Lil Cat, born in 2017, is a talkative and opinionated gal who loves snuggling up with people; she’s trying to help write this, in fact! She also wants your full attention, so don’t pet while distracted. While this fluffy tabby enjoys human attention, she can be a little less friendly with other cats and should be introduced slowly to future feline housemates. We also haven’t seen her around young children or dogs yet, but we’ll keep you posted on how she feels about them!
Lil Cat available for adoption at MCHS
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.
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.
0 to 6 months
0 to 10 years
7 months to 2 years
12 to 24 years
3 to 6 years
28 to 40 years
7 to 10 years
44 to 56 years
11 to 14 years
60 to 72 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.