My name is Bert!

American Shorthair Cat for adoption in Austin, Texas - Bert
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Austin Siamese Rescue

Facts about Bert

  • Breed: American Shorthair
  • Color: Black (All)
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9601931-CL
  • Hair: Short
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Please contact Stephanie ( for more information about this pet.Bert was found on Christmas Eve. He was living in a storm drain in a neighborhood. We left him some food on the curb and figured he was a feral. We went back each night and Bert started talking and talking to us. By New Years Eve, he was wrapping himself between our feet as we walked. Poor boy had been lost for some time. With all the fireworks around, we decided to take Bert home.

Bert has suprised us! He is litterbox trained, perfect manners, likes other cats, LOVES catnip. We assumed Bert was younger because he runs up and down the hallway. We were told he could be between 6-10. There is NOT a lap Bert does not like. He loves all kinds of company as well.

He is an all around WONDERFUL cat!!

*** April update. Bert is the BOMB. One of the sweetest cats I have rescued. Likes everyone who visits, is fine with ANY cat (even the ones who attacked him and sent him to the vet). 100% lap cat. Adopting an older black cat will be extremely hard but hoping someone falls for his wonderful personality :-) He also seems to love teenagers. We figure he must have had kids in his previous life.

Aug. Update: With all the summer company we have had, Bert has been super happy. The more laps, the happier he is. A sofa full of people, i.e., laps, is his absolute favorite.  We think Bert would do best in a home with a family or if a quieter home, another friendly cat as a buddy. He would love a feline companion to gently play with.

We hope someone can give Bert the forever home he deserves. If you are looking for a calm, relaxing lap cat, look no further. You found him!!!!

For more info. on Bert, please email Stephanie at stefpq or you can text her at 512-694-6209.

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.

About Austin Siamese Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Austin Siamese Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, formerly the Austin Branch of Texas Siamese Rescue. We focus on the 14 breeds of the Royal Thai Family, including Siamese, Balinese, Javanese, Oriental Shorthairs and Longhairs, Birmans, Burmese, Himalayans, Ocicats, Ragdolls, Snowshoes, and Tonkinese. All of the cats fostered in Austin are cared for in private homes by individuals who dedicate their spare time to this effort.

Our cats come from a variety of backgrounds. Some faced death at the shelter, while others came from abusive and neglectful households. Still others were treasured companions of guardians who could no longer care for them. What they all have in common is a need for a forever home, where they can live their lives as the happy, pampered cats they all deserve to be. We're looking for the perfect inside home for them!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Check our web page to see which locations are hosting events each weekend:

Petsmart-Brodie Lane
5207 Brodie Lane
Austin, TX
Saturday afternoons, 12-4pm

Petsmart-Round Rock
2601 S. IH 35
Round Rock, TX
Saturdays 11:30am-3pm

Tomlinson's Circle C
5900 W. Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749
Sunday afternoons 1-4pm

Our Adoption Process...

Interested adopters go through a careful screening process to include reference checks, telephone interviews, and where appropriate, home visits. No cat will be placed in a new home which allows cats to go outside. The adoptive owners agree to give Austin Siamese Rescue, Inc. the option of reclaiming the cat, should the adoption not work to the advantage of the new owner and the cat.

Adoption fees for Austin Siamese Rescue, Inc. range from $100 to $175 and include such vet work as combo test, vaccinations, worming and flea control, and microchip. We spay or neuter all of our cats prior to placement and most of our kittens, depending on their size and readiness.

For more detailed information and our adoption policies, see the Adoption Info section of our web page.