My name is EMMA KAT!

Manx Cat for adoption in Des Moines, Iowa - EMMA KAT
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I'm being cared for by:
Raccoon Valley Animal Sanctuary & Rescue

Facts about EMMA KAT

  • Breed: Manx
  • Color: Tortoiseshell
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9226056-2015-0901
  • Hair: Long


EMMA KAT is one of 4 kittens that were part of a TNR project, transferred to RVAS for rehabilitation. 

Emma is sweet and loving, but will require a very experienced cat owner who has the patience and calm energy to earn her trust. She is incredibly playful, but needs a little help learning good kitty social skills, so will do best in a single cat home or a home with her sibling, TRIXIE.

She is fine with dogs, once she warms up to them. She is a beautiful tortoiseshell, MANX, with velvety fur. A catch for anyone willing to give her a second chance.


Many of our animals reside in foster homes, therefore we require an approved application prior to meeting the companion to respect our fosters privacy. 

Adoption Applications can be found on our website by clicking below.
Adoption Application

For information on our adoption fees and services please visit:
Adoption Fees & Services

About Raccoon Valley Animal Sanctuary & Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

In 2004 Raccoon Valley Humane Society reorganized from a traditional (kill) shelter and became Iowa's leading no-kill animal welfare organization.

RVAS is dedicated to the animal welfare industry's problems by providing "solutions" to pet owners problems.

Through programs like our rehabiliation and rehome program, low-cost spaying & neutering, special needs match-up programs, and many others, RVAS has been able to keep 65% of the pets in their home by owners who wanted to surrender them to a shelter.

Our mission is to eliminate the neglect, abuse and abandonment of companion animals caused by human ignorance, intolerance and indifference. And to celebrate the joys created by the human-animal bond by education and example.

Come Meet Our Pets...

RVAS is active in many of the local "mobile adoption" events at Petco Stores in Clive & Ames, Iowa, as well as, special events which feature our companions around central Iowa.

RVAS also makes viewing of our companions available through appointments.

To learn more about our mobile adoption events, please visit

Our Adoption Process...

RVAS has three Phases to their adoption process to ensure that all companions find the right homes for life. With a less than 1% return rate on our adoptions, RVAS makes sure that you and your companion will have a "lifetime" match so these companions never enter shelter life again. We do not adopt on a "first-come-first-serve" basis. Instead, RVAS focuses on the human-animal bond making the best match for both the human and the companion...for life!

To learn more about our fees, services and adoption policies, please visit