My name is Mimi!

Chihuahua Mix Dog for adoption in Los Angeles, California - Mimi
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Kitten Rescue

Facts about Mimi

  • Breed: Chihuahua Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10435288-U587

DOB: 7/2/06

Hi! I'm Mimi, it's very nice to meet you. Thank you for considering giving me a second chance. My first humans surrendered me at the shelter when I turned 10. I was heartbroken, my teeth were rotten and hurting me terribly, but I kept a good attitude and after a month at the shelter, Kitten Rescue started fostering me. I got the medical care I needed and now I feel like a new dog! 

I love cuddling on laps (I'll cuddle on the laps of strangers just a few minutes after meeting them), sleeping in (don't expect me to voluntarily get up before 8am!), and taking walks around the neighborhood where I can tell all my doggie friends how big and fierce I am! (Barking at other dogs makes me very happy, but I do settle down after a few minutes.) I enjoy riding in the car and going on little adventures, as long as it doesn't take away from my napping schedule too much. I'm crate trained and 'go to bed' automatically in the evenings. I actually prefer my crate as it protects me from the curious cats that roam the house. At night my foster mom wraps me up in my blanket and I snuggle down in my bed without even my nose sticking out! 

My foster home includes three cats and four kittens. None of them had ever met a dog before and because I ignored them, we all settled in together easily and quickly. As long as they aren't trying to steal my food or ambushing me while I sleep, I leave them alone. When they do sneak up on me, I will bark at them. I'm just 9 pounds, they are 12 and I have few teeth, so barking is all I can do! The kittens are incorrigible, but I've been trying to teach them not to bug me. It takes time and patience. I think I would prefer a home with an older cat or cats who would leave me alone, but I could handle training a few kittens too.

I've met a few young children and they seem fine. I let them pet me, but generally I'm not too interested in them. I may warm up to them, given some time. 

The vet says I'm very healthy. I will likely need to have further dental work as I age, as most small dogs do. I have common problems with my knees (due to poor breeding) that may eventually cause me some stiffness or arthritis, so I take supplements everyday. It doesn't slow me down in the least though, I will go for a walk any day! Chihuahuas will live into their 20's, so, I have many more years and much more love to give. 

I come spayed, microchipped, dewormed, defleaed, vaccinated, and current on all medical issues. 

If you are interested in learning more about Mimi or in adopting her, please click here to email her foster parent.

If you are unable to send an email to the foster parent through the link included above, please contact us and let us know what kitty you're interested in.  You may also fill out our adoption questionnaire to speed up the screening process.  Be sure to name the cat in the CAT PREFERENCE field at the beginning of the questionnaire. If the above links aren't live, our contact form and questionnaire are available on our website at

For our fees and adoption policies and procedures, please click here.

About Kitten Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Welcome! Kitten Rescue is a non-profit organization located in the Los Angeles area, devoted to rescuing needy kittens and cats from shelter euthanasia and abandonment. We provide our rescued cats with all necessary medical attention and ongoing treatment to establish their health, while caring for them in foster homes, where they're given abundant love and affection. The kitties like that part the best!

Kitten Rescue presents cats for adoption regularly at locations all over Los Angeles County, in addition to conducting private adoptions during the week, with the goal of finding loving, committed homes for every animal we take in. We also offer education and help to the public regarding all aspects of responsible pet ownership, care of kittens and cats, and the importance of spaying and neutering.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All our kitties live in foster homes and can be visited at one of our four weekly adoption events! Check our website for our adoption events and locations near you!

Our Adoption Process...

When you choose to adopt one of Kitten Rescue's animals, required adoption donations begin at $120.00. All of our cats have been spayed/neutered, tested for leukemia and FIV, vaccinated, dewormed, treated for fleas and microchipped prior to adoption.

Many of our cats have also received additional vet care as needed, such as surgery for injuries or congenital problems, treatment for ear, eye, upper respiratory infections, and viruses. Additional veterinary care beyond these services, for the (hopefully) long life of your cat, will be your responsibility.

Please be aware that there is a screening process involved in adopting a pet from Kitten Rescue. To help ensure that we place our cats in loving, responsible, and committed homes, we reserve the right to turn down potential adopters as we deem necessary. A home delivery or visit is a required part of the adoption procedure.

If for any reason you wish or need to return a cat you've adopted from us, you can do so within 72 hours for a full refund of the adoption donation. After that, be it months or years later and we're still in existence, if you need to give up the animal, please bring it to us. We won't be able to refund the adoption fee, but we will place it in a new home.

Kitten Rescue cats are so for life...we're always here to answer questions and help solve problems.