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My name is Big Paw (Courtesy Post)!
I'm being cared for by
Rancho Coastal Humane Society
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Facts about me

Breed
Domestic Shorthair
Color
Brown Tabby
Age
4 years 7 months old, Young
Sex
Male
Pet ID
Hair Length
short

My story

Domestic Short Hair; Male; 2 years
Big Paw is a handsome and spunky guy looking for a new family to give all of his love to. He can be a bit shy at first, but it won’t take long until he’s asking for tons of chin scratches and head rubs. When he is not cozying up for a nice cuddle session, he loves chasing around his cat toy quickly pouncing on his prize, though he can be a bit clumsy sometimes. But his absolute favorite thing is indulging himself to some tasty treats, especially when they come from his favorite people. Big Paw first came to his foster with a urethral obstruction that has thankfully been resolved, but as a result he does need to be on a special diet for the rest of his life of Royal Canin S/O to prevent any reoccurrences. He currently lives with a small dog that he gets along with great and while he loves his canine companions, he would be best suited as the only feline in your life.
For more information or if you are interested in adopting please contact Julie Jones at 1(760)-500-3966 or jujones@ucdavis.edu

*PLEASE NOTE: This animal is listed as a courtesy for another organization or private party. This pet has not been evaluated medically or behaviorally by Rancho Coastal Humane Society and is not in our care. Please be sure to contact the foster/caretaker listed in the post for more information. Courtesy Listings are private adoptions and not processed through Rancho Coastal Humane Society.
Domestic Short Hair; Male; 2 years
Big Paw is a handsome and spunky guy looking for a new family to give all of his love to. He can be a bit shy at first, but it won’t take long until he’s asking for tons of chin scratches and head rubs. When he is not cozying up for a nice cuddle session, he loves chasing around his cat toy quickly pouncing on his prize, though he can be a bit clumsy sometimes. But his absolute favorite thing is indulging himself to some tasty treats, especially when they come from his favorite people. Big Paw first came to his foster with a urethral obstruction that has thankfully been resolved, but as a result he does need to be on a special diet for the rest of his life of Royal Canin S/O to prevent any reoccurrences. He currently lives with a small dog that he gets along with great and while he loves his canine companions, he would be best suited as the only feline in your life.
For more information or if you are interested in adopting please contact Julie Jones at 1(760)-500-3966 or jujones@ucdavis.edu

*PLEASE NOTE: This animal is listed as a courtesy for another organization or private party. This pet has not been evaluated medically or behaviorally by Rancho Coastal Humane Society and is not in our care. Please be sure to contact the foster/caretaker listed in the post for more information. Courtesy Listings are private adoptions and not processed through Rancho Coastal Humane Society.
Shelter

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Contact info
Pet ID
Contact
Address
Encinitas, CA 92024

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

One of RCHS' main goals is the adoption of animals to permanent, loving homes. RCHS' adoption process is tailored to find the best match between pets and people. HERE ARE THE STEPS YOU'LL GO THROUGH IN THE ADOPTION PROCESS: Before you can see (that is, pet, cuddle, walk, and get to know) any animal you've seen in our kennels, we'll ask you to complete some paperwork. This paperwork must be completed first in order to minimize stress for you and the animals. Our process includes asking questions in order to make the best match between animal and owner. We like to gain a better understanding about your expectations, past experiences, and current animals at home. Once all the paperwork has been satisfactorily completed, you may handle and visit the animal you're interested in. You'll have a counseling session with a knowledgeable member of our staff who will fill you in on the history and needs of that animal, and his feeding and exercise requirements. You can ask your counselor any questions about spaying or neutering, housetraining, obedience training, scratching (in cats), veterinary care, how to deal with fleas and ticks, and anything else you can think of. You will be asked to sign an adoption contract and pay an adoption fee. We will provide you with a list of all items and medical treatments that are included in your adoption fee.
One of RCHS' main goals is the adoption of animals to permanent, loving homes. RCHS' adoption process is tailored to find the best match between pets and people. HERE ARE THE STEPS YOU'LL GO THROUGH IN THE ADOPTION PROCESS: Before you can see (that is, pet, cuddle, walk, and get to know) any animal you've seen in our kennels, we'll ask you to complete some paperwork. This paperwork must be completed first in order to minimize stress for you and the animals. Our process includes asking questions in order to make the best match between animal and owner. We like to gain a better understanding about your expectations, past experiences, and current animals at home. Once all the paperwork has been satisfactorily completed, you may handle and visit the animal you're interested in. You'll have a counseling session with a knowledgeable member of our staff who will fill you in on the history and needs of that animal, and his feeding and exercise requirements. You can ask your counselor any questions about spaying or neutering, housetraining, obedience training, scratching (in cats), veterinary care, how to deal with fleas and ticks, and anything else you can think of. You will be asked to sign an adoption contract and pay an adoption fee. We will provide you with a list of all items and medical treatments that are included in your adoption fee.

