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Adoptable Cats

Black cats are a joy to have. Click here to see why and to view the slideshow!

If you have a pet that you would like to have adopted, please complete a Courtesy Post Contract. Then send us the following information. Pet's name, sex, breed, age (date of birth, if known), description, whether spayed or neutered, whether up-to-date on inoculations, housebroken, general personality, how well the animal gets along with other animals and children, whether or not the animal has been de-clawed, and whether or not the animal is an indoor pet or outdoor pet, and how to reach you. Send this information along with any other information, as well as photos to mewoof@bellsouth.net.




Our adoptable cats have been tested for feline leukemia and FIV and given vet care. All cats are spay/neutered except kittens under 4 months of age. See special instructions for kittens under 4 months on adoption application.

To adopt, you need to first fill out an application.  Go to: http://rutherfordcountyhumanesociety.org/CatAdoptionApplication.html.

Please note: All of Our Pets are located in Western North Carolina. But transport can be arranged as far North as Maine.


(CP) = Courtesy Post

Photo (Click on each photo to see larger image) Description
Pepper Pepper Pepper

Pepper is a male medium-haired black kitten, born on October 2, 2016. He is a sweetie and loves to give kisses! He is also very playful. Great with other cats and dogs! A great addition to a loving family. The adoption fee is $75. MelP

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Older Kittens
Clear Clear Clear Clear is a female short-haired gray kitten, born on April 20, 2016. She is loving and sweet. The adoption fee is $60. CO
Sally Powell Sally Powell Sally Powell

Sally Powell is a female Tuxedo cat, born on August 15, 2016. She loves people and loves being brushed. She is very sweet and gentle.  Sally wants to nudge against your cheek. She is spayed and up-to-date on shots. She needs to be an only cat. The adoption fee is $60. JaneP

Young Cats

Andrea is a female Tortoiseshell Kitten, born on May 24, 2015. She is a special needs cat because she has vision issues with one eye. She has done well with other cats, but not dogs. The adoption fee is $15. BarbG

Breezy Breezy  

Breezy is a male black cat, born on March 1, 2014.  He is very friendly, but somewhat shy. BarbK

Elsie Elsie Elsie

Elsie is a female black cat, born on March 15, 2014.  She has a gentle temperament that would make someone a perfect companion.  She has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots.  Elsie would be best in a home as an only cat. DanM

Fluffy Fluffy Fluffy

Fluffy is a male long-haired orange cat, born on November 10, 2015. He is a great cat, loves to sit on your lap, lay around the house, but Fluffy does not like dogs and probably be happier as an inside, only cat! He wants all the loving for himself. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots.  The adoption fee is $15. CS

Harley Harley Harley

Harley is a beautiful female buff-and-white cat, born in December, 2013. She has a loving personally. She just wants someone to give her the love and attention she deserves and craves. Harley was named for the motorcycle store where she was rescued, during the huge forest fire in Lake Lure resort town. No one ever came forward to claim her, so she could come home with you! The adoption fee is $15. BG

Lucy Epps Lucy Epps Lucy Epps

Lucy Epps is a female Tortoiseshell cat, born on August 15, 2015.  She is loving and gentle and wants to be loved.  The adoption fee is $15. JE

Midnight Midnight Midnight

Midnight is a black female cat, born in August, 2015. She's a lovely cat, gets along with other cats and dogs, has a GREAT appetite, and a funny personality! She'd make a great addition to your family! The adoption fee is $15. SML

Neo Neo Neo

Neo is a male white-with-grey cat, born on February 8, 2016. He has a sweet face and green eyes. He js neutered and has all his shots He loves to play and he loves to be with people. He is a giant cuddle bug. All he wants to do is play and snuggle with you. The adoption fee is $15. EG

Thomas Thomas  

Thomas is a male black cat, born in February, 2015.  He is friendly and gets along with most other cats. He is utd on his shots and he is neutered. He has the most beautiful green eyes. The adoption fee is $15. PH

TuxDavis Tux davis TuxDavis Tux Davis is a male long-haired, black-and-white cat, born on February 15, 2016. He is a very sweet and playful cat, loves to be petted and will sleep with you. Tux is blind in his right eye but it doesn't affect him any. Tux Davis would be a great addition to any family. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots.  The adoption fee is $15. BD
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Ariel Ariel Ariel

Ariel is a female gray tabby-and-white cat, born on June 15, 2013. She has a gentle temperament. She is very intelligent and would make a fine furry companion. DanM

Baloo Baloo Baloo

Baloo is a black male cat, born on June 1, 2011. He has an awesome personality. DanM

Berry Berry  

Berry is a female black cat, born on December 10, 2012.  Being a bottle-fed kitten, she is a definite lap cat.  She is very loving and playful! DanM

