My name is Elvin!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Kalamazoo, Michigan - Elvin
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Kalamazoo Animal Rescue

Facts about Elvin

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 8995
  • Hair: Unknown
Elvin-Wise Friend, that’s what my name means, and if you let me be your best of friends by adopting me, I’ll be happy to share my kitty wisdom with you! Right now I’ll tell you it would be very wise indeed to take me home cause I’m really good company. I love to give head butts and hugs, and because I’m more than just a cuddle cat, I’ll also play with you! I like to play ‘fetch the string’ and I also will show you how fast I can catch the play mouse-I’m really fast! My foster mom says on top of being sweet and playful I’m also really handsome! I am a Tiger kitty, grrrrr……no, not really, but I have cool tiger stripes on a pretty brown coat, but what mom thinks is the prettiest is my red fur on my legs and tummy-how many kitties do you know that have that?? Pretty special, that’s what she thinks!My past is a bit of a mystery, cause I can’t tell it, but I was out on my own and got trapped so I wouldn’t get hurt or starve. I was taken to a place where they took good care of me, but it was loud and crowded and not very fun. The nice people there tried and tried to get me my own home, but sadly no one was interested and I was getting close to ‘my last day’, whatever that means. I think because no one could see my pretty red fur or get to know my fun purrsonality I got overlooked because of all the baby kittens housed there. My foster mom wanted to rescue me and being a volunteer with KAR, well, here I am! Now her wish for me is to have my own forever home where I can be loved to pieces. A couple more important things you should know about me are that I would probably do best as an only kitty, or maybe live with a playful girl kitty. My ‘tiger’ comes out when I’m around other big boy kitties and really, I’m a lover, not a fighter, so it’s best I don’t share my space with them. Also, did you notice that little heart by my name? Well, yes, I am really loving, but what that heart means is that I have something called FIV. It’s not that bad, really. I’m healthy and probably will stay healthy just like any other kitty without FIV. I don’t have to take any medicine, and don’t need any special care. I just shouldn’t be around other kitties that make me want to fight, and I should have regular annual trips to the vet just like any other kitty. I hope you will still want me and give me a chance. If you do I promise an unlimited supply of purrs, head butts and play is in your future! (That’s some of my wisdom)

His foster parents are Pat H.   The adoption fee for Elvin is $60. If more than one cat or kitten is adopted the adoption fees are discounted.

Please complete our online application form if you are interested in adopting Elvin. A volunteer will contact you as soon as possible.

All Kalamazoo Animal Rescue cats & kittens are spayed or neutered and feline leukemia tested prior to adoption. They also are given medication to rid them of roundworms and checked and treated for fleas & ear mites, if needed. Additional vet care may have been provided depending on the particular animal's needs. All are given distemper vaccinations and depending on how long the pet has been in foster care, additional vaccine(s) may be necessary and the expense will be incurred by the adopter.

Go to the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue website to see the rest of our adoptable cats & kittens.

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