Go meet their pets

Take I-5 to Encinitas Blvd. go east and turn right on Westlake. At the stop sign turn right on Requeza proceed through the next stop sign and just beyond that turn left into the driveway marked by a Rancho Coastal Humane Society sign.
Take I-5 to Encinitas Blvd. go east and turn right on Westlake. At the stop sign turn right on Requeza proceed through the next stop sign and just beyond that turn left into the driveway marked by a Rancho Coastal Humane Society sign.

More about this shelter

Our Mission: Rancho Coastal Humane Society is dedicated to saving lives of abandoned companion animals, promoting adoption into loving homes and offering education programs and support services that inspire and strengthen the human-animal bond. Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) was founded in 1960 by animal lover Maria K. Lloyd who purchased property off a small dirt road in Encinitas, California. At that time, the shelter was home to dogs, cats, birds, goats, sheep and even a burro named Milton. Today, that dirt road is I-5, but the shelter still operates out of the same little yellow house. RCHS is well-known for its personalized pet adoption process and humane education programs. RCHS is also recognized for services that strengthen the human-animal bond, including the Animal Safehouse Program, the Community Pet Food Bank, Pet-Assisted Therapy and Pet Loss Support programs, and community outreach that provides a “helping paw” to people in crisis. At RCHS, we believe everyone should be able to keep their beloved pets safe, healthy and by their sides. A member of the San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition, RCHS abides by the pledge that NO healthy, treatable animal will ever be euthanized for time or space. Our shelter stands with the Coalition and abides by the Asilomar Accord when it comes to serving this community and its animals! Based on statistical reporting through the national database, Shelter Animals Count, RCHS currently maintains a 100% Live Release or Save Rate. This refers to the percentage of animals leaving the shelter either through adoption, transfer or return to owner. At Rancho Coastal Humane Society, we believe that Every Animal Deserves a Tomorrow®.
Our Mission: Rancho Coastal Humane Society is dedicated to saving lives of abandoned companion animals, promoting adoption into loving homes and offering education programs and support services that inspire and strengthen the human-animal bond. Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) was founded in 1960 by animal lover Maria K. Lloyd who purchased property off a small dirt road in Encinitas, California. At that time, the shelter was home to dogs, cats, birds, goats, sheep and even a burro named Milton. Today, that dirt road is I-5, but the shelter still operates out of the same little yellow house. RCHS is well-known for its personalized pet adoption process and humane education programs. RCHS is also recognized for services that strengthen the human-animal bond, including the Animal Safehouse Program, the Community Pet Food Bank, Pet-Assisted Therapy and Pet Loss Support programs, and community outreach that provides a “helping paw” to people in crisis. At RCHS, we believe everyone should be able to keep their beloved pets safe, healthy and by their sides. A member of the San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition, RCHS abides by the pledge that NO healthy, treatable animal will ever be euthanized for time or space. Our shelter stands with the Coalition and abides by the Asilomar Accord when it comes to serving this community and its animals! Based on statistical reporting through the national database, Shelter Animals Count, RCHS currently maintains a 100% Live Release or Save Rate. This refers to the percentage of animals leaving the shelter either through adoption, transfer or return to owner. At Rancho Coastal Humane Society, we believe that Every Animal Deserves a Tomorrow®.