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My name is Absolut!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Absolut
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I'm being cared for by:
Tree House Humane Society

Facts about Absolut

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Short
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Important Note

Absolut is best friends with Bella Bunny. Please adopt both of them so they can stay together!
Absolut is a petite, fragile lady. She came to Tree House through a severe hoarding situation in 2015. She is one our FIV+* residents who lives in our Sycamore Colony. Absolut was admitted with her bonded companion, Bella Bunny. They reside in a condo together. Bella Bunny has become a source of confidence and security for Absolut. They both are adjusting to human interaction. We would love to find Bella Bunny and Absolut a quiet and calm environment to call home. They would need plenty of vertical space and patience from their future adopter so they have time to adjust to their new surroundings. Absolut was born in 2010.


*Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) causes a weakening of the immune system in cats. It's often compared to human HIV, but FIV is not transferable to humans or other species. It is also difficult to transfer to other sterilized cats, and we believe that mixed FIV and non-FIV households can work if managed properly. If kept indoors in a stress-free environment, with regular medical care and high-quality nutrition, most FIV+ cats live long and healthy lives. Tree House staff can help answer your questions to see if an FIV+ cat is the right choice for you.

About Tree House Humane Society

About Our Shelter...

Founded in 1971, Tree House is an animal welfare organization that promotes the inherent value of every animal and strives to educate the public about humane treatment of animals with a focus on sick, injured, abused, and neglected cats and cats with special physical and emotional needs. We are committed to finding every healthy and treatable cat a home. Since our founding we have adopted out more than 25,000 cats.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Stop by our shelter for a visit at:

Tree House Humane Society
1212 W. Carmen Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

Our Adoption Process...

At Tree House, our goal is to find a good fit between cat and guardian. Our trained adoption counselors talk with prospective adopters to best understand their wants and needs. Visitors then tour our cageless facility to meet our rescued cats who are waiting for a forever home. We encourage individuals to take as much time as they need to find their new best friend and make sure it will be a good fit (and can visit multiple times). Ultimately, we want every match to be a happy and healthy one and individuals to take their time versus being rushed to make a decision. Adoption applications stay on file for three months.

Adoption fees of $85 help cover the cost of a cat's care at Tree House including: spay or neuter, deworming, flea treatment, FIV and FeLV testing, AVID microchip, veterinary examination, and necessary vaccinations. We also give a 30-day health guarantee on all of our adoptions.

ADOPTION REQUIREMENTS

* A photo I.D.
* A second I.D. with current address and phone number (we recommend a phone bill).
* If you rent, we need your landlord's name and phone number, or a copy of your lease stating that you are allowed to have cats.
* All children under 12 in the household are required to be present for the entire adoption process.