Meow! My name is Sandro
|Breed:||Domestic Shorthair||Color:||Orange Or Red||Age:||Adult|
I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
Sandro was found living in and around a parking lot at a Peninsula apartment complex. He was friendly and sweet to the volunteer feeders who looked after the group of feral cats living in the area, and clearly had been someone's pet, as he is not at all afraid of people or timid around strangers. In fact, one of the feeders invited Sandro into her apartment, which he entered willingly and without fear or concern, so when the trappers arrived to collect him, all they needed to do was pick him up and place him in a cat carrier...no trapping necessary.
At his foster home, Sandro began playing with toys and really perked up to swipe at a feather wand. This handsome boy definitely was used to interacting with people for playtime. He sits on your lap for petting, enjoys being combed and brushed, can easily be picked up, and tolerates being carried in your arms for short periods of time. He is a sweet, mellow guy, who would never dream of putting a tooth or a claw on you, and easily breaks into a purr with just a kind word.
Sandro is neutered, microchipped, tested negative and vaccinated. He can be adopted into an only-cat household, though probably would enjoy and get along with your pet female cat since he previously had lived and peacefully coexisted in a small group of outdoor cats of both genders, and currently shares a room at his fosterer's house with a young female companion.
The Fine Print — While Community Cat Rescue would love to make our adoptable cats and kittens available to everyone, everywhere, we must limit our adoption service area to San Francisco Peninsula cities and towns. We simply do not have the volunteer-power or financial resources to make home visits (required for all adoptions), delivery of adopted cats/kittens and follow-up visits outside the Peninsula. An occasional, rare exception might be made, but it is not the rule.
Rescue Group Info...
Community Cat Rescue was formed to improve the lives of homeless cats through adoption, promotion of spaying/neutering, TNR and colony management and educational outreach to the public. We are a group of experienced rescue and TNR volunteers who have developed a network of foster homes for rescued street cats, and a regular program of outreach for adoption and education at local farmers markets, public events and at pet stores and shopping areas. We host a minimum of 3 outreach events per month, and often as many as 6 events. In addition to adopting out cats as family pets, we also have an active TNR program, including relocation of feral cats as "working cats" to appropriate homes if they are not safe in their original territory.
Sundays 9:30 AM to 1 PM at the California Avenue Farmers Market, Palo Alto (see website for dates)
Saturdays, 8:00 AM to Noon, at the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market on Gilman Street (see website for dates)
Local Pet Stores (see website for dates and times)
Potential Adopters fill out an adoption profile and application to help ensure that the cat or kittens they are applying for is/are a good match for their household. This is followed by an interview (phone or in person). All of our cats are in foster homes, so we know their personalities very well and can help you make a great match for everyone in your home.
If there are other pets in the household we provide assistance in introducing the new cat(s). We have lots of experience with multiple cat households, and we will work with you to make sure that everyone gets along and is happy. Cats or kittens can be returned to us within two weeks if they do not fit into your family or household.
Our contract specifically prohibits declawing and requires that if the new owner find that scratching is a problem, they return the cat to us rather than declaw.
Our adoption fees are $75 for a kitten (or $125 for two kittens)and $55 for adult cats, all of whom are spay/neutered, micro-chipped, immunized, treated for fleas and worms and given any required veterinary treatment before adoption. The value of these treatments is several times the adoption fee!
Since we are a volunteer group, we ask that in lieu of adoption fees, adopters donate to the Palo Alto Humane Society's Animal Rescue Fund, which helps rescuers in the local area.
Redwood City, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Mountain View, and some of the surrounding areas