Animal shelters must screen their cats for health and temperament, whereas pet adoption ads posted on the Web or in newspapers by individuals are usually unregulated. Adopting a new cat from a shelter is therefore often the best, safest option.read more
Name: Mia, Sophie, Prince Charming
Breed: Domestic Shorthair
Owner: Elizabeth Philippus
Hometown: Concord, NC
My Rescue Story:
"Our real mom is feral. She brought us to a lady who was feeding her at 5 weeks old. She made sure we had all our shots and were spayed/neutered and then gave Sophie and Prince Charming to SUPER lovable people. Mia got to stay with our foster mom."
Cat researchers, breeders and others have replaced the old term "alley cat" with this phrase: