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Puss N Boots! has been Adopted!!!!!!

January 17th, 2016

On January 12th, 2016 this orange male cat came to West Side Cats. He was named Puss N Boots! He is about 9 months old. We don’t know too much about him other than that We are not sure how he is with children or dogs. He doesn’t seem to be too happy right now with the other cats around but time will tell. It will be a little while until Puss N Boots can be adopted but I wanted to introduce him to you! I did pet him and he really seemed to like it! Please stop by and take a look at Puss N Boots and all his (friends)!Puss N Boots 1

Puss N Boots

Linda has been adopted!!!!

January 14th, 2016

Hi everyone – my name is Linda. I’ve got a story to tell you about what happened when I was tossed through the front door at West Side Cats? just the other day! West Side Cats doesn’t know much about me or the man who just carried me to the place, opened the door and literally threw me inside, slammed the door shut and ran away. He was last seen going up a side street near the shelter.

I was so scared! I don’t know why he did that! I have been really good I promise! Somehow my ears got chewed on by something? Well first thing Kimm Koocher? did was get me to the vet! That nice man checked me out and said I had been fixed and then made sure I got all my shots up to date. He said my birthday was 1/1/2010 so I’m not an old lady or something?!?!

Then I came back to the shelter and was put in the special needs/kitten room. I was scared so I hid behind this big running wheel that the kitties can run on but no one uses it. People talked to me and petted me and reassured me I would be ok. I am so confused?????

Then this lady named Pat came along yesterday with this weird looking thing around her neck but she seemed ok. She sat down beside me for awhile in back of that wheel and talked to me and petted me and told me I would be ok. She said that I would make a wonderful Senior Companion for the nicest person and she was mad that someone would do that to me.

Pat said to tell everyone that I am a beautiful Tiger Striped cat and will be fine after all is said and done. At least now I’m in a safe place and people and cats seem to like me here. Just give me a few days to get used to things here and then come see me and pet me and talk to me. I would just be so thankful to be in a great home with people who love me! That is my wish!

Thank you to West Side Cats for helping me out! They rule the world for me! Love, Linda.Linda 1


Lela!! Has been adopted!!!!!

January 14th, 2016

At West Side Cats, we have all kinds of cats – funny, silly, serious, mad, happy, social, not so social, etc. This little girl Lela came in to be with us as part of a litter that was in a foster situation. She got bigger and older and now she is ready to be adopted! She was born on 9/1/15 and is a Tiger striped Tabby! She has been fixed and had all her shots. She gets along well with other cats but we don’t know how she does with dogs or children. Stop by WSC and meet Lela! She is a wonderful cat! We are open from 2 – 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Lela would be well worth the trip to Youngstown, OH! We also have many other cats as well to meet! Guaranteed they will keep you amused!!!!!
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Romeo 2 has been adopted!!!!!

January 12th, 2016

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Romeo – Romeo – is looking for his human Juliette (or any name will do)! He is a very rambunctious tabby cat who came into this world on 4/1/15 so he isn’t even a year old yet! As you can probably tell in those eyes of his that he is always looking for something to do! Romeo gets along well with other cats. I bet he would love some children to play with also. Not sure how Romeo is with dogs? Stop by West Side Cats anytime between 2 and 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and ask for Romeo! Tell him his “Juliette” is here!!!!!

Snickers!!!! Has been adopted!!!!

January 11th, 2016

Our wonderful Snickers is a beautiful brown tabby cat! She is about 1 1/2 years old being born 8/1/2014. Poor Snickers was abandoned at the Vet’s Office. We brought Snickers to West Side Cats on 4/20/2015 so she has been here for awhile. She was very frightened upon arrival and still is scared some. Snickers would have to gain your trust that she would not be “left” somewhere again. She does get along with other cats but we don’t know her history with children and dogs. She is Microchipped on 4/21/2015. If you would love to gain a “friend” for life, please come in to WSC and see Snickers! If you have patience and love, she is the one for you!Snickers 1


Angela has been Adopted!!!!

