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Van Pelt

APA-A-107944

Looks Like
Domestic Medium Hair

Sex
Male

Current Weight
7 lbs

Estimated Age
10 Years
9 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Medium Hair
Sex
Male
Current Weight
7 lbs
Estimated Age
10 Years
9 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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Chill, Interactive, Affectionate

Cats can have a "reputation" for being a bit dramatic at times; but Van Pelt disputes and reverses this reputation! He is No Drama Van Pelt, whether it be the vacuum or other animals in the house. NBD to him!

He is very curious about the resident cat in his foster home, but gives her the space she wants because she is skittish around other cats; they cohabitate just fine. As for the chill resident dog - Van Pelt and the dog will lay down together! He might not care for a super-duper energetic pup, but he's fine and dandy with one as low-key and calm as he is.

In fact, Van Pelt is rather like a dog with his happy loyalty for his people! He will immediately greet you when you get home and then follow you around. He loves attention and will gently touch you with his paw to let you know he is ready for some pets - and/or to be picked up. He loves to lay in your lap and will let you carry him around like a baby - or even on your shoulder!

Van Pelt prefers finding something soft to lay on - like a cozy blanket or your lap - to playing. He's a senior guy who is comfortable in his own skin, and happy to just BE. He's so easy to get along with, he even had a short-term gig at APA! as the Office Cat!

Van Pelt takes meds to keep his GI health as chill as he is! He is on a special diet as well; he is currently on Royal Canin Selected Protein.

Van Pelt would love a calm home as no-drama as he is! He's a sweet charmer, and makes the best companion. He's such a handsome boy with the cutest face. Contact us today to arrange a meet & greet!

Before his stay with APA!, Van Pelt was declawed. As a result of this he must remain an indoor cat.

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 Van Pelt, 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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