My name is Dara!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Dara
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Dara
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Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic

Facts about Dara

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 2013015
  • Hair: Short
Female/DSH/Brown Tabby
DOB: ~10/1/12
Spayed/House-Trained/Up-to-Date on Vaccinations.

This beautiful tabby girl is looking for that special home; the one she keeps hearing about at her rescue. Dara became a mom of 5 kittens at a very young age, so she barely had a chance to be a kitten herself. She’s looking to make up for her lost “kittenhood” with a wonderful family who will love and nurture her. She is affectionate and longs for a friend, but she finds (as do most cats) shelter life quite stressful, which sometimes finds her a tad moody. We feel confident that Dara will really blossom with a person or family willing to give her a happy home. Please consider giving this lovely girl a forever home. She no doubt will bring you years of happiness.

Dara has tested positive for FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus), a disease that suppresses her immune system. But Dara is a perfectly healthy cat, with no signs of being slowed down by FIV! Most cats with FIV live long, healthy lives with no symptoms at all. The disease is not spread through casual contact -- like the sharing of litter boxes, water and food bowls, or through snuggling and playing with other cats. FIV is almost exclusively spread through deep penetrating bite wounds, and a neutered/spayed FIV+ cat is extremely unlikely to infect other cats if properly introduced. For more information about FIV, visit

Interested in adopting? Questions about this cat? Please complete our adoption form at We will contact you to discuss the adoption process and answer your questions. The adoption fee for this cat is $50, which helps pay for their medical and daily care expenses. A second cat can be adopted at the same time for no extra cost (2 cats for $50). Note: Part of the adoption process is a face-to-face meeting.

You can visit adoptable cats and kittens at our shelter (5619 Orlando Place, Cincinnati, OH 45227) on Monday and Thursday from 6-8pm or Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm. We also have adoption hosts at the Oakley PetSmart (3401 Alamo Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45209) on Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.

Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to enriching the lives of cats in Greater Cincinnati. We promote humane, non-lethal methods of reducing the feral cat population. This includes advising people about Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and loaning humane traps. Our clinic offers low-cost, high-quality spay/neuter services for ferals, strays, and pets. We also run a small no-kill rescue that finds loving homes for cats and kittens.

About Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic

About Our Rescue Group...

The Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic (formerly O'Bryonville Animal Rescue) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-run organization. We promote non-lethal control for feral cat colonies and humane methods to reduce the population of feral cats. In particular, we practice Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). We also offer a low-cost, high-quality spay/neuter services for cats.

OAR also lends humane traps and provides advice on TNR. The organization also runs a rescue with adoptable cats and kittens. You can also see us on Facebook at

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See all of our cats who are available for adoption online at

Our Adoption Process...

We have many cats and kittens looking for wonderful homes! All of our cats are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations, tested for FIV and Feline Leukemia, and microchipped. Adoption fee is $50. Because we like for our cats to go home in pairs, we have a standing 2 for 1 adoption special -- you can adopt 2 cats for one fee of $50.

Meet some of our cats and kittens, and fill out an application today! An OAR representative will get in touch with you to discuss your application. We do require a phone screening before an adoption so if you are coming to visit the cats and hope to take a cat or kitten home that day, fill out and submit the application at least a day beforehand so we can pre-approve your adoption.

As of 3/7/12, our adoption policy requires that the adopters of our cats not declaw the cats, no matter what the cat's age. We will, with our adoption counselors' help, provide potential adopters with information on alternatives to declawing. We also sometimes have previously declawed cats up for adoption. These can be a good alternative for adopters who are adamant about declawing.