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Domestic Short Hair

Medium  |  Female

Philadelphia, PA


UPDATE 2/17/16: Sherbert is settling in well to her new foster home. Here is an update we recently received from her foster parent:
"She is a playful cat and enjoys being pet. She loves to roam around. She doesn't like to be startled so if you have little ones that have lots of energy she will need a nice spot of her own to go and relax and stay out of the excitement. She is litter trained.
She likes to keep to herself and will occasionally rub on your leg when she wants to be pet. She's very playful and like to paw at you sometimes. She lets you know when she is hungry and she likes to sit in the window and watch the birds!"
You can get in touch with Sherbert's foster mom via email at
Sherbert is certainly a fitting name for this bright orange lady! Like her namesake, Sherbert is as sweet and relaxing on a hot summer day (or cold winter evening) as a big bowl of orange sherbert.
Don't mistake Sherbert's calm and relaxed demeanor for shyness - she is quite comfortable when meeting first-time visitors. She just prefers to lay back and relax as she observes her admirers! For more information, please email her foster parent at
Name: Sherbert Age: 2 years Reason for surrender: found stray Animal ID#: A30502729
Current location: Foster care
Please apply online by emailing

(updated GS 2/6/16)

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.
Please visit our web site,, for our full calendar of adoption events throughout the region, and for more information on adopting, fostering, volunteering, or donating.

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Philadelphia, PA

(215) 238-9901

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