Asia available for adoption at MCHS

Shorthair
Female,
6.4 lbs
13 years, 8 months
Cleared by Vet Clare

All animals receive medical care from our vet, Dr Clare Bartholomew. Animals are spay or neutered as necessary, in order to help reduce pet over population. This a full exam, vaccinations, flea and tick control and a microchip.

Are you ready to meet Asia?

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We are open Tuesday-Sunday 12pm to 5pm

Meet our resident “grumpy cat, Asia! We think her unimpressed expression only adds to her charm. This thirteen year old girl call’s our executive director’s office home, and we think it’s gone to her head. She won’t hesitate to let you know when it’s time to be fed, when it’s time for you to pet her, or when it’s nap time (which is most times). Her adorable voice is more like a squeak than an actual “meow,” and hearing her excitedly squeak as you greet her is one of the sweetest things.

Asia is the perfect cat for someone who wants a low maintenance companion. As an older cat, she mostly does her own thing, and loves relaxing in her bed for most of the day. Although she prefers the single life, Asia can live with other cats as long as she has her own space. Give her a nice, quiet home to retire in, and she will love you forever.

Like other older cats, Asia is developing some health issues and will need a little extra vet care to live her best life with you. Our vet staff can provide you with more information about her medical history and their recommendations for her future.

Cats have been domesticated for thousands of years and have a rich history. The domestication of cats likely began in ancient Egypt, where they were revered as sacred animals and often depicted in art and literature. Cats were believed to have special powers, including the ability to ward off evil spirits, and were often kept in temples and homes to protect against pests.

As cats became more domesticated, they spread throughout the world and were prized for their ability to control pests. In medieval Europe, cats were kept on ships to control rat populations and were often depicted as symbols of good luck.

Cats were also popular in ancient Rome, where they were kept as pets and were often depicted in literature and art. In the Middle Ages, cats were associated with witches and were often feared and misunderstood. However, by the Renaissance, cats had regained their popularity as pets and were often kept by wealthy families.

Today, cats are one of the most popular pets in the world and are kept by millions of people. They are highly intelligent and adaptable animals that can thrive in a variety of environments. In addition to being popular pets, cats also play important roles in many cultures, including serving as symbols of good luck and prosperity.

Despite their long history, there is still much we do not know about the domestication of cats. Studies of ancient DNA have shed some light on the origins of domestic cats, but there is still much to be learned about their evolution and the role they have played in human history. Regardless of their past, cats remain an important and beloved part of many people’s lives today.

 
Feline Age
Human Equivalent
Kitten
0 to 6 months
0 to 10 years
Junior
7 months to 2 years
12 to 24 years
Prime
3 to 6 years
28 to 40 years
Mature
7 to 10 years
44 to 56 years
Senior
11 to 14 years
60 to 72 years
Geriatric
15+ years
76 to 100+ years

Coming soon: common behaviors explained.

Most of the cats receive Diamond Naturals Indoor Cat Food (dry).

 

Coming soon: Information about common vaccinations medications, treatments and conditions.