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American Shorthair kittens & cats in Rockford, Illinois

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Mylo

American Shorthair

Male, Young
Antioch, IL
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Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Mylo is a super sweet and loving boy. He loves to play and cuddle. He’s great with all other cats dogs and kids. I’m just trying to find him a good loving home.
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Sprinkles

American Shorthair

Male, Young
Dekalb, IL
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Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
I acquired sprinkles when he was only a few months old. He is honestly the best cat I’ve ever come across or owned. He is extremely sweet and loves to rub up against people non stop especially right in the morning when he wakes up. He is very good with kids and very smart. Unfortunately, we have a new baby at home and no space for him and the other pets we own so unfortunately we are looking to have him re-homed to a loving home with the space and love he truly deserves
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Milo

American Shorthair

Male, Young
Elgin, IL
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(when grown) -
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Not good with cats, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi, I'm Milo! I am approximately 2-3 years old and was rescued off my current owner's front porch. I am looking for a new home because my fur sister and I haven't been able to get along, but I am very sweet and loving to my humans. I love toys, lap naps, being brushed, catnip, affection, and most importantly, food! I may not have gotten enough to eat as a kitten on the streets, so I eat anything I can get my paws on and smells good! Other cats may have scared me on the streets, so I do not like other cats - I need to be king of my castle! I am very adventurous, clever, and outgoing. I also love to vocally express my opinion, whether I'm bored, need attention, or think dinner is late. I would prefer the company of my human(s) for most of the day, but I'm learning to keep myself entertained with toys. I love to accompany you throughout your day and explore your home. I am marked as special needs because I am FIV+ but I have not had any related symptoms or health problems.
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Fin

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Elgin, IL
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Details
Not good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Fin is a very loving cat who loves to play. She is rather large, may be part Maine Coon. Will sit on you if you let her. Sleeps in bed next to you if you allow it. No issues with house training. Finding a suitable litter box was a challenge. Ended up making a DIY litterbox out of a large storage bin due to her size. She prefers low energy and is very chill when it's quiet. Would be an amazing cat for an empty nester home or maybe a younger person who's looking for a great cat to cuddle with.
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Ginger

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Hanover Park, IL
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Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
The sweetest baby you’ll meet. She’s shy at first but will warm up to you in no time. She was adopted from Anderson humane with her sibling. Before they could turn 1 her sibling got intestinal cancer & passed within a week. We took in an older cat to keep her company. Although introductions were slow & we tried our best to get them to get along, It did not happen. It actually backfired on us, she became distant & very scared & timid & has been hiding ever since no matter what we did. Anti-anxiety meds, sprays & diffusers, we could not gain her trust back. We even took the new cat away & kept him at family’s house hoping it would reset all bad feelings, to no avail. there has been multiple physical fights & the home is no longer safe for her & she no longer wants to be around us. She loves kids but she needs to be in a house as the sole cat. She loves delectables & will sit for ear scratches. House trained, never bit, she just needs love & a safe home.
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Peyton

American Shorthair

Male, Adult
Huntley, IL
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(when grown) -
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
I AM IN FOSTER CARE! PLEASE FILL OUT OUR ADOPTION APPLICATION. ONCE APPROVED, PLEASE EMAIL US (INFO@ANIMALHOUSESHELTER.COM) OR GIVE US A CALL AND WE CAN SET UP AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOU TO MEET ME! Born: 12/1/2013 Adoption Donation: $75 All cats are microchipped, neutered, current on all vaccines, and FeLV/FIV tested at the time of adoption. All household members and any dogs from the household need to be present at the time of your appointment. A photo ID will be required at the time of adoption. The shelter is currently open by appointment only with an approved application. Please note, all applications are considered general and stay on file for 6 months. Specific animals are NOT put on hold for adoption. When you visit, the adoption counselors will be able to make suggestions based on the type of pet you are looking for and help you find the best fit for your family. Animal House Shelter cannot guarantee the breeds of the adoptable animals. The animals are posted on the website as the breed or breed mix based on their physical characteristics they most resemble. We also cannot guarantee the ages of our adoptable animals. We look forward to seeing you soon! Link to the Adoption Application: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/adopt/ adoption-application/ Animal House Shelter 13005 Ernesti Road Huntley IL, 60142     Open: Sunday-Friday from 11 AM to 7 PM  Saturday 9 AM to 7 PM  847-961-5541 phone 847-961-5537 fax Connect With Us: Like Us On Facebook   ! Watch Us On YouTube   ! Follow Us On Twitter   !   Adoption Application: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/adopt/adoption-application Adopt a Pet: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/adopt/ Directions to Shelter: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/visit/ Adoptable Dogs: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/dogs/ Adoptable Cats: https://www.animalhouseshelter.com/cats/March 4, 2024, 6:05 pm

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A Little R&R Animal Sanctuary - Poplar Grove

Poplar Grove, IL 61065

Pet Types: cats, dogs, small animals

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A Little R&R Animal Sanctuary - Poplar Grove

Poplar Grove, IL 61065

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12.5 miles

A Little R&R Animal Sanctuary - Poplar Grove

Poplar Grove, IL 61065

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12.5 miles

A Little R&R Animal Sanctuary - Poplar Grove

Poplar Grove, IL 61065

Pet Types: cats, dogs, small animals

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30.1 miles

Animal House Shelter, Inc

13005 Ernesti Rd, Huntley, IL 60142

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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30.1 miles

Animal House Shelter, Inc

13005 Ernesti Rd, Huntley, IL 60142

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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41 miles

Anderson Humane

1000 S. La Fox St., South Elgin, IL 60177

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

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41 miles

Anderson Humane

1000 S. La Fox St., South Elgin, IL 60177

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

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