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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
Adam Adam Adam

 Adam is a male black kitty with orange eyes, born on December 20, 2016.He is passionate about space and love, he is not too keen on sharing any of the two, he loves movies, and warm fuzzy blankets. His favorite pastime is to run around the house chasing other pets, he meddles, and likes to walk with you and sometimes even walk in between your feet. The adoption fee is $75. LM

Cory Cory Cory

Cory is a female tabby with white mittens, born on December 20, 2016. She has a sweet and playful personality, she loves to lie on pillows and chase bottle caps around the house. The adoption fee is $75. LM

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Older Kittens
Elinor and Marianne Elinor and Marianne Elinor and Marianne

Elinor and Marianne are a tabby and calico cats, born on September 18, 2016.   Elinor is a talker. Marianne is a calico.They are up-to-date on shots and are spayed. They are a bonded pair and are to be adopted together. They get along well with other cats and large dogs. The adoption fee is $120 for the two of them. DanM

Lucky Widner Lucky Widner Lucky Widner

Lucky Widner is a female black-and-white kitty, born on July 15, 2016.  She is very friendly.  The adoption fee is $60. JW

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

Baby Girl Catlin Baby Girl Catlin Baby Girl Catlin

Baby Girl Catlin is a female grey tabby,  born on April 15, 2014, She is very loving and gets along well with other cats, has not been around dogs. The adoption fee is $15. WC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sammy Sammy Sammy

Sammy is a male Flame Point Siamese cat, born in October, 2008.  He is affectionate to his owners, but not to strangers. Sammy is a sweetie, just a bit of a loner, and we want a nice quiet simple home for him.  Sammy is neutered and declawed on his front paws. The adoption fee is $100. AC

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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
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

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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