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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 Lulu Pigeon

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

Lulu #A698987 (currently in foster) Video

  • 11 years old, calico, spayed
  • Intake: 3/20/2015
  • Playful
  • LOVES being petted
  • Shy with new people and surroundings
  • Fine with other cats; wouldn’t mind being the only pet in a quiet home

 

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 Irene fluffy

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 #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

 

Elsie rj Percy

Elsie #A739374 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake: 12/1/2016
  • Very affectionate - ADORES humans
  • Shy with strangers; warms up quickly
  • Playful; LOVES her kicker toys
  • Needs a quiet home without other pets ; Probably great with children over 5

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 #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 Mouse Cuba

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

Cuba #A624331 (currently in foster) Video

  • 5 yrs old, blue and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake: 2/17/17
  • Lap Cat; enjoys being brushed
  • Gives love nips, not for young children
  • Active and Playful
  • Unknown around other cats and dogs
Wella ginger Lily Spikes

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

 

Ginger #A745011 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, tortie, spayed
  • Intake:  3/11/2017
  • FRONT DECLAWED
  • Mellow and Calm
  • Lap Cat
  • Best situation would be in a quiet home with no other pets; May be fine with older children

 

Lily Spikes #A746129 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 12 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  3/29/2017
  • Lap Cat; mellow
  • Shy; warms up quickly
  • Affectionate; growls instead of purring
  • She may be fine with other cats; unknown around dogs and children

 

Howard Mia Shinju

Howard #A746227 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 4 years old, orange and white tabby, neutered
  • Intake:  3/30/2017
  • Outdoors is his thing! (Safely, of course!)
  • Active and Playful
  • Likes other cats; unknown around dogs and 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

 

Shinju #A747028 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 5 yrs old, torbie, spayed
  • Intake: 4/12/2017
  • Easy and Affectionate, loves attention
  • MELLOW; likes belly rubs
  • Good with other cats
  • Unknown around dogs, may be fine with a proper introduction

 

cheetah and panther winnie

Cheetah #A745951 (currently at AAC) Video
Panther #A745952 (currently at AAC) Video

  • CHEETAH: 6 yr old brown tabby, neutered male
  • PANTHER: 6 yr old solid black spayed female
  • Intake: 3/27/2017
  • INDEPENDENT; affectionate, friendly, talkative
  • Respectful with children and other pets, tolerant with cat-friendly dogs

 

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

 

Katza ripley maidee

Katza #A747871 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 11 yrs old, black, spayed
  • Intake: 4/26/2017
  • Easy and Affectionate, loves attention
  • Fearful of children
  • Good with other cats
  • Unknown around dogs, may be fine with a proper introduction

 

Ripley #A748360 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 3 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  5/2/2017
  • Likes spending time on the catio
  • Enjoys being petted
  • Playful
  • Good with other cats; Unknown around dogs; May be fine around older children

 

Maidee #A749351 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 1 year old, black, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake:  5/13/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • Shy at first; warms up quickly
  • Needs a patient adopter
  • Good with other cats; Unknown around dogs and children

 

 

luna shinobi Katie

Luna #A749403 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, blue and white, medium hair, FEMALE
  • Intake:  5/14/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • Shy with new people
  • Playful and affectionate
  • May be fine with other cats; unknown around dogs and children

 

Shinobi #A749472 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 2 years old, black, spayed
  • Intake:  5/15/2017
  • Lap Cat
  • Energetic – Needs an Active Household
  • Friendly; Playful
  • May be fine with other cats and dogs; probably good with older children

 

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 lucy Saturday Cox

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

 

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

 

Calypso lindy  

Calypso #A751093 (currently at AAC) Video

  • 8 years old, brown tabby, medium hair, spayed
  • Intake: 6/4/2017
  • Mellow and sweet
  • Easy to handle; warms up quickly to new people
  • May be a Lap Cat
  • May be comfortable with other cats and dogs; Probably good with older children

 

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

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

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 August 16, 2017