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Libra

APA-A-79226

Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Female

Current Weight
7 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
2 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Female
Current Weight
7 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
2 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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Independent. Sweet. Loving.

"No need to give Libra orders. They won't obey them anyway." - Anonymous

Does that mean that all cats are Libras?

Libra is the living embodiment of what it means to be a Libra. Living a balanced life dedicated to her family and incredibly loyal.

Libra loves to spend the day going between playtime and nap time. She loves to play with toy mice. She'll even toss her toy mice up in the air for herself but, really she's trying to show off for you.

Libra is a proud kitty and won't come to you for attention but rarely will turn it away. She doesn't like kisses and will let you know with a look but she does love a good body and head pat.

Libra's ideal home would be one where she could be adopted with her sister Aries. They're very attached and would love to find their forever home together. Libra also gets along great with other cats. We don't know how she does with kids and she does pretty well with dogs. We always recommend doing a slow introduction with all family members.

Libra 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. Libra 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 Libra 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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