My name is Cathy w/Autumn!

Dove for adoption in San Francisco, California - Cathy w/Autumn
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Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions

Facts about Cathy w/Autumn

  • Breed: Dove
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9688897-A2016012
UPDATE: Cathy's beloved lady pigeon mate Freddy died in June 2016. After several months of being single and mingling, she has now paired up with shy Ringneck dove Blizzard. They are a very cute couple. Cathy is bold & outgoing and needs lots of out of cage time. Blizzard has vision in only one eye and needs a gentle, safe environment. They'd make an adorable pair of indoor pets.

Ringneck dove Cathy & her mate, special needs Roller pigeon Freddy, are a bonded pair who were very much loved by their person but surrendered due to financial crisis. We don't recommend that pigeons & doves be kept together (because of the risk of injury to the smaller dove if there is any conflict) but these two gentle lady birds do great as a couple. Our hope is to someday be able to reunite Cathy & Freddy with with their person.Please apply to adopt

About Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions

About Our Rescue Group...

Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoption saves homeless domestic (unreleasable) pigeons and doves in the SF/Bay Area from euthanasia by providing veterinary care, foster and forever homes.

Palomacy fills a deadly gap in the animal welfare community by saving the lives of domestic/unreleasable doves and pigeons that would otherwise be killed. We're volunteer-powered, donation supported and culture changing! By providing avian vet care, foster and forever homes, we've saved more than 700 birds' lives since 2007. Join us!

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are a volunteer-powered rescue and our birds are lovingly cared for in the private homes and backyard aviaries of our foster volunteers. Potential adopters can make appointments to meet our birds and we are at adoption & outreach events almost every weekend. See our Events page at and visit our Facebook page at for details.

Our Adoption Process...

We require an online adoption application, phone screen & home visit and offer lots of support and coaching all along the way. Our adoption fee is $10/bird and our expectations for adopters are:
-Appropriately sized, safe and uncrowded cage or aviary approved by Palomacy
-Supervised, safe out-of-cage time (if not living in an aviary) daily
-No free flight/uncaged outside time
-Protection from hazards including but not limited to escape, pets, predators, fumes and toxins
-Companionship- lots of your time or another bird's (not home alone)
-Avian vet care if sick or injured
-Compassionate, healthy care that provides for the bird's nutritional (including lighting), physical and emotional well-being
-No breeding, birth control if bird has a mate (real eggs replaced with fakes which we provide)
-A forever home (through sickness and health, for better or worse) with a pet-care plan in place should something happen to you
-No selling, sporting or business use of birds
-Return to Palomacy if unable to keep the bird (This is not desired- we expect that you are providing a forever home!)