Meow! My name is Olive
Important Note: Olive is best friends with Tommy. Please adopt both of them so they can stay together!
|Breed:||American Bobtail||Color:||Orange Or Red Tabby||Age:||Young|
I am already spayed, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
IÂ’m a gorgeous orange tabby lady with a precious little bob-tail (which you can see in the photo of me, taken when I was just a baby)! IÂ’m more of a loner than my brother, Tommy (also here on Petfinder) and more shy than he is but IÂ’m every bit as sweet! Because of my timid nature, you need to move slowly around me and allow me to do things in my own way and in my own time. I donÂ’t do well around children and donÂ’t like a loud, active household. When you get beyond my shyness and IÂ’m comfortable with you, IÂ’ll let you scratch my back Â– and when IÂ’m totally at ease, IÂ’ll show you my pretty kitty-belly for you to rub! I would do better if you would adopt me with Tommy Â– heÂ’s been the only stability IÂ’ve ever known and having my brother around would really help me adjust to a new home. WeÂ’re great company for each other while youÂ’re away (and I can keep Tommy from getting into so much trouble!) and weÂ’ll be there to give you double the affection when you get home!
CONTACT INFO: For info about this darling girl, call her foster mom, Lisa, at 479-640-5362 or e-mail her during the week at Lisa.Lucas@tyson.com.
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Rescue Group Info...
I have been involved in animal rescue since 1983 and was a veterinarian technician for 5 years before my disabilities forced me into early retirement. Stray Central was incorporated on October 4, 1999 and IRS nonprofit status was granted on August 24, 2000.
As an animal rescue organization, Stray Central’s goal is to prevent hundreds of companion animals from going to over-crowded area shelters each year, shelters where most of them would certainly be euthanized. Our main function is to spay/neuter, vaccinate, tend to the medical/emotional needs, and be a safe haven for as many homeless, unwanted, and abused/neglected companion animals as possible until they can be adopted into loving, forever homes. Our second purpose is to be a devoted home where companion animals with severe medical, emotional, and/or behavioral problems can spend their remaining days with love, understanding, and without the threat of euthanasia. Stray Central’s third, but no less essential role is to be a source of information for pet owners and to educate the public about the importance of spaying/neutering their pets and all other aspects of responsible pet ownership.
When one of our sweeties wins your heart, send us an e-mail or give us a call. We’ll set up a time for us to meet so you can get to know your new partner - face-to-whiskers!
Older people and older animals. Two of the most ignored populations in our community yet two groups with the most to give. Just because they aren’t “young” doesn’t mean they stop feeling, loving, and contributing. Everybody who’s “age challenged” deserves a chance – whether they have two legs or four! If you really want a purr-ball but don’t want to go through the silly kitten antics at 3 a.m., consider adopting an older cat. They have plenty of love to give – but they do it in a calmer, quieter way! Save a Life – Adopt an Older Animal!
And it IS true – Two cats are less trouble than one! Since they have each other for company, they’re less likely to “get into trouble” looking for something to do. Honest!
We have an initial questionnaire to be filled out by potential adopters that will give us an idea if the match is a good one. If the questionnaire is approved, we then require a legally-binding adoption contract to be signed and an adoption fee be paid. If the pet hasn't had it's full round of vaccinations or hasn't been spayed/neutered yet, adopters are required to use the provided Stray Central form to be completed by the adopter's veterinarian and returned to us, showing the procedures were done. Adopters are provided with a medical record showing what procedures have been done (worming, vaccinations, etc.), when they were done, and when/if follow-ups are needed.
DECLAWING CATS IS NOT PERMITTED and is cause for immediate surrender back to Stray Central!
References WILL be checked and an adoption fee will be charged so NO BUNCHERS need apply!
We serve northwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and southwest Missouri. We DO NOT SHIP our rescues anywhere, by any means of transportation! We require a "face-to-whiskers" meeting to ensure the adopters and the pets are a good match.