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Archive for the ‘Calico’ Category

West Side Cats has their own planet “Mars”! – Mars has been adopted!!!!!

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

At West Side Cats, I thought I was on another planet when I was introduced to Mars! Mars has been there a little while. Mars is on the quieter side and very friendly! Mars was a stray outside and the nice person who found her had 2 dogs and really couldn’t keep Mars as much as they would have wanted to! Mars turned 1 on January 1, 2016. Mars is a beautiful Calico! We have no history on Mars so we are not sure about children and dogs. She seems to have no problem around other cats. She was once someone’s pet and she would love to be someone’s pet again soon! Mars absolutely loves to be petted! Please stop by West Side Cats and come see “Mars”! You will be happy that you did!
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Our silly Piper!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Here is Piper! She is very scared because after her family had a baby they no longer needed her in their home after that was all she knew! They said the baby was allergic to Piper. Piper is a beautiful, sweet and funny girl who will be only 4 on 6/30/16. Piper came in on 4/13/16 and has been hiding under a cat bed for most of the time she has been there. She is extremely shy around animals and children. Jane and I were working with her the other day and look what she did for us! She was posing for animal crackers and being really silly! Of course I cropped Jane out of the photos – poor Jane! So Piper is an awesome cat – she just needs a wonderful “Furrever” home where people really want her and love her. She can be the biggest love bug ever when she lets you get to know her! Stop by West Side Cats to see her! Piper hangs out in the break room which is the room right after the office as you come in. We are open Tuesday through Saturday from 2 to 6 P.M. Thanks! Love, hugs and purrs from Piper!
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Paprika – spicing things up at West Side Cats! Paprika is now at Petco in Boardman!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

We are spicing things up at West Side Cats with the arrival of Paprika! Paprika is a female Dilute Calico who was trapped In a feral colony of cats in the Chicago area. She is such a cutie! She was born around 1/1/15 so she is just over a year old. We don’t know anything about her background. She does get along with the other cats here though. What her interaction with dogs and children we are not sure about. Paprika is a little shy but once you stop and pet her and give her attention she becomes a purring factory!! First chance you get please come to West Side Cats at 2217 Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio 44509. Come in and ask to see Paprika and of course all her friends! Take home some spice today!Paprika 1


Our Planet “MARS” has been adopted!!!!

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Now I know we have 9 planets (yes Pluto will always be a planet to me). But at West Side Cats? I think we have the cutest planet of all time! Introducing “Mars”! Mars is a gorgeous female Calico who is just over 1 year old being born around 1/1/15. Some kind people found her and took her in but couldn’t keep her due to their pet limit. We want to thank those people from the bottom of our hearts for bringing her to us! As you can see from one of the photos, she gets along very well with other cats. Of course dogs are unknown. She is on the shy and skittish side but she is loving once she gets to know you. Mars will require a quieter environment so I would have to say no kids or no young kids. She would make a great one on one addition to your home! Mars just told me to ask you to come visit her soon! Please? Mars just needs an awesome “Furrever” home!

The photo on the left shows Mars with a kitten friend of her’s. She looks like she is protecting them! Actually there were 3 of them hiding behind the litter boxes but when I’m determined “I always get my cat’s photos”! Mars 1


Timber! He got adopted!!!!!!

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

At West Side Cats we have a very beautiful Dilute Calico! We don’t know much about her but if you stop by to visit Timber you can probably find out more about her! She is very well behaved and just wants to be loved in a nice warm comfy home. Not sure how she fits in with children or dogs but she does just fine with other cats. Give Timber a visit as soon as you find a chance in your busy schedule! You won’t regret it!
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Patty Cake, Patty Cake ————— has been given her “Furrever” Home!!!!!!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Here at West Side Cats? resides a beautiful Calico named Patty Cake!! She is absolutely gorgeous!! She certainly has a mind of her own and she will let you know it! Did I say attitude? She knows she is beautiful and wants you to know it too!! She is almost 1 1/2 years young being born on 7/14/14. She used to be a stray in Niles who some wonderful person was feeding because she was probably just left behind. One will never know. She was brought into WSC on 6/10/15 and is waiting to find just the right person for her to own!! We are not sure how she deals with children and dogs. Patty Cake would probably be best with just being by her wonderful self in a home. Some cats here she likes but some she doesn’t like so much. That would have to be your call after meeting with Patty Cake. She is very affectionate with us humans and loves to be patted! Please come see her at WSC any Tuesday – Saturday from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Patty Cake says “Thank You”!!!!!Patty Cake 1

Patty Cake

Our little Michhone!!!!! Has been adopted!!!!! Thank you!!!!

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

This little girl is Michhone and she is staying at West Side Cats? only until she gets her “Furrever” home! She is a very scared long-haired Calico born on September 1st of this year. She does get along well with other cats and dogs but does not seem to do well with children. At least little children. Older kids who are very gentle and patient with her might be ok. She is very loving and loves her belly rubs! Michhone will take time and patience for her to come around from being so scared. She came in with her siblings and they are not as scared. Michhone will make a wonderful little kitty for just the right person(s). Please stop by and see her. She does let me pat her after I go up to her gently and slowly. Please consider adopting Michhone soon! A home environment would be just the right thing for her! West Side Cats is open from 2 until 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. We will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Thanks! Pat.Michhone 1


Runt! He was adopted!!!!!!!

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

West Side Cats? has a cat that someone named Runt! Don’t look at me! I guess she was the runt of the litter so when you adopt her you can change her name. I’m sure she would appreciate that! Runt was born on 11/19/13 and is a Dilute Calico. She gets along with other cats but it is unknown about how she gets along with children and/or dogs. She was brought into the shelter on 11/28/15 so she hasn’t been here very long. I know she loves Christmas though so won’t you come in and give her an awesome Furrever home for the “Holidays” and forever!! She is very playful and so funny! You would both fall in love with each other! Also with December being “Home for the Holidays”, all adoptions are half price all month long. You would gain such a love bug into your life! Come in and meet the Runt and her friends!Runt 1


Tired little Shalimar! – Update: Shalimar has her own Furrever Home!!!!! Thank you!!!!

Friday, November 27th, 2015

The other day at West Side Cats? when I took a photo of Shalimar in her reindeer hat at the beginning when I first got there – well this is Shalimar at the end of the day! Too much excitement going on for her! Love you Shalimar!Shalimar Sleeping

Shalimar – Update: Shalimar has her own Furrever Home!!!!! Thank you!!!!

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Yesterday I was at West Side Cats? doing my weekly photography sessions with all my feline friends! The only cat in the shelter that would wear the reindeer hat was my personal assistant Shalimar! She is so darn cute! She is an older cat who doesn’t like to be picked up but she will ask to come up on your lap and literally stay for hours! Why she hasn’t been adopted yet is beyond me? She is just so funny! Wait until you see the last photo I took of her yesterday!! Here she is!_DSC0007

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