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The top section of this page contains cats under the care of Animal Friends Rescue Project. The bottom section contains cats not under the direct care of AFRP (we provide these listings as a courtesy to the public to help these cats get new homes).

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Postings updated on: Apr 3, 2020 at 3:51 PM.

AFRP Cats Looking for Homes - Call (831) 333-0722 if you are interested

Also please visit our adoption locations to see some more of our feline friends.

AFRP only adopts out cats that have been spayed/neutered. The adoption fee is $150 which helps to cover the cost of all care the animal has received, including their spay/neuter, vaccines, microchipping, and FIV/FeLV testing. Adopters are encouraged to take their new AFRP cat to one of our participating vets for a free wellness check (see list of participating vets).

James Dean
Compassionate Choice Cat - adoption fee waived! Leading man charisma! James Dean is a handsome 7-year-old longhaired grey and white cat that was rescued after being found as an injured stray in a South Monterey County field. Sadly, James had burned paws after possibly being caught in a tractor engine. Fortunately, he responded well to treatment and has healed beautifully. James Dean is hoping his tough times are behind him and there's nothing but love and happiness in his future. This shy but sweet boy is looking for a patient adopter that will give him time to adjust to a new home. James Dean is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.
Juliette
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Meet Juliette, a snow-white 1-year-old beauty with stunning golden eyes. Like many white cats, Juliette is deaf. She can live a normal, happy life with cat guardians that take a few measures to ensure her happiness and safety. Deaf cats need to be indoor-only pets. They rely on their senses of sight and touch, and they often meow more often and more loudly than other cats. Read more about deaf cats here. Juliette feels a bit insecure around other animals, and will be happiest as a single pet in the home. For more information about meeting or adopting Juliette, please fill out an online application.

Fluffy
Looking a bit like a big grey powderpuff with emerald green eyes, Fluffy is a 2-year-old longhaired dilute torte with bunny-soft fur. This pretty girl was raised in foster care after being rescued as a stray in South Monterey County. She has lived in a household with other cats and dogs, and she gets along with everybody. A bit timid at first, Fluffy is looking for a patient adopter that will allow her to blossom in a new home at her own pace. She needs a safe, indoor-only home. Fluffy is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.
Sebastian
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Sebastian is a handsome 10-month-old Snowshoe Siamese mix looking for a second chance. He's a bit timid with strangers and he is startled by children, so this sweet boy will do best in a quiet, adult household. He gets along nicely with other cats and he's quite affectionate and playful once he settles in and gets to known you. He has some weakness in his hind legs due to a previous spinal injury, but he gets around just fine and uses the litter box like a champ. Indoor-only home is a must. To arrange a meeting, click here for an online application.

Diana
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Diana is a sweet but very timid 8-month-old tortoiseshell teen looking for a quiet and patient adopter. She enjoys being scratched and petted, but she's not yet quite confident enough to approach you to ask for attention. Diana gets along wonderfully with other cats, her current best friend is Sebastian, also on the web. They would make a great pair! Diana is looking for an indoor-only home. She is very startled by children, and will do best in an adult household. To arrange a meeting, please fill out an online application.

Noel
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived. Enjoy the magic of the holiday season all year long with Noel, a super sweet 10-year-old tuxedo cat that would love to snuggle on your lap in front of the fireplace. Noel came to us from the Monterey County Animal Shelter after arriving as a stray from South Monterey County. She had a complete vet exam, senior blood panel and recently had several infected teeth extracted. She's in excellent health for a cat her age, and she is ready to share her love with a person of her own. Noel is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Puff
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Puff (short for Cream Puff) is a lovely 12-year-old buff tabby with beautiful sea green eyes. She's a mellow and affectionate cat that was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and recently returned to our care due to a divorce. Puff is a snuggle queen that loves belly rubs and has a deep, rumbly purr. She has wonderful litter box manners and never scratches furniture. Like many older cats, Puff has renal failure and requires a special diet and subcutaneous fluids several times per week to keep her kidneys happy. She's looking for an adopter that is comfortable taking care of her medical needs. Click here for an online application. Watch Puff's video.

Parachute
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Meet Parachute (aka Tween), a friendly 9-month-old brown tabby that comes running when he's called! He was found as a very sick, tiny orphan on a rainy day last spring, and we were not sure if he would survive. Fast forward nine months, and Parachute is a happy, healthy and robust teenager with a fin and playful personality. He is in foster care with other cats and dogs, and he loves to sleep next to you and give you a kiss on the nose as a thank you for being warm and loved! To arrange a meeting with Parachute, please fill out an online application.
Jaimie
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Jaimie is a gentle and affectionate 7-year-old orange tabby that is declawed on his front paws. He was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and recently returned to our care when his guardian passed away. He he is still getting used to all the changes in his life, and he can be a bit timid until he gets to know you. Give him a treat, and it won't take long until Jaimie is curled on your lap enjoying spending time with you! AFRP is opposed to the practice of declawing cats, and we were heartbroken that Jaimie's adopter had him declawed. He will need to be an indoor-only cat for safety reasons. He is currently in foster care and is available for meetings. Click here for an application.

