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If you are interested in adopting one of our animals, please fill out and submit an online adoption interest form.

PLEASE BE AWARE that Independent Animal Rescue is an organization of
volunteer foster homes, located primarily in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel
Hill area of North Carolina. We only consider applications for homes located within 60 miles of Durham. Thank you!

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Elsa

3 month old • Female
Elsa and her sister started out shy but are warming up quickly. Elsa is not…

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Ana

3 month old • Female
Ana and her sister were shy at first but have warmed up very quickly. Ana…

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Levi

1 year old • Male
Levi is a great cat with a lovable and playful personality. He is an active…

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Trinity

2 month old • Male
Trinity is small but mighty! He's very interested in exploring the world outside of this…

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Lark

8 week old • Female
Lark loves to play! She is full of life and energy, just as kittens should…

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Duke

2 month old • Male
Duke is a bit shyer than his sibling but learning to warm up. He has…

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Lucinda

3 month old • Female
Lucinda is the sweetest little girl. She is more observant than her sister but definitely…

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Stella

12 month old • Female
Stella is very social kitty who hasn't met a stranger yet. She loves meeting new…

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Buttons

6 week old • Female
a little shy at first ,loves her brother Ben

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benjamin

6 week old • Male
Very friendly little guy, loves attention and bonded with his sister Buttons. Absolutely need to…

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Mildred

8 week old • Female
Mildred is named after a popular black bear at Grandfather Mountain. She is lovingly called…

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Opal

6 month old • Female
Opal loves everyone she meets. She has a small quiet meow that she uses to…

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Arnold

3 month old • Male
Very sweet, loving, and easy to purr.

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Georgia

3 month old • Female
Georgia is a brave and outgoing little girl. She is the first one to run…

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Churro

2 month old • Female
Churro loves to play with her siblings! She starts purring the second you pet her.…

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Mimosa

2 month old • Female
Mimosa is named for the soft, pink blooming trees in North Carolina spring. She is…

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Pico

2 month old • Male
It's hard to get a good photo of Pico because he is always on the…

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Horchata

2 month old • Female
Horchata has a very people-oriented personality. Although she loves eating and playing with her sisters…

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Willie Nelson

3 month old • Male
Willie Nelson was found all alone On the Road (Again) and was rescued by a…

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Merlin

2 month old • Female
Merlin is a sweet little girl wizard who loves snuggling and playing with her siblings

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Charm

2 month old • Female
Charm has the cutest little chirpy meow. She is a little shy but she is…

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Tony

2 month old • Male
Tony is the cuddliest of the kittens and is just a little sweetheart. While he…

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Wanda

2 month old • Female
Wanda is a sweet kitten likes to check out toys and people alike. Shoes absolutely…

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Shuri

7 week old • Female
Shuri has been the most outgoing and rambunctious of all the kittens almost from day…

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Presto

2 month old • Female
Presto is very sweet and friendly and loves playing and cuddling with people.

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Lillianne

3 month old • Female
Friendly and playful gentle girl kitten. Ready for fun! plays happily with toys, people, other…

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Laird

3 month old • Male
friendly little guy! Loves to play, eat and romp with his siblings.

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Lina

3 month old • Female
Happy and playful, loves to be petted, enjoys the company of other cats and kittens.

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Houdini

2 month old • Male
Houdini got his name because he is an escape artist who loves to rush past…

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Half Moon

3 month old • Female
Playful and mischievous but she is also gentle when handled. Loves other kittens and cats.

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French Toast

3 month old • Male
A total love of a kitten. Lies on your feet! cant get enough petting and…

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Frannie

3 month old • Female
Gentle and playful kitten. Looks for you when you come to the door and plays…

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Skye

9 month old • Female
Skye is happiest when on your lap, in your arms, or on your shoulders! She…

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Marilyn

3 month old • Female
Marilyn is a sweet kitty who will tolerate her wild sister to a fault. She…

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Phyllis

3 month old • Female
Phyllis is a wild little thing, flings herself into somersaults like she was on a…

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Mentos Sweet

2 month old • Female
She is as sweet as the candy she's named after and will steal your heart…

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Nuke

2 month old • Male
Nuke is a little bundle of pure kitten bliss! He loves to play and often…

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Annie

2 month old • Female
Annie is a complete sweetheart! She loves to play with her kitten buddies and then…

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Shadow

3 year old • Male
Shadow is an absolute sweet boy! He wants to follow you around and get as…

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Victoria

3 month old • Female
Sweet, bold, and lively girl full of kitten spunk! She purrs like a motor and…

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Torte

3 month old • Female
Torte is a sweet girl who loves cuddling with her humans for naps. She'll lean…

