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My name is Silk!

Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Brooklyn, New York - Silk
Photo 1 - Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Brooklyn, New York - Silk
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Photo 3 - Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Brooklyn, New York - Silk
Photo 4 - Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Brooklyn, New York - Silk

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Silk's Info...

I am already spayed, up to date with shots, and good with cats.

Silk's Story...
Silk is a tuxedo cat but is grey and white instead of black and white.

She was offered to me as a feral who would live outside. A woman had been feeding her in an alley for 2 to 3 years. The woman had never been able to touch the cat. She was moving and feared the landlord would hurt the cat. After Silk was neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and ear tipped at the ASPCA to live outside, she arrived in her carrier, climbed out of it and onto my lap! Not even close to feral, she is absolutely a lap cat.

We think Silk is about 5 or 6 years old. She seems very "normal" and well domesticated even though she lived in an alley for those few years. It's likely that she was a house cat and then abandoned—then found us for a foster home.

Silk's coat is one of the softest I have ever known. She keeps herself very, very clean, even the bottom of her feet. Her white is super white and her grey is clear clean grey. She loves to have her ears, belly and neck rubbed. The only spot she is sometimes fussy about being scratched is right where her tail meets her back. She uses the litter box perfectly, has put gained to a healthy weight since her rescue, and now has a lovely round belly. She is not fussy about what food she eats.

She likes a lot of contact, waiting for me right at the door when I come in from work, following me from room to room, and sleeping right next to my back or spooning. Silk also likes sitting in windowsills. She could be an inside/outside cat if the outside area is away from cars, such as a seldom-used alley, but she doesn't seem to be streetwise so should probably be just an inside pet.

She is a little bit shy around children but I think would adapt to a gentle child. I am able to clip her nails, but she gets a little upset so I try to do it quickly and talk to her while I'm doing it.

She is fine with the other cats here, but might like to have all the attention for herself. She could go to a home that already has another cat, or could be on her own. I have not seen how she acts around dogs but seems generally adaptable to new circumstances once she gets used to them.

Silk definitely should have an adopter who likes to have a cat sit right with them on the couch or chair, and one who likes to pet animals often. She will be a lovely companion to the right person!

Facts about Silk

  • Breed: Domestic Mediumhair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue (Mostly)
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Medium

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Silk, a Brooklyn Domestic Mediumhair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Mediumhair for sale in Brooklyn, or seeking a Domestic Mediumhair cat from a breeder in Brooklyn.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Brooklyn already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Brooklyn breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Domestic Mediumhair breeders who help with Domestic Mediumhair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Brooklyn paves the way for another one to be saved.