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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: Feb 27, 2015 at 5:13 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).

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. Can you give her story a happy ending? Read more about Clara Bell. Meet Clara at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

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.
Parker
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Parker is a friendly and easygoing senior declawed orange and white tabby with medium-long fur. Adopted from AFRP as a kitten 15 years ago, Parker was one of our organization's first adoptions. Sadly, his human parents split up, and Parker was recently returned to our care. We provide a lifelong safety net for our animals, and we're happy that we can help find Parker a loving home for his golden years. He has had an exam and is in good health, other than needing to gain some weight. He does NOT like dogs, but could happily live with another cat. Like many older cats, Parker takes twice-daily medication to regulate his thyroid levels. Meet him at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Cinderella
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Cinderella is a gorgeous 1-year-old tortie point Siamese mix who came to us after being surrendered to the emergency clinic. The head of her femur was broken, and she underwent orthopedic surgery to repair the fracture. Happily, Cinderella has made a wonderful recovery and is ready for her forever home. She is a super friendly and affectionate cat who loves attention. Indoor only home preferred for this sweet girl! Meet Cinderella at the Pet Food Express adoption location at the Crossroads in Carmel. Click here for an online application.

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.

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. Meet Daffy and Bugs at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

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. Meet Bugs and Daffy at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Tracy
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Purrsonality, plus! Tracy is a 2-year-old Russian Blue mix who gave birth to a pair of black boy kittens (Desi and Arnaz on web). Raised in foster care, Tracy has been living the good life since she left the streets of Soledad. She's got a fun-loving, kittenish personality and loves interacting with people. She'd be a great fit for a family that can play with her a lot - she's a very active, funny girl. She lives harmoniously with a pair of large dogs and lots of cats. (She is not fond of young kittens.) Tracy loves supervised outings in a safe outdoor space, but could also adapt to being an indoor-only cat. She is in foster care in King City. 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. Meet Sutton at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Maple
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Maple and her sister Licorice, also on the web, were rescued as tiny kittens from the fish plant in Salinas and were raised in foster care. Maple is a happy and friendly 5-month-old tortoiseshell with soft, medium-long fur. She loves sleeping belly-up and enjoys nurturing the other kittens in her foster home. She can often be found curled up in front of the fireplace, soaking up the warmth. Maple is currently in foster care but is available for meetings. Simply fill out our online adoption application.

Licorice
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Licorice and her sister Maple, also on the web, were rescued as tiny kittens from the fish plant in Salinas and were 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
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Tabitha is an affectionate 5-year-old 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 Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Boyfriend
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When you meet Boyfriend, you won't want to let him go! He's a handsome and loving 1-year-old tuxedo cat with long, silky fur. Possibly the perfect cat, Boyfriend is loyal, snuggly, mellow and gets along with everyone - including people, cats and dogs. He's a lover, not a fighter, and just wants to be a "sleep on the bed with you" kind of guy. He is currently fostered in a safe indoor/outdoor situation, but he'd also be happy as an indoor cat as long as he had plenty of attention. Click here for an online application.

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.

Sweet Potato
Sweet Potato and his sisters were born on Thanksgiving, and were all named after holiday pies. Their mom was a feral cat, but the kittens were raised in foster care with plenty of love and socialization. Sweet Potato is a handsome boy with a classic swirled tabby coat. He loves to play with his siblings and has great fun with his toy mouse. You'll love his cheerful purr and outgoing personality! Meet Sweet Potato at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Pumpkin
Pumpkin and her siblings were born on Thanksgiving, and were all named after holiday pies. Their mom was a feral cat, but the kittens were raised in foster care with plenty of love and socialization. Pumpkin is a very sweet girl with a light orange coat. She has been known to hiss at a dog, but she calms down once she is comforted by petting. Pumpkin loves to cuddle in your arms and has a happy purr. Meet Pumpkin at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Apple
Apple and her siblings were born on Thanksgiving, and were all named after holiday pies. Their mom was a feral cat, but the kittens were raised in foster care with plenty of love and socialization and are friendly, loving kittens. Apple is the calmest of the litter, and can be a bit bashful in new situations. She is super sweet and and welcomes a snuggle and caress. She will blossom in a home of her own. Meet Apple at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Daisy
Daisy is waiting to be picked! She's a lovely 2-year-old pastel tortie and white girl with soft, medium-long fur. Daisy came to us from the Salinas Animal Shelter and immediately set to work making friends with our staff, volunteers and kitties. She's the ultimate social butterfly without a shy bone in her body! If you are looking for an affectionate attention-seeker, Daisy is your girl. Meet her at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
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
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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 AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

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 Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.

