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Come meet these Desperate Housecats.

They are waiting for you to take them home!

All the Desperate Housecats (and more at Austin Animal Center) are available for adoption everyday.

Click on their photos for more pictures and/or information.

Caroline Pigeon Herbie

Caroline #A694968 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, brown and white, spayed
  • Intake: 1/7/2015
  • Talkative
  • Lap cat (almost)
  • Very Friendly
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Fine with young children and small dogs

Pigeon #A702369 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 6 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 5/12/2015
  • Extremely sweet and friendly
  • Talkative and playful
  • A little shy; needs time to adjust to new surroundings
  • Fine with other cats; unknown around dogs; may be good with children

 

Herbie #A705232 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 years old, blue tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 6/15/2015
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only (ask a volunteer or staff for more information)
  • Lap cat; very social
  • Loves sitting by the window
  • Great with other cats and dogs; wonderful with children

 

Irene fluffy rj

Irene #A707965 (currently in foster) Video

  • 2 years old, white and orange tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 7/20/2015
  • Lap Cat
  • Very friendly
  • Enjoys being petted (except near her tail)
  • Gets along with other cats; possible dogs.

 

Fluffy #A727600 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, lynx point, Siamese mix, spayed
  • Intake: 5/23/16
  • Adores being brushed
  • Enjoys being petted; will sit next to you
  • Needs a quiet home
  • Fine with other cats but would be happiest as the only pet in the home; Good with older children

 

RJ #A727414 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, brown tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 12/11/2016
  • Playful; Super Sweet
  • HUGE fan of belly rubs
  • Extremely social
  • Very good with other cats and children; unknown with dogs
Percy Susie Mouse

Percy #A740277 (currently in foster) Video

  • 10 years old, blue tabby, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake: 12/14/16
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Always seeking pets and cuddles
  • Will sleep as close to you as possible
  • Fine with other cats; Doesn’t like dogs; Probably good with older children

 

Susie #A735500 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 1 year old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 1/10/2017
  • A little shy; warms up quickly
  • Lap Cat; LOVES to be petted
  • Very social; Seeks affection
  • Great with other cats; unknown around dogs or children

 

Mouse #A742466 (currenlty in foster) Video

  • 16 years old, orange tabby, spayed
  • Intake: 1/22/2017
  • Shy at first; Lap Cat
  • True personality will emerge in a home environment
  • Likes to be petted
  • Doesn’t like other cats; Unknown with dogs; Needs a quiet home
Wella chili Mia

Wella #A744415 (currently in foster) Video and Video

  • 1 year old, torbie, spayed
  • Intake: 2/28/2017
  • Playful; loves to be brushed
  • Shy with humans; needs a very patient adopter
  • Great with other cats (Cat’s Cat)
  • Would be happiest adopted into a home with at least one other feline; may be fine with dogs and older children

 

Chili A508767 (currently in foster) Video

  • 16 years old, orange and white tabby, long hair, neutered
  • Intake:  3/17/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Very affectionate
  • Fine with other cats but wouldn’t mind being the only one; Unknown around dogs; Probably great with children

 

Mia #A746909 (currently in foster) Video

  • 12 years old, brown and white tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  4/11/2017
  • Front Declawed
  • Affectionate; loves to be brushed and petted
  • Lap Cat
  • Good with other cats; unknown around dogs and children

 

winnie gigi frida

Winnie #A747042 (currently in foster) Video

  • 7 years old, blue cream, spayed
  • Intake:  4/14/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • ‘Bark’ is worse than her ‘bite’
  • Loving and sweet
  • Needs to be the only cat in a quiet home

 

Gigi A749257 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, calico, long hair, spayed
  • Intake:  5/12/2017
  • Likes belly rubs
  • Lap Cat
  • Very affectionate
  • Fine with other cats but wouldn’t mind being the only one; Unknown around dogs; Probably great with children

 

Frida A749802 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  5/19/2017
  • Loves attention, loud purr!
  • Super sweet LAP CAT
  • Cute little meow!
  • No other cats, unknown around dogs and children

 

Katie ethel lucy

Katie #A750337 (currently in foster) Video

  • 8 years old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 5/25/2017
  • Enjoys being petted and groomed
  • Playful; May be a Lap Cat
  • Will ‘watch’ you will you sleep
  • May get along with other cats; Nervous around dogs; Unknown around children

 

Ethel #A750443 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  5/27/2017
  • Shy; loves to be petted
  • Sweet and mellow
  • Might be a lap cat
  • Good with other cats; Fearful of dogs and children

 

Lucy #A750444 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, brown tabby, spayed
  • Intake:  5/27/2017
  • Outgoing; loves to be petted
  • Sweet and mellow
  • Might be a lap cat
  • Good with other cats; Fearful of dogs and children

 

Brutus Saturday Cox Higgins

Brutus A750491 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 years old, brown tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 5/30/2017
  • LOVES to be held
  • Follows you around; gives gentle luv nips
  • Playful and friendly
  • Great with other cats; unknown around dogs; fine with older children

 

Saturday Cox #A750863 (currently in foster) Video

  • 14 yrs old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 6/1/2017
  • LAP CAT, active senior
  • Loves attention and petting; scratchers
  • Unknown around other cats, dogs and children, but may be fine with a proper introduction

 

Higgins A741516 (currently in foster) Video

  • 1 year old, silver and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 6/2/2017
  • Friendly and playful
  • Lap Cat
  • Affectionate – will come up to you for affection
  • Good with other cats; unknown around dogs; probably good with children

 

lindy cora Maling

Lindy #A751252 (currently in foster) Video

  • DOB: 12/1/2016, black and white tuxedo, spayed
  • Intake: 6/6/2017
  • FIV+ - must live indoors only
  • Playful; Loves ear scratches and chin rubs
  • Occasionally hides, but comes out for affection
  • Great with other cats and dogs; Probably fine with children

 

Cora A753190 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 8 years old, black and white tuxedo, spayed
  • Intake:  7/3/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • LOVES being petted
  • Very affectionate
  • May not like other cats; may be fine around older children; unknown around dogs

 

Maling A756781 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 11 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  8/25/2017
  • CATNIP FANATIC
  • Loves attention, petting; gives head-butts
  • Lap cat on her terms
  • Looking for an ADULT-only home with NO OTHER PETS

 

Izzy    

Izzy A568525 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 7 years old, Black & White, spay
  • Intake:  9/1/2017
  • AFFECTIONATE and friendly
  • “Sit-beside-you” cat
  • May be fine with other cats, but NO dogs
  • Unknown around children

 

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To find out more information contact Austin Animal Center (AAC)

You can reach Desperate Housecats volunteers at: info at dhcaustin dot com

Be sure to check back often as the website is continually updated. Please remember that some of these wonderful cats are at AAC NOW and they are waiting to meet YOU!

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Updated September 22, 2017