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Garfield 8

APA-A-82176

Looks Like
Manx / Domestic Shorthair

Sex
Male

Current Weight
10 lbs

Estimated Age
2 Years
4 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$90
Looks Like
Manx / Domestic Shorthair
Sex
Male
Current Weight
10 lbs
Estimated Age
2 Years
4 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$90
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Friendly, Curious, Happy

Garfield loves for you to hold him like a baby and snuggle him, though he likes it when he wants it and how he likes it! Because cats. But he's gentle about his demands, not pushy at all. He's a sweetheart who doesn't yet "do" nose kisses, but the forecast for nose kisses is looking good!

Garfield super loves other cats! He will play with them, sleep with them, and groom them. He loves the other Manx in his foster home! He finds other cats much more interesting than toys, which he'll play with for a little bit before completely ignoring them. Because he is easy-going and affectionate with other cats - plus, he lived with another cat in his previous home - a home with another nice cat would be great!

Garfield has been around a very young child, and let him pet him without drama. He has no desire to interact with the dogs in his foster home, though he did live with a dog in his previous home.

Garfield is a Manx, and has Manx Syndrome. He was born with no tail, and his back legs work a little differently. Due to this, he is incontinent, and he needs his human companion to express his bladder and bowel so that he can pee/poop. APA! will show you how to do that!

Garfield needs a home with patient people who are able to understand his incontinent needs and provide the care he requires. In every other way, Garfield is "normal" - fun, loving, and a little mischievous!

Garfield was adopted as a kitten, but came back to APA! after his previous human could no longer care for him for personal reasons. Garfield can still be kitten-curious; in Houdini-like fashion, he can open a kitchen cabinet that contains food! He loves food, and doesn't care if it's cat food, dog food, or human food. Keep an eye on this food thief!

Contact us today for more information, and to arrange a meet & greet!

Garfield has urinary and fecal incontinence and requires some extra medical care, which may include meds, a regulated diet, and/or manual expression. Contact APA! for information on how to care for Garfield.

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 Garfield, please email [email protected].
Come meet your new best friend

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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