Phoebe
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Aged to purr-fection! Phoebe is a lovely 13-year-old brown tabby that loves to rub up against you and play with feather toys. As a senior girl, she does a fair amount of daily napping too! Phoebe has lost her home several times - once due to a divorce, and another time due to a move. She's ready for a third chance! Phoebe is in good health and is working on losing 3-4 pounds. She's the type of cat that loves attention and is a great lap cat, but she can become overstimulated easily, so it's best to watch her cues for when she's had enough petting. An experienced adult adopter would be best. Phoebe is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application.

Chip
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"Attractive single guy with flowing ginger locks looking to hang out with a guy or gal that appreciates an independent spirit." Chip is a 5-year-old orange tabby that came to AFRP from the Salinas Shelter. He had been eking out a living on the streets, and he was in rough shape. Happily, Chip is looking and feeling great after spending a few months in foster care. He is fine with respectful dogs, and seems to get along with kittens and most other cats. He has some skin allergies, but is doing well with special food and medication. Chip is ready to relax with a calm and quiet adopter. Chip is currently in foster care. For more information, please fill out an online application.

Badger
Badger is a 8-month-old brown tabby kitten named for the interesting markings on her face. She and her sister Bader, also on the web, were raised in foster care after coming to AFRP from the Salinas Animal Shelter as tiny kittens. Badger can be a bit uncertain when meeting new people, but once she gets to know you she's a playful and affectionate companion. Her favorite toys are plastic springs and mice with rattles. She'd love to be adopted with her sister, two-for-one adoption fee applies. Badger is currently in foster care. Click here for an application.
Bader
Bader is a 8-month-old brown tabby kitten named for RBG, because she's unafraid to defend her sister (often with a hiss!). She and her sister Badger, also on the web, were raised in foster care after coming to AFRP from the Salinas Animal Shelter as tiny kittens. Bader can be a bit timid in new situations, but has discovered that humans can be trusted. She loves neck-scratches and food! She'd love to be adopted with her sister, who mentors her. Two-for-one adoption fee applies. Bader is currently in foster care. Click here for an application.
Moonstone
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Moonstone is a special 10-month-old Flame Point Siamese Manx kitten that was raised in foster care after being rescued from the streets of South Monterey County. Moonstone suffers from Manx Syndrome (a spinal defect) and has both fecal and urinary incontinence. Moonstone is a sweet boy that will need special care for his lifetime. A tile floor and an environment that can be easily cleaned is helpful when caring for incontinent cats. He'll need a special adopter that can keep him clean and monitor his health. To arrange a meeting with Moonstone, please fill out an online application.

Maggie
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Meet Maggie, an amazing 15-year-old tabby who meets life's challenges with cheerful purrs! Maggie lost her home when her guardian could not afford her medical care. Currently in foster care, Maggie is a happy and sweet girl that loves catnip, playing with jingly balls and drinking from her cat fountain. She loves life and is grateful for each new day. She has impeccable litter box manners and while she is not a lap cat, she does like to be by your side. Maggie is FIV+ and since she is not fond of other cats, she'll do best as a single cat in the home. Click here for an online application.

Tigger
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Tigger was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and recently returned to our care when his guardian could no longer care for him. Tigg is a handsome 14-year-old green-eyed orange tabby with wonderful manners and a mellow personality. He has always been an indoor-only cat and he is happy to keep you company while you watch TV or read a book. He eats a special renal diet to slow the progression of kidney disease, and needs subcutaneous fluids twice a week. Tigger is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application. Watch Tigger's video.

Lucy
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Senior Special - Adoption Fee Waived! With Lucy, there's more to love! She's an adorable 13-year-old classic brown tabby with a striped and swirled coat. At one time she weighed 17 pounds, but over time she has worked hard and lost 4 pounds! Lucy was adopted from AFRP as a kitten, and came back to our care when her guardian surrendered her to the SPCA. Lucy is a super sweet cat that would love to spend her golden years in a loving home. Lucy is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application. Watch Lucy's video.

Tobias
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Adoption fee waived! Tobias is a special 2-year-old grey and white boy that is positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). Raised in foster care, Tobias is an absolute doll and gets along nicely with children and sleeps on their beds at night. He is very gentle and tolerant of being handled and having his nails clipped. Tobias has wonderful manners and is a friendly, playful and affectionate cat. Watch Tobias' video. Tobias requires special renal diet and needs an indoor-only home. His adoption fee has been sponsored by a generous supporter.Tobias is currently in foster care. Click here for an online application. Read more about FIV.

