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Status: Available


Domestic Short Hair / Mixed (short coat)
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UPDATE 2/14/17: Napoleon is in foster care! To meet him, email his foster parent at

"Napoleon is a majestic panther trapped inside a goofy kitty's body. On the ground, he is an agile hunter, and loves chasing evil laser pointers, snorting catnip, and murderizing his stuffed animals. When he's picked up (which he loves!), he is immediately transformed into a big baby and loves cuddling and smooshing his face into your shoulder.

Napoleon is an absolute sweetheart, but also really loves his personal space when he's not in the mood to socialize, and he's not shy about letting you know. As such, he would do best in a forever home with experienced cat owners. Also, because he is a handsome and muscular beefcake, he can play a little rough with other cats and small dogs, so might do better in a home with no other pets, or with only dogs that would be able to hold their own.

Not only is he a dashing fellow, but he also has all the makings of a smart and well-mannered gentleman, so he takes reasonably well to being trained on a few house rules. All in all, if you have been searching for a strong and independent gentleman companion, then consider opening your home, heart, and wet-food cans to Napoleon, and you will be rewarded with a playful, handsome, and occasionally super-affectionate cat!"

Name:  Napoleon (formerly Ober)
Age:  2 to 4 years
Reason for surrender:  found stray
Animal ID#: A30795839

Current location: Foster care
Please apply online by emailing

If you are interested in learning more about Napoleon, contact his foster parent at

(updated by ss 2/14/17)

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal rescue organization. PAWS pulls at-risk animals from the City of Philadelphia's animal control shelter and adopts them out from several locations: our Old City adoption center (2nd and Arch Streets), our Northeast Adoption Center (1810 Grant Avenue); our Wellness Clinic at 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue; our adoption locations at the South Philly and Cottman Avenue PetSmart stores; and, our network of foster homes.

PAWS is dedicated to saving the lives of Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned and unwanted animals and is working to make Philadelphia a city in which every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.

When you adopt a pet from PAWS you truly save a life!

Please reference this animal's ID NUMBER when inquiring about this pet. Both PAWS Adoption Centers are open Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PAWS' Wellness Clinic is open Monday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but appointments are required for adoptions.

Adoption fees include age-appropriate vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and microchipping. No animals may be adopted without being spayed or neutered. Adoption fees are as follows: $150 for large adult dogs (older than 1 year); $250 for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and all puppies (under 1 year); $50 for adult cats (over 6 months of age), and $100 for kittens (under 6 months of age). When you adopt a pair of kittens together, the total adoption fee is $150.

Please visit our web site,, for our full calendar of adoption events throughout the region, and for more information on adopting, fostering, volunteering, or donating.

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