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Scuttle

APA-A-64723

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Female

Current Weight
6 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months

Location
Off Site - Tarrytown Cattery

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Female
Current Weight
6 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months
Location
Off Site - Tarrytown Cattery
Tarrytown Cattery
Adoption Fee
$0
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Quiet - Sweet - Shy

Once Scuttle warms up, she is very happy to cuddle with you, but she is timid and a little scared at first. Once you're holding her, she will purr and purr, but it's hard for her to ask for affection sometimes. Scuttle likes to be held and to snuggle against your neck. She likes to be next to you or on you in bed. Scuttle even seems to like to watch TV, making her the perfect Netflix buddy. Once she warms up around you and feels comfortable, she is playful and likes to climb, nibble, and play with toys that have strings. Her new favorite thing is a giant dog bed that she's been given to snuggle on!

Scuttle's ideal home would be one without dogs or small children, as she is a little timid. She'd love a quiet home where she can get lots of cuddles, but on her own terms, and with a patient adopter who won't mind giving her the time and space to come out of her shell and get to know and love them. Your patience will be rewarded by so many purrs, and by loving looks from this cute little face.

Scuttle 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. Scuttle 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 Scuttle, 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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