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My name is Sam!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Sam
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Sam
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Sam
Photo 3 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Sam
Photo 4 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Sam
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Feline Friends Chicago

Facts about Sam

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray, Blue Or Silver Tabby
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short
This quiet fella only meows when he really means it, or needs to make a point. He prefers to let his actions speak the rest of the time—actions like greeting you when you arrive home, hanging out on your lap during chill times, curling up on the bed, near your feet, at the end of the day. All of these sweet little things say, quite clearly, "I am your friend." And really, we should all be so lucky to have a friend like Sam...who stands (or sits or snuggles) right by our side, day in, day out. Come meet him and start that friendship today. Sam is a tall, handsome boy born in 2013 and is front declawed.

If you are interested in learning more about Sam, or know someone who might be interested, please contact Toni McNaughton at tonimcn@rcn.com and Lisa Ward at catladychicago@yahoo.com. Please tell us a bit about your situation, what you are looking for, the composition of your current household (the other humans and/or pets who already live there), etc. While we can't predict the future or know everything about a cat, we want to do our best to help you choose the cat who is right for you We answer all emails promptly. If you have not received a reply from us within 24 hours, please check your spam folder.

We are always in need of foster homes. If you are not able to adopt, but are interested in fostering or know someone who might be, we would love to hear from you! Please contact Toni McNaughton at tonimcn@rcn.com or Lisa Ward at catladychicago@yahoo.com to learn more. Photos by Kari Peters

About Feline Friends Chicago

About Our Rescue Group...

Feline Friends Chicago is a, no kill, cat rescue organization serving Chicago. We do not have a physical site – we are completely foster-based. To meet any of our cats in the Feline Friends Chicago program, we arrange meetings between foster homes and potential adopters. Feline Friends is staffed 100% by volunteers, and is funded entirely by private donations. Feline Friends is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Our mission statement is: “to help alleviate the suffering of homeless pets in Chicago by rescuing, spaying/neutering, and responsibly placing as many animals as possible in permanent homes.

Feline Friends Chicago is a 100% foster-based program. The more foster homes we have, the more cats we can rescue. We are continually in need of foster homes, and would love to hear from you if you could provide a foster home. Contact us at felinefriendsorg@gmail.com. We respond to all emails promptly. If you have not received a reply within 24 hours, please check your spam folder.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Tax deductible donations can be made via: (1.) www.justgive.org (go through "give now", search for Feline Friends via our EIN 27-1370757, and continue as directed), and (2.) Check (make checks out to "Feline Friends" and send to Feline Friends, c/o Kodros, 345 W. Fullerton Parkway #2003, Chicago, IL 60614.)

Come Meet Our Pets...

All cats in Feline Friends Chicago live in foster homes. As part of the adoption process, we have the potential adopter meet the available kitties by putting them directly in touch with the appropriate foster parent(s) to coordinate a day and time for a visit.

Our Adoption Process...

The process for adopting a cat involves a couple of steps.

Step 1 Gather information
We gather information about the potential adopter's situation, what they are looking for, their current household and pets, etc.

Step 2 Cat “Interviews”
Next, we have the potential adopter meet the available kitties, by putting them directly in touch with the appropriate foster parent(s) to coordinate a day and time for a visit.

Step 3 Adoption application
Once the potential adopter has met the kitties, if they decide they want to do an adoption, they fill out our adoption application, which we then process. It takes a couple of days to process the application. Once the application has been processed and approved, the kitties are ready to go home.

Step 4 After the adoption
Once a person has adopted a cat, Feline Friends Chicago continues to stay in touch with the adopter to ensure a smooth transition for both the person and the cat. We remain available for questions and advice.

All of our kitties have been combo-tested for FIV/Feline Leukemia, spayed or neutered, vaccinated for distemper, microchipped, and dewormed. The adoption fee helps to offset the costs we incur to do all of these things.

Please keep in mind, we are a very small volunteer group and not set up to do out of state or long distance adoptions. If you live out of the Chicago area, we encourage you to look at your local shelters where there are wonderful animals waiting for homes.