Meet Katie

Katie is a very plump feline on the lookout for an indoor only retirement home. Katie is a slow burner but is beginning to settle quite well here at Thornberry – we therefore need to find her a loving home as soon as possible so she can flourish. Katie is in need of a patient owner who is willing to work with her to bring her out of her shell initially. In saying that, once she trusts you she is the fussiest lady that will provide you with endless purrs. There is no doubt that Katie absolutely loves the company of her carers and will give you lots of head bumps in exchange for such good company. She is desperate to show us her true lovely colours but her whole world has been turned upside down after her lifelong previous owners can no longer take care of her. Katie has previously lived with other cats and dogs so could be housed in a similar environment with other animals of a relaxed temperament. She would thrive in a quiet adult-only household with a dedicated owner who can shower her with affection. We have no doubt that Katie will make the best companion to the right person. If you would like to put a smile back on Katies face then please enquire.
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: Approximately 8 yrs
Sex: Female
Can live with dogs
Can't live with dogs
Can live with cats
Can't live with cats
Can live with children
Can't live with children
Not housetrained

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The adoption process

If you see an animal on our website that you are interested in adopting, you should fill out an Animal Enquiry form. This gives us more details about yourself and your lifestyle to make sure you are a good match for each other. If we get multiple requests for one animal, we will consider them all and choose the most suitable home to match it to a new owner. This will allow everyone interested a fair chance of adopting it
First meeting
If your application is successful, we will invite you for a first meeting. Here, you and the animal will meet each other and see how you get along. Following on from this, there may be more meetings and you can introduce other pets as required.
Home checks
Home checks are required for every dog before we set the adoption date. This was done physically pre-Covid but we now ask for videos and photos. We need to be sure the home environment is suitable for that dog and the garden is secure. If dogs/rabbits are going to live with other dogs/rabbits, we will arrange an introduction as previously mentioned.
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Every adoption is as unique as each animal. Please remember although sometimes it might seem like a lengthy process, we are doing this to make sure each animal is found the right home for their lifetime.
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