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Welcome To Homeward Trails Animal Rescue's Declawed Cat Blog.

We will feature the great declawed cats looking for foster homes and permanent homes on this site. Please stop by often for more photos and to learn more of about these great cats in need.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

ADOPTED!!! Mandy, pretty little lap cat


Mandy is a 9-year old declawed lap cat currently missing a permanent lap. She is a little butterball who enjoys nothing more than a good lap to sit in and a person to cuddle with. Mandy is friendly and charming and warms up to people immediately. She will be a wonderful additon to any loving hhome. Won't you give this plush little cat a chance?

Gracie and Gretel, young pretty sisters



Gretel finally arrived in a VA foster home at the end of March. These two sweethearts are thrilled to be out of the high-kill North Carolina shelter and in a home environment again! Gracie & Gretel are both up to date on their shots, tested negative for FIV and FeLV, spayed, and front declawed. Gracie & Gretel are sisters and best friends. They need to be adopted together. They are 2 1/2 years olda


Gracie is the sweet brown tabby. She loves to chat and tell you about her day. Gracie loves to sit on your lap and loves to give kisses and nuzzle you. She is a very affectionate little girl! Gracie is nervous about loud noises. She loves to snuggle in her cat bed. Gracie is a sweet little thing...and she'd love to find her forever home soon. Could it be yours?

Gretel is a sleek black kitty with fantastic eyes! She does not photograph well...as she is much cuter in person! Gretel also has little tufts from the tip of her ears that are very cute. She is not as vocal as her sister Gracie, but she does like to talk. Gretel will meet you at the door for her love...and then she'll head off to explore and discover. Gretel likes to be in the know and does appear to be the more dominant sibling. Playful and busy, Gretel adores her laser pointer and any toys she can get her paws on! Gretel has a fun and quirky personality. She would love to find her forever home soon...could it be with you?

Snoopy, 6 yr old sweetie


Snoopy is a sweet and funny six year old, front-declawed male. Favorite pastimes include napping on the couch, batting at toy mice and string, and watching over the neighborhood via windows (he's sometimes referred to as Snoop!). He's affectionate and loves head scratches and assisting with reading and watching tv. Generally a little shy with new people, he's very loyal and greets his human at the door after a day's work, comes when called (when he feels like it, he is a cat after all!), and responds to questions and makes comments on topics he finds interesting.

While he's generally playful when engaged (he chases after small toys and strings - the simplier the toy the better!), he loves to relax and just chill out. He shows appreciation of head rubs with soft purring and kneading and likes to sleep at the foot of the bed to keep it warm for his human.

Snoopy has lived with another cat previously, but he's currently a solo cat. He has no known experience interacting with dogs. Snoopy is a gentle soul. He's up-to-date on his shots, uses the litter box faithfully, and is overall a considerate member of the family.

Margo, pretty tortie lovebug looking for her home


Margo was living a happy, well-fed life until her elderly owner passed away at home last year. The EMTs arrived at Margo's house with sirens blaring and strangers tromping around, and then Margo and her brother Darren lived in a house with no people for the next 10 weeks. Though they were fed and monitored by a neighbor once a day, the traumatic loss of her person made Margo stop eating.

Margo and Darren, both 6 years old, were rescued and assigned to different foster homes by Homeward Trails. With lots of TLC, Margo gradually recovered her appetite and health. Now she's a colorful, buxom love-bug with beautiful green eyes who likes nothing better than cuddling up between her foster parents on the couch or in bed.

A cat who loves to be petted, Margo will "make biscuits" against your arm with her declawed paws while serenading you with a truly impressive assortment of coos, purrs, chirps, and sighs. She doesn't feel the need to race around or climb furniture, so a cozy apartment would suit her fine -- as long as she has someone to cuddle with for a few hours a day!

Monday, April 12, 2010

ADOPTED!!!! -Puff, stunning male Maine Coon

Puff has been adopted!!!!
Puff is a stunning young male Maine Coon mix who came in with Teddy Bear and Patches in case you are looking for more than one cat. He is also in foster care with Harley if you want a male/female pair. This loving boy made his way to rescue when his person had to have back surgery and could no longer care for her animals.

Puff is about 1 year old and has a long and fluffy coat. He is very friendly and loving. He is living in Washington DC.

APOPTED! YAY!- Get a Cougar in your house -


Cougar is a handsome declawed boy looking for his forever home. Cougar lived with both young children and a dog in his original home. Cougar was very stressed out and upset by being given up and moved and will need a patient person who can give him time to come around.

He loves to play with toys, sleep under the covers in bed and hang out with people. He is excited every morning and evening when his wet food arrives and is great with his litter box.

Cougar is about 4-5 years old, has a handsome medium length coat and a sweet and friendly personality. He is living in Washington, DC.

ADOPTED! yay!- Love Bug Catrina

GREAT NEWS! Catrina has found her forever home!
Meet Catrina (aka Big Momma)! A three-year-old large and in-charge gal who will sit for hours listening to gossip! She's has a gorgeous white coat with a trendy splash of gray on her crown.

Catrina came to Homeward Trails under unfortunate circumstances. She had a wonderful and loving home, but her owner became terminally ill and was no longer able to take care of her. But that hasn't gotten Catrina's spirits down! She is a VERY friendly cat with lots to love! She will keep you anchored to the couch while she warms up your lap... and will climb upon unwary nappers and sit on them like a queen. She is de-clawed but still knows how to have a good time with some catnip. She loves to follow her foster parents around the house and sleep on their feet at night. Catrina is a true love bug and is a fantastic pet. Won't you give this gal a chance? Catrina is living in a foster home in Northern Virginia.

ADOPTED!!!! Cali, young declawed calico beauty


Cali is a very sweet 2 year old, declawed, dilute calico cat. She's very easy going and would do well in almost any situation. She's extremely friendly. She was rescued from a rural, high-kill shelter in West Virginia. Cali is now living in a foster home in NW Washington DC. She's a very friendly, outgoing girl.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

ADOPTED! YAY! Midnight Is Full Of Sunshine


Met Midnight, a nice little cat who somehow ended up as a stray in rural Virginia. Midnight is mostly black with white markings, about 3-5 yrs old and declawed.

Luckily, Homeward Trails Animal Rescue was able to help her and she will be moving from a shelter up to Northern Virginia very soon. We can't wait to meet her! Please stop back to this blog to hear more about Midnight.

We will also be posting photos and stories of other declawed cats in need on this blog so please visit often. Your comments are welcome. Please help spread the word about these great cats in need.