My name is Rickie!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Montreal, Quebec - Rickie
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Montreal, Quebec - Rickie
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I'm being cared for by:
Animal Rescue Network/Reseau Secours Animal

Facts about Rickie

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10533296
  • Hair: Short
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Pour adopter ce chat, veuillez contacter: ou 438-938-0569

Rickie est un minet doux qui n’est pas du tout dominant ou agressif, mais il est timide et craintif avec les inconnus. Il a vécu dans la maison d'une dame qui avait plusieurs chats non socialisés. Rickie accepte parfois d'être câliné, mais sa première réaction est d'essayer de s’éloigner. Il faut de la patience pour être en mesure de le caresser. Une fois qu'il nous permet de le faire, il apprécie vraiment d’être cajolé. Il deviendra socialisé dans une maison avec une personne avec qui il pourra développer une relation de confiance. On peut sentir sa peur, mais aussi sa chaleur. Il s’entend bien avec les autres chats. Rickie a eu une grave infection de l'oreille pendant un certain temps, mais même si elle est guérie et qu’il est en parfaite santé, il a conservé une inclinaison permanente de la tête, ce qui lui donne un petit air coquin. Rickie a donc besoin d'une maison "pour toujours" où il sera aimé et deviendra sûrement un chat affectueux et aimant.


To adopt this cat, please contact: 438-938-0569

Rickie is a sweet boy who is not at all dominant or aggressive, but he is timid and fearful with people. He was in the home of a woman who had many cats who were not socialized. Rickie will accept being petted at times but his initial reaction is to try to get away. It takes patience to be able to pet him. Once he allows you to caress him he clearly enjoys this. He will become socialized in a home with someone he can develop a trusting relationship with. One can feel his fear, but also his warmth. He is good with other cats. Rickie had a serious ear infection a while back, and although it healed and he is in perfect health, he has been left with a permanent head tilt. Unfortunately, this is often a side effect of a severe ear infection and, even once the problem improves, the tilt will remain. Rickie so needs a "forever" home where he will be loved and will surely become an affectionate and loving cat.

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

About Animal Rescue Network/Reseau Secours Animal

About Our Rescue Group...

The Animal Rescue Network's mission is to bring about a day when no unwanted animals are destroyed in shelters or pounds, and when every cat and dog can be ensured a happy life in a good home.

We are the largest no-kill shelter in Quebec, run entirely by volunteers. We receive no funding of any kind and rely entirely on private donations to sustain and care for all the animals at our shelter.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We hold weekly adoption clinics at pet supply stores throughout the Montreal area, and the South Shore to find permanent homes for our cats and dogs.
We'd love to meet you at our next adoption clinic!

At our last adoption clinic, we had 5 cats adopted!

Adoption Days:

  • March 13th: Naturalanimal & Pawtisserie 4932B Sherbrooke West (Westmount)
  • March 20th: Mondou 8001 Boul. Newman, Ville LaSalle (Montreal)
  • Mondou 4067 St Jean Blvd (DDO)
  • Naturalanimal & Pawtisserie 4932B Sherbrooke West (Westmount)
  • : Mondou 2032 Victoria Avenue (Greenfield Park)
  • : Mondou 5580 Chemin Côte St-Luc (Montreal)

  • You can also visit our many shelter cats and let one of them adopt you! Visits to the shelter are by appointment only so please contact our adoption coordinator at .

    Ways You Can Help:

  • Sponsor a Cat! With a donation of only 12 dollars per month, you could sponsor the cat of your choice. Check out our sponsorhip page for more details.
  • Join Our Team! We are always on the look out for new volunteers. Give as much or as little time as you can. We need more people in our teams, for the following tasks:
    cleaning, giving meds, fundraising, adoptions, finances, communications, recruiting and transport. If you are interested, call (514) 938-6215 option 2 and our volunteer team leader will contact you within a few days. Check out our volunteering page for more details.
  • Donate! We are not subsidized by the government and rely solely on your generous donations to care for our animals. You can make a secure donation through Canada Helps or by cheque to "Animal Rescue Network". Your cash contributions are tax deductible! Income tax receipts will be issued for donations of 10$ or more. Please include your complete contact information so that we know where to send the receipt(s).
    If you don't want to donate cash but would like to help out nonetheless, check out our cats' wish list here.
  • Our Adoption Process...

    All new adoption homes are carefully screened to determine if they are suitable. There is an adoption fee that includes the sterilization, initial vaccination of every animal, testing for FIV and FeLV of all cats at the shelter, and a 21 days trial period. A contract is always signed between the ARN and the adopter for their protection. A follow-up by an ARN adoption coordinator is often done either by telephone or by visit, and we also offer help/cousel for the life of the cat.