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CFA Rescue & Adoptions

CFA offers a small, personable rescue and adoption program.  Our rescued animals are housed at the CFA office and with board members until they are healthy and ready for adoption.  All CFA adoptable animals are spayed or neutered, fully vetted, up-to-date on vaccines, microchipped and treated for parasites.  Finding the perfect home and match takes time and personal attention!

 

Rickon

Rickon, Samwell and Ned are litter mates; all came from living outdoors, relying only on each other for comfort. Rickon is the most affectionate of the three (after lots of love and socialization). Rickon has made progress in leaps and bounds here at CFA, and we know he's going to be one affectionate lovebug when he finds his furrever home! Is Rickon the one for you? Call our office to schedule a meeting!

 

Samwell

Samwell, Rickon and Ned are littermates; all came from living outdoors. Samwell will take a little extra love and patience- he's had a tough start to life and is not easy to trust. With some time, treats and extra encouragement he'll be your pal for life! Is Samwell the one for you? Call our office to schedule a meeting!

Ned

Ned, Rickon and Samwell are littermates; all came from living outdoors. Ned, like Samwell, will take a little extra love and patience due to his difficult start in life. Both Samwell and Ned have made marvelous improvement since being introduced to warm, loving homes and treats galore!

 

 


Tommen

Hi there, Tommen here. Just stopping my Olympic training long enough to introduce myself. My talents lie in the high jump and 100 yard dash, and not too bad in the relay race either. I am quite outgoing and playful, and rather dashing (get it, dashing). I would be a great addition to your family, I would even be willing to help train any new brother or sister I may have. We have to stay in shape, right? Let's meet!

Ursa

Ursa is a red kitten born in May of 2015. He was trapped as a feral kitten and is now ready for a patient, calm home. He enjoys being pet but is not pleased about being picked up. He is pretty easy to bribe with food and/or treats and does have a great putt when scratched in just the right place. He is comfortable with other cats. He is looking for a relatively quiet household, without young children and at least one other young and playful cat to keep him entertained. It would be best if his new family had some feral cat experience. He is indoor only, litter box trained, micro-chipped, vaccinated, neutered and treated for parasites. He is not a cat to give his affections easily but for a patient person who will take the time to earn his love and trust, he could be an amazing friend.

 

WE'VE GOT BUNNIES!

These adorable, loving, domestic bunnies were rescued by a concerned citizen in the Rochester area after a breeder that was using them as bait abandoned and released them into his own backyard. With a little help from the public (which we're still in need of!), CFA has been assisting the caretaker with spay/neuter procedures, food, supplies and adoption.
There are 26 bunnies that currently need homes - 22 of them still need to be spayed/neutered. YOU can help!
Donate today with a note attached to your donation stating you wish to donate to the Bunny Fund! Or call our office to schedule an adoption meeting!

You can also visit our Petfinder page at http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/WA446.html.       

Cost of Adoption:  $80 cat | $100 dog

The Life of a Cat

by Michael M. Middleton, who adopted Blackie in 2012

To live the life of a cat
would well be worth
the few years given.
A life of true freedom,
at peace with oneself,
is a life that’s worth the livin’!
To live each moment in wonder…
like a child
the world to see;
to simply play and to run
or lounge in the sun;
that seems like a good deal to me.

Successful Adoption Stories

Four Socks: In December 2011, my cat Molly began to get sick, and, due to liver failure, I had to put her down in January 2012.  That was a very hard thing to do.  I wasn’t ready to get another cat right away, so I waited a few months.  Around late March or early April of 2012, I had been trying to find a female tuxedo kitten to adopt.  I tried all avenues I knew about, Craigslist, PetFinder, etc.  None of these options worked out for me.  I had contacted Concern for Animals the first part of April and explained what I wanted.  I was told me there was a cat named Blackie who just had kittens and some were female tuxedo kittens.  She sent me photos via e-mail, and I fell in love with the one had named 4 Socks. 

I went to meet the kittens at the CFA house when they were about 3-4 weeks old and knew that I wanted to adopt 4 Socks.  I brought her home on May 12, 2012, and have enjoyed having her ever since.  I re-named her Amelia.  She is such a beautiful cat, and very playful.  I found it interesting that she was born May 22nd; my cat Molly, that I had lost in January, was born on March 23rd, just different years.  Amelia has some of the traits that Molly had, but she also has her own personality.  I am glad I was able to adopt Amelia, as she has been the perfect cat for me.  My other cat Mittens has adapted to her well. 

I am glad Concern for Animals is there to help the animals that need a home, and encourage everyone to support them in whatever manner you can, whether it be financial, time volunteering, or fostering animals until they get their forever home.  They are a great organization.  - Brenda Taylor