Bella3 Bella3

Bella3 is a female grey tabby, born in March, 2013. She will be a small size because of her short legs. She is nervous with loud noises & shy at first, good with other cats and a mellow dog.  Bella is very playful & loving. GC

Camille Camille



Camille - female (DOB - March 1, 2011) very distinctive tabby markings. She is shy, but sweet, and plumper than this picture. SML

Fritz and Scamp Fritz & Scamp Fritz and Scamp

Fritz and Scamp are two male orange cats born in March, 2013.  Fritz is the one with a white splash on his nose.  They are an extremely bonded pair.  Both have been neutered and are fully vetted.  They need a safe home where they can go outside at their will.  The adoption fee is $30 for both. SJ

Harry Harry  

Harry - black male, DOB Aug.10, 2011 He is shy, but very lovable, with a winsome personality. DanM

Lily Atherton Lily Atherton  

Lily Atherton is a female white-and-grey cat, born in September, 2013.  She has a sweet disposition and is just lovely. The adoption fee is $15. RS

Little Lucy
Little Lucy Little Lucy

Little Lucy is a female long-haired cat, born in November, 2011.   She is a happy, adventurous kitty, who gets along well with other cats and dogs.The adoption fee is $15. SML

Maury Maury Maury

Maury is a male medium-haired black-and-white cat, born in March, 2014. He likes to be petted and he likes to explore and climb. He gets along well with other cats but does not like dogs. The adoption fee is $15. BG

PattyCakes PattyCakes PattyCakes

Patty Cakes is a female brown tabby, born on May 20, 2013. She is very sweet and playful. A little hesitant if things move too fast, but acclimates well. Litter trained, has all shots including rabies and is spayed. TL

Quasar Quasar

Quasar is a male Tuxedo cat, born on August 30, 2013. He is friendly, outgoing, and very sweet. He has a ton of energy and loves to play. He likes hair and will playfully attack your head, so this might be a consideration with small children. He has a medical condition that requires daily medication. BG

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Blossom Blossom

Blossom is a female calico cat, born in October, 2006. She is affectionate, gentle and playful.  She has a thyroid condition and needs regular medication and lab work. The adoption fee is $15 or FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. SN

Bubba Bubba Bubba

Bubba is a male buff tabby, born in December, 2005. He's a sweet guy, calm, but curious and friendly. He's feeling much better since having 3 teeth removed, and he's ready to start a new life, with a family of his own. Gets along great with other cats and dogs. The adoption fee is $15 or FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. SML


Dingo needs a new home because he is stressed being around too many cats and needs a quiet home.I think one other kitty would be fine and he's good with dogs.He's a neutered male, very sweet, is solid grey, and 11 years old. Please contact me if you are interested. jeriallison@skybest.com. Thank you

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Recently Adopted and Adoption Pending Cats
Felix Felix Felix

Felix is a male long-haired gray-and-white tabby, born in March, 2009. He is very sweet and laid back. He is good with dogs and other cats.  The adoption fee is $15 or FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. BG

Rocky Road RockyRoad Rocky Road

Rocky Road is a male long-haired gray-tabby-and-white cat, born in March, 2007.  He is neutered and is up to date on all his shots. He is a sweet, friendly cat and gets along well with dogs and other cats. . Rocky Road is a big boy with an ideal weight around 10lbs. Rocky Road wants nothing but a home that will give him love and pets and snuggles. He is 10 years old. The adoption fee is $15, or FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. EG

Max Max Max

Max is a male grey tabby, born on August 30, 2016.  He is sociable: very sweet and loving, really good with other cats. The adoption fee is $60. RL

ChooChoo ChooChoo ChooChoo

ChooChoo is a very beautiful white-and-black kitten, born on October 1, 2016. She is chock-full of personality. She can be a tad shy at first but warms up quickly. She was born missing her back left foot but that doesn't stop her from doing what all the other kitties do. She is definitely a special kitty. One blue eye, one green eye. The adoption fee is $75. MelP

Sunshine Sunshine Sunshine

Sunshine is a long-haired female orange cat, born on May 1, 2016. She gets along with dogs and some cats. She is an indoor cat only. She is friendly and loves attention. She is spayed and up to date on her shots. The adoption fee is $15. PH

Courtesy Postings - all pets with (CP) under their name.
These dogs and cats are not in the care of Rutherford County Humane Society and are posted as a courtesy to the owners. Unless specifically stated to the contrary, Rutherford County Humane Society has not evaluated, met or in any other way interacted with these animals. Consequently, Rutherford County Humane Society makes no representation as to the temperament, health, or suitability of these animals.

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