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Gabe & Spruce

Domestic Short Hair

Medium  |  Male

Philadelphia, PA


Gabe and Spruce love each other and all people! These boys are a bonded pair and must be adopted together - and they'll make you so glad you did!
Spruce (Russian Blue mix) may seem shy at first and takes a little longer to adjust, but once he does, he is truly the most loving cat around. He wants to get petted and head bonk you all evening, and enjoys sleeping with you too! He can't get enough affection, and would make a great therapy pet for a shy person. Sprucey has some playful energy too, but he's pretty laid back overall.
Gabe (gray tabby) is a big guy and enjoys belly rubs! Despite his size he's fairly active and loves to play (a lot of that chub is actually muscle!) Gabe LOVES catnip and is so cute when he finds some - unlike some cats where they get spazzy, he just relaxes and rubs all over it!
Both cats are super gentle and never lash out in any way. They could live with kids as long as they were on the quieter side - Spruce gets spooked by sudden loud noises. They would do best as the only cats in their new home (though they live with a few other foster cats and do OK with them). They haven't been around dogs.
These boys need to find a new home because their owner has passed away. They were very well loved house cats!
If you are interested in more information about these loving cats, please email
Names: Gabe & Spruce
Ages: ~5 years and ~8 years
Reason in shelter: Owner passed away
Location: Foster Care
Animal ID #s: A33441855 (Gabe) & A33441862 (Spruce)
(updated 10/9/16 AW)

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal rescue organization. PAWS pulls at-risk animals from the City of Philadelphia's animal control shelter and adopts them out from several locations: our Old City adoption center (2nd and Arch Streets), our Northeast Adoption Center (1810 Grant Avenue); our Wellness Clinic at 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue; our adoption locations at the South Philly and Cottman Avenue PetSmart stores; and, our network of foster homes.
PAWS is dedicated to saving the lives of Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned and unwanted animals and is working to make Philadelphia a city in which every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.
When you adopt a pet from PAWS you truly save a life!
Please reference this animal's ID NUMBER when inquiring about this pet. Both PAWS Adoption Centers are open Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PAWS' Wellness Clinic is open Monday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but appointments are required for adoptions.
Adoption fees include age-appropriate vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and microchipping. No animals may be adopted without being spayed or neutered. Adoption fees are as follows: $150 for large adult dogs (older than 1 year); $250 for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and all puppies (under 1 year); $50 for adult cats (over 6 months of age), and $100 for kittens (under 6 months of age). When you adopt a pair of kittens together, the total adoption fee is $150.
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