Sydney Pet Rescue & Adoption Inc.

Every Life is Precious to Us

"All we want is to be a part of a loving family"
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"There are many intelligent species in the universe,
they are all owned by cats.
" ~Anonymous~

Cats & Kittens available for adoption
 
All the cats listed on this page are available for adoption now
If you are interested in adopting any of our lovely cats, please first complete & return our CatMatch form
We will follow up with you when it is received.
Cat Match adoption Application.doc
Foster Carers needed !

Do you know someone who would like some companionship and lives in a quiet household who could open their heart to a cat who just wants to be treated with a little kindness?

Do you have experience with timid cats and enjoy the rewarding experience which comes from fostering a rescue cat, giving them love and attention and seeing them come out of their shell and snuggle up with you for cuddles and pats?
We are urgently seeking new foster carers to join us, both short term and ongoing, for a number of gorgeous cats, some of whom are naturally outgoing and a few who are shy and just need a little extra kindness and patience.

If you would like to foster one of them, you can download our foster carer application form here -
Foster Carer Application Form.doc

A big thank you to Puss 'n' Boots Boarding Cattery for subsidising the emergency boarding of our cats. 664 Old Northern Road, Dural  PH: 9651 1401
Puss 'n' Boots
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Our grateful thanks to Royal Canin for their generous ongoing support with dog and cat food.

Timmy Microchip 982 000 167 726 142. Bailey (Microchip 982 222 167 730 300) born 30/4/12


"can you offer us a place in your home ? We would love to join your family !"
Would you like to sponsor us?

Timmy and Bailey are very smoochy brothers who are looking for a home together as they are closely bonded. Timmy is slightly more shy than Bailey and would suit a family without noisy children.

Bailey - short haired handsome tabby with classic tabby circles, has a black nose. Very smoochy boy and is very adventurous.
 
Timmy - short haired tabby with Tiger stripes. Looks like Bailey's twin but has a white nose. Smoochy boy once he knows you.Timmy loves his food.

Both have tested negative to FIV/FELV

Previous sponsors
December 2014-June 2015  Grace Lee at $40 each per mth

Miki (microchip 900 164 000 314 099), Niki (microchip 900 164 000 314 083) born 19/2/13 

We are looking for a new foster carer - Can you foster us ?
we are very friendly loving sisters and would love to share your home till we find our furever family.

Would you like to sponsor us?
Full sponsorship $40 per cat per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible 

 

23/3/13   Niki and Miki and their sisters Bonnie & Maddy were at the pound without their mum when we rescued them..

Niki and Miki are inseparable, loving sisters. Like Thelma and Louise, they are different, yet complement each other so well. We would love to see them adopted together as they adore and take good care of each other.

What do they have in common? Both are super affectionate, gentle cats. Both dislike being grabbed or lifted off the ground; they prefer to come to you and sit next to you and get lots of petting. Occasionally they will sit on your lap, which is a very special treat. They enjoy sleeping on the bed with foster mom - sometimes by her feet, or right next to her. They are very gentle and never scratch people, not even when jumping on their lap. Both are very clean, and use the litter box with perfection with no accidents..  . No loud meows; they make a cute trrr sound instead. When a new kitten was brought into the home, at first they hissed at him and kept their distance; but after 2 days they became "moms". They've come to adore him, and are always giving him baths and playing with him.

Niki (Nikita )orange tabby with white tummy, face and legs has a slimmer face and black "eyeliner" on her left eye with a black spot on her left nostril. She is the most extroverted of the two, being the first to have come out and explore her foster mom's house, and happily greeting the occasional visitor. When she wants something, she'll let you know. She has a funny way of staring right into your eyes, as if trying to tell you something. When she wants to be petted (which is very often!) she'll look all cute and rub against the computer screen or a wall corner, as a way of asking. She loooves eating, and is always last to leave the food bowl.

