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American Shorthair kittens & cats in Westmont, Illinois

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Peter

American Shorthair

Male, 1 yr 3 mos
Lombard, IL
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Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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If you're a fan of the song "What the world needs now is love sweet love," then I'm your guy! My main gig? Spreading love! You'll often find me tailing the shelter volunteers, weaving through their legs, letting them know I'm here for a scratch or a cuddle. ūüźĺ Picture this: I'm a big dude, orange and white, with the roundest face and the chubbiest cheeks you've ever seen, and my fur? Soft as a cloud. Who could ask for more? ūüėļ Why, I'm practically perfect in every way! Now, here's the lowdown: I've had a run-in with urinary tract crystals before, but no worries! The amazing folks here have sorted me out with a special kibble diet (easy to grab at your go-to pet store). Since then, smooth sailing‚ÄĒno issues whatsoever. ūüć≤ So, if your heart's yearning for a bit more love, swing by the shelter and say hello. I'm here to make all your love-filled dreams come true! ‚̧ԳŹ Peter does require a special diet of prescription food to ensure he doesn‚Äôt develop crystals.
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Koi

American Shorthair

Male, Young
Lyons, IL
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Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
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May 14, 2024, 11:34 pm
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Leo

American Shorthair

Male, Adult
Wheaton, IL
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Good with kids, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Leo turns 7 later this year and we adopted him from an animal control center. He was super spunky and energetic but also the biggest baby and cuddle bug ever as a kitten. He has lived with us through 2 moves and 3 kids now. We joke that he is basically a dog. He follows us around, is vocal, and loves to play and cuddle. He is really good with our young kids and pretty patient with them even when they are occasionally rough with him. He does unfortunately scratch furniture. However we did have luck with claw caps when we kept up with them.
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Juju Beans

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Wheaton, IL
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Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
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Juju just turned 8 years old in the beginning of April. She was adopted from an animal control center and has been with us since she was just a couple months old. Juju is your stereotypical cat. She is lazy, kind of moody and likes to hide a lot. She is super cuddly and super low key. Although the one way to get her to play is with hair ponies. She has been around kids, from infants to toddlers, but honestly prefers life without them. While we have never had a problem with her and the kids, she typically hides most of the day and comes out when the kids go to bed. She has hissed at them before too when they get to crazy near her.
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Precious

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Maywood, IL
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House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
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Precious is a sweet, black cat about 12 years old. She is very friendly and follows you around hoping for kisses, pets, and headbutts. Being that she is the sweetest girl in the world, it’s impossible not to oblige!     Making her even cuter, Precious is missing teeth, so her tongue sticks out. It doesn’t affect her appetite or love for life. Her ear tips are a little curled over as a reminder of the hard outdoor life she once had. Now, she loves her inside life and all the attention she gets. You won’t regret having her in your life!    All cats/kittens are:   -spayed or neutered   -up to date on vaccines   -flea and parasite free    -micro-chipped  Kittens can be adopted by filling out an application at: www.catvando.org/adoption.  Please send an inquiry with any questions! June 10, 2024, 5:02 pm
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Katie

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Maywood, IL
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Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
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Meet Katie, a warn and loving, black¬†cat who will greet you first thing when you get home.¬†¬†She is someone¬†to tell you all about her day and all that you missed. She‚Äôll¬†be ready to jump into your lap and settle in for the night. She‚Äôs the perfect,¬†remote "co-worker!‚Ä̬†If you've said wanted any of these in your pet, it‚Äôs¬†time to adopt Katie.¬†¬† Katie is about 5 years old, rescued from a tree in Hillside. Although one can't be sure what got her up in the tree, we are indebted to the firefighter that scaled the tree to bring her to safety!¬†¬†We are sure Katie chatted the whole way down from the top branches with her rescuer.¬† Katie is dog-friendly and would delight older kids with her playful antics. She is cat-selective in that she co-exists with¬†cats, but she will tell you that¬† she most prefers people.¬† Katie will reward her family with unlimited happiness and lots of head-butts. Her black¬†coat means she will go with all of your house decor!¬†¬†And you'll never have an empty lap again. ¬†Apply now to meet her and bring her home to your family.¬† ¬† All cats/kittens are: ¬† -spayed or neutered¬†¬† -up to date on vaccines¬†¬† -flea and parasite free¬†¬†¬† -micro-chipped¬† Kittens can be adopted by filling out an application at: www.catvando.org/adoption. ¬†Please send an inquiry with any questions! June 10, 2024, 5:02 pm

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American Shorthair shelters & rescues in Westmont, Illinois

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

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5.5 miles

Cat Guardians, Inc

932 E. St. Charles Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Pet Types: cats

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Rescue

8.1 miles

Azrael's Place NFP

Lyons, IL 60534

Pet Types: cats, small animals

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Rescue

8.6 miles

CatVando TNR Corp

PO Box 851, Maywood, IL 60153

Pet Types: cats

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Rescue

8.6 miles

CatVando TNR Corp

PO Box 851, Maywood, IL 60153

Pet Types: cats

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Rescue

18.9 miles

Chicago Cat Rescue

PO Box 146338, Chicago, IL 60614

Pet Types: cats

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Rescue

19.5 miles

Touched By An Animal/Cats-Are-Purrsons-Too

PO BOX 59067, Chicago, IL 60659

Pet Types: cats

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Shelter

21.4 miles

Anderson Humane

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

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

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Shelter

23.4 miles

South Suburban Humane Society

21800 Central Ave, Matteson, IL 60443

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

24.9 miles

Promise Rescue

Manhattan, IL 60442

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

24.9 miles

Promise Rescue

Manhattan, IL 60442

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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