May 31, 2015

Easy Like Sunday Selfie

Here's our own sweet housepanther Gracie (whom we adopted along with her sister, Zoe, from PAWS), trying her paw at taking a Sunday Selfie:

Gracie sure did a great job, didn't she? :)  Her photo is our entry for this week's Sunday Selfies Blog Hop, hosted by our friends at The Cat on My Head. Click here to join in, and to see who else is participating!

And here's hoping your Sunday includes at least a little rest and relaxation (also known as "easy"). Need some inspiration? Just take a gander at our handsome, gentle and adoptable friend, Goldie... 

Goldie is about 2 years old. He's neutered, micro-chipped and current on his vaccinations. This super sweet boy does have a history of cystitis, so he is on a special prescription diet to help manage that issue. He is negative for FIV and FeLV. As you can see, he loves humans. He also gets along with most other cats. Now all he needs is a forever home.

May 29, 2015

Floofy Friday - Pumpkin :)

Here's our pretty friend, Pumpkin, wishing everyone a happy, floofy Friday!

Although Pumpkin is a very nice kitty, she tends to be timid around people she does not know. As you might guess, this reduces her chances for adoption, since she does not "show well" with potential new best friends. Those of us who do know her, though, see what lies underneath all of that beautiful, orange floof -- a sweet-natured girl who loves being talked to, brushed and pet. She just needs some lucky human to give her a chance! Pumpkin would do best in a home without children or other pets. She's about 10 years old, spayed, micro-chipped, and up to date on all her vaccinations, and has tested negative for FIV and FeLV. Won't you please give Pumpkin the chance she deserves?

May 26, 2015

Tuxedo Junction! (Opt to Adopt)

Pretty and playful Gaia is about 2 years old. She's SO sweet, and would be fine for a house with older children. Gaia does have a congenital heart defect, but is on medications to help manage that. She's spayed, micro-chipped, and current on her vaccinations. She's negative for FIV and FeLV. 

Spotty is a handsome, snuggly lap cat! This gentle mancat is about 5 years old, and was found as a stray. But he was definitely somebody's kitty, because he loves people.  He gets along well with other cats, too. Spotty is neutered, micro-chipped, and current on his vaccinations. He has tested negative for FIV and FeLV.

Long-haired Chip is a little more outgoing than his brother Dale, but Dale has really come around lately, too. They both love to play, and get along well with other cats (as demonstrated in this picture by one of their roommates, Julia). Chip and Dale, who must be adopted together, are about 10 months old, neutered, micro-chipped and current on their vaccinations. They are negative for FIV and FeLV.

Ryker is a reserved, but super sweet mancat. He loves being pet and brushed, and gets along well with other kitties. He's about 6 years old, and would do best in a quieter home.  Ryker is neutered, micro-chipped and current on his vaccinations. He has tested negative for FIV and FeLV.

All these beautiful tuxies are waiting at PAWS to be discovered by their forever families. Come meet them today!

May 22, 2015

FURever Home Friday! :)

Hip hip hooray! It's time for another edition of FURever Home Friday, our periodic report about the lucky PAWS kitties who've found their happily ever afters! Let's get this celebration started with a collage of just SOME of the recent grads: 

You'll probably recognize most of these cats, because they've graced some of our previous posts. Clockwise from the upper left are Aji, Tom, Fumika, Sioux, Nessa Rose, Zeru, Brownie and Finnegan.

And they weren't the only cats who were celebrating. LOTS more kitties besides the ones in the collage were adopted. Here's the full list (in alphabetical order) of the newest alumni:

Aji, Amtrak, Brownie, Ceto, Cinder, D-Tree, Dewey and Boyd (together), Elsa, Finnegan, Fumika, Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Hermione, Matzoh, Luther, Nereus, Nessa Rose, Pontus, Raylan and Ava (together), Rhobe, Salazar Slytherin, Schooner, Simon and Garfunkel (together), Sioux, Stumpy, Sundown, Tom, and Zeru

ConCATulations to all of our kitty grads, and their families! We wish you long, happy, love-filled lives together. :)

Some Happy "Tails" (Tales) from former PAWS kitties: 

"Max wanted to check in and say hi......he is sick of this heat and humidity but he LOVES getting up in the open windows and enjoys looking out the sliding glass door."

"It’s been four weeks since I brought Truffle home from PAWS. She adjusted well enough almost immediately. My other cat Tumble is an independent feline and there were implied rumors on Truffle's independence as well. Alas, there was no need to keep them separated as long as I was there to reassure that everything was okay. The very first night Truffle slept on the bed and things have been doing very well since then! She has claimed her favorite lounging and sleeping perch (which was Sweetheart's, another beautiful PAWS alumni that passed away allowing Truffle to continue the love in the family). It was amazing how easily she became a house cat again after 6+ years."