Little Little
(Adoption Pending)

Little Little is a petite 2-year-old longhaired lilac point Siamese mix with an exceptionally sweet personality. She was found as a very sick young kitten on the side of a rural road in South Monterey County. Sadly, one of her eyes was so badly damaged it needed to be surgically removed. Little Little becomes overwhelmed in busy households, and tends to hide when she is stressed. This sweet girl will blossom in a calm and quiet household where she can come out an cuddle in her own time. Little Little would prefer a home with no kids or dogs. She tends to hide during the day, and comes out at night to sit by the window or cuddle with you on the bed. Click here for an online adoption application.
K.B.
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K.B. (short for Kona Baby) is a handsome, playful and athletic 6-year-old black cat who was rescued from the streets as an older kitten and was raised in foster care. He remained very shy and wary for several years, but recently made a breakthrough and now enjoys rubbing up against legs, asking for treats and sitting on the laps of those he trusts to ask for petting. He's looking for a very cat-savvy adopter that understands the needs of semi-feral cats. Meet K.B. at the AFRP Adoption Center in Pacific Grove - he's one of our "office cats," and we'd love to see him find happiness in a home of his own. He is good friends with Clara Belle, and they need to be adopted together. Watch KB's video.

Clara Bell
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Clara Bell is a sweet and gentle 9-year-old grey and white cat who was born in an old school bus at a wrecking yard in south Monterey County. She was fed by an employee, but never had the luxury of living as a house cat. Once she trusts you, she loves to be petted and rolls over on her back when you rub her head. Clara Bell is a shy girl and will require a patient adopter who will give her plenty of time to adjust to her new home. Setting her up in a quiet spare bedroom while you are getting to know each other would be perfect. Give Clara Bell a chance and she'll be your loyal little friend! She is best friends with K.B., also on the web, and they need to be adopted together. Meet Clara at the AFRP office in Pacific Grove. Watch Clara's video.

Tootsie
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Senior Special - adoption fee waived! Tootsie is a friendly 9-year-old brown tabby looking for love! She came to us from a rescue group in Los Angeles that had to close down. Before that she lived with a family that had to surrender her due to some landlord problems. Tootsie loves to rub up against you to ask for petting, and enjoys chasing laser toys and munching on cat grass. She is not overly fond of other cats, and would be in kitty heaven as your one-and-only kitty friend. Like many cats, Tootsie prefers to be petted and stroked near her head and neck - no belly rubs please! She does nip when overstimulated. Adult, experienced adopter preferred. Tootsie's adoption fee is waived thanks to a donation from an AFRP supporter. Click here for an online application.


Other Cats Looking for Homes - See contact info beneath each picture

The following cats are not under the direct care of Animal Friends Rescue Project. AFRP provides these listings as a courtesy to the public to help these cats get new homes. Please contact the person listed with the picture if you're interested in adopting one of them.

AFRP is not responsible for the adoption of animals in this section of the web page.

