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Domestic Shorthair kittens & cats in Nanaimo, British Columbia

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These Domestic Shorthairs are available in Nanaimo, British Columbia.
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Sonic

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Nanaimo, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Sonic is ready to dash her way into your heart and home! Sonic is a sweet young gal who just recently weaned all of her kittens and is ready for a home that allows her the time and space to be a kitten herself!! She has lived with cats in the past and would likely enjoy a feline friend to hang out with that is as outgoing and playful as her. Sonic is an indoor kitty who would love to have lots of enrichment and be spoiled with new toys, perches, and cozy cat beds. She is a sweet, sleek lady looking for a fur-ever home. ♥ Primary Color: Grey Secondary Color: White Weight: 3.2 Age: 1yrs 5mths 1wks
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Speedy

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Nanaimo, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Speedy the speedster is ready to do zoomies around your home...but for the first little bit it will probably be while you're asleep! Speedy is shy upon first meeting, he is receptive to pets! He loves to keep busy with many toys, cat posts, cat nip, and so on. Speedy was surrendered for being too energetic in the home and sometimes finding himself getting a bit too overstimulated and acting out. We have noticed that in care he is cautious but curious and builds the confidence to come out when he sees other cats enjoying themselves in the room! Fast movements and loud noises can spook him, so a home with no young children is best. Speedy is looking for a cat savvy owner who knows how to keep their kitty's life enriched and mentally and physically stimulated. He is a true lover boy once he settles in with his people. Speedy needs to have another cat in the home that is confident and friendly with other cats, so he can learn bravery alongside them! We can't wait for the right person to fall in love with his Puss in Boots kitty eyes and give him the spoiled, luxury life he has always deserved ♥ Primary Color: Grey Tabby Weight: 5.27 Age: 1yrs 7mths 1wks
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Sasha

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Nanaimo, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Are you looking for a kitty to hold you accountable when it comes to giving them the best, most exciting life ever?! Well then, Sasha may be your gal. Sasha is very social and affectionate with people she trusts. She absolutely loves resting on your lap or legs while watching TV and being given gentle pats on her head and neck. She doesn't like being held but will tolerate it for brief periods or for trimming her nails. We suspect she is part Siamese which accounts for beautiful big eyes, and the little bit of the CAT-itude. Like most Siamese, affection is on her terms. She connects with some people right away, and ignores/tolerates others. She has a VERY active mind and requires an enriching environment. She needs an owner who is dedicated to keeping her busy with new toys, puzzle games, clicker training, harness walking, or any new activity to keep her mind and body satisfied. Sasha even loves cat tv!! She is smart and can figure out treat puzzles quickly, so she is always looking for a new challenge. Sasha likes to be an active companion in your life and activities. She is very social with the people she loves, and wants to be engaged with whatever they're doing.Sasha is prone to anxiety and over stimulation so a calm environment is best for her. If she feels threatened she will stand her ground and hiss/swat while other cats would probably hide. Sasha enjoys being groomed, however it's imperative to watch her body language as she can get overstimulated and swat. For that reason, it is best for her to be in an adult only home.To help with anxiety and changes in her environment we've started her on an over the counter supplement called Zyklene which has been very effective in helping her to relax. It has made a notable difference (along with keeping her brain busy) in her behaviours and has lessened her decisions to swat. Sasha starts her mornings off with a gentle paw on her foster mom to wake her up. She gets some gentle pets and they start their day. She is a relatively quiet girl, usually only making her meows known around food time. The reason Sasha is in foster even though she is very healthy is because she does extremely poorly in a shelter environment. She is shut down, and completely terrified. Once she is in a calm home she comes out of her shell quickly and becomes a social and affectionate cat!All of this being said Sasha is a very loving kitty that will keep you on your toes, but her beauty and quirky personality is worth it. We know that in the right home, with a dedicated cat owner who is looking for a busy kitty, she will do great. Primary Color: Black Weight: 4.4 Age: 5yrs 5mths 1wks

Or, how about these Domestic Shorthairs in cities near Nanaimo, British Columbia

These Domestic Shorthairs are available for adoption close to Nanaimo, British Columbia.
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Luna

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Lions Bay, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Luna is the braver one of the pair. She will initiate affection by rubbing up against your leg, or curling up next to you -but doesn't like to be pet for too long! She will give you many warnings before trying to bite you if you pet her for too long, you just need to read her body language. She loves your company, but doesn't love to be scratched as much as Dash. She knows what she likes (fish flavours are preferred) and what she doesn't like (won't eat beef flavoured treats or food.) They are both very food motivated - they will find out where you keep the treats and open the drawer, so be ready to have treats locked up or in a hard to open cabinet! They love toys that can be chased around (balls that have a jingle, toys that make noise, or ribbons on a stick!) They are sweet, affectionate, and become attached to you once they warm up to you - you will always have their company in every room! *Dash & Luna can be adopted separately
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Campari

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Lions Bay, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Campari is shy at first but very curious when he gets comfortable in his environment. He is playful and likes to hang out nearby.
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Freya

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Lions Bay, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Freya and Stevie are a bonded pair of young cats. They are playful and affectionate and enjoy being around their humans. Their ideal home would be a quiet home where they can relax and enjoy their peaceful surroundings. They have been around dogs but would prefer to be in a home without a canine friend. Stevie is a blind cat but that doesn't stop him from living his best life. He's a confident little guy who explores his surroundings and lives a very normal life. He tends to gain his confidence from his feline sister. Stevie tends to be a more independent guy who just likes lounging and enjoying his time. Freya is a very outgoing and social cat. She is a huge cuddle bug who can usually be found lounging on someone whenever they allow it! Her favourite things are cuddle and pets and she likes playing with a fun cat toy or two. These two would love to find their furrever family!
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Dash

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Lions Bay, BC
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Dash is shy at first, but once he warms up to you, he will be attached to you by the hip (literally!) He is very very vocal and loves to sleep next to you. He will follow you around and plop down next to you wherever you sit or lie down. He loves head scratches and will meow until you give him attention and affection. When it comes to strangers, he won't make the first move and will wait for Luna to sniff you out first. Dash & Luna are both very food motivated - they will find out where you keep the treats and open the drawer, so be ready to have treats locked up or in a hard to open cabinet! They love toys that can be chased around (balls that have a jingle, toys that make noise, or ribbons on a stick!) They are sweet, affectionate, and become attached to you once they warm up to you - you will always have their company in every room! *Dash & Luna can be adopted separately

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Shelter

4.2 miles

BC SPCA - Nanaimo & District Branch

154 Westwood Road, Nanaimo, BC V9R 0G9

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

4.2 miles

BC SPCA - Nanaimo & District Branch

154 Westwood Road, Nanaimo, BC V9R 0G9

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

4.2 miles

BC SPCA - Nanaimo & District Branch

154 Westwood Road, Nanaimo, BC V9R 0G9

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

20 miles

BC SPCA - Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District Branch

1565 Alberni Highway, Errington, BC V9P 2H3

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Rescue

26.4 miles

Cowichan Cat Rescue

PO Box 677, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y1

Pet Types: cats

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Shelter

26.4 miles

BC SPCA - Cowichan & District Branch (Duncan)

7550 Bell McKinnon Road, Duncan, BC V9L 6B1

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

26.4 miles

BC SPCA - Sunshine Coast Branch

4376 Solar Road, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

26.4 miles

BC SPCA - Sunshine Coast Branch

4376 Solar Road, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

26.4 miles

BC SPCA - Sunshine Coast Branch

4376 Solar Road, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

26.4 miles

BC SPCA - Sunshine Coast Branch

4376 Solar Road, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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