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Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Avocado

  • ID C231182
  • Adoption Fee: $225
  • Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
  • Gender: Male
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Current Weight: 0.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 6/4/2023
  • Yard Required: No
  • Fence Requirement: Not Required
  • Declawed: No

Avocado's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Kids: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Good for Apartment Living: Yes

Avocado's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Likes to Vocalize: Lots
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
Other Traits:
    Playful, Timid, Affectionate, Eager to Please, Intelligent, Goofy, Good in Car, Plays with Toys

Meet Avocado, the cautious but incredibly sweet guy with a heart of gold. When you first encounter Avocado in a new environment, he might be a little timid, taking his time to adjust to new people. However, once he feels at home, he's an affectionate, goofy, and playful companion.

Avocado is brimming with energy, always up for a playdate with his favorite cat toys and his foster cat sister. If he's craving some attention, you'll know it – he's very vocal about it. He's proven to be a great fit with kids, especially those who are 8 years old and older.

One thing to note is that Avocado can be a bit nippy when you're petting him often, but he's a work in progress and will likely grow out of it in the right environment.

Avocado's favorite move is to forcefully nudge his way into your lap when he's in need of some pets and affection. Throughout the day, he alternates between playing and napping, creating the perfect balance of activity and relaxation.

When you do pet him, be ready for a loud and contented purr, accompanied by a happy and content expression on his face. Avocado is on the lookout for a loving, safe, and friendly environment to call home. If you're ready to provide that warm and welcoming space, Avocado is more than ready to be your furry friend.

Click here to watch a video of Avocado and her friend Furball playing with a laser. Click here for another adorable video of him playing!

Avocado is from a local impound. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an adoption application. An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page.

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund.   Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.

Want to adopt a kitten? We highly recommend you consider bringing home two instead of one! Adopting kittens in pairs has been proven to be beneficial for cats’ emotional and behavioral well-being and greatly improves the likelihood of long-term adopter happiness as a result. Adopting more than one kitten also reduces the risk of “Single Kitten Syndrome” (also known as Tarzan Syndrome), a symptom of under-socialization during a kitten’s most formative weeks. Kittens who are under-socialized may develop aggressive tendencies toward both other animals and humans as they grow, creating lifelong behavioral issues for owners.