Austin Pets Alive! | Meatball Matthew
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Meatball Matthew

APA-A-130188

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Male

Current Weight
10 lbs

Estimated Age
9 Years
1 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Male
Current Weight
10 lbs
Estimated Age
9 Years
1 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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Sweet, Gentle, Kind

Unlike his namesake, Meatball Matthew is no misfit! He leads with his heart - and his cute, big ol' head, which he will rub on you to give you head bumps. He will charm you and make you love him without even trying!

Matthew is quietly affectionate. This older, dignified gentleman is looking for a soft place to land, a peaceful home to live in, and people to love and give head bumps.

He came to APA! feeling poorly and walking funny; he clearly wasn't cared for properly in his past. Matthew has an abnormal gait due to damaged vertebrae, which could be age-related or from previous trauma; other than making him walk funny, it doesn't seem to be causing him other issues. He is being treated for malnutrition and a fungal infection, because improving his overall health will make him feel so much better! He hasn't been at APA! long, so we are hoping to see improvement soon.

Matthew would like to hang out with his beloved people, sharing affection and his good nature. He is looking for love!

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 Meatball Matthew, please email [email protected].
Come meet your new best friend

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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