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Facts about Pokey

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black (All)
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 5567293-5524
  • Hair: Short

My name is Pokey!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Pokey
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Pokey
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Pokey
Photo 3 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Pokey

Pokey's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with cats.

Pokey's Story...

I am one of six siblings born in an industrial park to a feral mom who was trapped and spayed. We were trapped near the end of the age period when taming feral kittens is easiest, so some of us are a bit on the shy side; especially at adoption clinic. We will need special, understanding homes, but warm up quickly once we get to know you. All of us have been exposed to, and got along with, large cat-friendly dogs as young kittens. My date of birth is October 15, 2012.

I am the most laid back of my litter-mates. I have a very sweet side to my personality and when I get used to a new home and new people, I am likely to be very affectionate. I am often inseparable from my foster parents when they are lying on the bed, and love to give licks. I am very playful, energetic, and will chase anything, including other cats, so other kitties in my home better be ready for some serious activity! I would do very well adopted with any of my siblings, and likely with any other young, active cat. Are you my forever family?

Come see me at Petco, 6300 San Mateo NE at San Mateo/Academy Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-5pm.

When you do bring me home, make a 'safe' room for me while I get used to the smells and sounds of my new home.  I'll adjust better this way!  This will also give me a 'safe' place to go if I get scared.  

Please call FAT KATZ, 505-293-2830 or email for more info or questions!  You can also inquire about fostering cats because we always need fosters!  The number fosters we have determines how many kitties we can help!

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About Our Rescue Group...

F.A.T. KATZ Mission:

~Provide a safe haven in the form of foster homes for stray, orphaned, abused or neglected cats in the Albuquerque metro area.

~Provide veterinary care to all cats and kittens in our foster program and spay/neuter them prior to adoption.

~Relocate cats and kittens into permanent, adoptive homes.

~Educate the public regarding the need for spay/neuter and provide counseling and advice about cat behavior and care issues.

~Assist owners through low-cost spay and neuter for their cats and through our surrender and adoption program, give them peace of mind knowing that their cats will be cared for “for life” through our adoption program.

~Limit cat overpopulation by assisting in the trap-neuter-release (TNR) of feral cats.

~Welcome all volunteers and fosters into the F.A.T. Katz family with respect and support.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption events are held weekly at Petco, 6300 San Mateo NE, San Mateo and Academy. Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm.

Our Adoption Process...

When interested in adopting, first a 2 page adoption application is completed. Second, if approved, the adoption fee is $100 and includes spay/neuter, current on vaccines and Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus testing with negative results.