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Ramonda

2 year old • Female
Ramonda is the sweetest kitty. She starts purring the second she eyes someone who may…

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Mike Sweet

2 month old • Male
Mike loves his naps high up in the cat tree. He's pretty laid back and…

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Ike Sweet

2 month old • Male
Outgoing yet independent. He will be an easy going grown up cat. Likes to hang…

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Rosa

2 month old • Female
Very loving and will purr pretty much all day. She is constantly moving around and…

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Luna

2 month old • Female
Luna is a little bit timid at first, but once she is acclimated she is…

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Ella

6 month old • Female
Ella, unlike her sister Fannie is very calm and fantastic at the vet. Ella is…

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Rita

5 year old • Female
If you're looking for an affectionate, laid-back cat to keep you company, look no further!…

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Fannie

6 month old • Female
This excitable love bug loves to run around and play with cat toys. Fannie and…

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Ben Kenobi

2 month old • Male
Ben is a super sweet boy who loves to cuddle and walk around on his…

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Freya (formerly CJ)

10 year old • Female
Freya is a gorgeous long hair gray with a beautiful coat and has these large…

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Banana

11 year old • Male
Banana is a beautiful yellow stripped tabby (hence the name Banana!). He is sweet, smart…

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Ivy Blue

5 month old • Female
Ivy was found on UNC campus, and she began purring and snuggling the minute someone…

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Henry

2 year old • Male
Looking to add a professional snuggler to your house? Well look no further Henry aka…

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Pretzel

2 year old • Female
Pretzel is enjoying her newfound freedom after sending her babies off to their new homes.…

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Sunflower

3 month old • Male
Sunflower is an absolute delight! He is a real cuddle-bug who loves to be held…

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Sweet Pea

3 month old • Male
You can't help but fall in love with Sweet Pea! He is such an adorable,…

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Anne Bony

1 year old • Female
Anne Bony and Grace O'Malley are two Irish Pirates that will steal your heart away.…

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Grace O'Malley

1 year old • Female
Grace O'Malley and Anne Bony are two Irish Pirates that will steal your heart away.…

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Honey Pie

4 month old • Female

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Penny Lane

4 month old • Female
Meet Penny Lane - a tiny member of the Beatles Tribute Band! Penny Lane is…

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Rayon

1 year old • Male
Rayon is an affectionate and playful young cat who enjoys the company of his brother,…

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Nylon

1 year old • Male
Nylor is an affectionate and playful young cat who enjoys the company of his brother,…

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Toots

1 year old • Female
Toots is friendly and outgoing. She loves to play with soft toys. She can entertain…

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Dino

11 month old • Male
Dino (Deen-o) is a very adventuresome little fellow. He loves being a lap kitty and…

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Nitika

9 year old • Female
Nitika, aka Tika, is a very special girl who initially is reserved until she gets…

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Lilly

12 year old • Female
Lilly is shy at first, but is a sweet, playful, affectionate girl, who will walk…

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Kodi

1 year old • Male
Kodi is high-energy and full of fun- he dashes around in pursuit of toys and…

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Allie

2 year old • Female
Allie is a wonderful cat who needs a patient, experienced cat person. She had a…

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Thomas

2 year old • Male
Thomas is a sweet cat who needs a patient, experienced cat person. He had a…

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Paladin

2 year old • Male
Paladin survived on his own until he had a lucky day when he came upon…

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Stache

7 month old • Male
Stache is an independent boy, who is just as content being snuggled as he is…

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Gizmo

7 month old • Male
Gizmo is an adventurous and brave cat, who loves to play with mouse and feather…

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Mary Betty

1 year old • Female
She is an affectionate and loving cat. She will welcome you at the door upon…

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Clary

5 year old • Female
My name is Clary. I was rescued under a bush near a restaurant by 4…

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Kiwi

1 year old • Female
Although a little shy at first, Kiwi is a loving kitty! She enjoys eating treats,…

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Audra

11 month old • Female
Audra is an extremely affectionate cat; her most favorite place to be is in your…

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Leah

11 month old • Female
Leah is very quick to come and greet you, but she makes it quite a…

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Sam

1 year old • Male
Sam is very sweet. He loves to rub all over you and roll around on…

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Esther

10 month old • Female
Polly and Esther are two sweet sisters who love to cuddle and play with each…

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Lou

3 year old • Male
Louie is a gentle, sweet cat that is very friendly to his family, but a…

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Yoda

3 year old • Male
Yoda is a very sweet and affectionate cat who wants to know all about you.…

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Topaz

1 year old • Male
Laid back, favorite activity is to hang out with human friends and cuddle, good with…

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Acorn

9 month old • Male
Acorn is a shy guy and would like an owner to provide him with lots…

