Japan Cat Network
Shelter rescue list 2011
(updated 3/09/11)
Current total number of cats in shelter: 41
Current total number of cats in foster care: 26
Current total number of intakes for 2011: 12
Current total number of cats adopted in 2011: 9
Current total number of cats that died in shelter/foster care 2011: 1

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Gallery view of available kitties

Assisted Adoptions
**New young kittens coming into animal control centers desperately need placements! Please contact us if you are able to provide foster care, even temporarily. Foster placements include Gina, Jesse, Sharon, LauraLouise, Debbie, Hitomi, TrudiLaurenHannah, and Elsa. All cats and kittens currently staying at the JCN Kansai shelter can be seen on the shelter page.
See some of the kitties that are now in their happy new forever homes!
= Male, available for adoption
= Female, available for adoption

12.  Leo March 7 (M, found at TNR project site in Kyoto as adult; to JCN Kansai shelter for neutering; returned and released at Kyoto TNR site 3/8)

11.  Clementine March 6 (F, found living outside as aprox. 3 year old adult; in good health; staying with rescuer in foster care in Osaka)

10.  Specter Originally October 4 2009 (M, found at TNR project site in Hikone at 5 weeks old, from group of 9, adopted Tokyo 8/15/10, returned January 2011, adoption pending w/new family)

9.  Chopper January 22 (M, aprox. 1 year old, found abandoned in Shiga; severely undernourished and upper respiratory infection, in foster care in Hirakata)

8.  Ota January 21 (M, 3 or 4 years old, found living as a stray in Kyoto; clean and in seemingly good health, Neutered 1/22, returned to Kyoto 1/23)

7. Kurumi Originally March 19, 2009 (M white with ginger spots, intervened when taken to be destroyed, adopted in Kyoto 3/26/09, returned to JCN 1/15/11, in foster care in Kyoto)

6.  Jun January 7 (F, aprox. 1 year old, found abandoned in former Hikone TNR area; clean and in seemingly good health, at JCN Kansai shelter)

5.  Barney January 4 (M, aprox. 4 months old, found outside monorail station in Osaka not far from Suita TNR project, clean and in seemingly good health, at JCN Kansai shelter)

4.  Gemma January 4 (F, aprox. 4 months old, found outside monorail station in Osaka not far from Suita TNR project, clean and in seemingly good health, at JCN Kansai shelter)

3.  Pebbles January 4 (F, aprox. 4 months old, found outside monorail station in Osaka not far from Suita TNR project, clean and in seemingly good health, at JCN Kansai shelter)

2.  Taiyo January 3 (M, aprox. 8 months old, found abandoned at active Suita TNR project, clean and in seemingly good health but unsocialized, in foster care in Hirakata)

1.  Zelda January 3 (F, aprox. 3 months old, found abandoned at active Suita TNR project, very thin with upper respiratory infection and sore throat, at JCN Kansai shelter)
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Current shelter status (as of 3/09/11):
11 previous or new rescues remain in the veranda enclosure
Males: HotaruBennieMoriGeorge 
Females: Winnie, LunaLucyPeachesNeneBetsyTrixie

11 previous rescues remain in the garden enlosure
Males: Tenshi, BlackjackBuster
Females: PopoGraceAliceFrances Serena Lilly IrisTabitha

5 previous or new rescues remain in the kitten enclosure
Males:  BruceMarlin,
Females: LouiseJellybeanPenny

7 previous or new rescues remain in the kitten room
Males:   Pachi, Barney, Hooli
Females:   Callie, Zelda, Pebbles, Gemma, Jun,

6 previous or new rescues remain in special needs areas
Males:  Malcom, Charlie, Hobbes, Loki,  
Females:  Rose, Daisy