Maow Bear
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What a love! Maow Bear is a gentle and friendly 1-year-old tuxedo boy with a soft, medium-long coat. He was adopted from AFRP as a small kitten, and recently returned to our care when his guardian accepted a job overseas and could not take him along. Maow is a playful, talkative and happy boy who is eager for a new family to love. Meet him at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Dublin
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Dublin is a lovely 2-year-old short haired black smoke female, meaning her outer coat is shiny black, and her undercoat is soft grey, which shimmers when she moves. Dublin was adopted from us as a young kitten, and recently returned to our care when her family could no longer care for her. She's a super friendly, sweet, gentle and healthy young cat who will fit into most any household. Meet Dublin 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 AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Rory
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Rory is a sweet but timid 5-year-old declawed buff tabby who lost his home when his human parents divorced. He came in with his cat friend Parker, also on the web, but they do not need to be adopted together. Parker has a tipped right ear, which means he was neutered as part of a feral cat program at some point in his life. It takes him a bit longer to feel comfortable in new surroundings and to trust new people, but he's a very loyal friend once he has settled in. He'll do best with a patient adopter that can give him time to adjust. Indoor home only. Meet Rory 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.

Spyro
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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.

Beatty
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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. Click here for an online application to arrange a meet and greet.

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.

Shortstack
Named for her shorter than average legs, Shortstack is a darling 3-month-old brown tabby kitten with enchanting golden eyes. Perhaps a Munchkin mix, Shorty is a sturdy girl who may be low to the ground, but she can jump and play like any other kitten. Sweet and somewhat shy, Shorty loves basking in the sun and watching birds from the windowsill. She loves treats and plays nicely with other cats and dogs. She is independent and can play with her toys for hours! Meet Shorty at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Fluffy
Fluffy is a handsome 4-month-old kitten with a silky-soft medium long coat. He and his brother Rascal, also on the web, came to us as young homeless kittens and were raised in foster care. Fluffy is a gentle, cuddly and playful boy who is a bit shy with new people and new situations. He is very bonded to his brother and meows for him when he is out of sight. They would love to be adopted together! Fluffy is currently in foster care but is available for meetings. Click here for an online application.
Rascal
Rascal is a playful 4-month-old tabby and white kitten with a soft, medium long coat and a cute black nose. Rascal and his brother Fluffy, also on the web, came to us as young homeless kittens and were raised in foster care. Rascal is a gentle boy who loves attention and even holds still for nail trims! He is very bonded with his brother Fluffy, and they would love to be adopted as a pair. Rascal is currently in foster care but is available for meetings. Click here for an online application.
Roscoe
Meet Roscoe! He's a friendly and playful 6-month-old black kitten who would love to join your family. Roscoe and his siblings were rescued from a rural backyard when they were tiny kittens, and were raised in foster care. Roscoe gets along great with other cats and dogs, and loves people of all ages. He's a fun and healthy boy who is ready to share his love with you! Meet Roscoe at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Gypsy
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What gorgeous eyes! Gypsy is a sweet and petite 6-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 4-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.

Cha Cha
Cha Cha is ready to dance away with you! She's a petite 1-year-old brown tabby who raised a litter of kittens, and is now ready for a home of her own. Fostered with other cats, dogs and kids, Cha Cha is a sweet and social girl who will easily adapt to most any household. She's a happy, healthy and playful cat who would love to be your partner for life. Meet her at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Cherry
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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 AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Billye
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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
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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 AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Rover
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Eight-month-old Rover thinks he's a dog! This handsome brown tabby not only loves to hang out with the famliy dogs in his foster home, he also tags along at your heels just like a pup. Loving and loyal, Rover will even go for walks with you and the dogs in a safe area. His mission is to win the hearts of even the most avid dog lovers! Rover is currently in foster care, but is available for meetings. 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.

