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Cat Details

Meet Alex
Animal ID 53970432 
Species Cat 
Breed Domestic Shorthair/Mix 
Age 4 months 12 days 
Gender Male 
Size Medium 
Color Brown/Black 
Declawed No 
Housetrained Unknown 
Location Spay & Neuter Clinic 
Intake Date 8/16/2023 
Adoption Price $100.00 
Stage Available
Meet Alex,
Alex and 13 other cats/kittens were brought to the Yakima Humane Society by Yakima animal control due to a hoarding situation.
Cats that come from hoarding situations have spent most of their lives with other cats and many times have had very little contact with people. They can be fearful in new situations, especially when meeting new people and are usually not use to a litter box or carrier. However with time, patience, and play therapy, these cats will experience a reduction in their stress and become a part of the family.
The best way to help them adjust to their new home is to set them up somewhere in your house that is small, like a bathroom. In this room, provide everything the cat will need; food, water, a litter box, a bed, and toys. Visit every day, several times a day, doing positive things when with the cat, like offering high value treats or engaging in play. As they starts to become more comfortable, and are seeking attention, you can then let them out into the rest of your house. Start with another small area of your house though and build up to giving her total access.
If you are interested in adopting this pet please fill out an adoption questionnaire at www.yakimahumane.org. A Yakima Humane Society staff member will contact you once your questionnaire has been received. Adopters are welcome to visit the adoption center Monday-Saturday.
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NOTE: All pre-adoption questionnaires are subject to approval. Adopters must be 18 years of age. Entire families may be required to visit, including resident dog(s). 24-hour adoption holds may be placed on any animal (for approved adopters) with a non-refundable deposit. All dogs must leave with a collar and leash. All cats must leave in a pet carrier for their safety. Renters are required to have proof of landlord approval.

Yakima Adoption Center

2405 W Birchfield Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
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Ellensburg, WA 98926
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106 S 6th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
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