Meow! My name is Sadie
|Breed:||Domestic Shorthair||Color:||Brown Tabby||Age:||Adult|
I am already spayed, up to date with shots, not good with dogs, and good with cats.
Hi, I'm Sadie. My babies and I were left on the porch at Carol's Ferals. Attached to the carrier was an envelope containing $6 in change and a note from a 9 year-old named Sadie that said "My dad was going to drown this Mama Cat and her babies. I just couldn't let that happen. Please save them. Here is all my babysitting money."
Dropping us off like that was not only unsafe, but illegal. When a cat is dropped off there is NO GUARANTEE that they will be found right away by a volunteer. They could just as easily have been picked up by someone using cats for research, torture, or people breeding cats for money.
Lucky for us, one of the volunteers happened to be in the building, and walked outside, finding us on the porch. She immediately brought us inside and contacted Carol. When Carol discovered that we were friendly and healthy, she put my babies in a foster home until they were big enough to be fixed. I was fixed, tested and given my shots before being released into the Adoption Center with the other young adult cats. I'm a sweet but shy little lady who needs a some time to get used to strangers. Once I warm up, I really enjoy attention and will purr like crazy when you pet me. I'm hoping to find a loving home that where I can be happy and safe and treated like the precious girl that I am. My babies all found homes...now it's my turn!
Fill out an adoption application for this pet right now!
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Rescue Group Info...
To end feline overpopulation in west Michigan through community education and empowerment.
A future where every cat is valued and cared for.
What we do:
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Carol’s Ferals assists community cat caregivers with TNR and support services. Cats are accepted three nights weekly and are spayed/neutered, treated for fleas, parasites and ear-tipped for easy identification. If desired, cats can be vaccinated or tested for infectious feline disease. Sick or injured cats are treated and returned when in the best interest of the cat and feline population. Carol’s Ferals does adoption of friendly cats and kittens obtained through our TNR program. We also advise caregivers how to find quality homes for cats they wish to help on their own.
Carol’s Ferals is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit, run by volunteers and funded by donors.
Regular Adoption Location and Hours: Sundays from 2pm-5pm and Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm at 4600 Knapp Street, Grand Rapids MI 49525
Petco Adoption Event Location and Dates: Petco on Alpine Ave every 3rd Saturday of the month
Centerpointe Mall Event Location and Dates: Near the Old Navy Entrance of the Mall from 11:00am-4:00pm every 4th Saturday of the Month
We MAY be able to do an appointment on an off-day, but not always.
COMING SOON: Open House Hours
If you are interested in adoption one of our cats or kittens, the following steps need to be completed:
1. Completely fill out the Adoption Application. Applications may be found at http://www.carolsferals.org/application/
2. We will read your application and contact you if we need clarification before we begin a full application processing. Applicants that have homes that do not meet the basic needs for our cats after any preliminary discussion will be informed of a denial at this point.
3. Your vet/references will be called once you pass the initial reading plus any other references we deem necessary.
4. We will contact you and set up a time for you to meet the cat/kitten(s) you are interested in. All adult members of the household must be present. After meeting the cat/kitten(s) and our Adoption Coordinator, we will determine if you are approved for adoption.
5. We will inform you if you are approved for adoption and schedule a time for you to pick up your new cat/kitten to be taken home or allow a same-day adoption as long as a safe and secure carrier is present.
6. You will pick up your cat, along with official adoption paperwork, med records, and microchip paperwork (if applicable). We will collect the adoption fee at this time. We would also like to take a photo of the cat/kitten(s) with their new family.
Adoption Fees are $75 for one and $100 for two and help offset the cost of spay/neuter, microchipping, flea treatment, deworming, up to date shots, and FIV/FeLV testing.
All adopters are to sign a legally binding contract and will return the cat to us if they ever need to surrender the cat due to live-changing issues.
Grand Rapids, Michigan