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Dumpling

9 month old • Male
Dumpling is a love bug in the making. He's a shy guy who likes to…

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Cookie Kitten

1 year old • Male
If you're looking for a sweet, affectionate kitty, Cookie is your new best friend! He…

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Lloyd

1 year old • Male

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Cheese

10 month old • Male
Cheese came with his brother Mac from the UNC campus. He prefers to get to…

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Lavender

1 year old • Female
Lavender is a very lively and curious kitten, with a penchant for exploration. She plays…

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Lilac

1 year old • Female
Lilac is a very social girl who loves to be petted. She gets very excited…

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Panda

10 month old • Male

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Ronnie

2 year old • Male
Ronnie is the sweetest kitten. He's the best of both worlds; he loves to cuddle…

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Eliza

10 year old • Female
Dainty and vigorous, Eliza is a good sport and willing to lend a tongue bath…

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Ginger

1 year old • Male
Ginger is a gorgeous buff boy with such a sweet face. His favorite way to…

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Cinnamon

1 year old • Female
Cinnamon is a sweet young lady on a mission! Cinnamon is a bit of a…

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Popeye

1 year old • Male
Popeye is a chocolate brown kitten with a white spot on his chest and these…

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Olive Oil

1 year old • Female
Olive oil has a personality that is all her own. I would call her a…

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Elinor

11 month old • Female
Elinor is full of personality. She has the most expressive face and she is super…

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Jasper

11 month old • Male
If you are looking for a kitty who will greet you when you come home,…

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Floyd C

11 month old • Male
Floyd is a sweet and gentle soul. He is the gentle giant of his litter.…

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Sprinkles

9 month old • Female
You will not find a cuter kitten anywhere than this little lady! Sprinkles is such…

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Bradley

11 month old • Male
Bradley always takes time to check things out before he gives his approval, but then…

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Tasha

11 month old • Female
Tasha is very sweet and loving; her favorite place is in your lap. She is…

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Pink

1 year old • Female
Pink is a tiny purr machine with a perfect pink nose, but don't let her…

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Harley

10 month old • Male
Harley and his brother Todd are active and inquisitive kittens. They were bottle fed as…

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Todd

10 month old • Male
Todd and his brother Harley are active and inquisitive kittens. They were bottle fed as…

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Gonzo

1 year old • Male

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Scooter

1 year old • Male

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Felix

1 year old • Male
Felix is an young cat who loves to romp and play with his foster buddies.…

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Jonathan

10 year old • Male
Jonathan is a big sweet boy who's a little on the shy side. He's very…

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Pedal

11 month old • Female
Pedal is a playful, loving cat. She loves wrestling with her slightly older foster brother…

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Bumper

1 year old • Male
Bumper loves to play! He is always looking for something to chase or pounce on.…

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Naiya

12 month old • Female
Naiya was very shy when I got her. She came around quick. She loves a…

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Penny

2 year old • Female
Penny (aka Pen-Pen) is a sweetly shy and gentle young gal who is enjoying her…

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Miss Mews

2 year old • Female
Mews is a very sweet, gentle and loving kitty who gets along with all of…

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Puma

2 year old • Male
If you are looking for a super sweet, loving and affectionate cat, then Puma is…

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Ivy

6 year old • Female
Sweet Ivy will melt your heart. She is such a sweet, gentle and loving soul…

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Naava

3 year old • Female
Naava is a lovely cat who looks forward to seeing you and having you call…

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Daisy

2 year old • Female
Meeting Daisy is sure to make you smile. She is an unforgettable ray of sunshine,…

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Virginia

3 year old • Female
Virginia came to us with her 5 kittens. She was a great mama and now…

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Clio

1 year old • Female
Clio is a sweet and friendly girl who loves throwing her toys and leaping. Very…

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Rocky

1 year old • Female
Rocky is all sprint - run for dinner, chase after her favorite balls and play…

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Joan

3 year old • Female
Joan is a really special girl who has returned to a relaxed and fun life…

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Lilly Girl

2 year old • Female
Lilly Girl loves her belly rubbed and will let you know by flopping down on…

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Bella

2 year old • Female
Bella is energetic and playful. She likes to be petted, but only when it is…

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Cleo

1 year old • Female
Cleo is the only girl from her litter. She was rescued from a feral mom…

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Max

1 year old • Male
Max is an adorable little boy that was rescued from his feral mom. He was…

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Marie

3 year old • Female
Marie loves humans! She will greet everyone, familiar or stranger, with lots of purring and…

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Cici

2 year old • Female

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Pepper

2 year old • Male

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Pippa

2 year old • Female

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Lacy

2 year old • Female
Lacy is so tiny. She is also on the shy side and will need to…

