lots of personality. Max tested positive for FIV, which means he should be an indoor only cat. He is neutered and up to date on shots. FIV cats can live long and healthy lives, and can live with other friendly animals. FIV can only be passed to another cat through a deep bite wound. Max gets along great with dogs. Max is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in the LA area. For more info please call Adriana at 626-374-1533 or email adrianamichelle@msn.com
Skippy
Skippy is a 14 year old male Snowshoe Siamese. He is a little shy at first, but once he knows you he loves to be a lap cat. Skippy grew up with a dog so could probably live with a dog who respects cats. Skippy's elderly guardian has Alzheimer's and is in a care facility. A family friend took over caring for Skippy 4 years ago, but now she is also elderly and broke her hip and his having trouble caring for Skippy as well. Skippy is not an AFRP cat. If you are interested in meeting Skippy for adoption, call Vergie at 831-582-9884. Skippy is currently residing in Marina, CA.

Also check out animals available for adoption at the Salinas Shelter, the Monterey County Animal Shelter, the Marina Shelter - (831) 384-2528, the Santa Cruz SPCA, the Santa Cruz Animal Services, the SPCA of Monterey County, and the Los Coches Vet Hospital - (831) 678-2658.  Click here for a more complete listing of other places to adopt a rescued cat or dog.

You can help Animal Friends Rescue Project find homes for these animals by printing this page and posting it at your workplace or somewhere else where people will see it.

If you are looking for a specific pet or breed to adopt, we'd be glad to help you find the perfect match. Please email us your request and include your name, phone number, city and state, and everything important about the pet you are looking for (breed, sex, age, color, etc.) Click here to learn more about our Match-A-Pet program. Thank you!



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