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Asparagus 25

APA-A-64379

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Female

Current Weight
1 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
0 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Female
Current Weight
1 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
0 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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Asparagus may be the smallest of her litter, but that has not slowed her down in any way! She has the sweetest disposition with humans, and happily accepts pets and cuddles.

Though she has not completely warmed up to other animals yet, Asparagus definitely loves her kitty siblings. She has met a few dogs, but it took a few introductions and some time to start to become comfortable.

Playtime with her siblings, or toys, will bring Asparagus back to her usual sweet nature. She favors little balls with bells on them, or stuffed animals that can be played with and then cuddled. Asparagus is in the process of undergoing a little eye procedure, but hasn't let it hinder her playful nature or sweet nature. She would do great in a forever home with plenty of toys and space to roam, and lots of opportunities for pets and cuddles!

Asparagus 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. Asparagus 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 Asparagus, 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!.

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