Mary Jane
Posted 2-11-20. Mary Jane is a gorgeous 13-year-old longhaired calico that lost her home when her guardian passed away. She is spayed and is in good health. Mary Jane is a very sweet cat that loves attention and is a wonderful lap cat that enjoys petting. She is a talker and has wonderful litter box manners. She enjoys spending time in the sunshine in a safe outdoor space, and she never wanders very far. Mary Jane gets along fine with other animals, we are not sure how she does with small children. MJ is not an AFRP cat, and currently lives in Corralitos, CA. For more information about giving this great cat a loving home, please call Pat at 831-566-7425 or email Pperozzi@aol.com
Chinook
Posted 2-11-20. Chinook is a sweet 7-8 month-old black kitten that is a real ham and likes to flop over on his side for belly rubs. He and his sister Nikomi, also on the web, were rescued as youngsters and are currently being fostered. He is a playful and curious kitten that loves to bat his toys and he makes little meow sounds when he wants your attention or some treats! He may be a bit shy at first, but once he gets to know you he has a happy purr! He is neutered and has his first round of kitten vaccines. Chinook is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Santa Cruz. He and his sister would love to find a home together. For more information please call Angel at 831-234-3885 or email zabrina_z4@yahoo.com
Nikomi
Posted 2-11-20. Nikomi is a shy but curious 7-8 month-old black kitten that is a real sweetheart. She and her brother Chinook, also on the web, were rescued as youngsters and are currently being fostered. Though timid at first, once she gets to know you she is all about the petting! She also loves to sniff your face and give you kisses. Sometimes she holds your gaze and looks deep into your soul. Nikomi loves treats and even cleans her brother's plate if he does not finish his food. She is spayed and has her first round of kitten vaccines. Nikomi is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Santa Cruz. She and her brother would love to find a home together. For more information please call Angel at 831-234-3885 or email zabrina_z4@yahoo.com
Pumpkin
Posted 1-24-20. Pumpkin is looking for a special adopter! She's a beautiful 12-year-old calico with a sweet and loving personality. Pumpkin is an indoor-only cat that is looking for a home where she can be a single pet. She has an easygoing energy level but does enjoy catnip and a few kitty toys! Pumpkin loves cuddles and tummy rubs. She's looking for an adopter that is comfortable providing ongoing treatment for diabetes and IBD. She gets oral prednisone and insulin injections to manage her health conditions. She's currently under the care of the vets at VCA Oceanview Vet Hospital in Pacific Grove. Pumkin's guardian loves her but is unable to continue caring for her. For more information about giving this sweet cat a second chance, please email Lisa at lisafischler27@gmail.com
Missy
Posted 1-15-20. Missy is a lovely 7-year-old orange and white cat with one blue eye, and one green eye! She's a sweet, petite and well behaved kitty that lost her home when her guardian passed away from cancer. She has always been an indoor cat, and she loves people and is a great lap cat. She has great litter box habits and is calm and mature. She has been around other cats but has not met a dog. She is good with gentle children. She is spayed and in good health. Missy is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in San Jose. For more information about giving Missy a loving home, please contact Jenika at jenika237@yahoo.com
Turfy
Posted 10-2-19. Turfy is a loving and friendly 9-year-old neutered male brown tabby looking for a loving home after his guardian passed away. He's a social and affectionate boy that enjoys spending time with people; and he gets along with other cats, dogs and kids too! Turfy is a mostly indoor cat but does enjoy the occasional romp outside to enjoy the sunshine, if you have a safe patio or backyard. He has perfect litter box manners and he's in great health. Turfy is looking for a kind and loving home where he will be treated as the wonderful creature that he is. He misses the one-on-one attention he got when his person was alive. Turfy is not an AFRP cat. For more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact Shelly at 415-830-0441 or email shellylucero@sbcglobal.net
Allie
Post renewed 1-7-20. Allie is a beautiful 11-year-old spayed female calico looking for a quiet, loving home. She is up to date on vaccines and is microchipped. Allie is a very sweet and loving cat and loves to be petted and spend time with her person. She is an indoor-only cat that can entertain herself if you are busy or at work. Great lap cat once she gets to know you! Allie's vet thinks she might have developed some urinary infection tendencies due to stress in her current home. She will stay healthy as a single pet in the household. A kitty drinking fountain is also helpful for cats with this condition. Allie is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Monterey County. For more information, please call 702-325-8758 or email billiemg13@gmail.com
Yoda and Jetti
Post renewed 1-7-20. Yoda (12-year-old brown tabby) and Jetti (10-year-old black cat) are wonderful cats looking for a home together due to an upcoming move. They are neutered, microchipped, up to date on shots and in good health. Yoda is contemplative and affectionate - he loves feet and socks! Jetti is a handsome green-eyed boy with a sweet and joyful personality. He loves people. They are a bonded pair that love to cuddle together, play with a laser toy and chase their tails! They are indoor-only cats and seem to do fine with kids and friendly dogs. They are not AFRP cats and currently live in Pacific Grove. For more information contact Carol at 831-238-5795 or email cdalyep@sbcglobal.net
Bagheera
Post renewed 1-7-20. Bagheera is a beautiful 5-year-old special-needs cat looking for a special adopter. She is blind and has some cognitive disabilities. Her guardian is moving and will no longer have the accommodations she requires to be happy. Bagheera likes her own space, and she enjoys company even though she does not like to be touched. She's an indoor-only cat that is sensitive to change. Are you experienced with special needs cats? Bagheera is not an AFRP cat and currently lives in Brentwood, CA. Please contact Cynthia for more information: Cynthiahouseman@hotmail.com

Also check out animals available for adoption at the Salinas Shelter, the Monterey County Animal Shelter, the Marina Shelter - (831) 384-2528, the Santa Cruz SPCA, the Santa Cruz Animal Services, the SPCA of Monterey County, and the Los Coches Vet Hospital - (831) 678-2658.  Click here for a more complete listing of other places to adopt a rescued cat or dog.

You can help Animal Friends Rescue Project find homes for these animals by printing this page and posting it at your workplace or somewhere else where people will see it.

If you are looking for a specific pet or breed to adopt, we'd be glad to help you find the perfect match. Please email us your request and include your name, phone number, city and state, and everything important about the pet you are looking for (breed, sex, age, color, etc.) Click here to learn more about our Match-A-Pet program. Thank you!



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