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My name is Cleopatra - Bombay-Look!

I'm being cared for by
Animal Network of Orange County
Adoption process



Submit Application


Meet the Pet


Home Check


Take the Pet Home

Facts about me

Black (All)
Pet ID
Hair Length

My info

Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

An Overall Great Cat!

We describe Cleopatra as a Bombay-look and call her “Cleo”. She is highly spoken of by her rescuer that says she is a rare “find” at a feral cat colony feeding station! She just sauntered right out of the trap after having been spayed instead of running away like a rocket like a wild cat. Who knows how she ended up out on her own but we are thankful that such a nice cat could find help and be rescued.  

To people feeding feral cats, a tipped ear signals to the people feeding feral cats that the cat has been spayed or neutered. That’s why Cleo’s ear is tipped.

If you are looking for a really sweet and wonderful cat that gets along with other cats and is easy going, affectionate and playful please inquire about her. She kneads her paws often showing her happiness to just be looking at you and is eager to enjoy your company or be included with your guests.

All cats need time to adjust to a new home. Cleo may hide for a bit of time until she feels safe. But we are confident that she will adjust and become part of your family soon.


I'm DiAnna and I can help you with information and arrange a meeting in the caregiver’s home. 

However, we like to get to know the potential adopter before formalizing an application to discover if the cat of interest is a good fit. Some cats like getting all the attention and do best with people at home, some don't want to live with other cats and some don't like dogs and children. We want everyone to be happy! I know all the cats in our network and can speak with you about your search after I get to know you. 

COVID has changed the way we do things so the interview process starts with you sharing in your inquiry about yourself, others in the home or others that visit regularly, current pets and about the ones that you have had in the past and where they are now. Your work schedule is important, and what lifestyle you plan for your pet; indoor only, indoor, but allowed out sometimes, indoor / outdoor. 

I look forward to hearing from you and getting to know you. I am available to speak with you by phone and help you with your search but after you introduce yourself.   

Then we proceed to a formal application and we accept short video clips of yourself, others in the home and the areas of your home that the cat will have access to. 

A LITTLE ABOUT US: “We Specialize in “Pet-quality, Friendly, Sociable Cats and Kittens that Live in Private Homes with People That Love Them!” You, too, could become a foster parent to a cat, or a kitten litter! Just ask! It is super rewarding and a nice way to get to know cats before you adopt!

Community Animal Network believes that all young beings enjoy the action of playing with another. Kittens adopted in pairs with their BFF or, “equal energy playmate” are happiest when having friends to play with. Just like all young beings rough and tumble together making it fun to watch, too. 

This kitty is being cared for by Community Animal Network, a non-profit organization founded by DiAnna Pfaff-Martin in 1996. C.A.N is a veterinary medical rescue with a vet internship program for aspiring veterinarians as young as 15 years old.

The founder of Community Animal Network, DiAnna Pfaff-Martin, is very particular about the quality of raising the kittens with vitamins, proper diet. A board-certified feline specialist provides the animals with their veterinary medical care and Community Animal Network offers veterinary internships to young people as young as 15 that have aspirations of becoming a vet. 

Feral kittens are tamed to "pet quality" and rescue cats that are shy are disclosed and termed, "rescue quality" with a lower placement fee. With all adoptions DiAnna Pfaff-Martin gives valuable information about cat care in a "feline pet-parenting consultation" to adopters. The most current information is made available about how to keep your cat healthy, pet foods, litters and how to make your cat more affectionate and her specialty is teaching, “How To Make Cats Happy!” The AVID microchip is implanted in every cat and the chips’ registration fee is included in the adoption and the animals come with a 30-day heath commitment and return policy.

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Community Animal Network

P.O. Box 8662

Newport Beach, CA 92658



May 21, 2023, 12:12 am

Animal Network of Orange County

Contact info
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P.O. Box 8662, Newport Beach, CA 92658

Their adoption process



Please share about yourself, work schedule, children and others in the home, current pets and the ones from the past and where they are now.


Submit Application

We accept the application after the interview. Be mindful of sharing personal information with strangers. Scams are even in pet adoption!


Meet the Pet

Our animals live in private homes and you will be introduced to the caregiver first by phone before the application and meeting the pet.


Home Check

We ask that you submit short video clips / photos of the areas around your home and all areas the pet would have access to including outdoor


Take the Pet Home

Feline Pet-Parenting – learn to choose pet foods, common symptoms of diseases, cat litters to avoid, how to choose a vet, cat care.

Additional adoption info

Your adoption comes with a “free” vet exam at The Cat Care Clinic, Orange, CA and includes a two-hour Feline Pet-Parenting Consultation. Your new pet has been blood tested for common disease’s, (feline aids & feline leukemia), vaccinated, dewormed, has no fleas.

An AVID microchip is implanted and the chips registration in the National Pet-Recovery Data Base is included. A 30-day health commitment protects your pet, too.

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More about this rescue

We adopt kittens in pairs believing all young beings should have a playmate of the same species, similar age.

Our foster parents help match the pairs of "best play buddies)

The animals are in private homes and well-loved.

All the rescue organizations are not the same. We all get them from the same places, but well-socialized kittens are not easy to come by.

We specialize in “pet-quality” cats and kittens. A pet-quality cat has had positive experiences with humans and has felt loved. Many of our kittens like to be carried and held and would make great family members.

Kittens that have not been well-socialized or handled a lot avoid people, hide and are jumpy and are often described as independent and aloof or abused.

Why do we promote our kittens in pairs?

All young animals need a playmate. They learn social skills through play-fighting. Kittens need an “equal energy” playmate to interact with. Just like kids picking friends, they pick someone who likes to do the same things. Biting and attacking ankles may be cute when a kitten is small, but a full grown cat can bite hard. Behaviors that the public dislike are created by not making the best choice for the animals. Adopting a pair of young animals that have the same energy level that were well-socialized is the best choice.