My name is River!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Portland, Maine - River
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Portland, Maine - River
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Friends of Feral Felines

Facts about River

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Tortoiseshell
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Short
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Important Note

River is best friends with Brook. Please adopt both of them so they can stay together!
Hi! We are River and Brook and are about 5 months old. I’m River and I’m the one with the half brown face - we were living – well surviving - with our mom in Portland until some nice people saved us and convinced us that there really are wonderful people in the world!! We weren’t so sure before!

It’s been quite a journey – more for me as I’m the most distrustful but my foster parents have me pretty much convinced that living indoors with “people” has its definite advantages!! Regular meals, lots of toys and play time, snuggly beds and they’ve even convinced me that petting and being held – even for a short time! – is a good thing!! And did I mention treats?? Brook loves treats and will come running when she hears the bag being opened - I like them just fine, just prefer to bat them around and play with them first!

Brook was more easily convinced and she’s been snuggling and loving being petted for a little while longer than me - that’s ok - I let her check things out and if she says we’re good to go then I believe her! Brook is the more affectionate one and loves to be around people and play with them. She purrs up a storm and rolls over for belly rubs.
While I love to play also I’m a little more reserved and I still like it when its just her and me playing, but I have to admit I do love batting the ping pong ball back and forth with our foster dad.

We are ready to go to our forever homes - we don’t have to go together but it would be nice if we could. We are siblings and love each other and feel safe and secure when we are all snuggled up together! If you would like to come meet us let our foster mom know and I’m sure we’ll steal your hearts! Contact Cindy at

About Friends of Feral Felines

About Our Rescue Group...

We are the Friends of Feral Felines, an all-volunteer network of individuals working to address the needs of feral, abandoned, and stray cats living in Southern Maine's streets, barns, and woods.

Founded in 1993, we believe that all cats have inherent value and worth. therefore, our mission is to relieve the problems placed on feral cats through population and abandonment.

First, we assess a colony to determine whether it is located in a safe environment. If it is deemed safe, our volunteers manage the colony through daily feedings, and by neutering and tending to health care needs of the colony members. Colonies exist all over southern Maine.
We, trap, neuter, and return (TNR). This method a feral cat is first trapped, then provided medical care, including neutering, and finally returned to its home colony. Over time, TNR reduces the colony size.

Come Meet Our Pets...

FoFF does not have a shelter facility. All adoptable cats are in foster care at our volunteers' homes. You are welcome to meet them by contacting us and scheduling a visit.

Our Adoption Process...

Our volunteer foster caregivers take care of kittens trapped from feral colonies. When the kittens are socialized, spayed/neutered, dewormed, and vaccinated, we post them for adoption and ask for a donation of $85 for kittens up to four months old; $70 for cats over four months old, to defray our costs for the cats/kittens' medical care.