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Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Sterling, Massachusetts - Bailey Female 10-12 years clik4info
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Animal Shelter Inc of Sterling

Facts about Bailey Female 10-12 years clik4info

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Senior
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11676044
  • Hair: Unknown

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I would do best in a quiet home with no other animals!

Please use our automated phone system to answer your questions 978-422-8585 as staff is extremely limited and we don't always have time to answer the phones OR Email us

 All of our adoptable animals’ behavioral and medical health has been carefully screened by our experienced vet team as well as our employees and with input from our volunteers who all work daily hands on with our animals. Our investment in our animals includes learning as much about their personalities so that we can help you find the perfect match for your home and lifestyle.


Please check our website for updates- our pet profiles are updated multiple times daily. If the pet is NO LONGER on our site he/she has been adopted. Make sure you click on each pets' photo to confirm when they are available or to see if our shelter is running any ADOPTION SPECIALS OR DISCOUNTS. Our shelter periodically runs adoption specials to promote adoptions during certain times of the year or as a way to promote national shelter adoption events!


Please noteWe DO NOT hold, take deposits or reserve animals for ANY reason and do NOT allow gift or surprise adoptions –Our shelter is happy to have an open adoption philosophy - where we work with our potential adopters to make the adoption process pleasant & successful.  We do not have invasive adoption requirements - such as home inspections, reference & background checks,  take deposits, or promise to contact you AFTER you've met & bonded with a pet (our pets are ready to go home same day as long as their medical care is complete) as many shelters/rescues do.  We believe our adopters have the best intentions when adopting a pet from our shelter. So, if you feel you will be a good home to an animal & that the animal will be valued by you & your family, then we want you to adopt from us!


WE DO RESPECTFULLY REQUIRE potential adopters:


  • To have your entire family present when adopting - especially any/all children in the home.
  • If you have another dog/s you bring them as well - We have several areas for meet/greet introductions.
  • Adopters be 21+ years of age & provide proof of home ownership or a rental agreement stating pets are allowed.




Please note - our staff have been through countless training & behavior courses as well as temperament testing classes. We may pick up on behaviors upon introduction that indicate a specific pet/s in our shelter may not be a good fit for your family &/or resident dog/s. It is NOT uncommon to have potential adopters visit the shelter on more than one occasion before finding the perfect match.  We DO receive puppies/dogs on a weekly if you don't find a match your 1st visit - don't be discouraged - we're sure you'll find that ideal match another time!  So PLEASE RESPECT our staff & the difficult job we have - to help YOUR FAMILY make the best match possible & do what is in the BEST interest of OUR shelters' animals & your family/pets as well including following our shelters protocols set forth by our Board of Directors. WE SINCERELY FEEL- There is nothing more disappointing to YOUR FAMILY, to OUR STAFF & VOLUNTEERS & to the ANIMALS if an adoption does NOT work out & the pet is returned.


Click here to make sure you have everything necessary prior to adoption or visiting

Payment accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, ATM/debit cards. We DO NOT take checks or American Express.


Information and Details for Cat and Kitten adoptions

Kittens 8 weeks - 12 weeks $275 cash or $283.25 credit/debit

Kittens 12 weeks - 6 months $250 cash or $257.50 credit /debit

Young Adults 6 months - 12 months $200 cash or $154.50 credit/debit

Adult Cats 5+ years $75 cash or $77.25 credit/debit

Seniors 4 Seniors - adopter is 55+ years old and cat is 5+old Donations welcome




·         FREE post adoption exam at Pathway Veterinary Hospitals – value of $60-$75

·         FREE 30 day pet health insurance – must provide VALID email address – Value $1500 w/ $100 deductible

·         Pet is Micro-chipped and provided with microchip ID tag – Value of $50 - $75

·         Physical Examination on intake by our Shelter Veterinarian - Value of $60-$75

·         FELV/FIV (Feline Leukemia/FIV) combo tested - Value of $60-$75

·         Distemper Vaccination/s - at least 1 if not more – Value  $25+ per vaccine