"Since the windows have been open, Molly's favorite place is in or near them. She loves tracking all of the birds and bees that fly by and is a very content little kitty. She is doing so well - we absolutely love her and cannot remember a time before she chose us to come home with."


May 20, 2015

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Jazmin :)

Super sweet, sleek and beautiful housepanther Jazmin is a real favorite of the PAWS volunteers. We all ADORE her!

She loves snuggles and warm laps, and she gets along with most other kitties.

Now all she needs is to be discovered by her new forever family.

Jazmin is about 10 1/2 years old.  She's spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on her vaccinations. She has tested negative for FIV and FeLV.  She's got so much love to give. And who doesn't need that? :)

May 17, 2015

Easy (Squee) Like Sunday Selfie

Today, we're taking it easy AND participating in the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop, hosted by our pals at The Cat on My Head.  Here's gorgeous Merritt, making sure all of the camera equipment is in order for her Sunday selfie.

And here's her selfie. Great job, Merritt! :)

As for that Easy Like Sunday thing, here are kittens Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin, taking a squee-worthy snooze. :)

Happy Sunday, everyone! :)

May 13, 2015

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Miss Piggy

If you've ever seen "The Muppet Show," you know the character of Miss Piggy is convinced that she's going to be a superstar.

Well, OUR friend Miss Piggy (the Cat) is pretty sure she's destined for great things, too.

Like being the star of your heart and home. :)

Sadly, Miss Piggy ended up at PAWS when her owner had to move because of work.  This beautiful ladycat is generally independent, but enjoys playing and hanging out with her volunteer pals.  She'd do best as an only kitty (remember, she wants to be the star of the show), in a quieter home.  Miss Piggy is about 9 years old, spayed, micro-chipped and up-to-date on her vaccinations. She has tested negative for FIV and FeLV.

May 10, 2015

Happy Mother's Day! :)

"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." - Oprah Winfrey

To Mom Tracey, and all moms everywhere ... Happy Mother's Day!

(And Happy Mothra's Day to all flying, multi-colored Godzilla movie co-stars everywhere.) ;)

May 6, 2015

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Heart Cat!

The first thing we noticed about our new friend Itty was his friendly, sweet and LOVING disposition.   And then, we saw it.  Check out the pattern on this handsome mancat's chest (note: the pattern on Itty's chest has not been altered in any way -- the white heart is really there)!

Even though he's very new to PAWS, it's pretty clear that Itty is okay with other cats.  And he LOVES people.  He's about 5 years old, neutered, micro-chipped, and current on his vaccinations. He's tested negative for FIV and FeLV. Won't you open up YOUR heart and home to Itty and HIS heart?

May 3, 2015

Easy Like Selfie Sunday - Nessa Rose

Hi, everybuddy! My name's Nessa Rose, and I'm one of the cats available for adoption at PAWS. Since it's Sunday, my human friends asked me to try my paw at a selfie*. Did I do okay?

That sure was hard work. It's a nice spring day, and we Room 4 cats have this nice daybed and all these snuggly kitty beds. I think an Easy might just be in order...

Hey, you should come join us! :)

Nessa Rose is about 1 1/2 years old, and sweet as can be. She loves people, and gets along with most other cats. Nessa Rose is spayed, micro-chipped, and up-to-date on her vaccinations, and has tested negative for FIV and FeLV. She's waiting to meet you. So, what do you say?


* We're participating in the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop, sponsored by our pals, the Kitties Blue, at The Cat on My Head. Click here to see who else is participating! 

May 1, 2015

Fun on Friday - Cartoon Moosey

Every week, our dear pal Nellie - who blogs over at the awesome Thoughts and Mewsings from the Cats from Hell - has a really fun "Finish the Sentence Game." She posts the beginning of a sentence, and challenges her readers to complete it in the comments section. One comment is chosen at random, and Nellie and her talented Mom Barb create a cartoon of the winner's sentence. This week's sentence was "I once dreamt that I was __________."

You can imagine our excitement when we found out that our own sweet Moosey was selected as this week's lucky winner!  His completed sentence was, "I once dreamt that I was king of the world." Here's the fabulous cartoon Nellie and Mom came up with.

Notice the comments by Gracie and Zoe (silhouettes in the foreground)! :)

Thank you, Nellie and Mom Barb. We totally LOVE it!

To see Nellie's announcement post about Moosey's win, click here.  And be sure to visit Nellie's blog, so that YOU can play the Finish the Sentence Game, too. :)