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My name is Shelby!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Halifax, Nova Scotia - Shelby
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Adoption by Private Owner (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Facts about Shelby

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Tabby
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Hair: Short
Name: SHELBY
Age: 8 years
Breed: Tabby/ Striped
M/F: Female

Weight: about 15 pounds, a bit tubby
Neutered: Yes, Neutered
Vaccination: Not Recently
House-trained: Yes
Good with Cats: Hates other cats, that's why she's up for adoption
Good with Dogs: Don't know
Good with Kids: Bigger kids yes, NOT TODDLERS, that's why I got her from my friend

Activity level:
Likes to jump on shed roofs, walk on fences, climb trees, etc. Likes to chase RED laser pointers. Doesn't sleep very much compared to the other two cats

History:
She lived 2 years with a TODDLER who harassed her. I already had a cat, so I took Shelby too. She was never friends with my other cat, although they did tolerate each other. About a few weeks ago, my friend died and I too in his old cat who is about 18 or 19 years old. And Shelby hates her!!
I have had Shelby for 6 years.

Adjectives to describe him:
This is NOT a lap cat. Sitting and purring is not her thing. She loves to eat and run and climb. Compared to other cats, she doesn't sleep nearly as long or as much.

Best qualities: Loves to eat

Favorite activities:
Jumping up high, hissing at other cats. Loves to go in and out even in snowy weather.

Special toys/treats:
RED dot laser things

Loud/quiet:
Medium, says meow sometimes. Not very vocal.

What do you think the ideal home for this cat would be?
This cat wants to be an"ONLY CHILD" or ONLY CAT. She wants to go in and out and out and in all day.

Medical/behavioral needs:
Whiskas "HAIRBALL" catfood helps her digestion, but she seems quite healthy. Until she went AWOL she always drank filtered water from a bubbling kitty fountain.

About Adoption by Private Owner (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Our Adoption Process...

1. Please fill out the brief online adoption application https://petadoptionapplication.wufoo.com/forms/p1g89a4917aih38/

2. We'll review the application with the pet's owner, and get back to you regarding setting up a meeting.

3. We will arrange a safe meeting place at a public venue.

4. If you adopt, the adoption fee of $30 will be paid to Adopt-a-Pet.com and 100% will be distributed to an animal shelter or rescue organization to support their important work.