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Meet dawson

Dawson is a lovely smoochie muscular boy. He's very verbal (chirps to you to ask for pats), loves to be brushed and enjoys sitting on the lounge with you in front of the tv. He's also expert at head butting you to encourage you to stroke him.

Dawson is very placid, and can be shy with new people to start off with, but he warmed to his new family quite quickly. This, despite coming into our care as a stray having been patted and fed by a soft hearted animal lover, so we suspect he has lived within a loving family in his earlier life.

He gets along fine with our resident cats but is still rather timid with our small dogs.

We believe Dawson would fit in happily with a quiet family who wants a real people pussycat, perhaps with another feline friend available... It may take a little time for him to settle in, but will be well worth your patience.

Dawson is vet checked, desexed and his vaccinations are up to date. He has also tested negative for Feline Aids. So, he's now raring to find his furever family to love and spoil him in return for his smooches.

If you would like to learn more about Dawson, or visit him at his Hoxton Park foster home, please contact his carer, Karen.

  • When he came into our care, poor Dawson visited the vet several times to resolve a case of conjunctivities, and to treat swollen foot pads which have now cleared up. Any contribution towards his vet expenses would be gratefully received.
  • dawson has been in foster care since 30 August 2020, for 1 month

    dawson has sadly had additional veterinary expenses due to illness or injury. We are seeking sponsorship for dawson to help us cover some of those additional costs.

    To help sponsor dawson you can donate securely online using the Give Now or Paypal on the links below.

    Alternatively, you can contact us on 1300-88-93-40 or cheques can be sent to DCH Animal Adoptions, 44 Dingle St Riverstone NSW 2765.

    • shd
    • male
    • 3 years and 1 month
    • solid grey and white, tabby
    • $160
    • hoxton park
    • 30 August 2020

    Would you like to adopt dawson?

    • Karen
    • 0416 094 697 - preferred
    • Send enquiry email
    • I am happy to be emailed as well but mobile might be quicker..

    NSW Rehoming Organisation Number: R251000023

    To find out more information about dawson, or to organise to see him, please contact his foster carer above. Alternatively use our contact form

    Our animals are rescued from various pounds and shelters and placed in Foster Care until a permanent home can be found. Our Foster Carers are located throughout Sydney, Australia.


    Animals in our Care

    These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

    Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

    All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

    Also have a look at our Cats in Care pages for more cats available for adoption.

    Last updated: 20 October 2020