My name is Leyah the Love Bug!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in New York, New York - Leyah the Love Bug
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Facts about Leyah the Love Bug

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black & White Or Tuxedo
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Short

Despite having 3 legs, Leyah is anything but special needs. Special, for sure!

There is a $40 adoption/rehoming fee. All supplies will be included.

Leyha is one of those cats that leaves tiny paw prints on the hearts of everyone she meets. She is just 6 years old, very healthy, up to date on her shots, and spayed. She is very well behaved, and always uses her litter box.

When Leyah looks up at you with her amazing sea-green eyes, you can’t help but want to pick her up and cuddle her. She has the most delightful purr, and a cute, melodic mew that she uses when she wants to talk to you.

Despite having lost one of her front legs (sshhhh… don’t tell her – she hasn’t noticed!), Leyah gets around as well as any of her 4 legged compatriots. She lost the leg when she fell from a window more than 5 years ago – before she came to live with her owner in Bronx NY.

She is a happy, well adjusted kitty who loves people. She enjoys meeting guests, and can be expected to roll over on her back, exposing her cute white tummy for rubs from anyone willing.
Leyah’s owner is devastated to have to find her a new home. She loves her so much, and the two have been together more than 5 years. Unfortunately, as things sometimes happen, she has met her special someone, and he is very allergic to cats. They have tried many things to make it work, but the allergy symptoms are getting worse, making life very difficult.

They are hoping to find a home where Leyah will be cherished as much as she is now. She is such a sweet and enchanting little feline. She adds so much love, joy, laughter and companionship to her home.

Leyah is very friendly, but like almost every other cat in the world, small children are not a good choice for her. She would be fine in a home with a single cat lover, a couple, or a family with kids older than 6 who love and respect animals.

Please offer this adorable little girl the home she needs and deserves. All supplies will be included.
If you would like to consider offering Leyah a loving, forever home, please fill out our Request To Meet A Pet form here:

Once received, we will contact you to discuss your request and set up a mutually convenient time to meet Leyah and their owner in their home.

Location: Bronx, Ny, 10451
Type of Pet: Cat
Breed: Domestic Shorthair
Age: Approximately 6
Color/Coat Type: Black and White Tuxedo
Size: Approximately 13 lbs
Health Issues:
Behavior Issues: No

Leyah is:
Spayed, Fully vaccinated, Litter Trained, House Broken

Leyah gets along with:
Babies, Older kids, Adults Only, Dogs, Cats, Strangers

Leyah's Personality...
She is such a sweet girl! She is cuddly and very loving. She seems to love being around people, and she is very trusting (she exposes her belly to strangers often)!

Reason for Rehoming...
Leyah and I live with my boyfriend and he is allergic to her.

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About Our Rescue Group...

In many locations throughout the USA and Canada, shelters are rescues are filled to capacity, leaving pet owners who can no longer care for their pet with nowhere to turn. Many pets are needlessly being euthanized.

Being placed in a shelter is a very stressful experience for all pets - and their owners. We offer a very good alternative, allowing pets to stay in the loving care of their owners while a new home is located for them.

We have helped many pet owners in need to place their pet in a home where they have great peace of mind in knowing that their pet is being cherished, well cared for and kept safe, happy and healthy.

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In most instances, our pets stay with their owners until a new home can be located. There are some situations which require a more urgent placement, and in these instances, we look for loving foster homes to care for these pets until a permanent home can be located.

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Our Adoption Process...

When a pet is placed with our organization, our staff create a very honest and compelling adoption story about the pet, using the information provided to us.

We then spread the word about this pet's need for a new home through a wide variety of online services, and through local outreach.

Interested parties are directed to fill out a formal request to meet a pet, providing in-depth information about themselves.

Before a potential adopter is introduced to a pet, we do careful reference screening and a criminal records check.

Should the pet's owner and the adoptive party agree to an adoption, a formal agreement is entered into, requiring the new owner to agree to keep in touch, ensure the pet's physical and emotional well-being, and provide a safe, happy and healthy home.

They are required to agree that they will not surrender the pet to a shelter or give away the pet - but rather they are to contact our organization so that we can find another suitable home, in the event that they are unable to fulfill their commitment.

The owners deliver the pet to the new owners, so that they can do a home inspection prior to leaving the pet in the new owner's care.

Our organization provides follow-up services, contacting the new owners after the first week, and then every 45 days for the first nine months post-adoption. This helps ensure the pet is being well cared for, and that the new owners have any support they need in adjusting to life with their new companion,