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Cassie and Rommi

July 22nd, 2016

Here are two sisters at West Side Cats! We sent their brothers out to PetSmart in Boardman whose names are Pollux and Castor. These little girls are Cassie and Rommi! They all came in to the shelter on 7/2/16. They were born on 4/1/16! They are beautiful long haired Calicos! Very pretty cats! They do NOT like dogs but love other cats and love children! You can adopt both together or just one. Wouldn’t you just want one of these little girls to sit on your lap purring away contently? They are very well behaved and will give your life so much enjoyment! Stop by soon as I know they will be adopted quickly! See you soon! Love Cassie and Rommi!
Cassie and Rommi

Lola (at the Cabana)!

July 22nd, 2016

We all know that old song by Barry Manilow about Lola at the Cabana. Well West Side Cats has their own Lola! Lola has taken over the front office! She loves to just hang out and check everything out including file drawers, closets and shelves! She is very curious! Lola came in on 6/6/2016. She is a beautiful cat with a fur coat with White/Black spots on it. She is a complete declaw. Her owner was moving and couldn’t take Lola with her. She will turn 2 on July 31st so it would be great for Lola to have her own home to go to for her birthday present! She loves kids! No dogs please. She gets along with other cats but prefers to be the only one. So dance your way to West Side Cats and take a chance on Lola!Lola 2


“The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest”!

July 21st, 2016

West Side Cats will be at their booth again this year at “The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest”! The “Greater Youngstown Italian Fest” runs from Friday, July 29, Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 23 Central Square in Downtown Youngstown, Ohio 44503. Something new this year will be Fireworks, Sunday night at 10:45 P.M. If you have any questions about the Italian Fest, please call 330-942-4510. There is a $4 admission at the gate. Those under 12 years old are admitted for free. NO ONE UNDER 18 will be permitted without a parent with them. This $4 admission fee helps to support the general expenses for the Fest. West Side Cats is proud to support “The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest”! We hope to see all our old friends along with our new friends at the Fest! We will be selling our famous T-shirts along with other cat and dog items along with things for humans to enjoy! Thank you for all your support!

Bandit 1A

Beautiful Rose





Four Peach Roses

Four Pink Roses

Howard 1


Kitten 1

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Kitten Sleeping





Sandy 1



Sweet Pea


Upcoming Wedding? This would make a wonderful gift and support the Cats and Kittens at West Side Cats!

July 17th, 2016

Do you have a wedding coming up this summer? Or just need a gift while helping out with our fundraiser? Look no further!

I’m just thinking of all the weddings coming up this summer and I think I have a fantastic idea for an inexpensive gift for a new bride! Especially if cooking is not her specialty! This is a fundraiser for West Side Cats in Youngstown, OH so not only do you give a nice gift but also help out the cats and kitties in need! This is an electronic cookbook filled with many recipes. Just plug it in on your counter and search away! The voice will help you with the recipe step by step and you can go ahead and pause, rewind and fast forward. I’ve checked it out and it is pretty nice! Also if you have a SIM card from your camera you can upload your photos onto it and have a slide show! You can do the same with music! It is a multifunctional tool! We are asking only $10 each plus a little bit for shipping and handling depending on where you live. It is pretty lightweight to ship. Here are two photos I took of the front and back of the box. Please contact me if you are interested or with any questions. West Side Cats would love to help you out! Please call Pat at 330-318-2388, Thanks! West Side Cats!



July 17th, 2016

Here is one of the most wonderful cats in the world (including all others of course)! Mille is a 6 year old laid back female Brown Tabby who is particular on who she likes. She does NOT like male cats – or female cats either – go figure? So NO other cats in the home. We are not sure how Millie does with dogs though. She absolutely loves kids and people and would make make someone a wonderful addition to their family! Mille’s birthday is coming up in October on the 13th and she would really love a home of her own to be able to share her birthday with some special people! She is very easy and really just does her own thing. Please come and visit Millie soon as I’m sure she will be scooped up quickly! She is an awesome lady!
Millie 9

Millie 10

Sherman is now the July “Cat Of The Month” at West Side Cats!

July 17th, 2016

Sherman is now the July “Cat Of The Month” at West Side Cats!
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Sherman 1

Bandit! Bandit loves his little capers!

July 11th, 2016

Bandit is a very special black male medium hair cat who is so awesome! Bandit is so friendly with humans as well as other cats and kittens at the shelter. Bandit is just over 9 years old with his birth on 1/1/2007. Bandit is very fit and active even at 9 years old! As you can see in one of the photos, he is very protective of the other cats here. Bandit is considered a “special needs” cat because he is older. He would do well in a home with other cats. Bandit has not been around dogs so I am not sure how he would react upon meeting one. Bandit loves everyone! Children would love Bandit. He is so kind and gentle! Bandit would make an absolute wonderful additional member of your family! You can come and see Bandit at the West Side Cats shelter Tuesday through Saturday from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Thanks so much! We can’t wait for Bandit to get his very own “Furrever” home!!!! Bandit 1 B

Bandit 1A

Bandit and Abel


July 11th, 2016

This pretty kitty cat was just sleeping in her bed and looking so cute I just had to get her photo! She woke up long enough for me to take two and then she said “the heck with you, I’m going back to sleep”! I can’t say I blame her – her bed looked nice and cozy! I wish they would make those beds big enough for people! Well here is Aliyah who is about 1 1/2 years young! Her birthdate is 1/1/15. She is a gorgeous Brown Tabby. She still needs to be fixed though so if you are interested in adopting her that would have to be done first. No cat leaves this shelter without being fixed! Aliyah came in on 6/1/16 with 4 kittens and now her kittens have all been adopted and she has been left behind. She is really sweet and cute with everyone! I couldn’t resist her once I spotted her relaxing! She is very good with kids. She does NOT get along with dogs. She doesn’t seem to mind other cats. Please stop by the shelter and meet Aliyah! She would make the purrfect companion for that special person!
Aliyah 1



July 10th, 2016

Cuddles is a beautiful black cat who was born around 1/1/2012 so she is about 4 1/2 years young! She is shy being fairly new but she will definitely come around! We don’t have much background on her either. Dogs are unknown on how Cuddles would react. I think school age kids and adults would be absolutely fine with her. She is a wonderful cat! Come take a chance on Cuddles!Cuddles 1


Snowflake(s) in July?

July 10th, 2016

I was so excited the other day – I saw a Snowflake and just knew that winter was right around the corner! But to my surprise it turned out to be our wonderful kitty named Snowflake! Snowflake is a very beautiful Short-haired Flame Point Siamese. She is considered a Special Needs cat. She is a front declaw that will make someone a wonderful Senior Companion. Absolutely no dogs around Snowflake but she loves other cats and children! Snowflake came into the shelter on 5/5/16 and although she has her own little area set up for her and her friend Maisie, she would really like a quiet home of her own. I do apologize that I don’t have her birthdate but I know she is on the older side which is why she is a Special Needs cat. I believe she is around 15? Next time I am at the shelter I will get that information for you and add it. Won’t you consider helping out a senior cat as your companion? You would both be richly rewarded!Snowflake 1


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5812 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, OH 44446

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