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Jet

APA-A-62720

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Male

Current Weight
7 lbs

Estimated Age
0 Years
10 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Male
Current Weight
7 lbs
Estimated Age
0 Years
10 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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Jet is an adorable marmalade tabby cat who is "fun-size - he's extra-small and extra sweet. This little guy is very friendly - he loves to sit next to you while you're working/reading/watching TV. While he does like to cuddle, he's not one of those cats that just sits on your laptop. He likes to check in to make sure it's a good time to snuggle before he settles in. He loves pouncing on his toy mouse and chasing his toy feather, but he always makes a point to nap often in order to recharge for his next playtime. Jet will chirp softly to greet you, but is fairly quiet for a kitten.

Jet also loves other kittens. He shares his foster home with another foster kitten named Heroic Coward. They are best friends! They love playing together and Jet enjoys chasing Heroic Coward around their foster home. He's also very sweet and patient with his friend. They would love to be adopted as a pair so they can stay best friends forever! Check out Heroic Coward at https://bit.ly/2N2EY4s.

Jet has tested positive for FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus). FeLV cats have a virus that causes a weaker immune system - they do not have cancer! For the most part, felvies are just like any other cat. You could not pick one out of the crowd, and they generally do not require much additional care. As a bonus, we waive their adoption fees! APA! provides full coverage and treatment for any FeLV-related issues that arise after the time of adoption. Cats with FeLV typically have a shortened lifespan - we like to compare it to the lifespan of adopting a senior kitty, with the added benefit that they don't have chronic senior health problems, and that FeLV related medical care is covered. Jet is not contagious to people, dogs or other animals, but should live only with other FeLV+ cats. For more information, please contact APA! or read more by our Partner, Best Friends Animal Society: http://bit.ly/2FwYCxR

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 Jet, 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 1 year old are $130, between 1 and 7 years old are $75, and cats over 7 years old 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!. Personal checks will only be accepted for surgery deposit or donation.

Want to learn more? Visit our FAQs Page

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