Cat of the Week: Gil

Gil (A14942387) is a 1-year-old gray and white boy who was picked up as a stray, so of course we don’t know his back story.

Gil looks shy and quiet right now, as he isn’t sure what being cooped up in a little cage is all about. Life on the street is much different (and colder!) than this. Being a street cat is no fun. People aren’t nice to you; they shoo and kick at you.

Gil is a little wary of the hands that come into his kennel, but that only lasts a few seconds. As soon as you start petting Gil, he is falls over himself to get to your hand.

This little guy acts like he has never had a good petting in his whole life. He rolled off of the top of his cat house when we were petting him and didn’t even notice! He just kept rolling right to the front of the kennel and asked for more.

Little Gil is stuck in isolation with a cold, which he is being treated for. This guy would get better way faster if you could come and take him home! Doesn’t this little street cat deserve a warm place to sleep and a person who will give him as many head scratches as he wants? Foster or adopt him today.

These animals are located at Philadelphia’s animal control shelter, ACCT. They need immediate adoption or foster care. ACCT is located at 111 W Hunting Park Ave and is open 365 days a year. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday; 1pm-8pm; Saturday and Sunday; 10am-5pm. To check the status of an animal, call 267-385-3800. Check in every week with NEast Philly to see the cat and dog of the week.

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