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: Leonidas and Rosie
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
My Rescue Story:
"My husband and I went to our local animal shelter thinking about adopting one cat, but came home with two! Leonidas is 3-months old and has really bonded with his new "mom," 1-year old Rosie. "
Cat researchers, breeders and others have replaced the old term "alley cat" with this phrase: