Tag Archives: 2014

Meet our gentle giant, Juan…

This young boy is a gentle giant!  At only 2 years old, Juan was brought to a local shelter weighing over 26 lbs! It was clear that he would need some special attention to get back to a healthy weight. Juan is settling into his Black Cat Rescue foster home and has begun a healthy weight-loss regimen supervised by a veterinarian. His diet and exercise are being closely monitored to ensure weight loss at an appropriate speed.

The weigh-in: Down 2 lbs already!!

The weigh-in: Down 2 lbs already!!

Juan loves to be pet! When a person comes into the room, he gets right up to come over for a snuggle session!  He rubs his face all over you and purrs like a loud motor.  Juan‘s other interests include laying on his favorite blankie, nuzzling his stuffed toucan, and playing with string for exercise.

XL cat means XL snuggles!

XL cat means XL snuggles!

If this sweet boy is what you’re looking for, complete an Adoption Profile here: www.blackcatrescue.com/adoption-profile!

Meet Socks!

Socks was freaked out by all the dogs at a local shelter so we thought he would do better in a dog-free foster home where he could relax a bit. We were right! Check out Socks rolling around like a rascal and mingling with the other cats he shares his foster home with!

Check out my fluffy tummy!!

Check out my fluffy tummy!!

Playtime with foster friends!

Learn more about Socks here:  http://www.adoptapet.com/pet/10658896-somerville-massachusetts-cat


Meet Dyson

Need a guard-cat for your shoe collection?? Dyson fits the bill.  His foster mom found him hanging out aloft a pile of her shoes!

Dyson, feline shoe aficionado.

Dyson: feline shoe aficionado

Dyson is a young playful cat who loves to chase feathers and lasers. When he is done, you can find him lounging in whatever sunny spot he can find.

Dyson was visited by the tooth-fairy…so he is missing 2 teeth.  But our vet says all he needs is some crunchy food to keep the rest of his teeth clean and regular check ups to maintain his remaining pearly whites!

Get all the details about Dyson here: http://www.adoptapet.com/pet/10734603-somerville-massachusetts-cat


Meet Kelsey – She is too cute for the street!

Kelsey was a neighborhood stray who landed herself in a trap meant for feral cats. She was taken to the vet by a kind soul who saw lots of thorns and sticky burrs caught up in her long, gorgeous fur. She got some patches of her beautiful fur shaved off to remove the debris – but she got a clean bill of health otherwise. She is ready to let her luxurious fur grow back to its full fluff potential.

After the tumultuous past few weeks, Kelsey is a bit frightened and nervous but we completely understand.  A bad hair cut and a new living situation would leave anyone a little off-kilter!

Well,  I am NEVER going to that hairdresser again!!

Well, I am NEVER going to that hairdresser again!!

Thank goodness she is currently in a Black Cat Rescue foster home receiving lots of love and stability. A familiar routine in a foster home will be key to regaining her trust and getting her ready to settle into her forever home.

Think you have what it takes to spoil Kelsey rotten and restore her faith in us humans? Visit her adoption page:  http://www.adoptapet.com/pet/10479085-somerville-massachusetts-cat

Meet Nicky and Zuzu…. The sister cats!

Nicky & Zuzu are littermates and have lived all their 6 years of life together. Their owner recently passed away and now it’s time for them to find a new human to spoil with their love and companionship.

Zuzu  is a dog-lover and loves to roll around and play.  She can entertain herself for hours with a cardboard box – no expensive toys required. 

Oh, did you want to sit here. ....on OUR couch???

Oh, did you want to sit here…on OUR couch??? (Zuzu – Top & Nicky – Bottom)

Nicky loves to play hunting games and has a great pounce! She also likes to curl up in bed for snuggles.

Nicky & Zuzu have tested positive for feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). Basically, cats who have this virus may have a weaker immune system. Luckily, house cats are indoors & safe from most illness that can effect cats.  This means with a little extra consideration, they are expected to live long and healthy lives.

You can learn more about FIV here: http://bestfriends.org/feline-immunodeficiency-virus.aspx

Nicky & Zuzu are available for adoption as a pair or separately.

Meet Boots!

Check out my white go-go boots!!

Check out my white go-go boots!!

Boots is a young cat with lots of spunk! He’s energetic and playful , which is typical for a 1 year old!! Boots will do best in a home where he can get lots of stimulation and attention to keep him busy.

Perfecting his "Won't-you-adopt-me-today" face...

We think Boots has perfected  his “Won’t-you-adopt-me-today” face…

Boots was staying at a local shelter but being confined in a cage wasn’t his style and he was acting too shy during his adoption visits. Luckily, Black Cat Rescue exclusively uses foster homes to house cats while they await their forever home. We are so happy to provide Boots with a chance to really be himself in a home environment so he can show-off at his adoption visits.

Meet Alex!

Sittin' pretty!

House cat or house panther?? 

Alex is a chilled-out cat. Lately, he has not been in the mood to socialize with the frisky bunch of cats he shares a home with. Frankly, he is pretty depressed and needs a change of scenery to help chase away his blues! We think Alex will really have a chance to shine in his new foster home where he gets to be the only cat. 

Alex loves to sit near the window and watch all the excitement going on outside. Alex is ready to be King of the Castle and keep watch over his court. Your majesty awaits…come take him to his new palace!!

Meet Alex and see if he is the right cat for you!   http://goo.gl/iNdGlP

Meet Sylvester

Always ready for a special occasion, Sylvester comes with his very own tuxedo!

Always ready for a special occasion, Sylvester comes with his very own tuxedo!

Sylvester’s owners could no longer keep him due to financial hardship.  We knew that such a friendly and vivacious kitty would be a great candidate for adoption. Sylvester is currently in his new foster home maxin’ and relaxin’. Come meet Sylvester and see if he is a perfect match for you!  http://goo.gl/iNdGlP

Meet Lucy & her mitten paws!

If you pet me, I will act adorable, deal??

If you pet me….I will act adorable. Do we have a deal??

Lucy does a great Lil’ Bub impression when her tongue sticks out just a little bit.  She gets very relaxed when you pet her and her tongue slips out  and makes her look adorable! If that doesn’t melt your heart, her polydactyl, mitten paws should do the trick. She loves to pose for pictures and show off her cuteness! 

I like to look dainty and cross my mitten paws...

I like to look dainty and cross my mitten paws…

At 14 years old, she is a very low-maintenance kitty. Lucy would fit in at a home with other pets as the wise matriarch, or she would be happy to go to a quiet home where she can have lots of naps and watch reruns of The Golden Girls & I Love Lucy. 
Interested in bringing Lucy into your life? Fill out an adoption profile at:  goo.gl/eWAV7O

Meet Wizard…

Wizard is a well rounded 2 year old cat. He loves to clown around and be the center of attention.  Unfortunately, he needs to find a new landlord who is cat-friendly. Wizard knows what it means to be a good pet. He will provide entertainment with all of his antics and snuggle time when he wants to sleep.  Check out this silly guy!

Wizard says "This is my kissy face!!! Mwah!!!"

Wizard says “This is my kissy face!!! Mwah!!!”