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Domestic Shorthair kittens & cats in McHenry, Illinois

Looking for a Domestic Shorthair kitten or cat in McHenry, Illinois? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable Domestic Shorthair near you.

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These Domestic Shorthairs are available in McHenry, Illinois.
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Alanis

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr
McHenry, IL
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Good with kids, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
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Alanis was found as a stray and transferred to Animal Outreach from McHenry County Animal Control. She is about 1 1/2 years old. Hi there, I'm Alanis. I'm young and full of life. My days are filled with purrs and cuddles. I'm always ready to greet you with a friendly 'meow'. My best friend is Adele, she's so playful! We love to chase each other around. But when it's time to relax, I love nothing more than to curl up in a warm lap. There's something about the rhythmic heartbeat that just lulls me to sleep. You see, I'm more than just a shelter cat. I'm a companion, a friend, a confidante. I can't wait to meet my forever family. I promise to bring joy, comfort, and endless love to your home. Adopt me, and let's make wonderful memories together.
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Pelusa

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 4 yrs
McHenry, IL
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Good with kids, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
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Pelusa was relinquished to McHenry County Animal Control. Hello, I'm Pelusa! I'm young, friendly, and oh-so-playful. I love a good game of chase-the-laser-pointer, or a nice, quiet afternoon with a good catnip mouse. I'm looking for a home with adults only, as I need a little time to adjust to new surroundings. Other cats and kids can be a bit overwhelming for me, so I'd prefer a home where I can be your one and only. I promise, I have enough love and personality to fill your home all by myself. Adopting me means gaining a friend who will keep you entertained with my playful antics and warm your heart with my sweet purrs. So, how about it? Are you ready to add a little Pelusa magic to your life?
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Adele

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr
McHenry, IL
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Good with kids, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
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Hello there, I'm Adele! I'm as young as the morning sun and sweet as honey. I'm quite friendly and love cuddles, they make me purr like a little engine. Playtime is my favorite, especially when water is involved. Have you ever seen a cat who loves to play in the sink water? That's me! Petting sessions are my absolute favorite, they make me feel loved and cherished. Oh, and I must mention my best friend, Alanis. We're two peas in a pod. Adopting me means you're not just getting a pet, you're gaining a loyal friend who'll fill your life with joy, laughter, and endless love.
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Cherish

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 6 yrs 1 mo
McHenry, IL
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Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
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Cherish was taken into McHenry County Animal Control as a stray and not claimed. Cherish was in a communal cat room but does bicker with the other cats. We have found that she would be best in a home where she can be the only pet. She has not been fond of other cats or dogs since coming to Animal Outreach. Cherish is a beautiful 6 year old tabby with a striking white patch on her face. She's very sweet and talkative! We are unsure of how Cherish would be in a home with children and needs a home with children that knows how to handle cats.
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Max

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
McHenry, IL
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Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Max is a special little guy. He is very energetic. Max plays hard and sometimes gets overenthusiastic. He loves anything he can chase and the track ball. Max is a jumper and will need a cat tree. When Max is tired, he loves to cuddle but remember, he is a kitten. If cuddling is your thing you will have to wait till nighttime to cuddle. He also prefers to eat off paper plates both dry and wet. Max paws his water bowl before drinking so you may want a mat under it. Max NEEDS to be an only animal. Max's adopter will need to understand that Max is very high energy and overstimulated very easily.

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Milo

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Trevor, WI
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Not good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Putting my feelers out there as I really want to keep him out of a shelter. Milo is a 4 year old DSH who is in need of a new home. He is a total love bug who is always seeking human attention. He would thrive in a home where there is often someone around. After having to move back in with my parents last year, he started turning on my other cat. I have tried medication, pheromones, enriching his environment and vet intervention, but nothing has worked. It's a tough decision, but it's no longer fair to keep them both together. I would recommend he be in a single-cat household where he can have all the attention.
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Fendeo (Fenny)

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Delavan, WI
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Good with cats,
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Fendeo or Fenny, showed up at a friend's campsite this summer while i was working at the campgrounds in Michigan. She is super sweet, lovable, loves people and attention. She loves to snuggle. The only reason I am rehoming her is because she does not get along with my other female cat. I am not sure of her age, guessing now around 1.5 years. She did have kittens November 3rd, 2023, they have all been rehomed.
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Didymus

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
East Troy, WI
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Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Diddy is a sweet cat, but doesn't like my new puppy or newest male cat. He was fine with my large dog and other cat but now that we have more he isn't behaving. He loves kids and people, will sleep with you at night, rubs all over your face, loves to be pet and held. Needs to be the only pet in the home as he has cat anxiety and will pee if he doesn't like the other animals. He needs to be on Royal Cannin S/O calming food for his bladder.

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Animal Outreach Humane Society

P.O. Box 396, McHenry, IL 60051

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P.O. Box 396, McHenry, IL 60051

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P.O. Box 396, McHenry, IL 60051

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P.O. Box 396, McHenry, IL 60051

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P.O. Box 396, McHenry, IL 60051

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Purrfect Cat Rescue

318 N. Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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318 N. Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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318 N. Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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318 N. Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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318 N. Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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