My name is Enrique!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Encinitas, California - Enrique
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Facts about Enrique

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black (All)
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 34047719
  • Hair: Unknown
Black & white tuxedo, short hair, male, born approx. 1/1/11, #12473

Enrique came to The Rescue House after a woman saw a cat get pushed out of a car in Carlsbad. When she went over to check on the cat, he walked right up to her. Concerned and not wanting to leave him to fend for himself, she took him in and sought rescue help.

Enrique is a very sweet boy who is quite understandably a little hesitant as he gets acquainted with new environments and experiences, yet it is also quite clear that he appreciates people and wants to be in their company. He enjoys attention and pets and if you are sitting then he also enjoys spending quality time in your lap. Head scritches are sure nice. He can get a little overstimulated with lots of petting though is largely a mellow guy.

Enqrique can likely live with another cat who welcomes him once properly introduced, though we are not sure that he will become buddies. He seems wary of dogs and we don’t think he wants to live with the canine species. Older children should be okay though younger ones are likely a little too boisterous for his taste.

Enrique surely didn’t deserve to be cast aside, and in such an uncaring manner! Thankfully the right person saw him at the right time and now he has a chance for a family who will truly care for and love him. Will you be Enrique’s special person?


About Our Rescue Group...

The Rescue House is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to assisting cats through its rescue, foster and adoption activities. We find loving homes for unwanted, abandoned, homeless and abused cats. We open our arms to cats that need assistance, regardless of age and often regardless of handicap. We find good homes for every cat that we take in - we are a true no-kill cat rescue organization.

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We at The Rescue House believe that we can contribute to the welfare of our furry friends by implementing an Adoption Program. Our Adoption Centers are located in retail pet stores whose philosophy agrees with The Rescue House's mission. A list of the adoption centers can be found here:

Our Adoption Process...

All prospective adopters must complete an application and be interviewed as part of the adoption process.