My name is Templar!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Harrisonburg, Virginia - Templar
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Cat's Cradle of the Shenandoah Valley

Facts about Templar

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 5665670
  • Hair: Short

This animal is posted as a rehome, which is a service outside of Cat's Cradle to help owners find new homes for their animals.  If interested, contact Ashley Gaumond at 540-885-2299.

From his finder:

A stray cat (neutered male, dark gray) found his way to our homestead about a month ago.  He never approached, and we assumed he was a neighbor’s cat.  However, in the last day he has made himself at home under our side porch and loudly asked for some food.   I have been feeding him Purina Naturals (dry).  He is very friendly to humans and animals (we have cats, dogs, poultry, etc., and he is at ease with all).  He loves to be “loved on.”  I took him to Westwood Animal Hospital today to have him checked out.  He is considered to be- at most- 4 years old and is likely younger.  He was given a rabies shot and tested negative for FeLV.  However, he tested positive for FIV.  He is thin and shows a bit of wear from ticks/fleas but is otherwise fine.  Our cats are indoor/outdoor, and we cannot keep him, unfortunately.  We want him to have a chance at finding a forever home, however.  I have named him Templar for the time being.  The SPCA will not take him, and the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center will immediately put him down because of his diagnosis.  You can reach me by e-mail or by phone 540-885-2299.  Please leave a message if I am not home.

Updated: 5/17/13

If animals are listed as a rehome, they are posted as a service outside of Cat's Cradle's foster system to help owners find new homes for their animals.  You will need to contact the owner directly.  These animals are not part of our foster system.  The owner's contact information will be listed in animal description.

For more information or questions about animals in our foster system, send an e-mail to or

Use our on-line adoption application form (pdf) to adopt. Please save the file to your computer, fill it out, and save the completed for to email to (Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader if you cannot access the form.)  You can also e-mail us at


About Cat's Cradle of the Shenandoah Valley

About Our Rescue Group...

Founded in 1998, Cat’s Cradle seeks to end euthanasia of healthy adoptable cats and dogs in Shenandoah Valley through aggressive spay/neuter of owned animals and TNR (trap/neuter/release) of feral cats.

We also have a network of foster parents and an active adoption program for cats. In 2009 we opened an adoption center in Harrisonburg. We do not euthanize for space.

Please visit our website at: for more information.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We show our cats at PetSmart in Springfield, VA on most 1st and 3rd Saturdays, at the PetSmart in Harrisonburg, VA on some Saturdays and some Sunday afternoons, and at the Petsmart in Waynesboro on Saturdays. We also show cats at our adoption center at 124 S Main St. in Harrisonburg 11-6 M-F, and 11-5 Sat and 11-4 Sunday.

Please visit our website: for other adoption events and hours for showings or call the adoption center at 540-433-1135.

Our Adoption Process...

Please see our website: for a copy of our adoption application and adoption contract. Adoption fees vary, but generally run around $135.

All our cats are spayed or neutered before adoption, and fully vetted. We have an adoption center in Harrisonburg, but we also make extensive use of foster homes until adoption.

We generally prefer indoor only homes, and our contract specifies that the cat(s) will not be de-clawed.

We have some cats that cannot be adopted into an indoor situation. For these, we seek safe barn or out-building locations.