My name is Rocio!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Santa Fe, New Mexico - Rocio
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Santa Fe, New Mexico - Rocio
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Felines & Friends New Mexico

Facts about Rocio

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Cream Or Ivory (Mostly)
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 5012115-TM-091412-1SSF
  • Hair: Short
HISTORY: ROCIO was brought to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and transferred to us when he was found to be FELV+.  Since he is likely to be a carrier of the virus, ROCIO needs an indoor home with no other cats, an FELV+ cat, or a healthy adult who has been vaccinated against the virus.  FELV suppresses the immune system and is specific to felines; it cannot be transmitted to other animal species or to humans.  ROCIO previously found a home through F&F, but his family can no longer keep him.
TEMPERAMENT: Very sweet and playful, ROCIO can sometimes be a bit domineering with smaller cats or cats who show fear of him, but this behavior usually doesn't last long.  He bonds quickly with other cats and tolerates the toddler who sometimes visits his foster home, but ROCIO does not like dogs.  Though not a lap cat, he does love to be petted.  ROCIO is a handsome boy with a short coat and buff tabby and white markings.
AGE: born approx. 6/4/12.
MICROCHIP #: 981020007140927
VAX RECORD: Rabies: exp. 9/11/16; FVRCP: exp. 9/11/17.
FELV/FIV test: 9/11/12, FELV+.
If you are interested in adopting this cat, please fill out our Adoption Application completely. In the space provided on the form, please include contact information for three (3) personal references. For more information, please visit our website at
[Santa Fe Animal Svcs. Permit #17-004]

About Felines & Friends New Mexico

About Our Rescue Group...


To promote kind and humane treatment of all animals.

To promote understanding of ownership and care of animals.

To promote early spay/neuter of all animals in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted animals euthanized in shelters.

To educate the public as to the health and safety benefits of early spay/neuter.

To provide low/no cost spay/neuter of cats and dogs.

To facilitate Trap/Neuter/Release projects where members of the community are feeding stray animals.

To promote the concept that each individual can make a difference.

Come Meet Our Pets...


Primary: Petco - Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe
* cats are rotated weekly between foster homes and display
* adoption room to visit the cats during regular store hours
* cages are locked if no volunteer in attendance
* Adoption Advisors available Thursday through Sunday 1pm-4pm or by appointment

Secondary: Teca Tu @ Sanbusco Market Center
500 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe
* meet the special cat who lives at the store until adopted

* First Saturday of the month at Sanbusco 10am - 1pm
* special adoption events around Santa Fe as advertised

Our Adoption Process...

Pre-Adoption Application
Adoption Contract
$100 adoption fee per cat

All cats are FEL/FIV tested, sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped