top

My name is Momma Kitty!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Los Angeles, California - Momma Kitty
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Los Angeles, California - Momma Kitty
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Los Angeles, California - Momma Kitty
Photo 3 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Los Angeles, California - Momma Kitty
Add me to your favorites

I'm being cared for by:
Kitten Rescue

Facts about Momma Kitty

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Tabby
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10791418-CF7557
  • Hair: Short

DOB: 11/2014

Momma Kitty was found in August with a litter of 5 kittens roaming outdoors scrounging for food in Mar Vista.  She had been abandoned by her owner.  Over the course of the next few months, all 5 of her kittens were trapped and 4 were taken to the West LA Animal Shelter, where they were fixed and successfully put up for adoption.  The 5th kitten is currently in a home with a special needs older cat and his younger partner, and may be put up for adoption with Kitten Rescue as well.  While the kittens were assumed to be feral, they quickly responded to human contact and will make great pets.  Momma Kitty disappeared for days on end after all her kittens had been trapped, only to reappear days later to be fed in the area where her kittens had been trapped.  She was lured to the home of the rescuer with her kitten son, allowing the owner to pet her and continue feeding her outdoors.  Eventually, in October, she was able to be picked up and taken to a vet to be spayed.  She’s been kept indoors ever since, healing nicely from her surgery and demonstrating in her behavior that she once was an indoor cat, knowing how to use a litter box and play with toys, although at first she was afraid of them.  It is thought that she never had the opportunity to play with toys, she now loves playing and has relaxed significantly since being captured, seemingly knowing she is in a safe environment.  Momma Kitty will make a great pet.  She has not warmed up to the other two existing cats in the house (a special needs boy and his partner, a younger female), but is tolerant of their presence.  After capture she was put in a room with her son, who had been fixed weeks earlier, but too much time had passed and she rejected him during her convalescence in the rescuer’s home.  She might get along with other cats if given the chance.

Also, she is a very sweet cat who loves to be around people!

When she lived on the street she would sometimes get aggressive if not fed or petted, another neighbor said the former owners told him “she could be mean.”  I interpret that to mean that, being unfixed, she was probably in heat often and irritable.  My neighbor told me that the granddaughter of the owner would sell her kittens, so she clearly had numerous litters before the last one.  It’s a miracle she lasted as long as she did on the street, in fact, when the kittens were trapped it was thought that they were maybe 6 weeks old.  Turns out they were 12 weeks old, small, because of lack of food.  Again, she did very well for an abandoned Momma, raiding the neighbor’s outdoor dog food bowl to sustain her kittens!

 

If you are interested in learning more about this kitty or in adopting her, please click here to email her foster parent.



If you are unable to send an email to the foster parent through the link included above, please contact us and let us know what kitty you're interested in.  You may also fill out our adoption questionnaire to speed up the screening process.  Be sure to name the cat in the CAT PREFERENCE field at the beginning of the questionnaire. If the above links aren't live, our contact form and questionnaire are available on our website at www.kittenrescue.org.

For our fees and adoption policies and procedures, please click here.



About Kitten Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Welcome! Kitten Rescue is a non-profit organization located in the Los Angeles area, devoted to rescuing needy kittens and cats from shelter euthanasia and abandonment. We provide our rescued cats with all necessary medical attention and ongoing treatment to establish their health, while caring for them in foster homes, where they're given abundant love and affection. The kitties like that part the best!

Kitten Rescue presents cats for adoption regularly at locations all over Los Angeles County, in addition to conducting private adoptions during the week, with the goal of finding loving, committed homes for every animal we take in. We also offer education and help to the public regarding all aspects of responsible pet ownership, care of kittens and cats, and the importance of spaying and neutering.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All our kitties live in foster homes and can be visited at one of our four weekly adoption events! Check our website for our adoption events and locations near you!

http://www.kittenrescuela.org/Upcoming-adoption-events.html

Our Adoption Process...

When you choose to adopt one of Kitten Rescue's animals, required adoption donations begin at $120.00. All of our cats have been spayed/neutered, tested for leukemia and FIV, vaccinated, dewormed, treated for fleas and microchipped prior to adoption.

Many of our cats have also received additional vet care as needed, such as surgery for injuries or congenital problems, treatment for ear, eye, upper respiratory infections, and viruses. Additional veterinary care beyond these services, for the (hopefully) long life of your cat, will be your responsibility.

Please be aware that there is a screening process involved in adopting a pet from Kitten Rescue. To help ensure that we place our cats in loving, responsible, and committed homes, we reserve the right to turn down potential adopters as we deem necessary. A home delivery or visit is a required part of the adoption procedure.

If for any reason you wish or need to return a cat you've adopted from us, you can do so within 72 hours for a full refund of the adoption donation. After that, be it months or years later and we're still in existence, if you need to give up the animal, please bring it to us. We won't be able to refund the adoption fee, but we will place it in a new home.

Kitten Rescue cats are so for life...we're always here to answer questions and help solve problems.