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Domestic Short Hair (short coat)  : :  Male  : :  Adult

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About Elvis

  • Status: Available for Adoption
  • Species: Cat
  • General Color: Black
  • Color: Solid
  • Distinguishing Marks: 3 Legs
  • Eye Color: Gold
  • Current Age: 1 Year 8 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: 60651
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Exercise Needs: Low
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
Elvis is a remarkable black cat with a heart as big as his spirit. Despite the challenges life threw his way, Elvis hasn't lost his zest for living and loving. This three-legged wonder came into our program last year, a semi-shy stray surviving on the tough streets of the Southwest side. But fate had something else in store for him, and our paths crossed in a moment of urgent need.
On Memorial Day weekend, a frantic call reached us, pleading for help for a cat whose paw was hanging off, tendons mangled from an unknown accident. Elvis faced a grim fate—no one was stepping in to alleviate his suffering. But where others saw despair, we saw hope. With determination and compassion, we leaped through hoops to bring Elvis into our care.
Elvis underwent a life-saving leg amputation surgery and embarked on a journey of healing. Through every setback and triumph, Elvis has shown remarkable resilience and unwavering spirit. While his past has left him a bit shy and wary, his heart bursts with joy at the sight of playthings.
Elvis is a true feline athlete, proving that four legs are not a prerequisite for agility and grace. With boundless energy and enthusiasm, he dashes and leaps, rivaling even his four-legged friends. His favorite pastime? Chasing his fellow felines, a sight to behold as he zips through his foster house with unmatched speed. He also loves his "fly" wand. When you take out the fly wand for play, Elvis will be crawling in your lap and leaping high up to catch it. You would think that it's Christmas with all of his excitement. 
Elvis isn't just a cat; he's a connoisseur of companionship. He adores the company of other cats, drawing strength and joy from their presence. For Elvis, a household with a friendly, playful, and confident feline friend would be the ultimate dream. And if you're without a feline companion, fear not—adopt one of Elvis' furriends, and watch the magic unfold.
Elvis may not be a cat you can cradle like a baby, and it may take a moment for him to warm up, but his heart is overflowing with love waiting to be discovered. If you're a patient soul with a heart full of compassion, ready to welcome Elvis into your home, you'll be rewarded with endless chirps, playful antics, and a bond that transcends words.
Are you ready to give Elvis the second chance he so deserves? Reach out to us today and let's make Elvis' happily ever after a reality.
Fill out an adoption application today. Elvis is approved for Foster to Adopt. 
**WTRF does not do single kitten adoptions, unless you have a kitten of similar age already in the home. We also do NOT break up bonded pairs.  
**WTRF only adopts locally, and does not do out of state adoptions
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Is Not Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Somewhat vocal, Likes to play with toys, Apartment OK, Playful, Timid, Skittish, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Needs a companion animal

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