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My name is Henry!

Facts about me

Breed
Domestic Shorthair
Color
Orange or Red (Mostly)
Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Pet ID
16182123
Hair Length
short

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Henry has quite the story - he's a miracle cat. He was found hanging upside down from a tree unconscious and hyperthermic one very cold winter morning. Due to his struggle that fateful night, he was an inch from death and also his back legs and tail were paralyzed. After a being hospitalized, he came into foster care where he had daily massage and a lot of TLC. 

He has made a full recovery! He runs and jumps and plays better than any of us! We're looking for a special person/ family who appreciates what he's been through, understands his quirky personality, and loves him for the rest of his life. Henry is quite shy around humans, however he ADORES dogs and absolutely needs a cat-friendly dog in his family. He gets along GREAT with cats as well :-)

This kitty is neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, and microchipped.

General Adoption Policies:

  • Email desertpawsnm@gmail.com prior to filling out an application. Please do not call or text.
  • Let us know if you're just shopping around with several shelters and rescues.
  • Application approvals can take up to 1 week. 
  • No young children for our adoptions please.
  • Current pets must be disclosed and discussed prior to adoption.
  • If you have current pets, an introduction is required prior to adoption. 
  • An adoption is not finalized until there has been an introduction to the home/home visit to ensure it is a good fit.
  • Young dog/puppy, young cat/kitten adoptions require you to already have another dog/cat in the home. 
  • We only adopt to Central ABQ, Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Rancho - no out of area adoptions.
  • We appreciate staying in touch periodically - social media, pics, holiday cards, videos, etc. :)

COVID-19 Policies/Practices:

  • We follow COVID-19 safety practices including masks, social distancing, hand washing and sanitation.
  • We are not conducting adoption events.
  • A zoom meeting or phone call will be required for all adoptions.
  • We are not conducting in-person home inspections prior to adoption, so pics/videos of your home and pet living & sleeping areas, gates/fencing/yard and current pets are required for application approval instead.
  • If your application is approved, we will bring the animal to your house to do an introduction to the family, home and current pets. We will wait outside and speak via phone/video to ensure there are no issues before officially approving the adoption.
  • You need to follow our instructions to introduce the new pet to your existing pets, and take precautions and responsibility if any issues come up between your pet and the new pet you are introducing.
  • If an altercation were to occur during introduction, you must be capable of separating the animals and you are responsible for any veterinary/medical care and expenses to you/your pet. Masks will be required for both parties.
  • We are no longer able to do multi-dog/cat meet & greets or bring multiple animals to your house to choose from. Maximum pet intro now is limited to two.
  • To limit exposure during this pandemic we appreciate if you would make your decision to adopt during our meet and greet.
July 5, 2022, 5:54 pm

Henry has quite the story - he's a miracle cat. He was found hanging upside down from a tree unconscious and hyperthermic one very cold winter morning. Due to his struggle that fateful night, he was an inch from death and also his back legs and tail were paralyzed. After a being hospitalized, he came into foster care where he had daily massage and a lot of TLC. 

He has made a full recovery! He runs and jumps and plays better than any of us! We're looking for a special person/ family who appreciates what he's been through, understands his quirky personality, and loves him for the rest of his life. Henry is quite shy around humans, however he ADORES dogs and absolutely needs a cat-friendly dog in his family. He gets along GREAT with cats as well :-)

This kitty is neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, and microchipped.

General Adoption Policies:

  • Email desertpawsnm@gmail.com prior to filling out an application. Please do not call or text.
  • Let us know if you're just shopping around with several shelters and rescues.
  • Application approvals can take up to 1 week. 
  • No young children for our adoptions please.
  • Current pets must be disclosed and discussed prior to adoption.
  • If you have current pets, an introduction is required prior to adoption. 
  • An adoption is not finalized until there has been an introduction to the home/home visit to ensure it is a good fit.
  • Young dog/puppy, young cat/kitten adoptions require you to already have another dog/cat in the home. 
  • We only adopt to Central ABQ, Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Rancho - no out of area adoptions.
  • We appreciate staying in touch periodically - social media, pics, holiday cards, videos, etc. :)

COVID-19 Policies/Practices:

  • We follow COVID-19 safety practices including masks, social distancing, hand washing and sanitation.
  • We are not conducting adoption events.
  • A zoom meeting or phone call will be required for all adoptions.
  • We are not conducting in-person home inspections prior to adoption, so pics/videos of your home and pet living & sleeping areas, gates/fencing/yard and current pets are required for application approval instead.
  • If your application is approved, we will bring the animal to your house to do an introduction to the family, home and current pets. We will wait outside and speak via phone/video to ensure there are no issues before officially approving the adoption.
  • You need to follow our instructions to introduce the new pet to your existing pets, and take precautions and responsibility if any issues come up between your pet and the new pet you are introducing.
  • If an altercation were to occur during introduction, you must be capable of separating the animals and you are responsible for any veterinary/medical care and expenses to you/your pet. Masks will be required for both parties.
  • We are no longer able to do multi-dog/cat meet & greets or bring multiple animals to your house to choose from. Maximum pet intro now is limited to two.
  • To limit exposure during this pandemic we appreciate if you would make your decision to adopt during our meet and greet.
July 5, 2022, 5:54 pm
Rescue

Desert Paws Inc. Animal Rescue of New Mexico

Contact info
Pet ID
16182123
Contact
Phone
Address
Pena Blanca, NM 87041

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Adoption application, interview, home visit, adoption fee, adoption contract, trial adoption, followup
Adoption application, interview, home visit, adoption fee, adoption contract, trial adoption, followup

Go meet their pets

Whole Foods in Abq and Santa Fe as well as Catopia in Abq.
Whole Foods in Abq and Santa Fe as well as Catopia in Abq.

More about this rescue

We work with the animals at three local Indian tribes (pueblos). We have a spay/neuter called, Door2Door, we assist animals with medical emergencies, prevention, education. We rehab and re-home the unwanted, abandoned, and neglected. At the time of adoption, we bring the pet to your home to make sure all family members including all fur babies get along and all are onboard and committed to the pet. We have an adoption process and we like to stay in touch with the families for the life of the pet.
We work with the animals at three local Indian tribes (pueblos). We have a spay/neuter called, Door2Door, we assist animals with medical emergencies, prevention, education. We rehab and re-home the unwanted, abandoned, and neglected. At the time of adoption, we bring the pet to your home to make sure all family members including all fur babies get along and all are onboard and committed to the pet. We have an adoption process and we like to stay in touch with the families for the life of the pet.