My name is Mirabel!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated over 3 months ago

Adoption process



Meet the Pet


Submit Application


Approve Application


Take the Pet Home

My basic info

Domestic Shorthair
Black & White or Tuxedo
Pet ID
Hair Length

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

Mirabel is so very curious! Always wants to know what is happening. This is a kittie who likes to explore nooks and crannies and is especially fascinated by water for some reason. She is a big proponent of "if I fits, I sits," and will immediately jump into any new box she finds.

While she may be shy around strangers and in new places, it doesn’t take too long for her to warm up - on some days, a single Chuuru tube has gotten her to go from "hiding in the closet" to "your new best friend".

When it comes to hunting for toys, Mirabel is an extremely dedicated hunter, especially anything on a string. She can jump impressively high! And once she gets her jaw on a toy she will not let it go! She also loves to chase anything she can bat with her paws, and sometimes her own tail.

This sweet cat was found as a kitten and bottle-fed by humans, so she loves affection from her humans! She loves company. She is almost always in the same room as at least one of her humans, and often in someone’s lap. Over time, she may develop her own little addition to your home routines. (For example, when she hears the shower turn on, she immediately runs to the bathroom to sit in one specific spot and watch the water. Lately, her favorite habit is to jump into her fosters' laps and then roll over for belly rubs, while purring so loud that their coworkers on Zoom can hear!)

She likes to greet her humans by firmly flopping onto the floor at your feet and giving a biiiig stretch. Sleeps with her humans at night and wakes them up in the morning by snuggling up to them, licking their hands. Mirabel is partial to being scratched at the base of her tail.

If you would like to meet and possibly adopt this amazing feline, please email or call 773/203-0215. No texts, please.

Please be aware that inquiries may not be answered if they are regarding our kittens or cats as singles, whether they are half of a bonded pair, or we have noted that they are not intended to be a single cat. Likewise, if your home is outside of our adoption boundaries, we may not be able to reply to your inquiry.

CCR adopts to forever homes in Chicago or the very near suburbs that are within 10 miles of our Chicago foster families. We love our cats and we pledge support for the rest of their lives, which is why our location limits are in place. We appreciate your understanding. If you are outside of these limits, please check, which allows searching by zip code, for cats closer to your home.

At Chicago Cat Rescue, we are dedicated to both the physical and emotional well-being of the cats and kittens in our care. For this reason, unless expressly stated, we do not place cats or kittens in homes where they will be the only cat. Generally, cats love the company of other cats, and can become quite lonely when living alone.

Kittens will only be placed in pairs, or to join another kitten or young cat in your home.

Chicago Cat Rescue is an entirely foster-based organization. Our ability to help more cats in need is dependent on our availability of foster homes. If you think you could provide a loving foster situation for a cat in need, or would like to learn more about our foster program, please email us, Thank you!
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Contact info

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PO Box 146338, Chicago, IL 60614
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Their adoption process



We generally begin by having a phone conversation with prospective adopters, to find out what you're looking for and to get to know you.


Meet the Pet

Meeting our cats in their foster homes and talking with their foster parents is ideal to determine who will be a good fit for your home.


Submit Application

Once you've found the cats of your dreams, we'll provide you with our adoption application and contract.


Approve Application

We ask for a couple of business days to approve applications, and to help you ready your home for your new furry family members.


Take the Pet Home

Actually, we deliver our cats to their new homes! That gives our adopters the opportunity to ask last minute questions.

Additional adoption info

Why adopt from a foster based organization? Every animal is unique, and because our cats and kittens are cared for in private homes, we feel we truly get to know what makes each of our cats so special. We rely on our foster families to educate us about the personalities and temperaments of the cats in their care. Is their foster cat outgoing or chill? High energy or more sedentary? In need of a feline companion, or happier to be the queen of the castle? We learn so much about our cats, and we are able to share all that information with you! Armed with this knowledge, we feel we are uniquely able to help you find your furry soul mates!

Sadly, there is a limited amount of information that can be learned about animals living in cages. When you visit our cats and kittens in their loving foster homes, you'll be privy to a wealth of information, that can only be acquired through the experience of living with a furry companion. Our foster parents are truly the "experts" on our cats and kittens!

Our adoption process: In order to find the best homes for the cats and kittens in our care, and the best matches for you and your family, CCR offers a thorough adoption process. We are dedicated to the ideal of a "forever home" for each of our cats, and we endeavor to make that ideal a reality. "Same day adoptions" don't give anyone time to prepare for a 15-20 year commitment! Our process is designed to help you find felines who are well suited to your home and life style, and to arm you with the information you will need to both welcome your new pets into your home, and to care for them., By carefully laying this groundwork, we help ensure that our cats do, indeed, find their "forever homes".

Step 1. Call or email us, to learn more about the CCR cats and kittens who have peaked your curiosity! Of course, we'll have questions for you too! Our conversations enable us to get to know you, and to help us understand the qualities and traits that are important to you, as you seek your new furry family members.

CCR's minimum adoption age is 25, although we occasionally make exceptions for individuals in their earlier twenties, who are working full time.

Step 2. We'll put you in touch with our foster parents, so that you can make arrangements directly with them, to meet their foster kitties. All of CCR's foster homes are located in Chicago.
Step 3. We'll want to hear about your visits with our cats, and once you've found the cat(s) of your dreams, we'll ask you to complete an adoption application and contract. A representative from Chicago Cat Rescue will process your application (usually within 2 business days). This period of time is also your opportunity to prepare your home for your new pets! After your application is approved, we'll make a plan with you, to deliver your cat(s) to your home. Last minute questions are always welcome!

When you adopt from Chicago Cat Rescue, you not only gain the unconditional love of your new furry family members. You also gain the perpetual support of a group of caring individuals, who are committed to you and your new companions' ongoing happiness.

Our adoption fee is $150 per cat or kitten, to help defray our costs. All of our kitties have been combo-tested for FeLV/FIV, spayed or neutered, vaccinated as needed, micro-chipped and dewormed, as well as provided any other medical care that may have been required.

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CHICAGO CAT RESCUE NEEDS FOSTER HOMES! As an entirely foster based organization, our ability to help more cats in need is dependent on our availability of foster homes. We can use your help! The more foster homes we have, the more homeless cats and kittens we can save.

If you would like to consider opening your home to cats and kittens in need, please contact us!

Call: (773)203-0215

More about this rescue

Chicago Cat Rescue is dedicated to helping animals in need, and to the education of their human companions. Chicago Cat Rescue is an all volunteer, foster based, licensed rescue organization. We rely on and are indebted to compassionate individuals in our community to foster our cats until they find their forever homes.

Chicago Cat Rescue is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, and all donations are tax deductible under the law.

Chicago Cat Rescue is entirely foster based; all of our rescued cats reside in private foster homes until they find their homes-for-life. Foster homes make a great scenario for adopters to meet and mingle with your potential furry family members. A private home setting brings out the best in our animals, and helps you gain an accurate understanding of their personalities and the qualities that make each animal unique. Each of our foster families is committed to offering you a flexible schedule, to accommodate your visits to their homes. We're proud of the dedication of our volunteers!

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