Agnes
Agnes is a lovely 6-month-old grey tabby who came to us from the Hollister Shelter after coming in as a young stray kitten. She spent time with her sisters in foster care, and is now eager for a home of her own. Agnes gets along wonderfully with other cats and is very gentle and sweet. She is a bit shy with new people and is looking for an adopter who will let her adjust to her new space at her own pace. Meet Agnes at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Edith
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Edith is a lovely 6-month-old striped and spotted tabby who came to us as a stray from the Hollister Shelter when she was a youngster. She'd had limited exposure to humans, so was very shy at first. Today she loves to be petted and licks your hands and fingers like a little dog. Edith gets along great with other cats and will do best with a patient, experienced adopter who can help her continue to gain confidence. Meet Edith at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Margo
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Margo is a 6-month-old grey and white tabby with beautiful golden eyes. She came to us as a stray from the Hollister Shelter with her siblings when she was a youngster. She'd had limited exposure to humans, so was very shy at first. Today she loves to be petted and licks your hands and fingers like a little dog. Margo gets along great with other cats and will do best with a patient, experienced adopter who can help her continue to gain confidence. Meet Margo at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Ivy
Ivy is a lovely brown tabby with dainty white paws and enchanting golden eyes. She's about 9 months old and still has plenty of playful kitten energy! Rescued from the streets of Salinas as a youngster, Ivy was raised in foster care and gets along great with other felines. She loves to be handled and stroked and enjoys playing with feather toys. Meet this pretty girl at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.
Maison
Maison is the french word for "house," which is exactly what this handsome 6-month-old brown tabby is on the market for! Maison was rescued from the streets of Salinas as a youngster, and was raised in foster care. He's a healthy, athletic and playful boy who gets along nicely with other cats and enjoys being rubbed under the chin. He can be a bit shy in new situations, but warms up quickly once he's settled. Meet Maison at the Petco adoption location at the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey.
Jake
Jake is a gentle 6 month-old brown tabby who is eager for a home of his own! He came to us as a young abandoned kitten and was raised in foster care with other cats and dogs. Jake loves to rub against your leg to ask for petting, and hops onto your lap for a nice kitten nap. He's currently in foster care while waiting for space at an adoption location. 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. Forrest will do best as an indoor-only cat. He is currently in foster care. Click here for an online adoption application.

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.

Blackie
Blackie is one cool cat! He's a super-friendly and mellow 11-year-old who could tell some interesting tales if he could. Blackie orginally came to AFRP from Best Friends Animal Society in Utah back in 2006. He was soon adopted, but something in his life went wrong, and Blackie was picked up as a stray and ended up at the local humane society. His owner could not be found, so he recently came back into our care for another chance. Fans of older black cats will appreciate his slightly tattered ears and his long vampire fangs! Blackie is currently in foster care. 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.

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. Meet Veronica at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Mylee
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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.

Sierra
Sierra is a sweet 1-year-old tuxedo cat with silky, medium-long fur. She was found begging for food outside the Sierra Mar restaurant at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur with her litter of tiny kittens. A volunteer went out to trap the cats, but it turned out that Sierra was not really feral at all, simply stray. She is a sweetheart who raised her own babies in foster care and mothered some orphans as well. She is very affectionate and will be a super nice companion cat. This smart girl follows you around the house and comes when called! Click here for an online application.
Dandy
Meet Dandy! He's a super handsome 4-month-old with a plush buff coat. When you hold him on your shoulder, he'll reward you with a happy purr! Dandy was rescued from the streets of Salinas as a young kitten, and was raised in foster care with other cats and dogs. He's a happy, healthy, energetic and fun kitten that will be a great addition to your household. Dandy is currently in foster care while waiting for space at an adoption location, but is available for meetings. Click here for an online application.
Hayward
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Hayward is a friendly 6-month-old orange tabby kitten who loves to lay belly-up for tummy rubs! He was rescued from the streets of Salinas where he was living with a colony of feral cats. Hayward is not skittish in the least, and rubs up against you to ask for petting and head rubs. He's a total lap cat who loves to play with his toys and romp with his kitten friends. He loves dogs too! Hayward is currently in foster care while waiting for space at one of our adoption locations. For more info please fill out 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 AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

