My name is Smidgen!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Salisbury, Massachusetts - Smidgen
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I'm being cared for by:
Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society

Facts about Smidgen

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black & White Or Tuxedo
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Short
Smidgen is approximately 1 year old and came to us in August as a stray. Smidgen is a sweet girl but shy here in the shelter. Smidgen did spend some time in a foster home, where she was reported to greet her person at the door every day and is very good about using her scratchers! Smidgen is an affectionate girl once she gets to know you, and loves to lay down pressed up against you. If you are looking for a sweet, affectionate cat and have the patience to let her get to know and love you, then come in to meet Smidgen!

Smidgen is considered special needs because she has Feline Leukemia. This means Smidgen needs to be an only cat or go home with another feline leukemia cat. MRFRS will help cover veterinary costs associated with leukemia through our Care for Life program.

To meet Smidgen and learn more, come in to meet her and we can talk!

Smidgen is spayed, up to date on vaccinations and microchipped.

About Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society

About Our Shelter...

The MRFRS is a nationally recognized, non-profit volunteer organization committed to ensuring the health and welfare of feral and domestic cats and kittens by promoting pro-active, compassionate, no-kill programs.

All our cats are spayed or neutered, inoculated against rabies and distemper, and given a thorough veterinary checkup before being released through any of our programs. All of our cats are now microchipped for identification incase you loose your kitty.

Please visit our website at for more information about us!

Come Meet Our Pets...

From Route 95:
Take exit 58A (Route 110 East) Salisbury. Travel Straight on 110 east to end for approximately 3 miles. Shelter is on your right.
our hours are: Tue & Thurs 2pm - 8pm, Wed & Fri 2pm - 6pm, Sat 11am - 6pm, closed Sundays and by appointment on Mondays.

From Route 495:
Take exit #55 to Route 110 East and follow directions from above.

Directions to the MRFRS adoption center at PETsMART in Danvers, MA:

The MRFRS adoption center at PETsMART is located on 104 Andover Street (Route 114) in Danvers, MA. From Route 128, take the Route 114 West exit towards Middleton. PETsMART is about 2 miles on your left. From Route 1, take the Route 114 East exit towards Peabody. PETsMART is 3/4 of a mile on your right. Our hours here are Tuesday thru Friday 1pm to 6 pm, Saturday 11am - 4pm and Sunday 1pm - 3pm.

Our Adoption Process...

No cat can be adopted without an adoption application being completed. You can find this form on our website, or stop by and pick one up. You will be notified by telephone or email as soon as your application review has been completed. This process generally takes 2-3 days. If there is a cat that interests you, a $25 non-refundable deposit can be placed on the cat and it will be held until your application is approved. If you are not approved your deposit will be returned to you. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Our adoption fees are $200 for a kitten one year and under, $125 for cats over one year and $50 for special needs cats. If adopting 2 cats/kittens you will receive a $25 discount off the total fee. The adoption fee includes testing for feline leukemia and feline aids, spay/neuter, rabies, distemper, worming, flea treatments etc. Some cats and kittens may not be able to receive all of these vaccines and it will become your responsibility to make sure your new cat's vaccines are tended to. All new parents receive a health record stating what vaccines and treatment the cat has had.