Miss Chevon Found Her Forever Home~!

Chevon is a 7 year old, very overweight girl who came to us way back at the end of March.  She was not happy, did NOT get along with any of the other kitties & rarely left her cage when volunteers came in to care for the kitties.  She would growl & grumble at the other kitties & volunteers.  We were all getting concerned that she would have a very hard time finding her forever home.  Not only was she an older kitty, but she was very overweight & her attitude was not exactly friendly.   None of which made her a prime candidate for adoption.

After a couple of months, she finally began to come out of her cage more & more.  She quit growling at the other kitties (except for Benji, but that’s another post).  When we got some kittens in for an adoption event in June, those that weren’t adopted over the weekend stayed with us. She began to watch them play from a perch on the cat tree.  Then, miracle of miracles – she began interacting with them! 

The Wednesday morning volunteer – Sheri – called me one day to tell me she watched Freckles (a 5 month old kitten) go into her cage & start eating her food (none of us can figure out why, but all the kitties try to eat her diet food – really?).  Sheri held her breath waiting for Chevon to flip out & chase him out of her cage.  But she didn’t.  She licked him on top of his head instead! 

It was truly a turning point for Chevon.  Every time, almost, a volunteer came in to let the kitties out to play, Chevon would join them.  We all were so happy & relieved to see her finally become the sweet kitty we knew she could be.  She would sit on the second shelf of the cat tree (amazing she could jump that far!) & watch the kittens play.  Sometimes, she would play with them or by herself – which she had never done before.  She began letting some of the volunteers brush her & clean her in places she couldn’t reach because of her size.

Chevon has finally found her forever home with one of our sweet volunteers – Mindy! YAY! 

Mindy took her home Friday evening to be a companion to Lily, who she adopted from TLC at our location about 5-6 months ago.  Mindy’s family recently lost their 15 yr. old FIV+ kitty & now Lily ( AKA Precious) is all alone.  She sent pictures of “The Queen” – LOL~!


Enjoy your new forever home sweet chubby girl!


This Black & White Beauty is CHEVON!

Chevon - 7 Yr. Old Female

Chevon – 7 Yr. Old Female

Chevon is another poor baby who was surrendered by her previous owner after living in the only home she had ever known for almost 7 yrs.  😦  She needs a Purr-Parent who can be her personal “red dot” trainer so she can shed a few unhealthy pounds!  Chevon is a quiet, sweet girl who has just gotten too used to laying around & sleeping all day.  Any girl will put on the pounds that way!

Chevon would be a good fit for any household.  Maybe one with a kitten or younger kitty that will keep her busy!

All Cats and kittens adopted from Ten Lives Club receive:

  • Physical exam by our shelter vet (30-day health guarantee)
  • Spay/neutering
  • Feline Leukemia and FIV testing
  • Flea and worm treatment
  • Ear Mite treatment
  • First distemper and rabies vaccinations (kittens if old enough)
  • Medical Background Sheet listing all treatments/vaccines/health evaluation by our shelter vet
  • Free Veterinarian Visit Certificate to any affiliated Veterinarian in the Buffalo, New York area ($40 Value!)

Stop in & visit Chevon at Pet Supplies “Plus” in East Amherst!
We are located at 9630 Transit Road, E. Amherst, NY

For more information about adopting a kitty from Ten Lives Club, visit our Adopt A Kitty page.

To set up a Meet & Greet with Chevon, submit the form below.   You will be contacted right away to schedule a day & time to visit Chevon outside of her cage in our enclosed cat room!

Betty Lou Found Her FurEver Home Today!

I was so happy to get a call yesterday from a lady who was interested in adopting Betty Lou!  She’s very sweet & lost 2 other very elderly kitties of 17 over the last couple of years.

After her last kitty passed, her Sheltie pup (of 13 yrs.) seems to be depressed & missing the company of the kitties he was used to in the house.   She also assured me that her previous kitties had always been dominant in her household.  LOL!

Betty Lou is a very friendly, sweet girl but definitely is one to set the boundaries as well.  Ask any of our volunteers how difficult she is to get back into her cage when playtime is over.  But she’s more than happy to get a belly rub or a good brushing!  She’ll give lots of head bumps, nose bops & Purrszz for that.

But if she’s not ready to go back in her cage (which is N.E.V.E.R) or you manage to coax her using all kinds of bribes back into her cage, she is not hesitant in the least to growl in protest.  When you pick her up.  Which is never a comfortable feeling when you’re holding 16 lbs. of unhappy cat or ANY size cat for that matter.

I don’t care how friendly a cat may be otherwise, when you are holding one who’s growling in your arms – size doesn’t matter – you might as well be holding a ticking time bomb.  Trust me – Been there, done that, so I speak from experience(s).

De clawed or no (as Betty Lou is), the back claws & teeth do more damage anyway – FYI.  Ha!

Many Thanks to Kimberly D. who finalized Betty Lou’s adoption this morning!


Enjoy your wonderful FOREVER HOME BETTY LOU!

All Our LOVE Goes with YOU!

Carley Kitty Can’t Wait To Find Her Forever Home!

Miss Carley can’t wait to meet you! She is 6 years young & super sweet! She’s what is called a “Tabico” – a mix of Calico & Tabby which is such a beautiful combination! Can she come home with you?

Carley’s adoption fee is waived since she is over 4 years old.  We just ask for a donation in cash, cat food or supplies – whatever fits your budget!  PLUS, we offer a free veterinarian visit certificate with adoption!  There are many vets on the affiliated vets list all over Buffalo & the surrounding suburbs – your vet is probably on the list!

Carley has been spayed, has all of her vaccinations up to date and tested negative for FeLeuk & FIV.

Stop in & visit Carley at Pet Supplies “Plus” in East Amherst!  We are located at 9630 Transit Road, E. Amherst, NY.

For more information on adopting Carley, visit our Adopt A Kitty page & fill out our contact form.  If you want to pre-qualify to adopt Carley – fill out our Adoption Application & e-mail the completed form to lillyfae2@gmail.com!

Milo Needs To Find His Forever Home Soon!

This sweet #kitty‘s #adoption recently fell through at the #TenLivesClub main shelter & he really wants to find his forever home soon!

He is a beautiful buff colored boy who is 9 years old but has lots of years left to #love the special purrson who can give him a happy #forever home!

One of his eyes has a little scarring, but that just gives him more personality! He’s very sweet and would love to sit in your lap and give you lots of love!

His previous owner #surrendered him simply because they couldn’t make time to take care of him & give him the #love he deserves.

Milo has been neutered, all vaccinations are up to date and tested negative for Feluke (Feline Leukemia) and FIV (Feline Immune Virus).  He’s also been treated for fleas, worms and even had a dental check up!

Since Milo is over 5 years old, his adoption fee is waived.  Ten Lives Club only asks for a donation of your choice. 

All of our adopted kitties also come with a FREE VET VISIT CERTIFICATE ($40 Value)!

Please contact our main #TenLivesClub shelter at ten_lives_club@yahoo.com or call 646-5577 to adopt MILO!


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