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Marilla

APA-A-102377

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Female

Current Weight
8 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$50
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Female
Current Weight
8 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$50
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Observant, Companionable, Sweet

You might call her "Marilla in Austin" because her favorite TV show is "Emily in Paris"! She will sit on the sofa with her foster and watch the images on the screen. She is quite content sitting quietly with you.

Marilla came to APA! needing some additional socialization; she never received what the typical kitten and young cat gets when growing up with people, so she is a bit behind. When she is ready, she will come up to you for some pets; she is sweet and accepts gentle petting. Right now she would prefer to make the first move, rather than being suddenly approached. She just needs some time and space, plus patient people to work with her as she gets used to everything.

Marilla loves to spend quality time tranquilly sitting in a window or on her cat tree. She is happy to observe whatever is going on.

Marilla lives quite comfortably with the resident dog in her foster home! The dog grew up with cats and has a calm personality, happy to give Marilla her space. Watch the video of them!

Marilla has fun with cat toys! And she has claimed one of the dog toys as her own. The dog is cool with that.

Marilla is growing into a darling companion cat! She likely will always have an independent streak, but it won't keep her from enjoying TV with you. If you would love to help a shy cat continue to bloom, contact us today to arrange a meet & greet!

All APA! cats are fully vetted, spayed or neutered, and have updated vaccines and a microchip. Lifetime support is offered by our Cat Behavior Team.

For further information or to meet Marilla, please email [email protected].
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Requirements

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We ask that all adult residents meet the cat to ensure he or she is a match for the entire family.

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Meet with an adoption counselor and fill out our adoption application in person. Please plan to spend 60-90 minutes to complete the adoption process, including visitation and paperwork.

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You must be at least 18 years of age.

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You must show a picture ID with a current address. If this isn't available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.

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You must live within 100 miles of Austin. Adopters of cats who are not yet spayed or neutered must live within Travis or Williamson County, and must put down a refundable $100 deposit in order to take the cat home prior to the surgery.

Our adoption fee varies per cat, but typically cats under 6 months are $90, between 6 months to 6 years old are $50, and cats 7 years old or older have a waived adoption fee. Our adoption fee includes:

Spay or neuter surgery

FeLV testing

Current vaccinations

Deworming treatment

Microchip

Lifetime behavior support

Accepted forms of payment include cash, debit or credit card, or money order payable to Austin Pets Alive!.

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