Miki (short for Mikaela) has a rounder, whiter face. She is the shy one of the duo, hid under the bed and cried for a day when first brought to her new foster mom's home. She likes having her own space; she loves climbing to the highest spot of the house (nowhere her sister dares to go!) and spending hours thinking about... whatever cats think about. She loves getting petted, and her favorite is a belly rub; she'll lie on her back and streeetch out, to let you know that she wants one of those. Other times, when she wants some affection, she doesn't come to you asking for it: she expects you to read her mind and go to her, when she'll go "trrrr" happily. She's the one who sleeps the closest to mom in bed, and the first to stick her little head at the front door's gap when mom is coming home at the end of the day.

They have both tested negative to FIV

An open letter to the future owner or foster carer of Niki and Miki

Somehow a three month foster stint of Niki and Miki turned into eight and it would be more if a new job had not meant I need to travel regularly and at short notice.

So it’s with great sadness that I have to say goodbye to Niki and Miki and I hope someone reading this is a position of offer them a home, if not forever then for a few months?

They are great cats, sisters and very close but with quite distinct personalities.  Niki loves food (both hers and Miki's if you let her) and hence is a bit larger.  But very affectionate, almost like a dog.  She is not keen on being picked up and held but loves being brushed.  Miki on the other hand is a lap cat, tolerates being picked up but not at all keen on the brush.

They both are well behaved, rarely meow and very good on the toilet front.  Importantly they let you sleep in in the morning (provided they had a supper the night before) and may even join you on the bed if that’s what you want.  They still enjoy playing, sleeping in shoe boxes (a tighter fit for Niki) and using the scratching post.  Miki is a bit more inquisitive and independent and loves looking over the balcony rail and surveying the neighbourhood.

There is more but why not find that out for yourself!  I am offering a well vetted carer who will be fostering for 6 months or longer,  or adopter, up to three $100 vouchers for cat stuff (one per month) on the sole provision that photos are somehow made available to me.  If I am ever in a position to do a short term caring stint while you are on holiday, I will certainly do so.

Thanks

Graeme,  March 2017

POSSUM Jnr (f) born approx 29/6/08 (microchip 982 009 106 001 129)

CAN YOU FOSTER ME ?

Hi! I'm looking for a foster carer who is experienced with shy cats.  I would love a quiet female household with no young children. I would like to be your only pet so I can get to know you better.

Would you like to sponsor me?
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month. 
Sponsorships are tax deductible 


Possum with her 'mouse'

2019 Possum is a special needs cat. She is very sweet and gentle, but timid, which makes finding a suitable home challenging.
She has made good progress with her current foster carer together with some foster brothers and sisters..
She loves to snuggle up with them, and to go outside in the cat enclosure.
She had hyperthyroidism and was treated successfully for that  in 2018.

Possum is a lovely medium-haired black and white cat with a glossy coat and yellow-green eyes. She was rescued from the pound as a kitten. Possum is a timid cat initially and is looking for an experienced single person or couple who will give her time to build trust and confidence. She would benefit from a quiet environment without children or too many other animals. Once settled, she is clever, faithful and loving, lies upside down to have her chin stroked and adores being brushed all over. Possum is bright and likes to play games. She has a very dear personality with a happy purr. Indoor living would suit her well and limited exposure to the sun will protect her pink nose from skin cancer. Possum has blossomed so much and is now looking for a gentle and loving home.

Possum has tested negative for FIV

Jan 2009 - Many thanks to the clients from AhCat Pet Sitting Service for their kind donation of cat food for Possum Jnr. Yumm & purrs from Possum x x x
Oct 2012 $40 Thank you to Kaye in Bowral for her kind donation
August 2015 Possum had a half Sponsorship of $20 per month from Kshama Shetty...purrrr

 

     

TC (Top Cat) (m) born 18/10/11 (microchip 982 000 167 729 909)

New home or foster carer needed for TC
 
 Would you like to sponsor me?
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible 
 


 
TC  (Top Cat) steel grey tabby with a white bib, was rescued with his brother ChooChoo at 2wks old with their mum Izzy  They had to be hand reared as Izzy was too sick to care for them. Izzy is now healthy and ready for her new home, she is listed separately.

