Suspected Breed(s): Russian Blue/Bobtail
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 8 lbs
Personality: Friendly, sweet, affectionate, nurturing, playful
Observations with Dogs: Good with dogs
Observations with Cats: Good with cats
Observations with Kids: Good with kids, loves kids
House Training Progress: Good litter box manners
Location: DC area foster home
Rescued From: Pickens County, SC
Additional Information: The first thing you’ll notice about Rocco is that he’s a strikingly handsome young gentlecat. Matte gray, gorgeous yellow eyes tinged with turquoise in the middle, soft but thick fur and he feels just like a stuffed animal. Rocco is a small cat, but he has broad shoulders for a skinny guy, and when you lay on the floor and watch him approach, it’s like something out of an Animal Planet special. You can see the panther DNA. Also, he has no tail, which is just delightful.
The thing is, though, by the time you’ve taken an inventory of how handsome he is, he’s already become your friend. Gently head-butting you, putting his paws on your shoulders, making biscuits on your lap – the dude has no fear of people. When approached, he will rear up on his hind legs – a little shakily, since the lack of tail costs him some balance – and put both front paws up in the air, asking to be picked up.
Rocco is a young male cat. He likes to climb. He likes to explore. He likes to play. When he finally tuckers out, he’s comfortable enough to fall asleep next to you. Rocco loves to be part of what's going on. If this handsome tailless gray panther is for you, apply for him today!
If you are interested in meeting a cat, we require an adoption application. Visit http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/adopt-a-city-kitty.html to apply. If a cat has "HAS APPLICATION" listed, they are still available to receive additional applications but also may be in the process of being adopted soon.
City Dogs Rescue is a foster based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. We focus on local adoptions in DC and the metro area of Maryland and Virginia. CDR has a thorough adoption process in order to find the best possible fit for each of our animals (we do not operate under a first-come, first-served model).
Our cat adoption fee is $150 unless noted. Prior to arrival, all of our cats are spayed/neutered (unless specified) and given shots for Rabies, FVRCP, and Feline leukemia. They are microchipped and tested for FIV and FeLV. They are dewormed at least twice and given a health check by the vet.
If you are interested in meeting this dog, please visit: www.citydogsrescuedc.org/dog-adopt.html
City Dogs Rescue is a rescue, not a shelter, and our dogs are located in temporary foster homes in the Washington, DC metro region. Adoption fee, home visit, and application required. CDR charges an adoption fee of $395 unless specified. This fee typically includes health care provided before adoption: all age-appropriate rabies, distemper, and bordetella vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention prior to adoption, spay/neuter procedure, microchip when available, SNAP test for parasites, initial health check vet visit when going from the municipal shelter to City Dogs Rescue, and pre-adoption health care for dogs over the age of 1 year as needed. For puppies too young for spay/neuter: The fee is the same but does not include the cost of spaying and neutering.
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