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Hesitate to even post this.... Wanted...NC..Calico Kitten

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  • Hesitate to even post this.... Wanted...NC..Calico Kitten

    Hesitate to even post this because I know exactly what I need (well....want?) and a good kitten is never a bad color... but .... my mother loves calico cats.... she has been talking about getting a calico kitten (the patchwork kind) for some time.....

    Since the horse died....this might be a good time for a distraction...

    Does anyone know of a calico kitten that needs a home?
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  • #2
    I know of an adorable free calico kitten, but she lives in Oregon....


    • Original Poster

      LOL... that is a little far from NC, but thank you!!

      All of our animals that we have have LITERALLY come off of the side of the road, so I gotta figure there is a kitten in nc that needs a home

      That will make four road-cats at the house, but she has always had at least one calico..
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      • #4
        tried shelters?

        check out these calis waiting for adoption:
        Peach Melba


        • #5
          Naters, Wait for Erin to check in -- she's got all sorts of cats and connections. Our two wonderful barn cats Fred and Wilma came courtesy of her...
          "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucious
          <>< I.I.


          • Original Poster

            I have left messages at all the shelters in our immediate area..
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            • #7
              natars..where are you in NC??? I have some connections at Wake Co. Shelter. And have a few rescue connections.


              • Original Poster

                Originally posted by dalpal View Post
                natars..where are you in NC??? I have some connections at Wake Co. Shelter. And have a few rescue connections.
                Fayetteville is where the recipient of the kitten would be
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                • #9
                  Not sure how far you want to travel, but check Wednesday's CL. I think it was Raleigh/Durham/CH. There was an ad yesterday in the farm/garden section for "beautiful kittens- pick of 5" in Wendell. There was a picture attached and there was a really cute calico in there. Might be worth a call, maybe they'll meet you somewhere!

                  PS~ There's a calico on the Fayetteville CL today under pets!
                  Last edited by HuntJumpSC; Jul. 16, 2009, 10:02 AM. Reason: ETA: PS
                  Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
                  Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"


                  • #10
                    I have one 7 miles from the NC border (above Greensboro)
                    Stephanie Smith


                    • #11
                      Be patient. It's peak kitten season. I'm sure one will show up somewhere nearby soon.


                      • #12
                        I have two Erin-cats and live in Rougemont. There is a kitten-rescue railroad that goes from Baltimore through Southern Pines == at least that's how my two got here.


                        • #13
                          Oooh Ooooh mememe!

                          I have one that is five weeks if we could figure out how to get her down there!!!


                          Not the greatest pictures, but I just found them two days ago. I just posted up- we are in South Central PA. I brought them to the vet for a check up- they are FeLuk/FIV/heartworm negative, are being treated for roundworms and a mild upper respiratory. They just figured out how to take formula and wet food from the bowl. She will be ready to go in three to four weeks- she is SO pretty!

                          This makes EIGHT kittens I have found this year, it's unbelievable how irresponsible people are
                          Erin and
                          Instant Karma "Sunny", ShineDown "Liam"

                          "You can't control the wind, but you can adjust the sails."


                          • Original Poster

                            Thanks guys - printing this out for my sister who is the lead on the kitten project.

                            Will have her get in touch with you guys if she is still looking!
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                            • #15
                              Get thee to Garner!

                              As of last Saturday, there are two calicos (3 month-old sisters) at the Garner PetsMart. Located in Garner at the White Oak shopping center just off I-40. They are sponsered by the Johnston County Animal Protection League.

                              Beautifully marked. One is torteshell-like. The other is more dilute and somewhat less torteshell. They REALLY should go as a pair, so please find a way to take both.

                              Please take them so I won't be tempted to grab them when I return from vacation.
                              Oppositional-Defiant and Troll Starvation Expert.


                              • #16

                                I have one but I live in Va