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“The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest”!

Thursday, 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!
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Four Peach Roses

Four Pink Roses

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

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

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Sherman is now the July “Cat Of The Month” at West Side Cats!
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Bandit! Bandit loves his little capers!

Monday, 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

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Aliyah!

Monday, 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!
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Snowflake(s) in July?

Sunday, 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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West Side Cats 5th Annual Bike Run and Summer Festival!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

West Side Cats 5th Annual Bike Run and Summer Festival!

Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Austintown Township Park located at

6000 Kirk Road in Austintown, Ohio!

Registration 9 A.M./ First Bike Out 10 A.M./ Last Bike Out 11 A.M.

All Motorcycles Welcome!

Fee $15 Per Bike /$5 Passenger / Show $10

Bike Show 1 P.M. – 5 P.M./ 9 Categories – 21 Trophies

Door Prizes – Chinese Raffle – 50/50 Raffle

Prize For The Best Poker Hand

Food/Refreshments

Motorcycle Accessory Vendors/Pet Supply Vendors

Vendors Wanted!

Entertainment Starring:

Amanda Jones/JD EICHER/Benny Bassett

Come and join in the event and support West Side Cats!

Sponsored by West Side Cats – Austintown Township Park – AIM Services, Co. A Childers Production.

Surprise and her kitten

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Pinkie the Mascot

Cammie and Ginny

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Daryl the big guy

Cassie, Rommie Pollux and Castor! Irresistible Kittens!! Could you help them out with their vetting needs? Not yet available for adoption – but soon!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Here at West Side Cats we have some of the cutest kittens you have ever seen! (No favoritism here). Here are Cassie who is a female Calico with some black on her heard, Rommie is a female Calico with all three colors on her head, Pollux has less yellow on his head who is a male Calico and last but not least Castor who is a male Calico has no black on his head. These kittens were brought in on 7/2/16 by a good Samaritan. They will need to be fixed and get their rabies shots and then they will be available for adoption in a couple of weeks. Would you like to “Sponsor one of these Kittens”? Are you interested in adopting them? We would appreciate any help with their vet bills if you could do anything possible it would be so appreciated! Every life we save is another life given to one of God’s creatures! Thank you!
Cassie Rommie Castor Pollux

Janet’s Garage Sale – Saturday, July 9 – 11 A.M. until 4 P.M.

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Janet’s Garage Sale – Saturday, July 9 – 11 A.M. until 4 P.M.

Janet’s next Garage Sale will be Saturday, July 9 starting at 11 A.M. and ending at 4 P.M. Please save that date and stop by! We have plenty of bargains with more yard sale items coming in all the time! You may drop off gently used yard sale items during our regular business hours of 2 P.M. to 6 P.M. Tuesday through Saturday. We could really use donations of baby clothes! Thank you so much everyone! The cats and kittens truly love eating all the proceeds!
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Leo (The West Side Cats Lion)!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Have you ever seen a Lion at West Side Cats? Well I had to share an office chair with one yesterday! Well his name is Leo anyway and I believe he thinks he is a Lion! Leo is such a great cat! Leo was born on 8/16/01 and he is a handsome brown tabby with medium length hair. Leo is considered a Special Needs cat because he is a 15 year old but believe me he doesn’t act it! He runs and jumps and plays just like a one year old! Leo came into the shelter on 6/21/16. He gets along with the other cats, dogs and he loves children. He is a very gentle cat! If you would like to adopt Leo (the Lion) please stop by and visit us! He will probably be in Kimm’s office chair in the front office hanging out!
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Visit our adoptable kitties at PetSmart in Niles:

5812 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, OH 44446

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