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Published on December 20, 2019
Want to adopt a pet? Here are 7 cool kitties to adopt now in AlbuquerquePhotos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cute kitties up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Albuquerque, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.

Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of cats available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)

Hercules, American shorthair

Hercules is a darling male American shorthair cat staying at Street Cat Hub.

Hercules plays well with others, and he gets along well with children, dogs or cats. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, and he's neutered and vaccinated.

Here's what Hercules' friends at Street Cat Hub think of him:

Hercules is a gentle, trusting playful cat that is ready to get off the streets and into a home as part of a family. 

Read more about Hercules on Petfinder.

Chester, tabby and domestic shorthair mix

Chester is a lovable male tabby and domestic shorthair mix in the care of New Mexico Animal Friends.

He has mastered his house-training etiquette, and he is neutered and vaccinated.

Here's what Chester's friends at New Mexico Animal Friends think of him:

Chester greets his human when she feeds him every morning. Cheerful and affectionate, he loves to rub against his human. He arches his back when you pet him. He purrs continuously when he is held. He can be stroked or held literally for hours. When left alone, he naps quite a bit, then rubs against the furniture and grooms himself. He is a mellow fellow.

Apply to adopt Chester today at Petfinder.

Sasquatch, domestic mix

Sasquatch is a male domestic mix staying at Animal Humane New Mexico.

He's already been neutered.

Apply to adopt Sasquatch today at Petfinder.

Sister, domestic longhair mix

Sister is a darling female domestic longhair mix currently residing at Animal Humane New Mexico.

She's already spayed.

Notes on Sister:

I love laps and being petted on my head and under my chin. I am very affectionate and enjoy being around my feline friends but have never lived with dogs or kids. 

Read more about how to adopt Sister on Petfinder.

Dee, domestic shorthair mix

Dee is a charming female domestic shorthair mix being cared for at Animal Humane New Mexico.

She's already been spayed.

More about Dee:

I am a shy girl who is very anxious to make your acquaintance. I really enjoy being petted while I bathe in the sun and will welcome you with a heartfelt purr. 

Read more about Dee on Petfinder.

Bill Sikes, domestic mix

Bill Sikes is a male domestic mix being kept at Animal Humane New Mexico.

He's already been neutered.

Notes on Bill Sikes:

Have you ever read "Oliver Twist"? The only resemblance I have to that Bill Sikes is that I'll steal your heart. While I can be a little shy at first, I'm working on becoming more brave, and if you sit with me quietly for a few minutes you'll see me blossom.

Apply to adopt Bill Sikes today at Petfinder.

Solstice, domestic shorthair

Solstice is a female domestic shorthair cat being kept at Claws and Paws Rescue.

Solstice has had all her shots.

Apply to adopt Solstice today at Petfinder.

This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.