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New Beginnings for Animals

Facts about me

Breed
Domestic Longhair
Color
Brown Tabby
Age
Adult
Sex
Female
Pet ID
17994638
Hair Length
long

My info

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

My story

Willow and her housemate Wyatt are about 4 years old. Sadly their owner ( in her 30's) passed away suddenly leaving behind 4 cats and 2 dogs. Her family was already overwhelmed with the sudden loss and reached out to several rescues for help placing a few of the animals, the family kept the older ones. Willow is very sweet but a bit reserved at first. She loves to play and explore her surroundings once she is comfortable. We are still trying to determine if they are truely a bonded pair or if they wold be ok adopted separately. In the mean time Willow would love for you to stop by and meet her.

LOCATION: Aliso Viejo Petsmart Adoption Center

Visit http://greatpets.org/cat-adoption-application for an online application

Willow's $150 adoption fee includes her intake vet exam, felv/fiv test, fecal, microchip, flea treatment, spay surgery and current vaccinations and to help defray costs while he is in our care

July 29, 2022, 10:38 pm

Willow and her housemate Wyatt are about 4 years old. Sadly their owner ( in her 30's) passed away suddenly leaving behind 4 cats and 2 dogs. Her family was already overwhelmed with the sudden loss and reached out to several rescues for help placing a few of the animals, the family kept the older ones. Willow is very sweet but a bit reserved at first. She loves to play and explore her surroundings once she is comfortable. We are still trying to determine if they are truely a bonded pair or if they wold be ok adopted separately. In the mean time Willow would love for you to stop by and meet her.

LOCATION: Aliso Viejo Petsmart Adoption Center

Visit http://greatpets.org/cat-adoption-application for an online application

Willow's $150 adoption fee includes her intake vet exam, felv/fiv test, fecal, microchip, flea treatment, spay surgery and current vaccinations and to help defray costs while he is in our care

July 29, 2022, 10:38 pm
Rescue

New Beginnings for Animals

Contact info
Pet ID
17994638
Contact
Email
Address
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

All interested parties are required to complete an Adoption Application (on our website at www.greatpets.org). This helps us place our rescued animals in homes best suited to their needs and the needs of their new families. Most of these animals have been through so much and we want to make their transition as smooth as possible. Please visit our website: www.greatpets.org for our adoptable dogs and cats, how to meet them, our adoption & foster applications, adoption events, and much more. CAT questions/info contact: (949) 716-0538 or hanaskids@gmail.com DOG questions/info contact: (949) 348-8057 or info@greatpets.org
All interested parties are required to complete an Adoption Application (on our website at www.greatpets.org). This helps us place our rescued animals in homes best suited to their needs and the needs of their new families. Most of these animals have been through so much and we want to make their transition as smooth as possible. Please visit our website: www.greatpets.org for our adoptable dogs and cats, how to meet them, our adoption & foster applications, adoption events, and much more. CAT questions/info contact: (949) 716-0538 or hanaskids@gmail.com DOG questions/info contact: (949) 348-8057 or info@greatpets.org

