My name is Brawny!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania - Brawny
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Kitty Colony - Jenkintown

Facts about Brawny

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray, Blue Or Silver Tabby
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10303319
  • Hair: Short

Application, References and Adoption Fee Required

Please visit us at for more information about our rescue.



Brawny is a 1 year old neutered male. He is being fostered in Lancaster, PA.

Brawny was rescued from a farm where they routinely trap the cats and dump them far away.  They refuse to feed the cats real cat food, even when we offer them free donations.  Instead, they will only feed the cats 'scraps' including cereal, vegetables, and various meal leftovers.  None of it is fit for kitties to be eating! 

Brawny had a large gash on his right rear foot that needed stitches.  The wound was very deep, right down to the bone.  It is healing nicely, but the hair may not grew back completely. 

This dude is very handsome and sweet.  He is shy, and won't ever be the 'life of the party' but he sure loves having his head scratched and belly rubbed!  He is calm and likes to lay near you.  He is still learning what it means to have toys to play with and good food to eat.  We are glad we found this boy when we did, or the wound on his foot would have gotten infected in no time.  Brawny is still learning that being picked up doesn't mean anything bad is going to happen to him.  He loves to be petted and rubs all over your feet until you pet him.  He is a talker, and will meow at you for your attention!

Brawny has been doing great in his foster home.  He uses his litterbox, stays off counters, and likes his foster kitty siblings.  He is getting used to dogs.  He would do best in a quiet home where he can bond with 1 or 2 people, with at least one kitty companion. 

Does Brawny sound like your guy?  He sure is a catch!  You will love him! 

To schedule a meeting with Brawny, please fill out an adoption application and pre-adoption questionnaire on

The adoption fee for Brawny is $75.

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


Please visit our sweet kitties at the Fruitville Pike Petsmart in Lancaster, PA on Saturdays from 1:30-3:30pm. 

If you are interested in a specific cat or kitten, please email first to see if it will be shown that day.

Please email us at for more information.

Kitty Colony is a 501c3 non profit organization and all donations are tax deductible.


About Kitty Colony - Jenkintown

About Our Rescue Group...

We seek to rescue the abandoned, the unwanted, the unloved - the cats that need us.

- To care for and provide a loving, cage free home for cats awaiting adoption.

- To reduce euthanasia in overcrowded shelters by taking in cats that need more TLC.

- To educate the public about proper and responsible care of domestic companion animals.

Kitty Colony was founded in Lancaster County, PA.

A cat lover since childhood, I was heartbroken at the lack of care given to the barn cats on the farm where I was residing. I coudn't understand the philosophy of many of the farmers - "You don't feed Mousers" How can a cat chase mice if weak and emaciated from lack of proper nutrition or water? A healthy cat chases mice for sport - and will catch more than its unfed counterparts.
We started putting out food and water for the few cats that wandered through and were soon pulled into rescue work as the cats began to colonize and multiply on the property. The first few litters of kittens we cared for ourselves - We were able to tame and adopt out several and family pitched in to help foster the kittens when we couldn't.
As the colony continued to grow, we enlisted the help of PAWS Volunteers to help with the trapping and spaying/neutering of the cats, and several members assisted in fostering and socializing the kittens. Several of our socialized cats and kittens were adopted through a PAWS Petsmart Adoption center, others were incorporated into the Catworks Inc. or adopted out privately by PAWS volunteers. I nicknamed my little family of cats "Kitty Colony" and put together a personal Kodak webpage to share my pictures with friends and to help advertise and adopt the socialized cats and kittens there on the farm and fostered by my family.
When we moved from Lancaster County - I couldn't leave my "Barn Babies" - the cats that had been born, and had grown up in the barn - So I took them with me. These cats are still semi feral, or very feral (wild!) and most of them will probably remain so for the rest of thier lives. In that case, I will care for them and love them as much as they will allow me to - but they are now indoor-only and are living the good life - fat and lazy and happy!
Here in Jenkintown "Kitty Colony" has become a local rescue group complete with our own adoption program and TNR assistance for those who need it.
I also began volunteering and fostering this year for Cats With No Name - a mobile low cost spay/neuter program - and we hope to launch a Cats with No Name adoption program in the near future.
So now along with my "Barn Babies" are now many fosters, orphaned kittens, rescued strays, ferals and adoptables- Living in harmony with each other while waiting for thier forever families to find them.

Wish List:

Cat Food Coupons
Cat Litter Coupons

Come Meet Our Pets...

We operate out of foster homes - which currently are not open to the public, but we are working to open them to visitors in the near future.

For the present we meet by appointment only at local petsmarts in Lancaster and Jenkintown.

Jenkintown Petsmart
901 Old York Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Fruitville Pike Petsmart
1700 Fruitville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601

Our Adoption Process...

Application, References
and Adoption Fee Required

All our Kitties are spayed or neutered,
up to date on vaccinations, given monthly flea treatments, dewormed and microchipped before adoption.

Adoption Fees:
$85.00 Kittens (4-11 months)
$65.00 Adults (1 yr +)

Once the application is approved, adopter is also required to sign our adoption contract..