Cat of the Week: Rusty

Meet Rusty! (A13544972) Poor Rusty has had it rough. He came to the shelter as a stray because he was just wandering the streets. Then he met a great family that was going to adopt him, but they sadly never came back to pick him up.

Now poor Rusty has got a terrible kitty cold and his little nose is all red and sore from sneezing. He is so affectionate and greets everyone that comes in the isolation room with a meow and an outreached paw. Please share and help save this guy; he would even love a temporary foster home where he can recoup and get better.

Adopted so far





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. Please visit for more information. Don’t forget to check out the weekly Animal Care & Control event at the Petsmart in Haldeman Plaza, where you can learn more about adoption and foster care, and meet some animals who need a good home. Check in every week with NEast Philly to see the cat and dog of the week.

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