26 cats now in foster care:
Candy October 15, 2009 (F, found at TNR project site in Hikone at 6 weeks old, from group of 9,  in foster care in Gifu 2/22)
Yumi (F silver tabby, 7 year shelter resident, in foster care in Hikone)
Angela (F all white, 2 year shelter resident, in foster care in Hikone)
Miiko (F tortoise shell, found at 4 weeks old in Hikone, has been at the shelter for over 3 years, one foster placement in Aug/Sept. 2007, in foster care in Tokyo 08/28/09)
Christine May 15, 2010 (removed from animal control; treated for malnourishment, coccidium and lice; foster care in Osaka)
Tiger May 15, 2010 (removed from animal control; treated for malnourishment, coccidium and lice; foster care in Osaka)
Aimee May 15, 2010 (F, removed from animal control at 2 1/2 weeks of age, treated for malnourishment and diahrrea, foster care in Gifu)
Bethany June 7, 2010 (F; removed from animal control at 8 weeks of age; dehydrated, malnourished, and infected with Parvo virus upon acceptance; recovering in foster care in Gifu)
Braeden June 7, 2010 (M; removed from animal control at 8 weeks of age; dehydrated, malnourished, and infected with Parvo virus upon acceptance; recovering in foster care in Gifu) 
Brenna June 7, 2010 (F; removed from animal control at 8 weeks of age; dehydrated, malnourished, and infected with Parvo virus upon acceptance; recovering in foster care in Gifu)
Pastel June 27, 2010 (all F; 6 weeks of age; found abandoned, covered in mouse trap glue, being attacked by crows; foster care in Osaka)
Boomer August 3, 2010 (4 weeks of age; found without mother by volunteer; previously unsocialized but adapting quickly; 4 in foster care in Aichi)
Joi May 11, 2009 ( found in shed with mother cat after mother gave birth, kittens 4 days old, Mother cat Nozomi released, in foster care in Nagoya)
Magic September 19, 2010 (F; 4 weeks of age; found in a parking lot with severe URIs; one sibling died in Parking lot; in foster care with rescuer in Osaka)
Moonshine January 31, 2010 (M; 3 years of age; transferred from Paws Yokosuka; in foster care in Shizuoka)
Marylebone June 13, 2010 (F; found at TNR site and bottle fed by volunteer; accepted at 8 weeks of age; in good health; in foster care in Tokyo)
Dayan June 7, 2010 (M; removed from animal control at 7 weeks of age; dehydrated, malnourished, and infected with Parvo virus upon acceptance; chronic rapid breathing--possible heart/lung condition; in foster care in Tokyo)
Dixie June 7, 2010 (F; removed from animal control at 7 weeks of age; dehydrated, malnourished, and infected with Parvo virus upon acceptance; in foster care in Tokyo)
Guinness August 2, 2010 (F; 10 weeks of age; found abandoned near the shelter; initially severely emaciated and weak; in foster care in Kyoto)
Chocho 2005 (F; found as 12 week old kitten, abandoned near in front of a cafe; in foster care in Osaka January 30)
Cosmo 2005 (M; found as adult, aprox. years old, abandoned behind supermarket; FIV+ and skin problems; in foster care in Osaka January 30)
Chelsea June 13, 2010 (F; found at TNR site and bottle fed by volunteer; accepted at 8 weeks of agein good health; in foster care in Hirakata)
Chopper January 22, 2011 (M, aprox. 1 year old, found abandoned in Shiga; severely undernourished and upper respiratory infection, in foster care in Hirakata)
Taiyo January 3, 2011 (M, aprox. 8 months old, found abandoned at active Suita TNR project, clean and in seemingly good health but unsocialized, in foster care in Hirakata)
Kurumi March 19, 2009 (M white with ginger spots, intervened when taken to be destroyed, adopted in Kyoto 3/26/09, returned to JCN 1/15/11, in foster care in Kyoto)
Dori November 22 (F, 12 week old kitten found living near Biwako fishing area, upper respiratory infection, in foster care in Tokyo 2/18)
Clementine March 6 (F, found living outside as aprox. 3 year old adult; in good health; staying with rescuer in foster care in Osaka)



9 previous or new rescues remain in local TNR status
Males: Albert, TeddyHikoBiscuit, Titus, Hooli
Females: SabiNozomi

Changes in status for 2011:
Angelo August 3 (4 weeks of age; found without mother by volunteer; previously unsocialized but adapting quickly; adopted in Tokyo 1/23/11)
Carrie May 28 (F; removed from animal control at 7 weeks of age; bloody diahrrea, dehydrated, and malnourished; adopted in Tokyo 1/23/11)
Lily October 25 (F; found abandoned in front of Tokyo supermarket at 5 months of age; broken ribs, breathing difficulty from prior accident; adopted in January 2011)
Merlin September 19 (M; 4 weeks of age; found in a parking lot with severe URIs; one sibling died in Parking lot; adopted in Tokyo 2/12/11)
Ninja September 19 (F; 4 weeks of age; found in a parking lot with severe URIs; one sibling died in Parking lot; adopted in Tokyo 2/12/11)
Mornington Crescent June 13 (F; found at TNR site and bottle fed by volunteer; in good health; adopted in Tokyo 2/12/11)
Jamie May 15 (removed from animal control; treated for malnourishment, coccidium and lice; adopted in Tokyo 2/12/11)
Chelsea 2002 (F; adult; found abandoned in front of train station; chronic health issues; passed away on February 22, 2011)

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