My name is Kirby 'Hopeful'!

Abyssinian Cat for adoption in Mt Vernon, New York - Kirby 'Hopeful'
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Mt Vernon Animal Shelter

Facts about Kirby 'Hopeful'

  • Breed: Abyssinian
  • Color: Brown Or Chocolate
  • Age: Senior
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short
Abyssinian mixes are considered to be exotic. Their beautiful coats have been admired for hundreds if not thousands of years. The general thinking is that the Abyssinian is a direct descendent of the cats depicted in Egyptian murals and sculptures. They were first spotted in the US in the early 1900s. Now they are considered to be second only to the Siamese in popularity. So, want in on this marvel?

Poor Kirby is a senior, and therefore hasn’t had much interest. He gets overlooked for the younger cats each and every time. The fact that he is frisky, and jumps like a teenager doesn’t seem to matter. His eyesight has weakened a bit, and so he is sometimes a little nervous if other cats come by and catch him off guard.

Kirby is a couch potato and loves his solitude. A few pets on his head and he's a happy camper. Want to give a senior a new life? Enjoy changing the world one sentient being at a time? We’ve seen how Kirby only gets better and better as he adjusts to new surroundings. He’s had enough of shelter life, and really yearns to be back in a home. Please come and say hello.

Mt Vernon Animal Shelter
600 Garden Ave
Mt Vernon, NY 10550

Please call Mt Vernon Animal Shelter (914) 665-2444 or visit our website below.

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Act quickly to adopt Kirby 'Hopeful'. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.

About Mt Vernon Animal Shelter

About Our Shelter...

We are a small, city shelter located in Mt Vernon, NY. And, while we are a low-kill shelter, we work extra hard to get our animals adopted. Unfortunately our shelter is now at capacity, and we are desperate to get our animals to good homes. Our adoption volunteers and staff would love to work with you. Please call the general shelter number: 914-665-2444.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are operated by the city of Mt Vernon, in Westchester NY. We are open daily (except legal holidays). Dog adoption hours are 11:00 - 2:00PM. Cat adoption hours
are 11:00 - 3:00PM. We are also frequently found at local adoption events, and some of our cats are at the Petsmart Adoption Center in Pelham, NY. Please email us to find out more or call the general shelter number: 914-665-2444.
We look forward to working with you to find your perfect match, and at your convenience. Thank you for considering our animals.

Our Adoption Process...

Cat adoptions fees: $40. A REFUNDABLE spay/neuter deposit of $35 may apply. to Ask about discounted fees for multiple animal adoptions. Includes spaying/neutering, testing and shots.

Dog adoption fees$: $40, although a license must be purchased for $2.50. Includes spaying/neutering, shots and license.

No cash accepted. Please pay by personal check or money order. Thank you.