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Pegasus 19

APA-A-61714

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Male

Current Weight
4 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
8 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$90
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Male
Current Weight
4 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
8 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$90
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Affectionate, Playful, Exceptional

Pegasus...in Greek mythology a winged, divine horse that is strong, beautiful and represents endless possibilities. The perfect words to describe our brave and sweet feline friend, Pegasus! He was born with hip bones that do not connect correctly to his spine so they cause semi-incontinence issues. But, he sparkles with happiness and joy regardless, letting his natural inclination to love with all his heart and to live life to its fullest absolutely soar!

Pegasus - called Pegly in his foster home - adores people and gets along beautifully with everyone he meets. He loves being held or hanging out in your lap and thoroughly enjoys a good head scratch and face rub. He's a laid-back, quiet boy who is a firm believer that each day should include a good nap and quality time in a sunny window. This affectionate cutie will sometimes solicit you for cuddles, always with endearing politeness and irresistible charm. He has such a gracious and sociable demeanor and when he is REALLY happy, he will wag his tail like a delighted pup!

Pegly's playful spirit takes flight when he's around toys. He particularly likes his bird-on-a-string toy; we suspect that he imagines himself as a wild hunter, ready to pounce on and capture his prey. He will also chase his ball all around the house. He's a true adventurer and scales his 3-story cat tower like a purry billy goat. If you break out the catnip, get ready! He gets jazzed when he gets ahold of his nip!

To keep Pegly's poop healthy, he needs powder mixed daily with his dry high-fiber kibble. He uses the litter box (he actually has two so that he doesn't have to go far to find one) just fine and dandy. When he's lounging around he may involuntarily leak some, so it's best that he lay on newspaper or a towel when he's cuddling in your lap or sleeping in his bed at night. That, and a quick butt bath every other day, is the only thing "special needs" about Pegly. He has normal urinary habits and relieves himself in a litter box lined with newspaper, or on a puppy pad or newspapers placed on the floor. He has excellent manners when it comes to using his claws and will only scratch his cardboard scratching post.

Pegly gets along with other cats and has picked a favorite among his kitty friends. He likes to wrestle and share toys with his bestie and ignores the other cats in his foster home. He's fine with the senior dog there; they totally ignore each other, which works out well for all involved.

Pegly's small stature makes him look more like a kitten, but he's fully-grown with curiously bright eyes, whimsically big ears, an impressively long tail and amazing stripes...a whole lot of cute packed into a fun-sized body!

You won't find a more kindhearted, cheery, all-around awesome kitty than Pegly! He requires only a moderate amount of extra care and is the perfect pint-sized companion for a patient, cat-savvy person. Why not see if you're just the person to allow Pegly's love, and yours, to go sky-high and beyond? Contact us for an introduction today!

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 Pegasus, 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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