Go meet their pets

Our Cats can be seen 7 days a week at: PETSMART Aliso Viejo (in the store's Cat Adoption Center) 26762 Aliso Creek Rd. Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m. Some of our cats are also in foster homes, so please call Hana at (949) 716-0538 or email hanaskids@gmail.com to schedule an appointment to visit a kitty in foster care or to visit them at Petsmart. To Meet Our Available Dogs: Call 949-348-8057 or email info@greatpets.org to arrange a visit with one of our wonderful dogs available for adoption. CONSIDER ADOPTING AN FIV CAT! FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) is a widely misunderstood condition. Many people think that it’s easily spread, makes cats very sick, and that they have a lower life expectancy, so they are not often adopted. This is far from the truth! When a cat tests positive for FIV, it means they either carry the virus or have been vaccinated for it at some point (which causes them to test positive for the disease, which is why this vaccination isn’t recommended, among other reasons). FIV is not spread through casual contact such as shared food/water/litter, mutual grooming, or playing. It is most commonly spread through deep, vicious bite wounds typically inflicted by intact toms fighting on the streets over food, females, or territory. If a cat has been spayed or neutered, they are unlikely to fight in this manner, and if the population is stable (no serious fighting), FIV+ cats can live with non-infected cats. It was previously thought that FIV+ pregnant females could pass the virus to their kittens, but this has since been disproved according to one study.* Kittens with an FIV+ mother may test positive for up to 6 months simply due to the presence of maternal antibodies, which dissipate over time. FIV+ cats can live as long and healthy a life as non-infected cats. This doesn’t mean they will never become ill; they are, after all immunocompromised, so illnesses can be easier to catch and harder to fight off. They have the same needs as any other cat: high-quality nutrition, a clean, stress-free, strictly indoor environment, regular veterinary visits (two times per year), and lots of love. If they should become ill, they are generally treated earlier, longer, and more aggressively than non-immunocompromised cats (meaning they need to see the vet at the very first sign of illness and may be on a stronger medication or on medication for a longer period of time). *Study results can be found on our "Available Cats and Kittens" website page at www.greatpets.org
Our Cats can be seen 7 days a week at: PETSMART Aliso Viejo (in the store's Cat Adoption Center) 26762 Aliso Creek Rd. Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m. Some of our cats are also in foster homes, so please call Hana at (949) 716-0538 or email hanaskids@gmail.com to schedule an appointment to visit a kitty in foster care or to visit them at Petsmart. To Meet Our Available Dogs: Call 949-348-8057 or email info@greatpets.org to arrange a visit with one of our wonderful dogs available for adoption. CONSIDER ADOPTING AN FIV CAT! FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) is a widely misunderstood condition. Many people think that it’s easily spread, makes cats very sick, and that they have a lower life expectancy, so they are not often adopted. This is far from the truth! When a cat tests positive for FIV, it means they either carry the virus or have been vaccinated for it at some point (which causes them to test positive for the disease, which is why this vaccination isn’t recommended, among other reasons). FIV is not spread through casual contact such as shared food/water/litter, mutual grooming, or playing. It is most commonly spread through deep, vicious bite wounds typically inflicted by intact toms fighting on the streets over food, females, or territory. If a cat has been spayed or neutered, they are unlikely to fight in this manner, and if the population is stable (no serious fighting), FIV+ cats can live with non-infected cats. It was previously thought that FIV+ pregnant females could pass the virus to their kittens, but this has since been disproved according to one study.* Kittens with an FIV+ mother may test positive for up to 6 months simply due to the presence of maternal antibodies, which dissipate over time. FIV+ cats can live as long and healthy a life as non-infected cats. This doesn’t mean they will never become ill; they are, after all immunocompromised, so illnesses can be easier to catch and harder to fight off. They have the same needs as any other cat: high-quality nutrition, a clean, stress-free, strictly indoor environment, regular veterinary visits (two times per year), and lots of love. If they should become ill, they are generally treated earlier, longer, and more aggressively than non-immunocompromised cats (meaning they need to see the vet at the very first sign of illness and may be on a stronger medication or on medication for a longer period of time). *Study results can be found on our "Available Cats and Kittens" website page at www.greatpets.org

More about this rescue

We are a no-kill rescue group in Southern California. Our primary focus is rescuing animals from local high-kill shelters. We then either board them or place them in foster homes so we can better assess their personalities before placing them in loving homes. All our animals are examined by our veterinarians, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, FELV/FIV tested if they are cats, flea treated and dewormed if needed.
We are a no-kill rescue group in Southern California. Our primary focus is rescuing animals from local high-kill shelters. We then either board them or place them in foster homes so we can better assess their personalities before placing them in loving homes. All our animals are examined by our veterinarians, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, FELV/FIV tested if they are cats, flea treated and dewormed if needed.