Grease Monkey
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Grease Monkey hitched a ride from King City to Nick's Garage in Greenfield in the engine of a car! When the hood was opened, he ran for his life and hid in the garage until he was trapped. Now 6 months old, Monkey has been to the vet for his neuter, vaccines and microchip. He is now a sweet, playful and fun kitten who loves to sleep on the bed next to you. He can live as an indoor/ outdoor kitty in a safe situation. He's in foster care while waiting for the right person. For more info, please fill out our online adoption application.

KB
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KB (short for Kona Baby) is a handsome 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 to ask for petting. He's a super mellow guy who is fantastic with other cats of all ages. He's known as "Uncle KB" because he is so patient with the little kittens who want to play with him and chase his tail. Meet KB at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove.

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
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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. 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.

Mint Julep
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Check out those eyes! Mint Julep came off the streets of south Monterey County as a young feral kitten. He was placed in foster care and now at 9 months he has become a wonderful house kitty. Mint Julep gets along great with well mannered dogs and most cats. He can get very possessive about his food when he's around other cats - probably a holdover from his days as a hungry street kitten. He loves the outdoors and also spending time indoors with his family. He's sweet, happy and care-free! For more information about meeting or adopting Mint Julep, please fill out an online application.

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. Santa Maria is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

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. Meet Silas at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove. He is a Compassionate Choice Cat, adoption fee waived to a qualified adopter.

