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Domestic Shorthair kittens & cats in Newton, Iowa

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Gus

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Altoona, IA
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Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We adopted Gus in 2016 as a playful kitten from PetSmart. He will be 8 this July. He is an independent cat that likes to be near you, he enjoys chasing toys, sunbathing, and snuggling on your lap in the evening. Over the past few years we have added three little boys who are a bit much for Gus. Gus is really good with adults and children 10+ years old. He enjoys a good head scratch and loves the Furminator. He is a good "coworker" for anyone working from home. He has been around dogs and other cats and has the ability to warm up to other animals. We are hoping to find him a new home where it's a little quieter for him, and he can get more attention than what we are able provide at this time.
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JUBILEE

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 4 mos
Ames, IA
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Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This very sweet kitty was from a cat hoarding/neglect case that took place on December 13, 2023. Unlike most hoarding cases, these cats were very well socialized and friendly, and eager to receive human attention. While many had severe medical concerns upon arrival, the Ames Animal Shelter team has worked diligently to get everyone healthy and ready for adoption.Jubilee was one of the sickest cats from the hoarding case. Early on, veterinarians suspected she would lose both of her eyes due to untreated infection. Luckily, thanks to the dedicated work of Dr. Carnevale from ISU and Dr. Robinson and Dr. Goar from Roland Vet Clinic, Jubilee`s right eye was able to be saved. While she does have some scarring still on her cornea, she does have vision in that eye. Jubilee is incredibly sweet and silly, but she also has a rambunctous side.All cats from this hoarding case do well with other cats, and we suspect they would do well with children as well. We do not know at this time if they will do well with dogs, although Jubilee is young so she would likely do well if introduced slowly. She uses her litterbox without issue. All cats from the home tested negative for Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, and cats over 6 months of age are tested and negative for heartworms. They were also tested for intestinal parasites and received routine dewormings through their stay at the shelter. Cats are vaccinated against distemper and rabies, receive monthly flea preventative, are spayed/neutered before adoption, and have a microchip. Adoption fees include the initial automated registration of the microchip at the time of adoption. Full medical records are provided at the time of adoption.
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ROSS

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 5 mos
Ames, IA
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Spayed or Neutered,
Story
***Ross and Fiona are bonded, and they must be adopted together.***My name is Ross and I am a black domestic shorthair. I am a neutered male and I am 5 months old. I was found as a stray and a family has been caring for me, and the Ames Animal Shelter tooke me in to help find my forever home. I am a good kitty who uses the litterbox! I am a high energy cat (just like all kittens!) and I can live with an owner with no prior pet owning experience. I do not have a history of trying to escape the home, but the shelter staff always recommends owners be mindful that I do not accidentally sneak out on their way out the door. I can be good with men, women, and children. I can be good with other cats and I can be good with dogs.All cats are tested for Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, and cats over 6 months of age are tested for heartworms. They are also tested for intestinal parasites and receive routine dewormings. Cats are vaccinated against distemper and rabies, receive a flea preventative, are spayed/neutered before adoption, and have a microchip. Adoption fees include the initial automated registration of the microchip at the time of adoption.Below is information from the family who had been caring for Fiona and Ross:Two cute black kittens showed up at our house shortly before the major cold and snow spell in January. We brought them into our house to assess them and keep them safe until we could make arrangements for their future, since we already have a full cat household.`Ross` and `Fiona` got along well with our cats and turned out to be affectionate people-friendlySweeties. Ross is more relaxed and persistently curious, and he likes to snuggle on laps. Fiona is bolder and faster to explore, and she likes being picked up and petted. They enjoy grooming each other and are enthusiastic playmates. Chasing each other and batting crumpled-paper balls across the kitchen were favorite games. A pole-and-string feather toy was often pursued with lots of leaping
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FIONA

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 5 mos
Ames, IA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
***Fiona and Ross are a bonded pair, and must be adopted together.***My name is Fiona and I am a black domestic shorthair. I am a spayed female and I am 5 months old. I was found as a stray and a family has been caring for me, and the Ames Animal Shelter tooke me in to help find my forever home. I am a good kitty who uses the litterbox! I am a high energy cat (just like all kittens!) and I can live with an owner with no prior pet owning experience. I do not have a history of trying to escape the home, but the shelter staff always recommends owners be mindful that I do not accidentally sneak out on their way out the door. I can be good with men, women, and children. I can be good with other cats and I can be good with dogs.All cats are tested for Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, and cats over 6 months of age are tested for heartworms. They are also tested for intestinal parasites and receive routine dewormings. Cats are vaccinated against distemper and rabies, receive a flea preventative, are spayed/neutered before adoption, and have a microchip. Adoption fees include the initial automated registration of the microchip at the time of adoption.Below is information from the family who had been caring for Fiona and Ross:Two cute black kittens showed up at our house shortly before the major cold and snow spell in January. We brought them into our house to assess them and keep them safe until we could make arrangements for their future, since we already have a full cat household.`Ross` and `Fiona` got along well with our cats and turned out to be affectionate people-friendlySweeties. Ross is more relaxed and persistently curious, and he likes to snuggle on laps. Fiona is bolder and faster to explore, and she likes being picked up and petted. They enjoy grooming each other and are enthusiastic playmates. Chasing each other and batting crumpled-paper balls across the kitchen were favorite games. A pole-and-string feather toy was often pursued with lots of leaping
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KNUCKLES

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 9 yrs 3 mos
Ames, IA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
My name is Knuckles and I am a black & white domestic shorthair. I am a neutered male and I am 9 years old. I am here because I was given up by my owner on 02/24/2024 due to the fact they were moving and couldn`t take me along. They were my family for 8 years. They adopted me 8 years ago from an animal shelter that is now closed. I am used to staying inside during the day and inside during the night. I am a good kitty who uses the litterbox! I am a medium energy cat and I can live with an owner with no prior pet owning experience. I am used to staying in crates when I am alone or need to be safely contained. I do not have a history of trying to escape the home, but the shelter staff always recommends owners be mindful that I do not accidentally sneak out on their way out the door. I can be good with men, women, and children. I can be good with other cats and I cannot live with dogs. I can be a bit testy with other cats in a small space like an apartment, but I tolerate them fine in larger spaces like multi-story homes.All cats are tested for Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, and cats over 6 months of age are tested for heartworms. They are also tested for intestinal parasites and receive routine dewormings. Cats are vaccinated against distemper and rabies, receive a flea preventative, are spayed/neutered before adoption, and have a microchip. Adoption fees include the initial automated registration of the microchip at the time of adoption.
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LEO

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 yrs
Ames, IA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Colfax, IA 50054

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Colfax, IA 50054

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