October 2013 TC is a handsome boy with a very gentle nature. He was formerly in foster care with his beloved brother Choo Choo. Choo Choo was injured earlier this year, necessitating a separation of the brothers. (- see our 'pets needing urgent help' page for more details. )

TC was at first reserved and missing his brother terribly, but then bonded in foster care with Missy, a beautiful brown 10 month old female tabby kitten. She was as fearless as he was shy. She "brought him out of his shell" and  they played, chased and wrestled together frequently; and, occasionally snuggled together in a bedtime embrace. Missy has since found her furever home and TC is hoping to find his very soon.
TC is a smoochy boy who loves his food and getting brushed
TC is looking for a new foster home or permanent home, perhaps with with his mum Izzy or another friendly cat as a playmate.

TC is desexed, vaccinated and microchipped and has tested negative for FIV. He would make an ideal indoor companion for your family.

 

IZZY (f) born approx June 2010 (microchip 900 012 000 811 697)

New home or foster carer needed
please complete a foster carer form above if you are interested

Would you like to sponsor me?
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible 
 
Izzy is a tiny little short-haired dark tortoiseshell with big green eyes and a fiery orange stripe down her nose. She is a delicate and softly spoken little thing who enjoys being with people. While she can be a little timid with new people she quickly warms up to everyone and loves a good pat, cuddle and ear scratch.
 
Izzy had a bit of a rough start to life. She was rescued with 5 kittens who had to be hand raised as Izzy needed an operation for a blocked intestine to save her life.  It was touch and go for a while, but she's a tough little thing and came through it well. she was very skinny and underweight. She improved greatly in just a few weeks, although she appears to be naturally small and slender.
Izzy has an adorable little miaow that sometimes is barely audible. When it can be heard, her miaow sounds more like a squeak, which had led to the nickname 'Pipsqueak'.
 
Izzy is very content to live inside and enjoys sitting up high and watching people. She can also keep herself amused and is happy to spend the day by herself . Izzy loves to have a play and chase, but her favourite thing to play with is long shoelaces.
 
Izzy would make a great companion and would fit easily into any household. She has had a rough start in life and appreciates the simple pleasures of a comfy bed, a bowl of food and a warm lap to snuggle on.
Izzy has tested negative to FIV

23/7/15 Izzy had a half sponsorship from Michael Fidlehouse @ $20 per mth..Purrs & hugs
 
 

Charlotte born 18/10/11 (microchip 982 000 167 860 450)

Charlotte is being adopted by her foster carer Ellie


Charlotte is a dainty pale orange tortoiseshell with the cutest stripe down her nose.  She is timid at first and will hide until she gets to know you, but then her cheeky affectionate nature will come out and she will soon be demanding to sit on your lap the minute you flop onto the sofa.  She loves company and will often follow you room to room, happy just to be near you.  She is talkative and has a different meow for every occasion, especially food time.  Once she is completely comfortable with you she has a lovely quiet purr that comes out when being petted curled on your lap.  She is tireless when playing.  Her favourite toy is a piece of string dragged across the floor. she will chase this all around the room and over the furniture.  She also often amuses herself by batting a toy about and chasing it down the hallway, skidding on the wooden floor.  Any hair ties left on a table will quickly disappear and become Charlotte's newest toy!
Charlotte is negative for FIV

DOMINO (m) sweet & affectionate boy (microchip 900 012 000 719 553)

Would you like to sponsor me ??
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
 Sponsorships are tax deductible 
 

Domino (m) is a splendid medium-haired white cat with a few black markings on his head and body, a black tail chequered white underneath and lemon-yellow eyes, born approx October 2008
His current carer says - Domino is an incredibly affectionate and placid cat. He adores company and likes to be cuddled and stroked.  He has a gorgeous soft, long and fluffy coat and appreciates a brush once a week. He has the calmest temperament of any cat that I have met and likes to follow you everywhere you go. At bed time he walks himself to his bedroom and waits anxiously to be tucked in and kissed good night. He is best suited for a family who is happy to pay him attention and in return will be by your side and be a beautiful companion.