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Cagney

2 year old • Female
Cagney is shy but with the right home she will thrive. She plays well with…

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Ivy Girl

2 year old • Female
Ivy is a sweet girl and loves her siblings, Thistle and Thorn. While she enjoys…

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Macy

1 year old • Female
Macy is feisty! She can be shy when she visits somewhere new, but as soon…

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Kipling

1 year old • Male
This happy boy is always ready for an adventure. Joyfully bounding from room to room…

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Poe

1 year old • Male
With raven fur and soulful eyes, young Poe was born to love and be loved.…

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Bunny

3 year old • Female
Bunny managed to care for herself and her kittens under harsh conditions before she came…

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Bellatrix

1 year old • Female
Bellatrix is a spunky little kitten who quite enjoys the inside life. She spends her…

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Thorn

2 year old • Male
Thorn is a sweet boy, is curious and playful, and loves his sisters, Thistle and…

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Becca

3 year old • Female
Becca is a beautiful kitten, both inside and out. Her right eye was infected as…

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Raven

8 year old • Female
Raven is a treasure! She will take her time getting to know a person, but…

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Erwin

8 year old • Male
Hello, friends. Erwin here. Are you ready for a big hunk-o-love cat? I am your…

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Xander

3 year old • Male
This mild-mannered boy enjoys wrestling with his brother <a href="https://animalrescue.net/C-16-139">Spike</a> and the female kitty in…

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Charlotte

3 year old • Female
Charlotte or "Charlie" for short, a bit of a diva, lets the humans know when…

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Chester

5 year old • Male
Chester can be a bit shy at first with new people and cats. However, once…

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Jace

5 year old • Male
Jace is a sweet little boy that loves to play with his "sister" Clary. He…

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Congratulations to our cats with pending adoptions!

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Clint

2 month old • Male
Tony is a little goofball and the best soccer player of all his siblings. He…

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Adoption Pending

Natasha

2 month old • Female
Natasha is just as curious as her sister Shuri but a bit more shy. She…

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Apollo

2 month old • Male
Apollo is one of the sweetest and friendliest kittens I have the pleasure of knowing.…

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Adoption Pending

Rey Jakku

2 month old • Female
Rey is very adventurous. She is curious about everything in her environment. She loves to…

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Princess Leia

2 month old • Female
Leia is a lovable, curious and very petite cat. She likes likes to explore her…

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Lucy

2 month old • Female
Lucy is an independent, brave, and friendly little kitten! She loves to play and explore.…

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Adoption Pending

Jude

2 month old • Male
Jude is a tiny guy with lots of love to give! He is one of…

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Evie

3 month old • Female
Evie is a sweet and beautiful girl with soft long hair that has a wavy…

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Mal

3 month old • Female
Mal is bold and adventurous and loves to climb and play with her siblings. She…

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Carlos

3 month old • Male
Carlos is a handsome and silly boy who loves to play with his toys and…

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Jay

3 month old • Male
Jay is outgoing and sweet and likes to strut around like he knows how handsome…

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Potato Chip

3 month old • Male
Potato chip is a busy, busy kitten! He loves his toys and his kitten friends…

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French Fry

3 month old • Female
French Fry is the favorite of her 7-year old human foster brother. Of all her…

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Pickle

3 month old • Female
You only have to look at her sweet face to know that Pickle is the…

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Snow Cone

3 month old • Female
Snow cone is the most adventurous of her siblings. She's usually the first one to…

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Rufus

4 month old • Male
Rufus is an energetic and loving kitten. He and his siblings were bottle fed and…

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Beans

4 month old • Male
Beans is an extremely affectionate and playful little fluff ball. He and his brother were…

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Hermione

8 month old • Female
Hermione is gentle, sweet, and mild mannered, outgoing, playful, and curious. Will purr when she…

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Helios

8 month old • Male
Helios is gentle, sweet, and mild mannered. Used to be shy at first, but not…

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Adoption Pending

Elpenor

9 month old • Male
Elpenor is gentle, sweet, affectionate, mild mannered. Will purr instantly when picked up and happiest…

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Adoption Pending

Madras

2 year old • Male
Madras is an extremely handsome, silky, cuddly boy who loves playing and sleeping, and will…

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Peony

3 year old • Female
Peony is such a sweet kitty, and she is really blossoming! She is timid at…

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Adoption Pending

Misty

13 year old • Female
I love to talk to everyone who meets me! I will come to you and…

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Adoption Pending

Dahlia

8 year old • Female
I'm a curious and playful kitty! I love to run and jump and especially like…

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Adoption Pending

Tygarian

6 year old • Male
Tygarian is a real beauty with very pale orange patches. He loves to sleep with…

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