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Domestic Short Hair

Medium  |  Female

St. Louis, MO


My name is Aretha , I was named for a very famous singer and I may be a little kitten but my theme song is R E S P E C T . I have very special and unique Tortoiseshell marking on my soft fur. My ears have little bits of orange on the edges that make them look like they have a lacy edge, around my eyes the color looks like I have on eyeglasses or maybe a monocle, my foster mom says I look like a wise little owl. I have a tiny white tip on my tail and some orange toes, I also have a very nice orange bib and some other pretty places that you will have to meet me to find out about.
When I get tired of playing with the other cats or attending my lessons on hunting, washing, litter box etiquette, stalking, running, jumping and climbing I like to find my foster mom and practice purring and snuggling.
I have been raised in a home environment with other cats and a big chocolate lab. I have never met any children so I don’t know if I like them or not. If they play gently and have learned how to treat pets with care and respect I think I would like them very much. I get to go everywhere in my foster home and have tall cat trees to climb, ping pong balls in the bathtub, and sometimes I am the winner in tunnel pounce or find the monster in the box. (The grown up cats like to be the monster).
I have not had a lot of time sitting on laps as there is only one lap in the house and I have to share, I want a lap of my very own that I can curl up in when I am tired of playing and sleep warm and safe.
I have a big family. 5 sisters and 2 brothers, and my mom so if you are looking for 2 kittens we could keep it all in the family! My mom Bailee was found outside and brought to a very full Animal Control shelter. There she was placed in room full of barking dogs due to overcrowding. She was terrified and she was scheduled to be euthanized the day after her stray hold ended, but the people at Stray Haven Rescue were watching and were there to take her to a foster home the minute she was released from stray hold. Less than 24 hours after arriving at our foster home and getting her own bedroom with soft lights and music she produced 8 wonderful kittens! US! She is also looking for a permanent home.
8 weeks as of September 18, 2016. If interested, email

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2 months ago

my zip code is 63118 iam looking for a cat

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