·         Rabies Vaccination (3 month and older) – Value generally $25+

·         Fecal tested and de-wormed (weight based)– Value $50+

·         Spayed or Neutered PRIOR to adoption – depends on male/female –– Value of $300 - $500

·         Monthly Flea Treatment applied - Value of $15-$20 depending on weight

·         Ears cleaned and if needed ear mite treatment – Value of $10 - $25

·         Nails trimmed – Value of $10-$15

·         Complimentary Cardboard Cat Carrier (if needed) - Value of $10-$15

·         Bag of Hills Science diet food – Value of $10+

MOST IMPORTANTLY…The love & companionship of a new best friend!

Our shelter also offers cat / kitten starter kits and supplies for one stop shopping!

Package 1 only $30 for cats or kittens and includes:

  • Single blue $5 litter box
  • (2) 1 pint stainless steel bowls
  • 1 Package of cat toys
  • Small fleece bed(top left on bed rack) color of your choice

Package 2 only $40 for cats or kittens and includes:

  • Litter box SET (includes 2 bowls, scooper, plastic pan liners)
  • 10 toys from the Kitty Play Station tower
  • Small fleece plush bed (top left on bed rack) color of your choice

Package 3 only $60 for cats or kittens and includes:

  • Everything in Package #2
  • Your choice of Scratching Post or Large Toy

Additional Items


Choice of Cat Scratch Post


Beds-size/color/material of your choice


Toys - Litter box - or Litter box KIT


Allerpet C - for mild Cat Allergies





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About Animal Shelter Inc of Sterling

About Our Shelter...

Don't miss the 2013 Whisker Walk - 6th Annual on Sunday June 9th 2013 for more information!

What's a Whisker Walk you Ask?
Well its a lot of things ... but mostly its a FREE, fun day for families and their dogs PLUS a dog walk-a-thon fundraiser to benefit animal shelters and rescue groups throughout New England.

Held at the Lancaster Fairground (Home of the Bolton Fair) there are 50+ acres for Pet owners and animal lovers to walk, visit vendors, see, do and buy PLUS they can lend a paw for the animals shelters and pet rescues they love and support!

Come see almost 100 booths filled with exhibits, demonstrations, educational programs, special attractions, product giveaways, entertainment, auctions/raffles, food, fun and things for adults and kids to see, do and buy – both human and pet related!

Check back often to see participants, events and attractions!

Top off your exciting day and join us for the Walk - a leisurely (almost) ONE mile stroll on shaded, flat, grassy trails with your well behaved dog (sorry other pets must stay home)

To help our shelter raise $ - create your own custom fundraising page at

We're YOUR Local Animal Shelter...

There's a place in your community where the hungry are fed, the homeless are sheltered, and the abandoned are given care. Its your local animal shelter, right here in Sterling, MA. Where we provide comfort and care for our community's unwanted animals. We offer many other services too, for pets and their people. To do all this, we rely on the support of people like you. Here are a few ways you can help animals, especially those in our care...

Give a little bit... Donate food or towels or old blankets and other needed supplies to us. Lend a hand and become a volunteer. Find that special someone here waiting for a home - ADOPT! Help spread the word about our program. Be a responsible pet owner. Vote for the animals. Support legislation that protects animals. Report animal cruelty. Teach your children respect for animals.

Come Meet Our Pets...

For adoptions and surrenders please plan to be here at LEAST 1/2 hour prior to closing. The shelter gate is CLOSED 15 minutes prior to closing.

Tuesday & Thursday - 11:00a.m - 5:45 p.m

Wednesday & Friday - 11 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Saturday 10:00a.m - 4:45 p.m.

Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

MONDAY and Major Holidays CLOSED

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption fees are posted at

Seniors for Seniors Program - adopters 55+ years adoption fee is waived for a dog/cat that is 5+ years (does not apply to pets on our transport program)

The shelter accepts VISA, Mastercard, Discover, ATM cards or cash. We DO NOT accept Checks.