January 11th, 2016

Angela came to West Side Cats with her 3 kittens Skittles, Cooper and Henry after someone rescued them. Angela is 2 years young. She is a beautiful black and white cat! We do not know how she does with children and dogs but she is fine with the other cats. She is microchipped. Angela loves to be fussed over and knows how pretty she is! She always finds a comfy bed somewhere! Take a trip to West Side Cats soon before someone else adopts her!Angela 1


Kit Er Er Kat has been adopted!!!!!!!

January 11th, 2016

This handsome male Orange Tabby somehow got this name – it’s different but you are reading it correctly. He just turned 11 years old on January 1st. His owner could not care for him so we gave Kit Er Er Kat a temporary home here until he gets his “Furrever” home! He will make a wonderful Senior Companion! We are not sure how he gets along with kids or dogs but Kit Er Er Kat seems to do okay with the other cats hanging around. Please come see Kit Er Er Kat at West Side Cats – you will be so glad that you did! Kit-ER-ER-Kat 1


Zoey and her brother Zak have been adopted together!!!!!!!

January 11th, 2016

Here at West Side Cats there is a beautiful Black/White cat named Zoey. She just turned 8 years old on January 1st. Zoey is “front paw declawed” so she is considered “Special Needs”. She does get along well with other cats. In fact she has a brother Zak and if at all possible they would love to stay together! Unfortunately Zoey does not do well with dogs or children of any age. Zoey (and Zak) would make someone wonderful Senior Companions. Zoey is very affectionate and loves to be petted. Won’t you stop by West Side Cats and see Zoey and her brother Zak. I know you would fall in love with them!!!!Zoey 1


Choo Choo and “His” “Train Station” – Choo Choo has found his “Furrever” home!!!!!!!! Thank you!!!!!!

January 8th, 2016

Here is a little Fairy Tale I made up with a scenario about West Side Cats. I just hope the ending comes true!!!!

Once upon a time there was this wonderful cat named Choo Choo. Choo Choo just turned 10 years young on January 1, 2016. He is a very handsome medium haired gray tabby feline. He is considered a Special Needs cat and would make a wonderful Senior Companion for someone. He would be best by himself but he does get along with other cats. We are unknown about his experiences with dogs. Young children would probably not be good but older ones should be fine.

Choo Choo is waiting at the Train Station (West Side Cats) to take his ride to your “Furrever Home”. He is just sitting on his suitcase which I helped him pack and is just hanging around for that “Special Someone” to come and take him for the ride home! He loves hanging out on the caboose but Choo Choo considers himself a Train engineer!

You have to be very patient and loving with Choo Choo. Choo Choo does NOT like to be picked up and held. He will definitely ask to come up on your lap and he WILL sit there for hours and loves to be petted and brushed. If you want a cat to hold in your arms then Choo Choo is not the one! But if you want a cat that enjoys your lap and will keep you company then Choo Choo is for you!

Choo Choo is misunderstood by all this. People have come into the shelter (train station) and when they go to pick him up they get turned off by his annoyance at being picked up. Every cat is different about being held, etc.

We would definitely love to see Choo Choo get on that train and make that ride to your house!!!! He was found hanging out at YDC and the wonderful people there brought him to WSC and he has been with us ever since. Please consider Choo Choo when you come to visit the shelter at West Side Cats. You and he would have a most rewarding relationship! Choo Choo is just so awesome! He runs to greet me every time that I arrive at “His” “Train Station” All Aboard!!!! _DSC0002-Recovered

Our Onion needs his eye surgery – could you help please?

January 6th, 2016

Onion came to West Side Cats on a transport from Maryland. He was a stray rescued by a Good Samaritan. He is a neutered male, flame point Siamese mix. Probably +/- 3 years old. He’s FeLV/FIV negative and fully vaccinated. He will have eye surgery next week when our vet is back from vacation. He is shy but not hostile.

Could you please help Onion financially with his eye surgery? Onion really needs your help! He is such a great cat and this surgery will really help him out! You can contact us at West Side Cats, 2217 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44512 or call 330-792-4228.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for any help that you can give us with Onion’s Surgery! Plus Onion has my vote to change his name!!!

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