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We'll also keep you updated on Dewey's adoption status with email updates.
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Dewey

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Johnston, IA
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Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
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Dewey is an adorable and sweet 8 week old male kitten. He is so cuddly and loves to play! He is looking for his forever home! Please reach out and apply if you can be his furrever person❤️He loves to climb, play with strings, and his favorite toy is the laser. We do also have 3 other kittens as well and are happy to show them to any interested adopters.(2 females and 2 males total)
We'll also keep you updated on Thistle -- Bonded Buddy With Beatrice's adoption status with email updates.
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Thistle -- Bonded Buddy With Beatrice

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Des Moines, IA
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Spayed or Neutered,
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HOW TO ADOPT: This cat is participating in our Shelter Cat Getaway foster program, which gives cats a vacation from the shelter and lets them enjoy home life while they wait to be adopted. To schedule a time to meet this cat, please contact Mary at mmccarroll@arl-iowa.org or Carol at cgriglione@arl-iowa.org.---Thistle and Beatrice are Bonded Buddies. They'll be adopted as a pair.- A low-maintenance and sweet cat!- She and her bonded buddy will be perfect for someone who has a very chill and low-key environment- Not a good fit for young children, as they prefer a calm environment, so a more mature home will be best for them- Will greet you for pets, and like to rub your legs and chirp- Will need a bit of time to settle into their home, but with time they have become more affectionate and are around their foster family all the time- Enjoy being in the same room as their humans, will greet you when you come home, and overall enjoy attention throughout the day- She and her buddy are not really lap cats, but otherwise, they are sweet, cuddly cats- Content eating dry cat food - not a fan of treats, or canned food - Likes to play often - she likes independent play with her own toys, and sometimes the cat wand- Very bonded to her buddy - they love to play with each other, and they will run around chasing and play-fighting each day. They also like to sleep next to each other- Loves to sit in her cat tower with her bonded buddy for most of the day Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 9.3 Age: 4yrs 6mths 1wks
We'll also keep you updated on Beatrice -- Bonded Buddy With Thistle's adoption status with email updates.
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Beatrice -- Bonded Buddy With Thistle

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Des Moines, IA
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(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
HOW TO ADOPT: This cat is participating in our Shelter Cat Getaway foster program, which gives cats a vacation from the shelter and lets them enjoy home life while they wait to be adopted. To schedule a time to meet this cat, please contact Mary at mmccarroll@arl-iowa.org or Carol at cgriglione@arl-iowa.org.---Beatrice and Thistle are Bonded Buddies. They'll be adopted as a pair.- A low-maintenance and sweet cat!- She and her bonded buddy will be perfect for someone who has a very chill and low-key environment- Not a good fit for young children, as they prefer a calm environment, so a more mature home will be best for them- Will greet you for pets, and like to rub your legs and chirp- Will need a bit of time to settle into their home, but with time they have become more affectionate and are around their foster family all the time- Enjoy being in the same room as their humans, will greet you when you come home, and overall enjoy attention throughout the day- She and her buddy are not really lap cats, but otherwise, they are sweet, cuddly cats- Content eating dry cat food - not a fan of treats, or canned food - Likes to play often - she likes independent play with her own toys, and sometimes the cat wand- Very bonded to her buddy - they love to play with each other, and they will run around chasing and play-fighting each day. They also like to sleep next to each other- Loves to sit in her cat tower with her bonded buddy for most of the day Primary Color: Black Weight: 10.9 Age: 4yrs 6mths 1wks
We'll also keep you updated on Mysti's adoption status with email updates.
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Mysti

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Des Moines, IA
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(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
HOW TO ADOPT: This cat is participating in our Shelter Cat Getaway foster program, which gives cats a vacation from the shelter and lets them enjoy home life while they wait to be adopted. To schedule a time to meet this cat, please contact Mary at mmccarroll@arl-iowa.org or Carol at cgriglione@arl-iowa.org. ---- Beautiful cat that welcomes attention and pets- Her ideal home will be calmer and on the quiet side- Likes to roll around on the floor and show off her agility!- She will pick up a glitter ball and meow for you to come up and play with her, and also likes to bat at dangly cat toys- Enjoys her spa time while laying in the bathroon sink in her foster home!- Looking for a home with patient family members who will give her time to open up and let her take things at her own pace- Young children can be too much for her right now, so she's looking for a mature home- Will need a slow introduction to any cats in her new home - she may be happiest as your one and only tooThis cat has shown signs of overstimulation while in the shelter. Lots of handling, playing with hands, and excessive petting can cause them to overstimulate, which can result in scratching and/or biting. This cat is looking for experienced cat owners who will watch this cat's body language while interacting to note signs of overstimulation (tail waving, fur rippling, dilated pupils, ears turned back and quick body movements) and be willing to respect their boundaries. This cat will also benefit from interactive toys such as wands and ball spinners while playing. We are happy to speak with you more when you visit and can provide post-adoption resources. If you can give this cat mental stimulation, patience and space when they need it, please consider adopting! They would love to be your sidekick and buddy for life! Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 15.5 Age: 6yrs 8mths 0wks
We'll also keep you updated on Lilo's adoption status with email updates.
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Lilo

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Senior
Des Moines, IA
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(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
HOW TO ADOPT: This cat is participating in our Shelter Cat Getaway foster program, which gives cats a vacation from the shelter and lets them enjoy home life while they wait to be adopted. To schedule a time to meet this cat, please contact Mary at mmccarroll@arl-iowa.org or Carol at cgriglione@arl-iowa.org.----- Welcomes lots of pets, and will reach her paw out and touch your arm to prompt you to pet her - too adorable- Will knead her paws when she is relaxed and happy- Is doing well with a calm dog in her foster home - she pretty much ignores him- Will likely do well with older children who are respectful and gentle with her- She likes to find hidden spots in closets or other areas to nap - she is very personable while at the same time likes time to herself- Loves to explore every inch of her home and is quite curious!- Will thrive in a quiet home with someone looking for a calm, gentle cat to love and care for Primary Color: Brown Tabby Age: 8yrs 5mths 0wks
We'll also keep you updated on Nelson - Bonded With Blaze And Terra's adoption status with email updates.
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Nelson - Bonded With Blaze And Terra

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Nelson, Blaze and Terra are Bonded Buddies. They'll be adopted as a trio.- A playful guy who likes wand toys with feathers on the end and playing with his buddies - Likes snuggling up with his buddies in their cat tree - they all cuddle in a pile! - Very food motivated, loves food and treats - Young children can be too much for him; will do best in a home where everyone is old enough to understand and respect his boundaries - To set Nelson and his buddies up for success, please plan on starting them out in their own room where they can adjust to their new environment before giving them access to the full home This cat came from a situation where they did not get the socialization that house cats typically get from a young age. Because of this, they may be fearful in new situations and when meeting new people, may need help getting used to a carrier, and may never enjoy being picked up and held. Since this cat has lived with other cats, they may benefit from having another cat friend to help them build confidence and show them the ropes. You can find more info here about cats from hoarding situations and how to work with them to set them up for success. Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 5.8 Age: 1yrs 3mths 3wks

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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Shelter

5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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5.4 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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

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