Did you know June is Adopt-a-Cat Month? When I adopted Furball over ten years ago from the local animal shelter, all I wanted was a healthy and happy kitten. On the other hand, a woman I worked with chose to go with a breeder because she wanted a specific breed of cat.
What most people don’t know is that shelters are overflowing with all types of cats, including very specialized breeds. You don’t need to pay hundreds of dollars for a cat. Love is right around the corner.
If you’ve been thinking about getting a cat, our friends at Adopt-a-Pet.com have shared some pawsome information about different breeds of cats that are available for adoption right now. Here’s what they have to say about Scottish Folds, Ragdolls and Bengal cats.
About Scottish Folds
Scottish Folds are a unique breed of cats. Their folded ears often give them an “owl-like” appearance. Though they don’t always have folded ears, they are always referred to as Scottish Folds even when they have fully erect ears. Scottish Folds are a wonderful breed and usually become very attached to their human companions. They are soft-spoken and loyal, and rarely have qualms with any other cats or animals in a household.
Here’s a Scottish Fold available right now for adoption!
“Spencer is a Darling pure white Scottish Fold! He is quite the handsome cat with his little downturned ears and big beautiful golden eyes. He is snuggly, a tad bit shy, but one happy fella! Spencer is a senior kitty and will need a nice quiet home, but he loves kids, cats, and pretty much any human that comes his way. Let his beautiful eyes win you over today! If you don’t want to adopt Spencer, he’s also looking for a foster. “
About Ragdoll Cats
If you like fluffy and ridiculously cuddly cats, maybe a Ragdoll is for you! This breed originated in Southern California about sixty years ago and has rapidly become one of the most popular kitties in the United States. With their characteristically soft fur and bright blue eyes, most people find Ragdolls irresistible. They are a highly intelligent cat and will often follow you around and sit in your lap at every given opportunity. Ragdolls are best as inside only cats because they have been known to get into trouble chasing cars or with unfriendly animals – they’re just too friendly to stay away!
If you’d like to adopt a Ragdoll kitty for yourself, maybe Jesse is the beautiful girl for you!
“Ragdolls are known for their tendency to go limp when picked up, and Jesse is one of those kitties. She loves people and has the personality to get along with just about anyone, but it’s best she is rehomed without any female cats or small children. Jesse’s coloring is typical of a Ragdoll – she even has white mittens to boots – and is a big, soft, fluffy kitty with white and black fur.
About Bengal Cats
Bengal kitties are quite an interesting breed. They are described as half domestic kitty, half Asian Leopard Cat, and often have beautiful and unique spots and stripes that make them look “wild”. Generally speaking, the Bengal breed does possess a predictably sweet personality as long as they are well socialized; otherwise, they can be a little hot tempered and reckless. Bengal cats can be extremely sweet, loving, and gorgeous but experienced cat owners usually know best how to have a happy Bengal family member.
For an example of a beautiful and excellent Bengal up for adoption, meet Maui!
“She’s a wonderful three year old kitty that needs a new home because her family is leaving to go somewhere that doesn’t allow kitties. Maui is fully vetted and also declawed in the front and will love you as soon as you sit down! This black spotted grey kitty is around three years old and loved to drink from the faucet the moment you turn it on! Maui loves to purr in your ear and absolutely adores all people and other kitties. “