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 skinny but is still spry and enjoying 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
Claira
Claira is a sweet 9-year-old tortoiseshell looking for a loving home due to a child with allergies in the family. She's a healthy indoor/outdoor cat and is spayed and up to date on vaccines. Claira is good with kids and has lived with a respectful lab mix. She's an independent and playful cat who loves playing with her kitty toys. Claira is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Monterey. For more information please email Stacey at Stacey.McPeak@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
Tommy
Tommy is a handsome 4-year-old neutered male orange tabby with one green eye, and one blue eye - very unusual! He is looking for a new home because his family needs to relocate and he will do better in a quiet home with no other pets or children. He's a mellow, friendly cat with a very sweet and loving personality, but is skittish and stressed when there's a lot of activity. He's looking for an experienced animal lover that can help him feel confident and secure. Tommy is not an AFRP cat and is currently living in Watsonville. For more information please call Yvonne at 831-245-8372 or email taveragirl@yahoo.com
Oswald and Louie
Oswald (brown tabby, 9 years old) and Louie (orange tabby, 6 years old) are two buddies looking for a good home due to their owners having a new baby. Both are neutered, up-to-date with their vaccines, and have been indoor cats since they were kittens. Oswald is very much a loner, but has been known to snuggle up when the mood is right. Louie is shy, but will quickly become your shadow once he gets to know you. Both cats grew up with a dog in the house and are comfortable around them. They would do best in an adults only home or a home with older children (they have been known to swat at toddlers that are too hands-on). We'd really prefer to re-home them as a pair, but are willing to split them up if we can find good homes. Oswald and Louie currently live in San Jose, but their family is willing to drive them to a good home. For more info, please email John at johntrichards@outlook.com
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
Chico
Chico has had a bit of bad luck, and now he's looking for a pleasant place to spend his retirement years. His two elderly owners recently passed away, and he's currently living at a boarding facility while looking for his forever home. He's a 12-13 year old neutered male with snow white fur and blue eyes. He spent most of his former life enjoying the outdoors, but he would appreciate a comfy, loving home where he can avoid too much sun exposure (a danger to white cats). Chico is not an AFRP cat and currently lives near Bakersfield. His family can deliver him anywhere in California. For more info please call Lisa at 707-758-7350 or email lisaannoman@outlook.com
Jackson and Blueberry
Available for adoption: two very special 4-year-old purebred Burmese brothers, one platinum and one blue. They are healthy, neutered and up to date on vaccines. These loving lap cats have lived with a gentle dog and are ready to fill your life with lots of feline love. They are looking for a safe, indoor-only home. They are not AFRP cats and currently live near Salinas, CA. For more information please call Clinton at 916-761-8847 or email clinton.whitney@comcast.net
Spooky
Spooky is a lucky 7-month-old black cat who was rescued by a local vet assistant and was nursed back to health after being abandoned in an empty field. He is neutered, negative for FIV/FeLV and is up to date on vaccines. Spooky is a playful and affectionate young cat who does great with the 8-year-old child in the home, and gets along with other cats. This little guy had a rough start in life and deserves a loving forever home. Spooky is not an AFRP cat. For more information please call Deanna at 831-636-7218 or email jiminycricket13@sbcglobal.net
Rusty
Rusty is a healthy and friendly 11-year-old neutered orange and white cat whose owner recently died. With no friends or family members to care for him, Rusty was left to fend for himself and the kind residents of a mobile home park have been giving him food and water, but this is not a good substitute for a loving home. Rusty is a resourceful, independent, friendly and loving animal who is homeless through no fault of his own. He is not aggressive and is friendly with other animals and people. His medical records are available from East Lake Animal Clinic and he is up to date on his vaccinations. Can you help Rusty? He is not an AFRP cat and currently resides in Watsonville. For more info please call 831-728-9259 or email jfinney@dslextreme.com
Luke
Luke is a handsome 1-year-old Lynx Point Snowshoe Siamese mix looking for a loving home. He loves people and kids, and is an indoor cat with perfect litter box manners. Luke also does fine with small dogs, but big ones scare him a bit. He's a super sweet boy who loves to be around people and enjoys playing with toys. He is neutered and up to date on shots. Luke is not an AFRP cat and is currently in Milpitas, CA. For more info please call Janet at 408-627-0146 or email janetchavez1988@yahoo.com
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
Kurt Cobain
Kurt is a 5-year-old neutered male tabby who is extremely affectionate and loves to cuddle! He was found as a stray by a kind citizen who is helping him find a loving family of his own. Kurt is a very gentle cat who never bites or scratches. He will be a fabulous family pet and is a tolerant cat who allows children to pick him up and carry him around. Kurt had a recent vet check up and is a bit thin but otherwise healthy. He is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Monterey. For more info about meeting him, please call Jordan at 916-871-8093 or email jordanlynnewright@gmail.com
Tiger
