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Domestic Shorthair kittens & cats in Prospect Heights, Illinois

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Galinda

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 7 yrs 10 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Meet Galinda, the fabulous feline diva with a twist of whimsy! Galinda, the sassy 7-year-old Chicagoan, strutted into our lives from the Windy City, and she's here to make your heart sing - in a solo performance, of course. Why? Because she's the star of her own show and prefers to have all the limelight! Galinda may have been handed the news of Feline Leukemia Virus, but she's not letting that rain on her furry parade. In fact, she's determined to live her best nine lives and prove that a diagnosis is just a minor plot twist in her captivating tale. With a personality as relaxed as a cat in a hammock on a sunny day, Galinda will enchant you with her laid-back charm. She might not be a lap cat, but she'll be your loyal companion, curling up at the foot of your bed each night, sharing dreams and maybe a purr or two. Kids? She loves them! She's all about those chin scratches and chin-wagging about life's mysteries. Her obsidian fur is smoother than a smooth jazz solo, and she takes her litter box duty as seriously as a Hollywood star preparing for a red carpet event. Don't worry about her getting too curious about your dining table - Galinda knows her manners. And when it's playtime, she's the queen of lasers and the empress of string/feather toys. While she's a solo act in the feline department, Galinda might consider sharing the stage with a calm canine co-star. After all, it's all about harmony, darling. Are you ready to give Galinda her big break outside the shelter walls? If so, drop us a line at cats@heartlandanimalshelter.org to schedule an audition - err, we mean, an appointment. And did we mention that her adoption fee is sponsored? She's practically a Hollywood A-lister without the diva attitude.
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Willie

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 12 yrs 3 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Meet Willie, the feline philosopher who's taken "laid back" to a whole new level! At 11 years young, he's the grandmaster of relaxation, the Zen master of the cat world, and the undisputed champion of naptime. Willie's idea of a perfect day is simple: a cozy bed, a warm blanket, and maybe a little light reading (about the benefits of extended napping, of course). He's like the cat version of a retirement guru, sharing his wisdom on the art of leisure with all who are willing to listen. But what truly sets Willie apart is his love for his senior feline friends. He's the wise elder of the cat crew, dispensing advice on how to perfect the art of chill. He's their honorary therapist, always ready to lend a sympathetic ear and a purr of comfort. If you're in need of a mentor in the fine art of relaxation, Willie is your go-to guru. He's got the whole "chill" thing down to a science and is ready to teach you the secrets of a purr-fectly serene life. Adopt Willie today, and get ready to embark on a journey to the land of endless snoozes and boundless wisdom!
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Fred

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr 7 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Meet Fred, an adorable 11-month-old brown and black male tabby with a heart as warm as his fur. Fred, along with his sibling Barney, faced an uncertain future when they were surrendered to Chicago Animal Care and Control. Fortunately, their journey led them to Heartland, where Fred is now waiting for his forever home. This shy but endearing feline may initially hide from new faces, but underneath his reserved demeanor is a curious spirit waiting to blossom. Fred's love language revolves around food, making him an easy companion for someone with a penchant for tasty treats. If you're a patient soul with a talent for coaxing shy creatures into the light, Fred might just be the perfect match for you. As we continue to unravel the layers of Fred's personality, one thing is certain - he's a sweet and gentle soul deserving of a loving home. Take the opportunity to meet Fred in person and discover the joy that awaits when you open your heart to this charming tabby.
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Barney

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 yrs 8 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Meet Barney, a handsome 2-year-old brown and black tabby with a unique tale of companionship. Barney and his "sibling" Fred found themselves at Chicago Animal Care and Control before making their way to Heartland, where they're seeking a second chance at a loving home. Barney, though a bit reserved around new faces, carries a gentle spirit waiting to bloom. His shy demeanor hints at a cat with a world of love to offer, and he simply needs a patient adopter to help him emerge from his cocoon. As we're still in the process of discovering all the facets of Barney's personality, there's a world of potential for a deep and meaningful connection for the right adopter. If you're someone with the time and compassion to allow Barney to unfold at his own pace, we invite you to come in and meet him soon. Your patience and understanding may be the key to unlocking the affectionate and wonderful companion that Barney has the potential to become. Come and be a part of Barney's journey to a brighter and happier future.
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Ms. Claus

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr 6 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Max

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 6 yrs 4 mos
Wheeling, IL
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Max, a 6-year-old sweetheart, may seem a little shy at first. The shelter environment can be overwhelming for a sensitive soul like him. But don't let his initial apprehension fool you - beneath that cautious exterior lies a heart of gold. Max is the ultimate mellow companion. He dreams of lazy afternoons spent curled up beside you, a purring partner for movie marathons, bookworm sessions, or quiet puzzle nights. Max craves a patient human who understands his need to de-stress and will provide a calm, loving environment for him to blossom. This gentle giant is a diamond in the rough, waiting for the right person to unlock his full potential. Imagine a future filled with quiet companionship, a furry confidant for your deepest thoughts, and a purring reminder that love comes in all shapes and sizes. Are you the missing piece of the puzzle Max has been searching for? Reach out today and learn more about this special cat in Cat Room 4. Together, you can create a lifetime of love and purrs. Max has a whole life ahead of him, filled with naps, cuddles, and the joy of finding his forever home.

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Domestic Shorthair shelters & rescues in Prospect Heights, Illinois

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for Domestic Shorthair kittens in Prospect Heights, Illinois. Browse these Domestic Shorthair rescues and shelters below.

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Heartland Animal Shelter

586 Palwaukee Drive, Wheeling, IL 60090

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2.6 miles

Adopt-A-Pet, Inc.

PO Box 408, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

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2.7 miles

Forever Fortunate Felines

PO Box 1296, Palatine, IL 60078

Pet Types: cats

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5.6 miles

Orphans of the Storm

2200 Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL 60015

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6.3 miles

High Tails Animal Rescue, NFP

P.O. Box 2205, Glenview, IL 60025

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Rescue

7.3 miles

Almost Home Foundation

P.O. Box 308, Elk Grove Village, IL 60009

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7.3 miles

God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IL Transport Stop

Rosemont, IL 60018

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8.5 miles

Wright-Way Rescue

5915 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053

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8.5 miles

4 Paw Luv Rescue NFP

Schaumburg, IL 60173

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10.4 miles

Community Animal Rescue Effort - C.A.R.E.

4927 Main Street, Skokie, IL 60077

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Where do Domestic Shorthairs come from? How many types of Domestic Shorthairs are there? From the history of the breed to question about average height, weight and size, brush up on these basic facts about the Domestic Shorthair.

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