Animal Browse

Stay awhile and browse through the pictures and descriptions of our available cats/kittens. Once you find a cat that looks like a good fit for your family, please start the adoption process by clicking on the pre-adoption application button or email adoptions@shelteringhands.org

To meet a cat at our Main Location (10397 N US-27, Ocala) please contact our Adoptions Team at (352) 840-0663 or adoptions@shelteringhands.org and schedule a formal Meet/Greet.  

To meet a cat at our PetSmart Location (534 US-441, Lady Lake) visit during store hours based on our coverage schedule at the store.

WARNING: Cuteness overload ahead! 


Alex
Alex
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: brown wide striped tappy

Description: Hi, I'm a hero, a love, and I rescued Fiona, My name is not Shrek but Alex, I've not had a normal cats life for sure, in fact I've had a bit of bad luck with owners who became ill and h... Click for more information...

Amber
Amber
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: brown mctabby w/ white

Description: Hi I'm Amber, I'm really quite a low maintenance kitty, not only do I not require a lot of attention I actually prefer to be left alone.  I do get a long great with other cats and dogs... Click for more information...

Angela
Angela
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: Black

Description: Hi, I'm Angela!  I'm a typical energetic kitten who loves to play.  Play is my love language.  Pull a string or fly a feather toy around me and I will become your friend.  ... Click for more information...

Anya
Anya
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tabby / Domestic Long Hair (long coat)
Color: brown tabby long hair

Description: Hi I'm Anya, I came to Sheltering Hands when my caretaker and my 5 kitty friends were kicked out of our hotel room.  My paperwork said I was a female, but it didn't take long for Shelt... Click for more information...

Aries
Aries
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: brown patch tabby and white

Description: Hi I'm Aries, I'm a very sweet little girl with a gentle demeanor and sweet kisses.  I'm petite for my age and I love to cuddle.  I totally enjoy playing with other cats,... Click for more information...

Arrowhead
Arrowhead
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tabby / Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: Brown McTab

Description: Hi I'm Arrowhead, I was rescued from a feral colony  by Sheltering Hands.  As time went on and I asked for pets and love they realized I was actually quite friendly The clin... Click for more information...

Baby Ruth
Baby Ruth
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: target tabby

Description: Hi I"m Baby Ruth, I was hiding under someone's porch but when I heard a human voice, I came out to show her I'm friendly.  She took me to Sheltering Hands.   So far I... Click for more information...

Bandit
Bandit
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: White w/ Black

Description: Hi I'm Bandit, I have only known one home and one owner in my 3 years but she's moving and I have to find a new home.  As you can well imagine, I'm frightened when I meet new peopl... Click for more information...

Bobbin
Bobbin
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Russian Blue / Mixed (short coat)
Color: blue

Description: Hi, I'm Bobbin!   I'm a cute girl that is looking for a family to call my own.  I'm still a bit shy, but I am getting better with people every day.  I just need a li... Click for more information...

Buddy
Buddy
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tabby / Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: brown mctab & white

Description: Howdy Ya All , I'm a good ol' boy named Buddy!  NO I'm not old I'm a 3 years young boy.  I've come along way from when I first arrived at Sheltering Hands with a hurt paw. I received great medica... Click for more information...

Buttons
Buttons
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: White with dark grey spots

Description: Hi I'm Buttons, My foster says I'm as sweet as can be.  I love to cuddle and sleep with  you.  Although I like almost all kitten toys, I especially love chasing and wrestling... Click for more information...

Cecile
Cecile
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: Black with small white locket

Description: Hi I'm Cecile.   I’m  a sweet little girl, who is totally self sufficient.  I generally prefer to stay in the back ground and watch all the activity.  Once it's... Click for more information...

Chester
Chester
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: red mctabby

Description: Hi I'm Chester, I'm an old man who's had a bit of a tough life so far.  I am an extremely affectionate, laidback, lovable guy hoping to live out the many years I have left in the c... Click for more information...

Chimera
Chimera
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: black

Description: Hi I'm Chimera, I'm quite friendly once I have a few minutes to smell you and get to know.  I love getting petted and will rub against you and purr to show my appreciation.  I'... Click for more information...

Cinnamon
Cinnamon
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Mixed (long coat)
Color: gray and white

Description: Hi I'm Cinnamon, I was in a home where two unsterilized cats became 40 unsterilized cats with more to come.  In cooperation with Marion County Animal Services, Sheltering Hands and other r... Click for more information...

Daisy
Daisy
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
Color: black

Description: Hi I'm Daisy, I was found early in life and have had a hard time trusting people.  If you have a little patience your heart will be full when you sit quietly and I come up and crawl on you... Click for more information...

Dawn
Dawn
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Tabby / Domestic Short Hair (short coat)
Color: brown tabby

Description: Hi I'm Dawn, I can't remember how we got there, but I was living in a hotel room with 5 other cats when we got kicked out.  Sheltering Hands came to the rescue.  I'm a little ... Click for more information...

Dusty
Dusty
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Russian Blue / Mixed (short coat)
Color: gray and white

Description: Hi I'm Dusty, I have only known one home and one owner in my 3 years but she's moving and I have to find a new home.  As you can well imagine, I'm scared and trying to hide from an... Click for more information...

Fiona
Fiona
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Medium Hair / Mixed (medium coat)
Color: black

Description: I am Fiona the beautiful princess, not the ugly ogre. I was pretty scared when I arrived at Sheltering Hands. There were lots of strange sounds, people and cats, it really frightened me, so I put on m... Click for more information...

Gloria
Gloria
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: brown tabby and white

Description: Hi I’m Gloria! My owner died recently and I had no where to go.  Fortunately Sheltering Hands stepped up and is working to find me a new furever home.  I’ll admit I’m havi... Click for more information...

Holley
Holley
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Tabby / Mixed (short coat)
Color: patch mctabby

Description: Hello I'm Holley I bring joy and happiness to everyone that sees me. My name means eternal life. I'm full of life and love, I love toys, attention, my brothers and sisters, food, more toys, mo... Click for more information...

Holly
Holly
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Russian Blue / Mixed (long coat)
Color: blue long hair

Description: Hi I'm Holly Life is hard right now, but I'm hoping it gets better.  My mom is sick and can no longer care for me so after 13 years in the same home, I'm finding myself at Sheltering ... Click for more information...

Iris
Iris
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Calico / Mixed (short coat)

Description: My name is Iris.  I was found in a neighborhood with lots of abandoned cats running around.  Thankfully someone realized that I was a good cat and decided to take me home until Sheltering Ha... Click for more information...

Jet
Jet
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Male
Breed: Tuxedo / Mixed (short coat)
Color: black and white tuxedo

Description: Hi I'm Jet, I was rescued from a salvage yard and did not have a good experience with people until recently.  I'm just now coming out of my shell and not hiding.  I sit and watch ... Click for more information...

Kitty Galore
Kitty Galore
Status: Available
Species/Sex: Cat/Female
Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Calico / Mixed (long coat)
Color: calico

Description: Hi I'm Kitty Galore, I had a happy home for several years but then the dog and I started to not get along.  My owner decided I should go.  I am a gorgeous kitty if I do say so myself.... Click for more information...