7 charming cats to adopt now in San Jose

Photos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some cute kitties? There are dozens of deserving cats up for adoption at animal shelters in and around San Jose.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of cats currently available for adoption.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)

Cheez-It, domestic shorthair and tabby mix

Cheez-It is a charming male domestic shorthair and tabby mix being cared for at Silicon Valley Pet Project.

Cheez-It likes to socialize — he'll get along great with other cats, dogs and kids. His vaccinations are up to date, and he's neutered. Have no fear: He's already house-trained.

From Cheez-It's current caretaker:

Apply to adopt Cheez-It today at Petfinder.

It's not often we decide that two kitties must go home together, but Goldfish and Cheez-It are inseparable. You get the best of both worlds. Goldfish is a little quieter and a little more cuddly, while Cheez-it loves to play and show off his acrobatics. They adore snuggling, with you and with each other. This duo is sure to delight you.

Tiki, Siamese mix

Tiki is a female Siamese mix in the care of 13th St Cats.

Tiki gets along well with other cats and dogs. Tiki is spayed, vaccinated and already house-trained.

Notes from Tiki's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Tiki today at Petfinder.

Tiki is a lovely young cat now. She is sweet and loving and still playful. She will be a wonderful companion cat for people only or with other cats in the household. She probably will also acclimate to a home with gentle dogs.

Jake, Siamese mix

Jake is a charming male Siamese mix being kept at 13th St Cats.

Jake likes to socialize, and he gets along well with children, cats or dogs. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, is already neutered and is vaccinated.

Jake's current caretakers say:

Apply to adopt Jake today at Petfinder.

Jake is a great companion cat, very people-oriented. He is a sweet, purring, playful bundle of love. He's gorgeous and plays well with other animals.

Kauai, Siamese and tortoiseshell mix

Kauai is a winsome female Siamese and tortoiseshell mix currently residing at 13th St Cats.

Kauai will get along great with other cats, dogs and children. Kauai is already spayed, vaccinated and has mastered her house-training etiquette.

Notes from Kauai's caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Kauai on Petfinder.

She is a sweetie, mellow cat. She is very gentle and loves people and being petted. She'll roll on her back for tummy rubs. Even being sweet, she still enjoys some play time with ping pong balls and wand toys. But she is not going to be keeping you up at night with antics. 

Cocoa Krispies, domestic shorthair mix

Cocoa Krispies is a sweet female domestic shorthair mix in the care of Silicon Valley Pet Project.

Cocoa Krispies is ready to make friends, and she's happy to keep company with other cats. Good news: She's already house-trained, spayed and has had all her shots.

Cocoa Krispies' current caretakers say:

Apply to adopt Cocoa Krispies today at Petfinder.

Miss Cocoa Krispies is stunning. This mini panther is spayed and ready to join her new family and provide a lifetime of play, cuddles and awesomeness.

Schmoopy, American shorthair

Schmoopy is an adorable female American shorthair cat in the care of 13th St Cats.

Schmoopy loves other cats and dogs. 13th St Cats, however, wants to place her in a home without small children. She's already house-trained.

Here's what Schmoopy's friends at 13th St Cats think of her:

Read more about Schmoopy on Petfinder.

Schmoopy is a fantastic tortie who's ready for her permanent home. She's loves nothing more than being with her people. She does a great job when we work from home, keeping us company without demanding attention. Schmoopy is great with respecting people's space (doesn't climb on anyone) but always wanting to be nearby.

Bisou, American shorthair

Bisou is a female American shorthair cat being kept at 13th St Cats.

Bisou is already spayed and house-trained.

Here's what Bisou's friends at 13th St Cats think of her:

Apply to adopt Bisou today at Petfinder.

Meet Bisou, she is the sister to Bella. This bonded pair have lived peacefully indoors, happiest balancing their time between napping in safe, quiet places and enjoying time as lap cats.

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