Domino seems to have the traits of a Turkish Van, as you can see from this article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_Van .
Domino has tested FIV negative

Nov 2010-
Our grateful thanks to Margaret for her donation of yummy cat food - purrs from Domino & Penny x x x
04/03/2016  $100.00  Sylvia R  for Domino towards his dental expenses. Purrs and hugs from Domino xxx



CLEMENTINE born Nov'09 (microchip 900 012 000 719 466),
DASH born 25/10/10 (microchip 900 164 000 000 326)

I need a Sponsor

Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible 

Clementine and her day-old kittens were rescued from death row.

Clementine (F) is a slender and elegant black and white cat. She has a lovely black coat (chocolate-brown in the sunlight), with a white blaze, bib, stomach and front paws, and enormous yellow-green eyes. Clementine is a gentle and friendly young cat with a quirky little personality, who likes company and a little space to explore. She was very thin when rescued but has since put on a little weight and is in good health. She has been a fastidious mother and plays lovely chasing and wrestling games with the kittens. Clementine is sociable with the other foster cats and very relaxed with human visitors, and is looking forward to her own special and loving home.
10/11/10 - Clementine has been tested and is FIV negative.
and is ready to find her new furever home


Dash (M) is a short-haired black and white boy.He was rescued with his mum Clementine from Death Row with his brother Indigo who has been adopted.
Clementine and her kitten Dash have similar personalities. They walk lightly on this planet. Both are rather shy with people (Dash more so than his mother) so if you are planning to adopt one or both of them, you will have to be patient to gain their confidence.  Being gentle is the key to gain their hearts. Once they warm to you, they are very engaging and gentle. If they are not both adopted by the same person, they will probably do best as the only pet in the household.

Nov 2010-Our grateful thanks to Margaret for her donation of Breeders Choice and kitten food- purrs from all of us x x x

JASPER Jnr,born 22/11/08 (microchip 982 009 106 013 050)


I need a Sponsor                     
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible
 
 
Jasper Jnr – Male – Spotted Tabby and white shorthair coat. Jasper is a big wuss and a bit shy at first, but once he gets to know you he is very smoochy. He has a lovely purr. Scotty is FIV negative
 
August 2012- Update from Meryl - Jasper is very much a boisterous boy.  He has an incredibly good nature,  They are still quite shy - especially around new people and loud noises, especially the vacuum cleaner.
They have a lot of energy and both really enjoy playing - their favorite toy is a dangled shoe lace!
They both love a cuddle, and to sit as close as possible to you on the sofa or bed and snuggle up to you.
Jasper is a very talkative little boy, and greets you with a constant chatter.

Jasper will make a lovely pet for someone who will love him and give him lots of love and attention. He will appreciate a large living area with plenty to keep him amused and with things to climb. He is suitable for a home without dogs or small children

He is located in Waverley
Click here to watch a YouTube of Jasper and Jade as kittens.
 

CHOO CHOO (m) born 18/10/11, (microchip 982 000 167 861 437)

I need a Sponsor
Full sponsorship $40 per month. Half sponsorship $20 per month.
Sponsorships are tax deductible  

Choo Choo & TC were rescued at 2wks old with their mum Izzy  They had to be hand reared with their siblings as Izzy was too sick to care for them.

Choo Choo was hit by a car in May 2013. His carer had let him outside against our strict indoor only policy. He had a fractured pelvis and spine. He also needed to have his whole tail amputated as it was 'dead'
He is not able to toilet independently although he does try. He needs to be manually expressed daily and is getting loving care from Michelle for as long as he needs it.

Otherwise he is a happy healthy boy,

 

Would you like to sponsor one of our foster pets?
If you are unable to adopt or foster, you can still be of great help to a particular pet

This will help us out greatly as we rely on donations to keep going. We will show your donation in the pet's listing..
Full sponsorship - $40 per month goes to help with the foster pet?s food, flea/wormer and medical expenses.
Half sponsorship $20 per month.
For sponsorships of 3 months or more, we will provide a Sponsorship Certificate.

Sponsorships are tax deductible.

Sponsorship enquiries, please click here to email Michelle

Thank you so much if you can help

                                                                                                        
To donate online, or leave a bequest  please click below - stating your surname, initial & Pet's name
Your caring gift will provide food and care for our pets
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