Tiger is a 6-year-old neutered male brown tabby in need of a loving home. He is a very sweet boy who likes to spend time outside during the day and come inside at night. He is relaxed and likes to be petted and enjoys curling up on a chair or bed for a nap. He is a good rodent hunter! Tiger has been to the vet and is up to date on vaccines, has had a dental, tested negative for FIV/FeLV and has been dewormed and treated for fleas. He comes with all new cat supplies: Litter box, litter, toys, bed, scratching post, food and six months of flea medication. Tiger is not an AFRP cat, for more info call Liz at 831-277-9202 or email lizzybl8@yahoo.com
Bubba
Bubba is a handsome and affectionate 8-year-old tuxedo cat who has been trying to find his forever home for several years. He was abandoned when his owner moved away, and he had to live outdoors and fend for himself. A kind neighbor started to feed him, but now that person is going into assisted living and can no longer care for him. Bubba loves people and loves to give and receive affection. He will make somebody a wonderful companion! He had a recent check up and is healthy, neutered and up to date on shots. Can you give this nice cat the loving, safe home he has desired his entire life? Bubba is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Monterey. For more info please call Tricia at 831-915-4423 or email tloua21@gmail.com
Benjamin
Benjamin is a super friendly 4-5 year old neutered male black cat who showed up at a home in Castroville one year ago. The resident made sure he had food and water, and took him to the vet to see if he had a microchip. (He did not.) Benjamin got his shots updated and did test positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). This means that ideally Benjamin should live as an indoor house cat. FIV cannot be transmitted to people or dogs, and can only spread to another cat through a deep bite wound. Can you help Benjamin's luck change by offering him a home? He is not an AFRP cat. For more info please call Cindy at 831-578-1995 or email CLStefani@aol.com
Squeaks
Squeaks is a beautiful 13-year-old spayed female brown tabby in need of a loving home. Her owner had Squeaks since she was a kitten, but sadly needs to relocate and cannot take Squeaks along. Named for her cute little meow, Squeaks is a small cat and has perfect manners. She likes to relax most of the day, and enjoys having a lap to curl up on and someone to rub her cheeks and ears. Squeaks is healthy and is up to date on vaccines. She has lived with a dog and another cat, but might prefer to be the center of attention in her new home. is not an AFRP cat, for more information please call Amy at 831-809-6511 or email amytwiss@yahoo.com
Berlin
Berlin (grey and white) and Manhattan (also on web) are 2 month old brothers looking for a loving home. They were rescued as tiny babies found in a backyard and have been in foster care since. They are currently in the process of getting their vaccines and will be neutered by their foster family. The vet confirmed they are healthy kittens (tested FIV negative) and will make perfect additions to a loving family. Both are intelligent and loving cats; Berlin loves sleeping curled up next to you and Manhattan always loves any kind of attention. They would prefer to be adopted together; they love and look out for each other. But they can be separated if necessary. For more information call Hannah at 831-747-4706 or email hchung4085@yahoo.com
Manhattan
Manhattan (black with adorable white paws) and Berlin (also on web) are 2 month old brothers looking for a loving home. They were rescued as tiny babies found in a backyard and have been under foster care since. They are currently in the process of getting their vaccines and will be neutered by their foster family. The vet confirmed they are healthy kittens (tested FIV negative) and will make perfect additions to a loving family. Both are intelligent and loving cats; Berlin loves sleeping curled up next to you and Manhattan always loves any kind of attention. They would prefer to be adopted together; they love and look out for each other. But they can be separated if necessary. For more information call Hannah at 831-747-4706 or email hchung4085@yahoo.com
Grumpy
Grumpy is much more cheerful than her name! She's a 5-year-old, 12-pound spayed female grey cat who is looking for a loving home. She likes to take long naps during the day, but has her playful moments too. She's a bit timid until she gets to know you. Grumpy recently had a check up and her vaccines are updated. She is a very healthy cat and comes with her toys, food, litter box and scratching post. Her family lost their home and cannot take their pets along. Grumpy's dog friend Lucky is listed on our dog web page. Grumpy is not an AFRP cat. For more info please call Myriam at 831-428-4231.
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
Tsunami
Tsunami and her sister Lili (also on web) were left homeless when their owner passed away. They are 11-year-old Maine Coon mixes with gorgeous, fluffy coats. Both cats are spayed and up to date on vaccinations. They are in good health and recently had thorough check ups and blood panels done. Tsunami is a sweet cat who can be shy at first but warms up once she gets to know you. Both cats would do best as indoor-only cats in a quiet, adult household with no other pets. The cats are currently living with a relative in the Palo Alto area. They are not AFRP cats. For more info please call Gina at 650-269-2680 or email g_grega@yahoo.com
Lili
Lili and her sister Tsunami (also on web) were left homeless when their owner passed away. They are 11-year-old Maine Coon mixes with gorgeous, fluffy coats. Both cats are spayed and up to date on vaccinations. They are in good health and recently had thorough check ups and blood panels done. Lili is very friendly and seeks out petting and attention. Both cats would do best as indoor-only cats in a quiet, adult household with no other pets. The cats are currently living with a relative in the Palo Alto area. They are not AFRP cats. For more info please call Gina at 650-269-2680 or email g_grega@yahoo.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.

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